User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Oct 18 2019 19:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Idol immersion largely plastic-free this time 10.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Idol immersion largely plastic-free this time
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“Dear food businesses, areca cutlery and clay pots aren’t eco-friendly” 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Many businesses are opting for areca cutlery, clay pots etc to avoid plastic and be eco-friendly. But these materials are hard to compost, and only add to Bengaluru's piling waste.
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Delhi pollution reduced by 25%? Government claim is based on hazy data 8.10.2019 Scroll.in
The central government has submitted contradictory data in Parliament.
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Delhi to get BS-VI compliant vehicles by April 2020 to check air pollution, says Prakash Javadekar 7.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Union minister said nobody talked about air pollution nor did any work improve the situation before 2014 though the problem has been there since 2006.
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Over 42 days and 41 nights, Coonoor set an example for the rest of India by cleaning up its river 7.10.2019 Scroll.in
Once lush and wide, encroachments and rampant dumping had turned the river into a sewer.
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Toxic pollution in Sutlej waters puts one crore lives at stake across three states 6.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Indiscriminate dumping of industrial effluents and untreated municipal waste in the Sutlej river, and various other channels flowing into it, is causing unprecedented incidence of cancer and other health hazards in the three states of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.
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Why contemporary fiction can no longer evade an ethical obligation to engage with the climate crisis 6.10.2019 Scroll.in
The first of a three-part exploration of the relationship between climate change and literature.
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50-year-old Dergaon Rajahuwa Durga Puja to be plastic-free 5.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
50-year-old Dergaon Rajahuwa Durga Puja to be plastic-free
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Kejriwal joins Change.org to fight against pollution 4.10.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, With Diwali and the stubble burning season around the corner, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday took the Delhi Government’s fight against pollution a notch higher by launching a public consultation exercise on technology platform Change.org seeking constructive ideas from citizens to tackle pollution. As part of this public consultation exercise called #FightingPollutionTogether, […]
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Plastic Ban 4.10.2019 Central Chronicle
On the first day of the blanket ban on plastic there was a visible impact in the markets with residents, vendors and shopkeepers doing their bit for an environment-friendly cities. But unfortunately there is little clarity on what constitute one-time-use plastic. The greater fear is of herders of plastic manufacturing and recycling units closing down […]
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The many warnings that Pune ignored before it went under water this September 4.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Intense September rainfall over a couple of days devastated large parts of Pune, causing loss to life and property and exposing the unpreparedness of the city's institutions. Yet, the writing on the wall had been clear for some time and called out by both environmentalists and lay citizens.
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Impose Rs 50,000 fine for immersing idols in Ganga and its tributaries, Centre tells states: Reports 3.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The chief secretaries of 11 states in the river’s basin have been told to make alternative arrangements in an ‘environment-friendly manner’.
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Mega Marathon held under 'Swatchhata Hi Seva' campaign 3.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Mega Marathon held under 'Swatchhata Hi Seva' campaign
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Experts come together at EMobility Summit to discuss green commuting 2.10.2019 DNA
Govt's commitment can be gauged from the fact that it has lowered the GST on EVs: Gadkari; India's ambitious target to shift to electric vehicles is a bumpy road ahead, say experts; Global leaders from the sector worry that regime change will also lead to an altered policy
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Plastics: How a material that was supposed to revolutionise the future became a dreaded pollutant 1.10.2019 Scroll.in
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hinted that restrictions on single-use plastic could be announced soon.
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Basmati blues: As paddy stubble burning begins in the North, Delhi prepares for a polluted winter 1.10.2019 Scroll.in
Despite the promotion of technological means – such as the Happy Seeder and Super SMS – to deal with crop residue, there have been 350 stubble fires in a week.
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Many problems, one humble solution, yet Indian cities continue to ignore that 1.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Lessons learnt globally point to the many benefits of cycling -- whether in terms of health, reduced congestion or even greater equality. Yet, whether in Kolkata, Bangalore or Pune, a sustained thrust to promote cycling in our cities is clearly missing.
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Modi in UN Assembly 30.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi in the United Nations General Assembly has cautioned the world community that it has become absolutely imperative that the world unite against terrorism. The India has given the Buddha to the world and not war. He also said world should act now to safeguard our planet from pollution, global warming, poverty, […]
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State gears up for Lamyanba Irawat, Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary 30.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
State gears up for Lamyanba Irawat, Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary
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State gears up for Hijam Irabot & Mahatma Gandhi's Birth Anniversary 30.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
State gears up for Hijam Irabot & Mahatma Gandhi's Birth Anniversary
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