User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Dec 09 2019 23:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Lack of jobs and rising prices are the biggest concerns for Indian voters, finds survey 27.3.2019 Scroll.in
Corruption, terrorism and crime are the other major concerns identified by the Pew Research Centre.
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How Swachh Bharat remains a poor joke in Bengaluru 26.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With elections round the corner, Modi's nationwide cleanliness campaign seems to be failing miserably in Bengaluru. What can citizens do to reclaim their clean and green spaces?
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City Buzz: NGT on Delhi noise pollution | Mumbai demolishes foot bridges | New stretch of Hyderabad metro…and more! 25.3.2019 Citizen Matters
How is Delhi planning to act against noise pollution? Which overbridges have been demolished by the Mumbai civic body in view of threats to safety of commuters? And how will the latest operationalised stretch of the Hyderabad Metro help the city?
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Bid to keep Umananda pollution-free 25.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bid to keep Umananda pollution-free
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Prevent degradation of ocean and its ecosystem: Vice President 24.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for fully tapping the enormous potential of the Blue Economy for the country to achieve higher economic growth. Observing that the objective of the Blue Economy is to promote smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and employment opportunities through maritime economic activities, the Vice President wanted appropriate programs to be initiated for sustainable harnessing of ocean resources.
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China: Toll in blast at chemical plant in Jiangsu province rises to 47 22.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
President Xi Jinping ordered that the cause of the accident must be ascertained.
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The cost of crop burning in India is three times the country’s health budget 21.3.2019 Scroll.in
The health bill from crop burning is Rs 2 lakh crore annually.
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Env group asks CM to reconsider elevated corridors, says it will impact our well-being 20.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Citing a report by NLSIU professor Dr M K Ramesh, Bangalore Environment Trust has appealed to the CM to reconsider the elevated corridor project. Dr Ramesh's report had said that the project was quixotic, with dire consequences for citizens
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Fifteenth Finance Commission holds meeting on issues of Environment, Forest and Climate change 20.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per the terms of reference of the Fifteenth Finance Commission – · “The Commission may consider proposing measurable performance-based incentives for States, at the appropriate level of government, in following areas (i) Achievements in implementation of flagship schemes of Government of India, disaster resilient infrastructure, sustainable development goals, and quality of expenditure; (ii) Progress made in sanitation, solid waste managementand bringing in behavioural change to end open defecation.
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This Holi, let’s aspire to be ‘holier than thou…’  20.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A citizen journalist writes about the need to celebrate an eco-friendly Holi, replacing synthetic dyes with flowers or organic colours and using minimal water.
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OIL’s solar solution programme concludes 19.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
OIL’s solar solution programme concludes
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Make LS polls eco-friendly: ECI 19.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Make LS polls eco-friendly: ECI
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The Mahakumbh of e-Vehicle will take place from 22 to 24 March in Delhi 18.3.2019 Sify Finance
[India] March 14 (ANI): In order to promote e-Vehicle transportation and better battery technology in India, M7 Creation is organising second bi-tech expo India and e-wheel show India on 22, 23 and
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India is respected and regarded world over for its age-old values of peace and harmony embedded in its philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Vice President 17.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India is respected and regarded world over for its age-old values of peace and harmony embedded in its philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.
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Cow dung stick should be used for Holika dahan 16.3.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal: Scientist and Indian government analyst of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Pollution Control Board scientist Dr. Yogendra Kumar said that in old days holika dahan was celebrated from the sabini gillori. So, in this year holika dahan should be celebrated with the cow dung stick. Because it will spread less pollution […]
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India pilots resolutions on Single-use Plastics and Sustainable Nitrogen management at Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly 16.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In a significant first, India piloted resolutions on two important global environment issues relating to Single-use Plastics and Sustainable Nitrogen management at the fourth session of United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) which was held in Nairobi from 11th to 15th March 2019.
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Why Bengaluru’s proposed mega elevated road corridor has sparked protests 16.3.2019 Scroll.in
Activists say the project won’t ease the city’s chronic traffic congestion or ensure inclusive mobility. It will only damage the environment.
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Work Stopped at World's Tallest Railway Bridge in Manipur 16.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Work Stopped at World's Tallest Railway Bridge in Manipur
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Why the air inside your home could be as toxic as that outside 13.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
India's dubious distinction in terms of air quality is widely discussed, but the focus of discussion has typically been outdoor pollution. Yet, right here in Bengaluru, indoor pollution poses serious risks for several communities, cutting across class. What are the sources of indoor pollution and how can it be addressed?
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MPCB refutes AIMS's claim, clarifies 13.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
MPCB refutes AIMS's claim, clarifies
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