User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: May 27 2020 13:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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NCC conducting Mega Pollution Awareness Pakhwada 4.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
National Cadet Corps (NCC) has undertaken a pan-India Mega Pollution Awareness Pakhwada (fortnight) from July 01-11 2019. The pakhwada aims to sensitise the people against various kinds of pollution and their effects.
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Will NGT crackdown force Lucknow civic body to sort out its waste mess? 4.7.2019 Citizen Matters
An NGT-appointed committee has recommended fines of Rs 5 crore and Rs 2 crore respectively on the Lucknow Municipal Corporation and its chosen private partner in solid waste management, Eco Green. Here's why.
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HC bans unauthorized quarrying, sand mining 4.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
HC bans unauthorized quarrying, sand mining
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Prolonged exposure to mosquito coil smoke can make you sick, says new study 3.7.2019 Scroll.in
Heavy metals in mosquito coil and cigarette smoke can lead to respiratory diseases.
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SC asks Meghalaya to deposit Rs 100 crore fine for illegal coal mining 3.7.2019 DNA
A bench of justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph directed the state administration to hand over the illegally extracted coal to Coal India Limited (CIL) which will auction it and deposit the funds with the state government.
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Current affairs wrap of the day: July 3rd, 2019 3.7.2019 Scroll.in
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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PWD, Forest dept jointly conduct green drive along NHs in Nagaon 3.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
PWD, Forest dept jointly conduct green drive along NHs in Nagaon
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Elders celebrate Van Mahotsav in Ukhrul 3.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Elders celebrate Van Mahotsav in Ukhrul
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“Forget BBMP, Bengaluru needs a strong metropolitan government instead” 2.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Since BBMP is unfit to manage Bengaluru's problems, it should be replaced by a strong authority that governs the entire Bangalore Metropolitan region. This authority should include the chief minister, Bengaluru MLAs and MPs too, opines retired IAS officer V Balasubramanian
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Saplings planted 2.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Saplings planted
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New Zealand bans single-use plastic bags 1.7.2019 DNA
New Zealand officially banned single-use plastic shopping bags Monday, introducing hefty fines for businesses that continue to provide them.
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Delhi’s water crisis could be reversed – but every resident will have to pitch in to stop wastage 1.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
From complying with rain-water harvesting rules to shunning RO filters, every individual can make a difference.
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Polythene bags banned in Dibrugarh 30.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Polythene bags banned in Dibrugarh
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Vice President calls for out-of-box solutions to address challenges faced by common man; 29.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Indian community was built on the foundations of fundamentally tolerant civilization and that the country celebrates religious diversity by upholding religious freedom.
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Jammu and Kashmir has a tobacco problem – and it pays Rs 210 crore to treat chronic lung disease 29.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Tobacco and tobacco products fetched the state’s sales tax department its highest revenue among more than 70 commodities.
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Delhi pollution: Levels of PM 2.5 declined by 15% in last three years, Centre tells Parliament 28.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the number of days with good air quality was also on the rise.
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Microplastics from homes and factories are ending up inside mussels off Chennai’s coast 27.6.2019 Scroll.in
A new study reiterates the sheer scale of plastic pollution in the oceans.
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Tripura panchayat polls on July 27 27.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Tripura panchayat polls on July 27
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In legal first, court faults France over air pollution 26.6.2019 DNA
A court on Tuesday found the French state had failed to take sufficient steps to limit air pollution around Paris, a legal first in the country hailed by environmental campaigners as a victory for victims of dirty air.
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No end to myriad woes of Bishnujyoti Path residents 26.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
No end to myriad woes of Bishnujyoti Path residents
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