User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Air Quality
Last updated: Apr 24 2014 24:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bangalore RTOs to use battery cars 23.4.2014 Hindu: Home
The city’s Regional Transport Officers (RTO) will soon set an example to the people by adopting an eco-friendly mode of transport. All the ten RTOs in the city will travel across Bangalore in a bat...
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Facelift for truck terminals; new ones at five places 21.4.2014 Hindu: News
Administrative set-up and functioning of terminals to be streamlined
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Too many smoke-spewing vehicles go scot-free in city 20.4.2014 Hindu: News
The number of vehicles in Bangalore is hovering close to 50 lakh. As on January, as many as 49.67 lakh vehicles were registered in the city. The annual increase in vehicle density is between March...
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Polluting old vehicles roam free 3.4.2014 deccanherald.com
Eight years ago, the government's proposal to ban entry of transport vehicles over 15 years old into the city had triggered a vociferous backlash. Truckers, autorickshaw drivers and maxicab operators were up in arms. Today, about 3.7 lakh such transport and non-transport vehicles roam the city roads, most of them without the re-registration and fitness certification mandated under the Motor Vehicles Act. Faced with a severe staff crunch, the transport department has no one check them either! First, the facts. By March 31, 2013, the city had about 3.65 lakh vehicles older than 15 years, a substantially high number considering their potential to play havoc with the environment and raise the already high air pollution levels. Of these, 72,975 were transport vehicles, including taxies, motor cabs, maxi cabs, autorickshaws, buses, trucks and lorries. Old autorickshaws alone, often perceived as the most polluting of the lot, numbered 37,326. Over the last year, these numbers have shot up even further. So, why ...
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Soon, panel to monitor air quality, noise level 1.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
A coordination committee will be set up to monitor air quality and noise level in the city, authorities of Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) informed the Karnataka High Court here on...
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Public transport going down the wrong road 28.3.2014 Hindustan Times: Views
Public transport going down the wrong road
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'Pollution levels in Indian cities progressively getting worse' (Cached) 18.3.2014 Rediff: News
A study pointing that the pollution levels in New Delhi is worse than that of Beijing may have been quoting the data from the worst period of the year but the air quality in Indian cities is progressively getting worse, United Nations climate change chief Rajendra Pachauri said on Tuesday.
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Pollution getting worse in Indian cities, says UN climate change chief Rajendra Pachauri 18.3.2014 Deccan Chronicle: Lifestyle
NEW DELHI/ BEIJING: A study pointing that the pollution levels in New Delhi is worse than that of Beijing may have been quoting the data from the worst period of the year but the air quality in Indian cities is progressively getting worse, UN climate change chief Rajendra Pachauri said today. “We
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'Pollution Progressively Getting Worse in Indian Cities' (Cached) 18.3.2014 Outlook Wires
A study pointing that the pollution levels in New Delhi is worse than that of Beijing may have been quoting the data from the worst period of the year but the air quality in Indian cities is progressively getting worse, UN climate change chief Rajendra Pachauri said today.
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Pollution getting worse in Indian cities: Pachauri 17.3.2014 Hindu: Home
A study pointing that the pollution levels in New Delhi is worse than that of Beijing may have been quoting the data from the worst period of the year but the air quality in Indian cities is progr...
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Electric bus service debuts in Bangalore (Cached) 28.2.2014 Zee News : States
State-run Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) Friday began operating an electrically-charged bus service to provide eco-friendly public transport to commuters. Initially, only one bus will be run.
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Electric bus service debuts in Bangalore (Cached) 28.2.2014 New Kerala: Travel News
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Give us clean air, not tax sop: Mandur villagers (Cached) 27.2.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Give us clean air, not tax sop: Mandur villagers
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Bangalore scores low on walkability score (Cached) 24.2.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Bangalore scores low on walkability score
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All Major Cities to Have Air Quality Monitoring Stations 23.2.2014 newindianexpress.com
To continuously monitor air quality in their respective regions, all State Pollution Control Boards have agreed to set up ambient air quality monitoring stations in all cities with a million-plus population.
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Pollution akin to murder, says Moily (Cached) 23.2.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Pollution akin to murder, says Moily
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Bangalore: First phase of metro to be completed by March 2015 (Cached) 14.2.2014 NDTV National
Bangalore: First phase of metro to be completed by March 2015
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1st phase of Bangalore Metro to complete by March 2015 14.2.2014 deccanherald.com
1st phase of Bangalore Metro to complete by March 2015
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Ash in the sky, stories in the air 14.2.2014 deccanherald.com
Ash in the sky, stories in the air
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Pollution Leads to Heart Attacks, Warn Docs 6.2.2014 newindianexpress.com
City Market and Yelahanka show extremely high levels of toxic particulate matter. People in such areas could fall prey to deadly cardiovascular diseases even if they exercise every day and eat healthy
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