User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Air Quality
Last updated: Jan 30 2015 06:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Over 200 Vehicles Booked 30.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
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NGT sends notice to Agra over rise in air pollution 27.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
NGT sends notice to Agra over rise in air pollution
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Bengaluru rated most liveable city in India 23.1.2015 Zee News : States
A leading international rating agency has certified Bengaluru as the most liveable location in India, followed by Mumbai and Chennai.
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Bengaluru most livable city in India 22.1.2015 Oneindia.in: News
New Delhi, Jan 22: Bengaluru is the most livable city in the country, followed by Mumbai and Chennai, a survey said. "In India, Bangalore, ranked 171st globally, scores most favourably followed by Mumbai and Chennai both ranked 182nd. New Delhi
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Bengaluru rated most liveable city in India 22.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Bengaluru rated most liveable city in India' at newkerala.com.
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Bengaluru rated most liveable city in India 22.1.2015 All News-IANS Stories
A leading international rating agency has certified Bengaluru as the most liveable location in India, followed by Mumbai and Chennai.
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Bengaluru rated most liveable city in India 22.1.2015 Sify Finance
A leading international rating agency has certified Bengaluru as the most liveable location in India, followed by Mumbai and Chennai.
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HC questions choice of roads for upgrading 22.1.2015 deccanherald.com
The High Court on Wednesday asked why the BBMP chose well-laid roads where VIPs reside, for upgrading as model roads. During the hearing of a suo motu PIL on noise and air pollution due to bad roads in the City, a division bench comprising Justices KLManjunath and SSujatha observed that the Palike could have chosen roads near railway station, KR market or any other place, which need immediate attention. The civic agency has selected Cubbon Road, Race Course Road and Sankey Road for upgrading them as model roads to record air and noise pollution. TaxiForSure moves court The High Court on Tuesday ordered notice to the State government and the Ministry of Home Affairs in a petition filed by taxi operator TaxiForSure, challenging the ban imposed on app-based cab services. Serendipity Infolabs Private Limited, the owner of TaxiForSure has contended that the illegal visit, raid and seizure regional transport officials on December 16, 2014, was beyond their jurisdiction. It had claimed that the ultimatum issued ...
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House Plants Can Enliven and Refresh 21.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
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India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference 19.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference' at newkerala.com.
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India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference (Comment: Special to IANS) 19.1.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP) meeting to be held in Paris (COP-21) in December 2015 is expected to establish a new international agreement on climate change. The main bone of ...
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India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference - Zee News 19.1.2015 google news
India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference Zee News In the initial analysis towards such a long-term study, we have used inclusivity, energy security, efficiency, and health as the cornerstones of a future energy policy. Inclusivity means that all rural and urban households would have access to modern ...
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Decongest our cities, or perish 9.1.2015 HBL: Opinion
Relocating closer to workplaces and getting more people to use public transport are two tangible solutions
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200 Govt Vehicles Booked During Pollution Check Drive 7.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Will banning older vehicles clean the air in Delhi? 23.12.2014 India Together - Environment

Is modernisation of transport the sole answer to air pollution problems in Delhi? In view of the NGT's proposed ban on older vehicles in Delhi, Sarath Guttikunda draws attention to several problems that need to be addressed for cleaner air in the NCR.

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Two-wheelers in cities will have to be BS-IV ready 19.12.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
All new two-wheelers sold in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad and over a dozen other cities after April 1, 2017 will have to comply with Bharat Stage-IV fuel ...
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Scientists Creating Database on City's Water Resources 15.12.2014 newindianexpress.com
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High time we go green 11.12.2014 Deccan Herald - Supplements
A well-designed green building will save money and create a healthier environment for the people who are residing or working there. It gives improved air quality, natural daylight and thermal comfort. The idea behind it is that the entire building should breathe. In a city like Bengaluru, growing at an astronomical pace, the concept of green building is, sadly, still a new chapter. Saving water, energy and building material can reduce or eliminate adverse impact of the buildings on environment and for the occupants. For any green building following three 'R's are a must: *Rapidly renewable material like bamboo, fly ash and the like. *Recycled materials, reused building materials. *Regionally-sourced materials such as clay, bricks and granite. This apart, compulsory adoption of rain water harvest system in every building and using recycled water are also part of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification programme. Many buildings, both commercial and residential, are using various ...
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‘Value Forest Ecosystems for Better Planning’ 10.12.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Vehicles older than 15 years banned in Delhi 28.11.2014 deccanherald.com
Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has held that all vehicles which are more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads. A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, directed that wherever such vehicles of this age are noticed, the authorities concerned shall take appropriate steps in accordance with law including seizure of the vehicles. "It is undisputed and in fact unquestionable that the air pollution of NCT, Delhi, is getting worse with each passing day. It not only projects the very dismayed state of affairs existing with clear indication that worst is likely to follow... All vehicles, diesel or petrol, which are more than 15 years old shall not be permitted to ply on the roads...This direction would be applicable to all vehicles without exception i.e. two wheelers, three wheelers, four wheelers, light vehicles and heavy vehicles irrespective of whether commercial or otherwise," the bench said. There ...
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