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Bengaluru: Pollution leading to rise in asthma among children 20.4.2019
Bengaluru: The rising air pollution in the city is taking a heavy toll on children and the growing number of vehicles is only making matters worse. Doctors say that more and more children are falling prey to asthma because of vehicular pollution. "Air pollution is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in children in Bengaluru. Over 1 in every 4 deaths of children under five years of age is directly or indirectly related to environmental risks. Children are at a greater risk than adults, as they are uniquely vulnerable and susceptible to air pollution," said Dr Mayuri Yeole, Consultant Pediatrician, Apollo Hospitals Seshadripuram. She also pointed out that on a daily basis about 25% of OPD patients turn out to be young children aged two and six years. Unlike adults, children"s lungs aren"t fully developed and their immune system is not strong enough. Hence they are more likely to develop respiratory issues related to air pollution. A study published by Lancet ...
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Noted scientist calls for environmental protection 18.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Noted scientist calls for environmental protection
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Supreme Court bans mining along KNP’s southern border 17.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Supreme Court bans mining along KNP’s southern border
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NGT disposes plea against landfill sites at Sonia Vihar, Ghonda Gujran 17.4.2019 PTI: All news
NGT disposes plea against landfill sites at Sonia Vihar, Ghonda Gujran
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NESAC to prepare database of coal mining areas in state 16.4.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The North East Space Application Centre (NESAC) will prepare geospatial database inputs on planning and restoration of areas affected by coal mining in Jaintia Hills. In this regard, fund was made available to it by Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board. According to the second report of the NGT appointed committee, it appears that in […]
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NGT asks state govt to evaluate damages caused by illegal mining 13.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal has directed the state government to estimate the damages caused to the environment by illegal mining of iron ore and other minerals and recover compensation from the polluters for restoration/restitution. The NGT’s observation came while dealing with the status of compliance of orders of ...
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Goa Stays Unclean 13.4.2019 Editorial – The Navhind Times
Civic bodies and panchayats not Keen on waste management The North Goa district administration has started proceedings against the Taleigao panchayat to recover the fine of Rs 25,000 imposed on them in March 2017 by the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB). The panchayat was fined on GSPCB finding a case of burning of mixed ...
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NatGeo to set up weather stations on Everest 12.4.2019 The Shillong Times
Kathmandu, April 12 (IANS) The National Geographic Society will set up automatic weather stations on Mount Everest as part of its multi-year, partnered initiative to increase understanding of extreme environmental conditions, the media reported on Friday. According to Nepal government officials involved in issuing permits for the scientific research, NatGeo has been permitted to install five […]
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Central monitoring panel to enforce plan to clean polluted river stretches 12.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a Central Monitoring Committee to prepare and enforce a national plan to make 350 polluted river stretches across the country including 11 river stretches in Goa pollution-free. Various state governments are allegedly lax and have submitted incomplete action plans. The River Rejuvenation Committee of Goa ...
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Waste burning: Taleigao VP ordered to pay fine in 3 days 12.4.2019 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji Complying with the directions issued by the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB), the additional district collector, North Goa has started recovery proceedings against the Taleigao panchayat secretary for failing to pay fine of Rs 25,000 imposed in March 2017 for burning of mixed waste at a dumpsite at Nagali Hills. The ...
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On the road for animal safety 11.4.2019 Buzz – The Navhind Times
SAWE (Study and Awareness of Wildlife and Environment), a non-government organisation is conducting a survey to record mortality rates of animals on highways in Margao and Ponda, finds NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO |  NT BUZZ Every year, hundreds of people are killed as a result of road rage. Similarly and just as devastating, what often ...
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Clean Ganga scheme fantastic project: Hawaii SC judge 10.4.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
PTI New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a cultural faith-based perspective towards the Ganga and there will be an “Indian solution” to a clean river, says Justice Michael D Wilson of the Hawaii Supreme Court who has played a leading role in establishing a court that specialises in environmental laws in the US state. ...
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Quality drinking water, pollution-free environment top priorities 7.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Quality drinking water, pollution-free environment top priorities
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Programme for children with autism 6.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Programme for children with autism
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Air is so dirty in northern Thailand, leader flies to see it 3.4.2019 PTI: All news
Air is so dirty in northern Thailand, leader flies to see it
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Supply treated sewage water to amusement park: NGT panel 3.4.2019 Hindu: Cities
Plea said park was using groundwater without permission
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NGT orders action against polluting distillery 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
Following a plea alleging violation of environmental norms by a Karnal-based distillery, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Haryana go
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Mount Everest: Ugly footprints of climbers! 2.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Kathmandu, Since Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first summitted Mt Everest in 1953, more than 4,000 mountaineers have reached the highest point on earth.They probably never imagined that the giant they summitted would one day turn into a dumpster. When recreational mountaineering skyrocketed in the 1980s, the ugly side of the business started becoming apparent. […]
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Vehicular pollution goes unchecked in city 1.4.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
No system in place to check genuineness of PUC certificates
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Candidates told to focus on eco-conservation 31.3.2019 Hindu: National
Save Pampa from pollution: PPS
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