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All roads lead to Ram: Yogi Adityanath's many projects to boost Ayodhya tourism 20.10.2017 India Today| STATES
The Ram temple can wait, but the UP government is pushing multiple projects to fast-track religious tourism in Ayodhya.
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Cleaning Ganga: Varanasi set to get new sewage treatment plants by March 20.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
These projects are at an advanced stage and will be commissioned before March 2018
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AQI recorded 'severe' in Delhi after Diwali celebrations 20.10.2017 national
Even after the Supreme Court's ban on the sale of the firecrackers in New Delhi, the Air Quality Index (AQI) in most of the places of Delhi-NCR was recorded above 400, post Diwali celebration. It should be noted that AQI above 400 is termed as 'severe'. Delhi's Punjabi Bagh and Anand Vihar area recorded the highest level of pollution with AQI at 999 on Friday morning, which is considered to be hazardous. AQI at R.K. Puram area was 978, while as per the latest update, East Delhi's Dilshad Garden area recorded the minimum level of pollution with AQI at 221. This picture taken on October 19, 2017 shows Indian people using firecrackers celebrating Diwali Festival despite the ban imposed by the Supreme Court of India to control the air pollution in New Delhi. Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, marks the triumph of good over evil, and commemorates the return of Hindu deity Rama to his birthplace Ayodhya after victory against the demon king Ravana. Pic/AFP As compared to Delhi, the pollution level in NCR ...
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Diwali cracker ban may have proved insufficient to curb pollution in Delhi 20.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
PM2.5 is the respirable tiny pollutant particles that enter the lungs and the blood stream causing severe health conditions. PM10 are coarse pollutant particles.
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Despite Supreme Court ban, Delhi’s addiction to crackers remains 20.10.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Delhi's air quality this Diwali is better, says Central Pollution Control Board 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
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Post Diwali, Delhi air quality ‘severe’, but better than last year 20.10.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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ASTC exploring feasibility of turning garbage into fuel 20.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
ASTC exploring feasibility of turning garbage into fuel
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Delhi gasps for fresh air after Diwali, pollution level 24 times higher despite SC ban on sale of firecrackers 20.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
The pollution level in several regions of the national capital has shot way above the normal level after Diwali night.
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Jaggery unit raided in Bhadravathi 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Continuing the crackdown on units allegedly engaged in producing spurious jaggery in Bhadravathi taluk, officials of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and the Department of Health and F...
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Air quality in Delhi better this Diwali, shows CPCB data 19.10.2017 theweek3938
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‘Prevent destruction of Krishna floodplains’ 19.10.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
River crusader Vikram Soni asks NGT to act decisively before it is too late
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Firecracker ban: Air quality in Delhi better this Diwali, shows CPCB data 19.10.2017 News
Supreme Court had on October 9 banned the sale of firecrackers during this Diwali
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Ram statue, Ramayana museum and more in Yogi Adityanath’s Ayodhya blueprint 19.10.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Diwali: Fireworks sold in Bengaluru not in compliance with safety norms 19.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
An India Today investigation has found that some firework packaging in Bengaluru doesn't conform to guidelines issued by the Supreme Court.
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Fewer firecrackers this Diwali, but Delhi pollution level now 'hazardous' 19.10.2017 News
Environment body advised residents of Delhi-NCR to use face masks whenever possible
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Truckers use fake number plates for coal transportation 19.10.2017 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Truckers transporting coal illegally are using fake number plates and it was revealed after the recent seizure of coal-laden trucks in Ri Bhoi district. Sources on Wednesday said among the 22 trucks seized recently at Umling, at least two had fake number plates. The truck number ML05 K 1322 was registered as a Maruti […]
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Notice slapped on Rohini Hospital 19.10.2017 thehansindia3900
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Ahead of Diwali, CPCB revamps air quality app 19.10.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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No fine, Doaba sees spurt in straw fire 19.10.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Jalandhar, October 18 The Doaba region saw a sudden spurt in stubble burning cases after the state government announced that farmers would not be penalised for burning paddy straw. While the figure stood at 75 two days ago, it has now jumped to 184. Of these, 104 stubble burning incidents have been reported in Jalandhar alone. There have been 43 cases in Kapurthala, 23 in Nawanshahr and 14 in Hoshiarpur. The Punjab Pollution Control Board has been getting daily reports based on satellite imagery and verifying the same through spot visits. Senior environment engineer Sandeep Behl said, “There has been a sudden rise in the stubble burning cases in the Doaba region. We cannot let it go unnoticed as there have been orders from the National Green Tribunal to act against the farmers indulging in setting paddy straw on fire. We have already levied over Rs 1 lakh on the farmers as penalty and challans of Rs 60,000 too have been issued.” Even the district administration has been making red ...
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