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Category: Transport :: Vehicular Pollution
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CNG pill to improve air quality 15.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
CNG pill to improve air quality
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As renewables soar, BP sees China hitting brakes on energy growth 14.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
Global demand for renewable power will soar at an unprecedented pace over the coming decades, BP said in a benchmark report on Thursday, while China's energy growth is seen sharply decelerating as its economic expansion slows.
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Data analysis: Despite green energy shift, government subsidies for coal remain high 12.2.2019 Scroll.in
Coal subsidies increased by 2% from 2014 to 2017, according to a study.
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Government pushes Electrical Mobility on roads 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Road Transport, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today informed that in order to promote the electric vehicle sector, the Government has notified for retro-fitment of hybrid electric system or electric kit to vehicles and has specified the type approval procedure of electric hybrid vehicles.
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A month after the launch of national pollution control plan, Patiala is the only city with safe air 6.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
With a budget of Rs 300 crore for financial years 2018-’19 and 2019-’20 – about Rs 2.9 crore per city – the programme will focus on 102 polluted Indian cities.
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COPD: 2nd biggest cause for deaths in India 5.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'COPD causes an economic loss of Rs 35,000 crores.''We cannot afford to lose such a huge amount due to one disease.''COPD is a non-communicable disease and that's why it remained low in priority.''The time is right to shift the focus to COPD as HIV/AIDS and TB are under control.'This badly neglected disease has become the second largest cause for deaths in India.''It is time for us to wake up and give due importance to this disease.'
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Chennai school kids come together at hackathon to solve civic problems 4.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Can a motley group of school students aged 8 to 13 suggest and devise solutions to problems such as air pollution, waste management and water scarcity? Yes, they can and the Sarvalokaa Hackathon in the city gave them a platform to showcase their innovative solutions.
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Air pollution may be affecting how happy you are 4.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
New research in China adds to the evidence of a direct link between air pollution and happiness.
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Bleeding Noses And Blood-Red Eyes As Bangkok Battles Toxic Air 4.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Choking air pollution and thick smog in Bangkok has adversely affected the health of many. With the air quality in Thailand's capital hovering at unhealthy levels, many people have taken severely ill...
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Pollution check: Potters in Delhi scramble for solutions after court order shuts wood-fired kilns 2.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
While potters in West Delhi’s Kumhar Gram have stopped work for now, experts suggest they should be provided access to clean energy.
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Heavy Pollution Prompts Bangkok To Close School For A Week 30.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Choking air pollution has prompted schools to close in the Thai capital for the rest of the week and people celebrating next week's Lunar New Year holiday were urged to curb the use of incense and...
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Hackathon in city aims to solve neighbourhood problems 29.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Sarvalokaa Hackathon 2019 is a chance for youngsters to contribute their bit to society by coming up with technological solutions for civic issues.
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Road projects worth Rs. 50,000 crore sanctioned around Delhi: Gadkari 27.1.2019 Sify Finance
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari here on Saturday laid the foundation stone for development of a six-lane corridor here and said road projects worth Rs 50,000 crore have been sanctioned for the national capital, which will improve the air pollution level.
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Road Projects Rs 50,000 Crore Sanctioned Near Delhi: Nitin Gadkari 26.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for development of a six-lane corridor in Delhi today and said road projects worth Rs 50,000 crore have been...
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Nitin Gadkari Lays Foundation Stone for Six-Lane Access-Controlled Highway to Link Akshardham with EPE Junction on Baghpat Road 26.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that works worth Rs 50,000 crore have been sanctioned for road projects around Delhi.
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Two-stroke autos: banned but not out; going electric could be a solution to pollution 23.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Retrofitting old two-stroke autos with an electric engine could be a noiseless, non-polluting solution to air pollution. However, government subsidies are not yet being offered to those looking to go electric.
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Bengaluru Solutions Series discusses how to fix air quality in city 22.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Randeep said solid waste management in Bengaluru was a constantly evolving challenge, addressed only by citizens taking ownership of their waste and partnering with local agencies to treat their waste.
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Not just air, light pollution too is on the rise in India 21.1.2019 Scroll.in
A study published this month shows that the brightness from outdoor lights has been steadily increasing in the country over the last 20 years.
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How our bright cities are making life difficult for stargazers 21.1.2019 Citizen Matters
A study published in January 2019 shows that brightness from outdoor lights has risen sharply in various parts of India over a 20-year period. We are, however, still ignorant about the disruptive and harmful effects of over brightness on the ecosystem as well as human health.
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Amid Suicide Attacks And Bombs, Kabul Faces A New Threat - Air Pollution 21.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Kabul residents have long run the gauntlet of suicide attacks and bombs. This winter, however, they face another deadly threat, air pollution.
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