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A warning on water through film 16.12.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
On a trip to Munich, seeing the idyllic Isar flow by gently through the town, director G.S. Bhavani was inexplicably reminded of the sewage-filled Vrishabhavathi. “In Kannada books of the past, I had ...
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CPCB to increase the number of air quality monitoring stations to 127 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Capital Region (NCR), including Delhi, will have total 127 pollution monitoring stations by March 2018 against the present 78, CPCB officials said on Friday.
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NGT bans sale of plastic items along Ganga belt from Haridwar up to Rishikesh 15.12.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday announced that it would be imposing a ban on the sale, purchase and storage of plastic items such as bags, plates, spoons, etc along river Ganga in Haridwar’s Hari Ki Puri Rishikesh up to areas in Uttarkashi. As per an ANI report, a Rs 5,000 fine will be imposed on violators. On March 30, the chairperson had directed that a meeting be held after the UP government informed the Tribunal about its willingness to discuss the scenario of shifting tanneries outside Kanpur. This is contrary to the stand of the previous government, under Samajwadi Party, which had submitted through former advocate general Vijay Bahadur Singh that paucity of land and dependence of lakhs on the tannery cluster made shifting difficult. A year after assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged his ministerial colleagues and  three chief ministers to adopt an "uncompromising mission-mode approach" to halt pollution of River Ganga. Already in January this year, the PM had directed the ...
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Shrimp exports may double in 5 years: Crisil 13.12.2017 HBL: Agri-biz
India’s shrimp exports are likely to double and touch $7 billion by 2022 in the wake of strong demand, high quality, improved product mix and increase in aquaculture area in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, O...
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BJP to protest against STP norm for apartments 13.12.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
To hold a dharna in Freedom Park on Saturday
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Two days after moderate rain, NCR air quality again 'very poor' 13.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The air quality in the National Capital Region, including Delhi, again went down to "very poor" by Wednesday morning from "poor" for a day only in the wake of moderate rain on Monday.
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475 works using coir geotextile identified 12.12.2017 Hindu: National
64 panchayats have signed MoU for carrying out the works
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Shark deaths in Sion pond: civic body initiates inquiry 12.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Locals blame immersion of idols, dumping of plastic waste
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Delhi air quality to remain very poor despite drizzle 11.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The air quality in the National Capital Region, which was overall "very poor" on Monday with "severe plus" in certain areas of the national capital, will not improve even after a drizzle due to high pollution, officials said.
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Water vending machines near temple soon 11.12.2017 Hindu: Madurai
The Corporation is planning to install 15 coin-operated water vending machines around Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple on an outlay of ₹45 lakh.By inserting a ₹2-coin into the slot, devotees and visito...
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New pattadar passbooks from Jan 26 10.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
NOC from banks will be a must
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Delhi-NCR air quality near severe, stubble burning in Delhi 10.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The improvement in the air quality turned out to be short-lived as Delhi-NCR started inhaling toxins again with virtually no winds and cases of stubble burning in the national capital itself on Sunday.
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Why do some dolphins, whales get stranded along coasts? 10.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Scientists are moving towards unravelling why otherwise healthy dolphins, whales and porpoises get stranded along coasts worldwide.
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‘Only way forward for Karnataka is to move to climate-resilient farming’ 10.12.2017 Hindu: National
By doing so, it should be able to grow anything at any time of the year in any region, says Israeli expert
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IISc: Etched aluminium keeps surfaces bacteria-free 9.12.2017 Hindu: S & T
Bacteria such as E. coli are responsible for up to 70% of infections in ICU alone
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Pamela Anderson to Vin Diesel: Here are the celebs who're 50 and fabul... 9.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Pamela Anderson to Vin Diesel: Here are the celebs who're 50 and fabul...
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Air quality back to 'very poor' in Delhi-NCR 8.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A day after improving to "moderate", the air quality across Delhi-NCR dipped back to "very poor" on Friday, as wind speed dropped.
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BBMP yet to approve tender for clearing construction and debris waste 8.12.2017 Hindu: News
Delay sees Bengaluru miss October 2017 deadline set by the Pollution Control Board to implement waste processing plans
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Activists call for action against coal plants 8.12.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Point to findings of increased emissions
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Sixteen villages in AP, TS to get water 8.12.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
To serve 32,000 people in water-scarce areas
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