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Bhopal gas leak survivors launch unique campaign 21.11.2017 Hindu: National
Send images of children pleading for medical care to Modi
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Industrial activity drying up Pakistan’s Katas Raj temple pond 21.11.2017 BusinessLine - Variety
Cement factories nearby have been drawing a large amount of water through a number of borewells, severely reducing the sub-soil water level
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Safer sanitation 21.11.2017 Hindu: Home
The writer (“More than just the counting game”, November 20) has raised a pressing issue of callous development of septic tanks, especially in rural India, which has jeopardised the health of people.
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Cement stocks crack on petcoke ban 20.11.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
Share prices of cement companies fell sharply on Monday, on Friday's order of the Supreme Court reiterating the ban on use of petcoke in Delhi and the rest of the National Capital Region, to control pollution. The SC has clarified that the ban is applicable across Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, too.The SC also requested all states to enforce a nationwide ban on petcoke, the primary fuel and input material for cement makers. The share price of Shree Cement, whose dependence on petcoke is 100 per cent, fell by 4.2 per cent to Rs 17,529. JK Lakshmi Cement fell by 4.6 per cent to Rs 408.4, ACC by 3.4 per cent to Rs 1,706.3 and JK Cement by 5.2 per cent to Rs 1,024.5.And, there are other headwinds in the form of restriction on sand mining and other states also banning petcoke usage.According to Edelweiss Securities, the effect of the ban in Rajasthan would be to raise the cost of cement production by six to nine per cent a tonne and this is likely to be passed on to consumers in ...
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Cement prices dip in T.N. 20.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Research firm cites ban on sand mining and poor monsoon as reason
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Stricter building norms needed: CM 20.11.2017 Hindu: Kerala
New structures on large plots must have rainwater harvesting mechanisms
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Now, drones conduct night patrolling too! 19.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Cover a radius of three kilometres
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Study shows seemai karuvelam in new light 19.11.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Says case for eradication of invasive species not backed by scientific data
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Activists appear before Commission 18.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Environmental activist S. Mugilan, who is lodged in Palayamkottai Central Prison, appeared before the Justice S. Rajeswaran Inquiry Commission probing the violence during the jallikattu agitation at ...
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Lull in rain likely till weekend 17.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Depression has moved away from Tamil Nadu coast
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Now drone camera checks illegal sand mining 17.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Buoyed by the successful drive against the open consumption of liquor by using drone cameras in the district, the Karimnagar district police are now using them to check illegal sand mining operations ...
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Install rainwater harvesting systems: NGT to schools, colleges 17.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Institutions given two-month deadline to finish the installations; panel warns heavy fine for violation
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Install rainwater harvesting system in two months, NGT tells Delhi schools, colleges 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
The tribunal directed schools and colleges to approach a committee constituted by it.
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Delhi schools, colleges should have rainwater harvesting system: NGT 16.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The panel ordered schools and colleges that if they fail to install the system in two months, they are liable to pay Rs 5 lakh as fine
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Green activist Dr. A. Latha passes away 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
She had been on a crusade against proposed Athirappilly hydro-electric project for more than 25 years
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Delhi's smog and climate change are separate environmental crises 16.11.2017 Latest News
Rise of private diesel cars in the last two decades requires the city to de-dieselise private cars as it did to public transport a decade and a half ago
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Improper engg., sand mining to blame, says river crusader 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Government should utilise services of fishermen
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An opportunity wasted 16.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
With the northeast monsoon pretty active over the districts of Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram in the first week of November, several waterbodies in these districts got filled up. However, due t...
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How Delhi’s air pollution crisis may have origins in the Green Revolution 15.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Punjab's early groundwater tubewell revolution enabled (read, entrenched) double-cropping in a big way as it fought to grow rice amid a harsh paddy-wheat cycle. Here's how it all happened.
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Mild tremors in parts of Hyderabad 15.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Mild tremors were felt in Jubilee Hills and surrounding areas in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
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