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Give info on Phase-II of Yamuna cleaning by tomorrow: NGT to DJB 12.12.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The green panel had said that pollution in the Yamuna was of serious concern as it was highly contaminated by industrial effluents and sewage.
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NGT directs Himachal hotel to demolish illegal structure 12.12.2017 Hindu: National
Imposes environmental compensation of ₹10 lakh
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Pinarayi Vijayan govt mulls promotion of 'green habitat' concept in Kerala 3.12.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Amid concerns about unscientific construction practises, the Kerala government is considering promoting a 'green habitat' concept giving thrust to eco-friendly and reusable building materials, natural water storage and solid waste management. Haritha Keralam Mission, the state-run agency which envisages a clean and green state, has initiated an initial round of discussion with various experts and stakeholders in this regard, official sources here said. An alternative and sustainable architecture practice would be promoted in place of the existing conventional mode of construction under the 'green habitat' concept, they said. The buildings, under the concept, are planned to be designed in such a way that natural sunlight and wind would be used to maximum and the usage of electricity reduces to the minimum. A rainwater harvesting or natural water storage system would be a sure feature of such 'green' buildings, where even kitchen and drainage water would be recycled and reused for other household purposes, ...
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Kerala government promotes green habitat amid unscientific constructions 3.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The buildings, under the concept, are planned to be designed in such a way that natural sunlight and wind would be used to maximum and the usage of electricity reduces to the minimum.
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NGT summons community leaders over STP to tackle Yamuna pollution 30.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday summoned representatives of the Valmiki community from Najafgarh after the Delhi Government expressed its inability to set up an STP for cleaning the Yamuna river since the land in the area belonged to the community.
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At 15, this girl plans to harvest energy from rainwater 29.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
When you can make energy from wind, why not from rainwater? This question from her father inspired their 15-year-old girl from Azerbaijan to set up a company to do exactly that.
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50 innovative projects for Kozhikode 29.11.2017 Hindu: News
District panchayat celebrating second anniversary
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Police renovate irrigation tank 28.11.2017 Hindu: Home
To harvest rainwater on their quarters
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Dual piping and Linganmakki are BDA’s answer to meet water demand in 2031 27.11.2017 Hindu: Home
However, its plan does not mention Rain Water Harvesting, which is being seen as a major lacuna, while the BWSSB is aggressively pursuing the same
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Govt should compensate victims of its inaction: Delhi HC 27.11.2017 Latest News
The court said that due to polluted groundwater, several persons of the area are suffering from cancer
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Delhi-NCR air quality still toxic as stubble burning on, winds slow 25.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
While some regions across Delhi-NCR saw an improvement in the air quality from "severe plus or emergency" to "severe" on Saturday, the national capital continues inhaling toxins with no respite likely for at least a week, officials and experts said.
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A cost-effective RWH solution 24.11.2017 Hindu: Home
This idea involves drilling holes in concrete floors and embedding PVC pipes in them
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Are green homes worth it in the long run? 23.11.2017 Hindu: Home
What modern urban living offers today are unimaginable creature comforts. But did you know that many of those luxuries come at the cost of draining and polluting the environment?Perhaps, this shouldn...
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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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Techie on a monsoon mission 17.11.2017 Hindu: Chennai
A software engineer is offering guidance to anyone seeking to set up a low-cost rainwater harvesting system
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NGT vacates stay on construction activities 17.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday vacated its stay on construction activities in Delhi-NCR and ordered the concerned states to submit their "Action Plan" in two weeks to show how they will tackle pollution.
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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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Kohli bats for use of public transport to fight Delhi smog 16.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With Delhi reeling under a blanket of smog and toxic smoke over the last couple of weeks, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday urged Delhites to use public transport for atleast once a week to help bring down the pollution levels in the national capital.
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NGT tells Delhi schools, colleges to harvest rainwater 16.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed all schools and colleges in Delhi to install rainwater harvesting system on their premises in two months, failing which they will pay Rs 5 lakh as environment compensation cost.
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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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