User: sailendram Topic: Water
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European Fashion House HoodLamb Brings 100pc Cruelty-Free Collection to North America 18.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
AMSTERDAM: HoodLamb, a European fashion house specializing in cruelty-free outerwear and knits, aims to address a serious market void for eco-friendly cold-weather alternatives.
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Ban on plastic cups, plates likely by '18 15.10.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
By 2018, not just plastic bags, but other plastic products for consumer use like cups and plates may also be banned. State environment department sources told DNA that they were planning to ban not only plastic bags, but also plastic cups and plates considering their impact on public health and the environment. However, the move will be implemented in stages. Earlier, Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam had announced a ban on plastic bags by Gudhi Padwa (Maharashtrian New Year) in March next year. After the July 26, 2005 deluge in Mumbai, the state had banned plastic bags below 50 microns. However, officials admit that bags below permitted standards are clandestinely brought in from neighbouring states and used by roadside hawkers and vendors. Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) officials said estimates suggested that around 3 to 5 per cent of municipal waste comprised of plastic. Mumbai generates around 10,000 ton solid waste daily. "We are planning to ban plastic in stages beginning with plastic ...
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Recycled water for washing vehicles, after KSPCB order 10.10.2017 Hindu: News
So far, 90% of service centres have complied with the order
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Convention centre incity gets ‘green’ rating 29.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Vizag Conventions has received the Indian Green Building Council’s Silver rating for incorporating green building features. According to its managing director P.V. Narasimha Rao, the rating has been g...
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'French firms keen to invest in defence, infra, green energy' 28.9.2017 ET: Foreign Trade
France is the ninth largest foreign investor in the country with a cumulative investment of USD 5.15 billion between April 2000 and May 2016.
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Toyota Takes The LEED In Texas 28.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
PLANO, Texas: Everything is bigger in Texas. Everything, that is, except Toyota's environmental footprint.
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Cruise Lines Step Up To Protect Environment: 'It's Right Thing to Do' 27.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
MIAMI: In Italy, kids are eating delicious and nutritious meals that were once surplus food prepared onboard ships for cruise passengers. In Miami, families in need are sleeping in comfortable beds with frames donated by cruise lines. At sea, cruise ships are assisting with ocean research and implementing and supporting recycling practices.
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Top Students From 36 Countries Take on Global Goals at the 2017 Enactus World Cup 27.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
LONDON: This year, the Enactus World Cup project presentations by top college teams include an initiative that empowers refugees to earn an income by recounting cultural narratives in cooking classes within local communities, schools and businesses, a social enterprise driven by women who repurpose industrial waste into recycled paper, and a water purification project paired with a health and hygiene education program.
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China and its e-waste problem 27.9.2017 Hindu: News
The proliferation of cellphones, computers, television sets and other gizmos has a downside. The growing consumption of digital products is generating mountains of e-waste, whose disposal is posing se...
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Battling e-waste in China’s industrial hub 23.9.2017 Hindu: Home
The proliferation of cellphones, computers, television sets and other gizmos has a downside. The growing consumption of digital products is generating mountains of e-waste, whose disposal is posing se...
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Eco-friendly sewage treatment plant inaugurated in Mathura 22.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Friday inaugurated an eco-friendly sewage treatment plant of 75,000 liters capacity here, developed by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) using indigenous technology.
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Durga Puja pandals go green 22.9.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
On the occasion of Durga Puja, the Co-operative Ground Durga Puja Samiti prepares to host its yearly themed celebration, which will utilise recycled and eco-friendly products, at the Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore Co-operative Puja Ground in Chittaranjan Park.  This year the pandal has chosen to depict Panchabhuta, the five elements: Earth (Prithvi), Water (Jal), Fire (Agni), Air (Vayu) and Ether (Akasha), through a creative endeavour using eco-friendly materials such as wooden planks, plyboard, jute ropes, bamboo, coconut shells, clay and butter paper.  Designs on the panel have been created with inspiration from the Gond art style – an Adhivasi art form that reflects across six Indian states. This tribal community strongly believes in astronomy and their paintings reflect celestial culmination and the significance of Panchabhuta. “All materials that we will use are eco-friendly, including the plates used to serve prasad,” said Utpal Dey, President of Co-operative Ground Durga Puja Samiti.  To mark its ...
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HUBER SE, A.T.E. Envirotech join hands to offer waste water treatment solutions 20.9.2017 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi , Sep 20 : HUBER SE, Germany, a global leader in the field of water, wastewater and sludge treatment has decided to intensify its activities in the high-growth India and Bangladesh markets through a Joint Venture with the Mumbai-headquartered A.T.E.Group.
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‘Need to establish who’s contributing to pollution in Vasco city’ 19.9.2017 TOI: Goa
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Panel to study proposal to draw water from Western Ghats rivers to Bengaluru 17.9.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is assessing the feasibility of getting water from Western Ghats rivers to quench the city's thirst. BWSSB has set up a special committee to assess proposals to get water from Western Ghat rivers — Sharavathi, Yettinahole and Netravathi. The committee is headed by BWSSB engineer Ravindra. The city already gets 1,375 mld from Cauvery. BWSSB distributes water across 575 sqkm of the city at an average of 120 lpcd (litres per day per capita). "There is no shortfall at present, but it will rise in the coming years and we are planning for 2050. The population will increase to 20.56 million and the city will need 4,100 MLD every day. The special committee is looking into the feasibility of the various proposals," a senior BWSSB official said on condition of anonymity. The committee is studying how to bring 10 tmcft water from Sharavathi to Thippagondanahalli via Hassan's Yagachi dam. Feasibility study The ground realities are being assessed on how to get ...
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Major blaze at R.K. Studios guts reality show set 16.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A major fire broke out in the iconic R.K. Films and Studios in Chembur here on Saturday afternoon, BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Control officials said.
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Major blaze engulfs RK Studios 16.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A major fire broke out in the famed RK Studios in Chembur here on Saturday afternoon, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Control officials said.
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How do hurricanes form? Know from NASA scientists 10.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Even as Hurricane Harvey left Texas bruised and Hurricane Irma began lashing Florida, NASA scientists have explained in a blog how hurricanes form and what steps the US space agency has taken to study the most violent storms on Earth.
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Kejriwal announces setting up of decentralised STPs 6.9.2017 Hindu: Delhi
A day after taking over as the chairperson of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) from Rajendra Pal Gautam, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said decentralised sewage treatment plants that are smaller ...
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#TravelTuesday: Will you stay at a hotel run by dinosaur robots?! 5.9.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Japan has been experimenting with robot-run hotels. They call them the 'strange' hotels.
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