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"People More Important Than Industries": Top Court To Centre On Pollution 16.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
People are more important than industries, the Supreme Court said today while taking note of a report that 60,000 people have died due to pollution.
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Message in 10,000 bottles: Artist highlights water contamination in China 16.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Chinese artist Brother Nut can point to some success from his Beijing exhibit that used 10,000 bottles of yellowish water to raise awareness of contaminated rural ground water, although it did not go down so well with Beijing authorities.
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City buzz: Mumbai monsoon woes, Delhi garbage crisis unabated even as Centre eyes new schemes 16.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Here's a quick look at some important headlines from the week gone by, pertaining to our cities and urban development. Stay up to date on what's happening! »
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Centre Removes JNU Professor Accused Of Sex Abuse From Pollution Panel 15.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Centre has removed a JNU professor, accused of sexual harassment, from the Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), tasked with taking various...
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LIVE! Rakesh Sinha, Sonal Mansingh among 4 nominated to RS 14.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Delhi's Air Pollution Has Caused Death Of 15,000 People: Study 14.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Nearly 15,000 people died prematurely in Delhi due to pollution by fine particulate matter in 2016, according to a new study which ranked the national capital third in a list of cities reporting most...
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US Ambassador calls on Kejriwal 13.7.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Alarming levels of air pollution in the national Capital was high on the agenda at a meeting between the U S Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the Secretariat here on Friday. “In the meeting, the two discussed partnership in several areas including pollution. The Chief Minister […]
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3 Pilot Projects To Be Launched To Tackle Air Pollution In Delhi 13.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Ahead of the critical months of November and December when air quality dips to severe levels in Delhi, the Environment Ministry has lined up a host of measures to tackle dust pollution, including...
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Minn. agency says EPA decision puts at risk lung, heart health 12.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The EPA effectively removed limits on manufacturing of glider kits, freight truck bodies that often use outdated, heavily polluting engines.
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Restore pristine beauty or demolish Taj Mahal, says SC as it slams govt for... 11.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Restore pristine beauty or demolish Taj Mahal, says SC as it slams govt for...
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Montenegro Diplomats to Wear Khadi on their National Day 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In an unique initiative, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) will join the National Day event of Montenegro in India on July 13, 2018 in New Delhi. The event named as ‘Trendy Montenegro with Indian Khadi’ will see diplomats donning the hand-spun, hand-woven natural fibre.
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Dr. Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates 16th Workshop On Greenhouse Gas Inventories in Asia 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Applauding the long-standing effort in creating a network of Asian countries on GHG inventory by Government of Japan, Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that for India, action on climate change is a moral and ethical responsibility and India is working under the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, to achieve its obligations as per Common but Differentiated Responsibilities (CBDR) principles.
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To Fight Pollution, Delhi To Get 1,000 E-Buses 11.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a major move to fight air pollution in Delhi and address commuters'' woes, the state government on Wednesday gave in-principle approval for the hiring of a consultant to run 1,000 electric buses,...
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Study Finds Black Carbon In Delhi Air 5 Times More Than In US, Europe 11.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
If you live in Delhi and commute to work by car, you are up to five times more likely to be exposed to the deadly black carbon than those living in Europe or North America, say researchers.
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SC slams Centre for "lethargy" in protecting Taj Mahal 11.7.2018 Rediff: News
The apex court also expressed anguish over the Uttar Pradesh government failure to come out with a vision document to preserve and protect the Taj Mahal.
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Delhi Government Gives Approval For 1000 E-Buses At Rs 2500 Crore 11.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a major move to fight air pollution in Delhi, the government on Wednesday approved the hiring of a consultant to run 1,000 electric buses at an estimated cost of Rs 2,500 crore in as promised in...
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U.S. Supreme Court nominee has been a foe of emissions rules 10.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Brett Kavanaugh, nominated on Monday to be a Supreme Court justice by U.S. President Donald Trump, is a long-time skeptic of business regulations, especially on rules limiting harmful emissions, although he has called global warming an "urgent" issue.
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Top Court Rebukes Petroleum Ministry Over Laxity, Questions Its Status 9.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Does the Petroleum Ministry consider itself to be 'God' or a 'super government' and think that the "unemployed" judges are at their mercy, an anguished Supreme Court bench observed today.
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Transportation Gridlock in the Northeast Bridges over Troubled Partisan Waters 9.7.2018 American Prospect
screen_shot_2017-07-19_at_4.28.52_pm.png Democrats, Republicans, and independents don’t agree on much in an era when politics is all vinegar and venom. But as the urbanized Northeast Corridor verges on 24/7 gridlock, most people can get over the political divide and agree that getting where they want to go, when they want to get there, is well-nigh impossible. They want to see transportation arteries revitalized, quality public transit options worthy of this century, and serious attention paid to health threats like air pollution and climate change. That’s the upshot of a new Sierra Club survey on transportation modernization in the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic that finds deep, bipartisan impatience with the status quo in 11 states—Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the District of Columbia—plus resounding interest in concrete regional approaches to dealing with aging arteries and derelict public transit ...
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Panasonic appoints Vivek Sharma as new MD for Indian Electricals Business 9.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 9 (ANI): Anchor Electricals Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation on Monday announced appointment of Vivek Sharma as the company's new Managing Director
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