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NGT directs Centre, states to periodically review steps to stop crop burning 17.11.2018 Zee News : India National
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Agriculture and the Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi chief secretaries to periodically review steps taken to stop crop burning incidents.
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More Stubble Burning This Year Compared To Last Year: Green Panel Chief 16.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
More cases of stubble burning in the neighbouring states were recorded this time as compared to last year despite a strict enforcement, Supreme Court-appointed EPCA chairperson Bhure Lal said today as...
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Dutch government appeals order to speed up climate change battle 16.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The Dutch government on Friday said it would ask the country's highest court to overturn a ruling ordering it to speed up reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
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The big news: Cyclone Gaja claims 32 lives in Tamil Nadu, and nine other top stories 16.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: The Sabarimala temple reopened amid tight security, and the SC said the CBI chief will be given a copy of the vigilance panel’s report on him.
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India’s politicians are unlikely to do much to tackle air pollution in election year 16.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
There is much talk about the impact of dirty air on public health, but there won’t be much action on it till it becomes a political issue.
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Delhi pollution: Air quality deteriorates as impact of rainfall wears off 16.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The overall air quality index was recorded at 285 at 4 pm, worse than the reading of 217 at the same time on Thursday.
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More stubble burning this year compared to last year: EPCA chairperson 16.11.2018 Zee News : India National
More cases of stubble burning in the neighboring states were recorded this time as compared to last year
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Delhi's Air Quality Remains In "Poor" Category 16.11.2018 NDTV News - Cities
It was a misty morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 14.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, the weather office said.
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How Ikea's latest innovation could help bring down pollution over north India 16.11.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
Several north Indian cities suffer from high pollution levels which see a spike due to the burning of straw in farms during the autumn months.
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Why Brazil's new president may cause more rainforest destruction, violence 16.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing president-elect of Brazil who campaigned with a pledge to "make Brazil great," has policy priorities critics say will hasten global climate change and increase violent acts against environmental protectors.
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Delhi`s air quality improves, but authorities warn relief temporary 16.11.2018 Zee News : India National
Delhi's air quality improved through the day on Thursday after rainfall washed away pollutants, but authorities warned that the pollution level might increase again from Saturday.
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Farmers in Haryana continue to burn stubble while Delhi`s pollution remain in `poor` category 16.11.2018 Zee News : India National
As the pollution level in the national capital is on the rise, farmers Haryana's Rohtak continues to burn stubble on Wednesday night.
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Delhi's Air Quality Improves As Rainfall Washes Away Pollutants 15.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
For the first time since Diwali, Delhi's air quality was registered in the "poor" category today, an improvement from "very poor" the day before, after rains lashed the city washing away pollutants.
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IKEA to turn pollution-causing rice straws into products in India 15.11.2018 Sify Finance
In a bid to reduce global air pollution, Swedish home furnishing company IKEA on Thursday announced its plan to turn rice straws into a new renewable material source for its products.
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To Curb Pollution, IKEA To Turn Rice Harvesting Residue Into Products 15.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
In a bid to reduce global air pollution, Swedish home furnishing company IKEA today announced its plan to turn rice straws into a new renewable material source for its products.
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Delhi Air Quality Slightly Improves After Rain 15.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The pollution level was brought to 'very poor' category from 'hazardous'.
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Delhi should follow Los Angeles and Beijing to fight air pollution 15.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Here's what the national capital needs to do to ensure the residents stop breathing toxic fumes.
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The Great Gloom of Delhi 15.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Visiting my friend in his affluent locality, I realised that the Delhi weather had become the great equaliser.''Pollution was always in the air, everywhere, and had become the primary subject of all conversations,' notes Ambassador B S Prakash.
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Delhi Asked To Consider Ban On All Vehicles Except CNG To Curb Pollution 15.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi may soon consider a ban on all private vehicles except ones running on CNG in an effort to curb pollution and improve air quality in the national capital. The pollution control authority, in its...
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Superyacht Elite Sink $3 Billion a Year Into Money-Burning Boats 15.11.2018 Financial Chronicle
Bloomberg Frequently exceeding the length of a football field, the vessels are hugely expensive upfront, can cost tens of millions in annual upkeep, come with a crater-size carbon footprint and almost never go up in value. Yet the ultra-wealthy are sinking more and more into these floating palaces. Taken together the 25 most valuable superyachts are worth more than $7.5 billion, according to the valuation service VesselsValue. Customers bought nearly 300 superyachts so far this year through mid-October, up from a total of 249 vessels in 2017. Industry observers have noticed that China’s rising crop of billionaires isn’t prominent among the superyacht-buying ranks. The combined retail value of superyachts sold last year was 2.6 billion euros, a 21 percent increase from 2016, according to the Superyacht Intelligence Agency. That’s a dramatic turnaround for an industry that saw orders plunge as much as 90 percent and prices cut in half following the 2008 financial crisis. Those were dark days in the ...
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