User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Hazardous Waste
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Flow of raw sewage into Ganga will be stopped by 2022-Shekhawat 28.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat today asserted that flow of raw sewage into the river Ganga will be completely stopped by 2022 and the government is working on a Mission Mode to achieve this target.
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Ganga River Water Unfit For Drinking, Bathing: Pollution Control Board 30.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said.
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How to turn waste to wealth: Let’s Recycle 27.5.2019 BusinessLine - Specials
Nepra builds a supply chain that connects waste generators/collectors to recyclers
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India sets the tone at COP meetings of Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions held in Geneva. 16.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The joint meetings of three conventions on chemicals and waste that is the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal  (COP 14) was held along with the ninth meeting of the COP to Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade and the ninth meeting of the COP to Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
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India bans all imports of solid plastic waste 7.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A loophole in a similar existing law had led to a four-fold increase in such imports within a year, an environmental organisation claimed in January.
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India bans imports of solid plastic waste 7.3.2019 Sify Finance
The Indian government has banned import of solid plastic waste into the country including in Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and by Export Oriented Units (EOU), an official statement said on Wednesday.
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Centre Bans Imports Of Solid Plastic Waste 7.3.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The government has banned import of solid plastic waste into the country including in Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and by Export Oriented Units (EOU), an official statement said on Wednesday.
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60 Per Cent Of Sewage In Urban India Goes Untreated: Green Court 6.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
More than 60 per cent of sewage generated by urban India is untreated and enters water bodies like rivers, resulting in pollution and making it unfit for human consumption, the National Green Tribunal...
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Kumbh Mela: UP Police to keep eye on River Ganga, its tributaries to check industrial waste disposal in water 9.1.2019 Zee News : States
Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday directed their department officials to keep an eye on River Ganga and its tributaries during Kumbh Mela so that no industrial waste is disposed of in the water. Actions will be taken if such activities come to notice, police added.
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IIT Roorkee Professor Wins Young Scientist Award For Sustainable Development 22.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
IIT Roorkee Professor Vimal Chandra Srivastava has won the NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award in 'Environmentally Sound Sustainable Development' category.
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Kovind markets Indian opportunities to Australian investors, companies 22.11.2018 Sify Finance
President Ram Nath Kovind, while stressing the need for strengthening the economic ties between India and Australia, on Thursday said that Indian market offered the
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Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the Australian Financial Review India Business Summit 22.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
I am happy to be here to speak at the Australian Financial Review India Business Summit. I thank the organisers for the invitation to address Australia’s leading businesspersons and thought leaders.
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EPCA extends ban on construction activities, industries and entry of heavy vehicles till Nov 12 10.11.2018 Zee News : India National
The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) on Saturday wrote to Delhi Chief Secretary urging to extend the ban on industries using coal and biomass in the national capital due to high pollution levels.
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No time to breathe clean? Environment ministers of 4 states skip key meeting 2.11.2018 Zee News : India National
Steps taken by states to control stubble burning "are far from satisfactory", Union minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday as environment ministers of four states around Delhi, including Haryana and Punjab, where the practice is rampant, skipped a crucial meet to discuss measures to stop air pollution levels from deteriorating further.
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The food on your plate: Is it safe? Is it organic? 11.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While organic fruits, vegetables and staples are much sought-after especially in metro cities like Bengaluru, consumers are often not able to verify the quality of the produce. What makes it ‘organic’ and how can we check?
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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modihas approved Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation. The Memorandum of Cooperation will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits, taking into account the applicable laws and legal provisions in each country.
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Abundant Opportunities for Australian Superfunds to Invest In India : Suresh Prabhu 18.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A five member delegation of Australian Superfunds called on Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu here today. During the meeting, the Minister   highlighted  the potential of Indian growth story and  assured them of stability and certainty of business in long term.
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How an artist in Pune is trying to save the city’s dying ‘Muthai’ 6.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Pune-based artist Madhavi Kolte has always used her art for the cause of the environment and to raise people's awareness about it. Her recent association with citizens' collective Jeevitnadi has now made her stand up for the highly polluted Mutha river in the city.
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IIT Madras Carbon Zero Challenge Attracts Participants From Students, Startups 11.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
More than 850 registrations from students, start-ups and entrepreneurs besides educational institutions have been received so far for CZeroC 2019, a Green Business Idea Contest.
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Prabhu invites Australian Superfunds to invest in India 27.6.2018 Sify Finance
Addressing representatives of about 25 Australian Superfunds, who have huge investible assets, Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday invited them to invest in India.
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