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Rising pollution in Guwahati: time for collective action 22.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Rising pollution in Guwahati: time for collective action
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Dust Storms Worsen India's Air As Part Of Deadly 'New Normal' 19.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Deadly dust storms sweeping over the densely-populated north Indian plains are part of a "new normal" of disruptive weather events worsening the country's already-lethal air pollution and causing...
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Monsoon is both a pollution pump and a cleanser, says study 18.6.2018 Sify Finance
Like Janus, the Greek god, the Indian monsoon has two faces, according to a report by researchers from Germany in the journal "Science".
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Bengaluru Techie Rides Horse To Work On Last Day To Protest Traffic 15.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Most people try to make their last day of work memorable, but this Bengaluru techie has managed to make his last working day go viral. Social media is flooded with pictures of a software engineer...
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High Court Hears Urgent Plea On "Emergency" Pollution Situation In Delhi 15.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Delhi High Court today gave an urgent hearing to plea on the "emergency-like air pollution situation" in the national capital and areas surrounding it and sought the response of the Delhi...
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‘Herbal’ solution for air pollution? 15.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
With his parents assisting him, a school student develops a mask with vetiveru
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Delhi Air Quality Still "Severe", No Construction Till Sunday: 10 Points 15.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
As Delhi remains wrapped in a thick blanket of haze and dust for the fourth consecutive day, several areas in the national capital are struggling with "hazardous" air quality. People have been advised...
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Haryana pollution body comes out with 5-point action plan 15.6.2018 Hindu: News
Directs stopping of construction activities for next 48 hours
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Decongesting our cities 15.6.2018 Hindu: Health
It’s time to modify regulation to accommodate app-based public transport services
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Haryana Bans Construction Activities In NCR Districts For 2 Days 14.6.2018 NDTV News - India-news
In view of severe dust pollution, the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) today issued advisory that no construction activities could be carried out for the next two days in districts...
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China's clean skies battle expands, clouding economic outlook 14.6.2018 Reuters: World News
XUZHOU, China (Reuters) - The frontlines of China's war on pollution are moving beyond smog-prone Beijing and surrounding cities, driven by an effort to improve air and water quality across the country.
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Inhaling dust, can`t breathe: Delhi residents cry out for help under polluted sky 14.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Breathing poison and typing venomous tweets on air pollution are the only choices for Delhi-ites currently.
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China to ban new steel, coke and aluminium capacity in some areas 13.6.2018 Reuters: World News
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will ban new capacity for steel, coke and primary aluminium production in some key areas, including the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and Yangtze River Delta regions, the State Council said on Wednesday, the latest effort to improve air ...
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Delhi breathes poison again as pollution rises to hazardous levels 13.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Pollution levels across Delhi have spiked to extremely dangerous levels with children, elderly and those with breathing ailments being advised to remain indoors.
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AMC misses deadline for BRTS subsidy 12.6.2018 DNA: Top News
The AMC has missed a deadline to claim subsidy from the central government on purchase of electric buses. The civic body had announced that it would buy electric buses for the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) to reduce air pollution in the city. The AMC-run Ahmedabad Janmarg Limited (AJL), which looks after the functioning of BRTS, even issued a letter of intent to buy 50 electric buses. The central government provides a subsidy of Rs 1 crore on each electric bus which costs Rs 1.44 crore. However, the civic body didn’t issue a tender within the stipulated time limit and hence, won’t get the subsidy, alleged leader of opposition Dinesh Sharma. Sharma learnt about the development during a meeting of AJL board members held on Monday. Article ...
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This word-class expressway is a recipe for potential disaster 11.6.2018 Rediff: Business
The reason for the EPE's relatively low volume of traffic may lie in the lack of adequate safety measures, especially after sundown. Barring intermittent patches, the highway has no street lights.
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Delhi High Court puts an indefinite hurdle to govt’s plan to procure 2,000 buses 11.6.2018 DNA: India
The Delhi government's plan to add 2,000 new buses to its crippled stage carrier fleet in the national Capital is set to be delayed indefinitely, said government sources. The matter which has been held up because of a petition in the Delhi High Court now requires the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to prepare a timeline regarding by when it can make its entire fleet of buses low-floor. "The plan to procure buses has been stuck indefinitely, as the transport department, will have to buy time to prepare the timeline. It is also not possible to do the same any time soon because of a number of factors including bidders and maintenance costs," said sources. The delay will not only add to the pressure on the crumbling public transport infrastructure but will also spoil the plans of reducing private vehicles on road to reduce air pollution levels in the city. "The issue is being discussed with the Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot," said a senior Delhi government official. The plan to procure buses was ...
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CSE report shows rise in ozone pollution 8.6.2018 Hindu: News
Data collected from Feb to May 2018
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Heat, dust and floods: What’s up with Bengaluru? 7.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Loss of green cover in Bengaluru is a visible one. Has it impacted the lives in the city? If yes, how? What do experts say? First part of the series on vegetation in Bengaluru. »
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In polluted India, engineers find novel way to fight diesel exhaust 6.6.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has some of the worst air pollution in the world and smog levels often spike during its sweltering summers, when smoke-belching diesel generators are used to offset power shortages, as air-conditioners and fans stoke ...
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