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Last updated: Aug 13 2018 18:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Blue stickers on petrol and CNG cars, orange for diesel vehicles in Delhi NCR soon 13.8.2018 Zee News : States
The Environment Pollution Control Authority had in July this year told the Supreme Court that having colour-coded stickers to identify polluting automobiles would help in tackling air pollution.
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Many Delhi Schools To Start At 10 AM Tomorrow Due To I-Day Rehearsals 12.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Many schools in the city, which are likely to be affected by police arrangements due to the full dress rehearsal of Independence Day celebrations tomorrow, will start at 10 am to avoid any...
Weekend In 10 European Cities Like Smoking 4 Cigarettes Per Day: Study 10.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Spending a weekend in Europe's 10 most popular cities during summer could have the same health impact as smoking one to four cigarettes per day, according to a study.
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11-member panel to curb air pollution: Gujarat government 10.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The state government on Thursday set up an 11-member committee to find out what's causing air pollution in the city and suggest ways to control it. The committee would also conduct a study on the Pirana dumpsite. The committee will be headed by the Additional Chief Secretary of Forest & Environment Department and will comprise ACS of Energy and Petrochemicals Department, and Principal Secretary of Urban Development Department, an official communication stated. "Ahmedabad's Municipal Commissioner and the state's Road Transport Commissioner would also be a part of the high-level committee," the state government said. Urban transport expert Prof Shivanand Swamy, LD Engineering College's Prof GH Ban, Forest & Environment Department's Director, LD Engineering College's retired professor JN Joshi, and Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre's member secretary Dr Bharat Jain are the other members of the committee. Gujarat Pollution Control Board's member secretary would be the committee's convener. The committee's ...
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From Delhi air to Bengaluru lakes, will environment finally be an election issue in 2019? 7.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Environment has been a part of manifestos of the major national parties over the last few years. But will the growing pressure from young voters and the urban middle class finally force them to go beyond lip service to issues like pollution, tree cutting and waste?
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Air Pollution May Alter Heart Structure: 5 Heart-Friendly Foods 6.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The researchers claimed that people exposed to even low levels of air pollution can have changes in the structure of the heart, similar to those seen in the early stages of heart failure.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Of air pollution, white-topped roads and illegal hoardings 4.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Did you read about the removal of illegal hoardings and resumption of white topping of roads? Here is our weekly round up, if you missed that and other key news from around the city!
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Dynamic toll system for road use may reduce traffic jam 3.8.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
A toll system in which drivers would have to pay a fair, dynamic fee for the use of roads may help avoid traffic jams and protect the environment, scientists say.
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Once rainwater dries up, dust takes over to suffocate people 2.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Once rainwater dries up, dust takes over to suffocate people
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Beware! Air Pollution Can Up Lung Cancer Risk In Young People 1.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
According to a new study, 50% cancer patients are non-smokers. These people become the victims of lung cancer because of exposure to air pollution. Read full report here.
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Sale of BS-VI non-compliant vehicles should stop from 2020, Centre tells SC 24.7.2018 Sify Finance
In major step to curb vehicular pollution, the Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that sale and manufacture of BS-VI non-compliant vehicles in India should not be allowed from April 1, 2020.
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Stop Sale Of Non-BS VI Vehicles From April 2020, Says Centre 24.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The sale and manufacture of BS VI non-compliant vehicles in India should not be allowed from April 1, 2020, as it would lessen environmental benefits to be accrued from using cleaner BS VI fuel, the...
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Sale Of BS-VI Non-Compliant Vehicles Should Be Stopped In 2020: Centre 23.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The sale and manufacture of BS-VI non-compliant vehicles in India should not be allowed from April 1, 2020 as it would lessen environmental benefits to be accrued from using cleaner BS-VI fuel, the...
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Bikes out, trees in: Hanoi tackles air pollution woes 23.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Famed for ancient pagodas, colonial architecture and delicious pho noodle soup, Vietnam's capital of Hanoi has another, albeit dubious, distinction: air pollution.
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National Clear Air Programme 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“The National Clean Air Programme is a part of larger Central Sector “Pollution Abatement” Scheme. The draft Memorandum for Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) or the Scheme has been circulated to concerned Ministries including Ministry of Finance seeking comments.
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Action on 'war footing' for conserving Taj Mahal: Government 17.7.2018 Sify Finance
After being rapped by the Supreme Court over the condition of the Taj Mahal, the government on Monday said that it will take action on "war footing" to deal with air and water pollution in and around the world-famous 17th-century Mughal monument.
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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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Students must visit rural areas to know people’s problems: Vice President 14.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked educational institutions to encourage students to visit rural areas to have a firsthand understanding of the problems faced by people living in villages and said that understanding the rural India will enable them to come out with innovative solutions to the problems faced by people.
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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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