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50000 workers face serious health risks in illegal e-waste processing units in Delhi 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study identified 15 e-waste processing hotspots in Delhi, housing 5000 units that operate without any safeguards for its employees, who are exposed to chemical or metallic dusts, vapour and acidic effluents.
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Delhi: Haze keeps air quality ‘very poor’, odd-even plan to be relaxed for two days 11.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
At 10 am, the 24-hour-average air quality index in the city was 331, a tad higher compared to 321 on Sunday evening, according to the pollution board.
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Rampant mining is forcing Chhattisgarh’s elephants into human land. Can a new forest reserve help? 10.11.2019 Scroll.in
The new 1,995 sq km Lemru reserve may return space to the animals, but it will not solve the ecologically disruptive mining the region faces.
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BHEL Bhopal’s Hydro Division successfully tests valve for hydro project 9.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, BHEL Bhopal’s Hydro Division has successfully Hydro tested the first uniquely designed 170 tonne, 5.2 metre diameter Butterfly Valve for (4X111 Megawatt) Vishnugad Pipalkoti Hydroelectric project of THDC India Ltd., a joint venture of the Govt. of India & Govt. of UP. The test was carried out in presence of officials from THDC India […]
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to take over nearly all city lakes | Doctors call off strike | BMTC to relaunch Bus Day 9.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP, which has rejuvenated many lakes over the years, will now take over all city lakes except three. Meanwhile BDA has started rejuvenating Varthur lake. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Explainer: Why does the same part of Delhi show different Air Quality readings at the same time? 9.11.2019 Scroll.in
A location can have an AQI of 490 or 700 at the same time.
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Babur in India: An emperor who loved the monsoon breeze but wasn’t impressed by the melons or grapes 9.11.2019 Scroll.in
It could be argued that India’s dislike of Babur is merely a reflection of Babur’s dislike of India.
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Green tribunal says advancing paddy transplantation in Punjab will improve air quality 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
Crop burning is considered one of the main reasons for the rising level of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region and other northern states at this time of year.
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Pollution red alert: Chennai’s Delhi moment is almost here 8.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Are you aware that on the afternoon of Nov 7th, the Air Quality Index (AQI) level in Velachery stood at 271, only marginally better than Delhi's (282) at the same time? Both data from monitors and snapshots from different areas in the city show why we need urgent action on air pollution.
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Stir hits water supply in Jorhat 8.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Stir hits water supply in Jorhat
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Delhi government’s claim that air pollution levels reduced by 25% is false, says Greenpeace India 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
The AAP government said it was not concerned about the analysis, and dismissed the report.
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Air pollution levels shoot up in Kolkata and parts of South India, experts link it to smog in north 7.11.2019 Scroll.in
The air quality in cities such as Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata ranged between poor and very poor categories on Thursday afternoon.
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Waste woes in Paradise: Srinagar’s struggle to clear garbage from streets during lockdown 7.11.2019 Citizen Matters
In the days following abrogation of Article 370, Srinagar became a stinking mess, as municipal staff were unable to report to work and mounds of garbage accumulated on streets. While proactive officers and safai karamcharis have managed to tide over the crisis in the face of odds, waste management in the city needs serious fixes for the long term.
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Community fishing at Samoka River in Kokrajhar 7.11.2019 Assam Times
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Air pollution: Modi asks Agriculture Ministry to give machines to farmers to stop stubble burning 7.11.2019 Scroll.in
This is the first time the prime minister has directly intervened in the matter.
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What is making rainwater in Guwahati toxic? 6.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study suggests that a cocktail of natural and man-made pollutants wafting in the air is tinkering with the rainwater quality in Guwahati.
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Bharalu sluice gate closed for Pushkar festival 6.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bharalu sluice gate closed for Pushkar festival
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The pollution question: What will it take for farmers in Punjab and Haryana to stop burning stubble? 6.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In ‘Air: Why India Must Solve Pollution and Climate Change Together’, Dean Spears examines why crop-burning does not stop.
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Calicut University UG/PG results declared; check here for direct link 5.11.2019 Scroll.in
MSc Aquaculture and Fishery Microbiology, BTHM/BHA UG Supply, MA Music, BA/BSc, and MA Tamil results for a few semesters were declared.
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Crop diversification, short-duration paddy to help curb stubble burning: NRAA 5.11.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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