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Regularising And Restricting Sales And Usage Of Firecrackers, What India Can Learn From These Countries

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Diwali Special Features
Firecracker restrictions in several countries is something India can learn from, as regularisations help maintain a balance between environmental concerns and the livelihoods of those working in firecracker industries
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Swachh Air, Swachh India: Here’s How India Is Gearing Up To Celebrate Green Diwali

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Here’s a lowdown on how Indian cities are gearing up to celebrate Diwali in a green way
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#Right2Breathe: No Crackers This Diwali, Say Virat Kohli, Arjun Kapoor

#Right2Breathe: No Crackers This Diwali, Say Virat Kohli, Arjun Kapoor
Air Pollution Diwali Special News
Air Pollution is the 5th largest killer in India, in a bid to motivate people to go green this Diwali, various celebrities have come forward and urged their fans to celebrate the festival of light without crackers
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Coimbatore’s Civic Body Appeals For A Green Diwali, Will Award Those Who Adhere

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Diwali Special News Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore is aiming for an eco-friendly Diwali and will reward citizens who go cracker free this festive season
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Diwali Without Crackers: How Different Chemicals And Metals In Firecrackers Can Affect Your Health

Air Pollution Diwali Special
Firecrackers when burnt not only have detrimental effect on air quality but also pose serious health risks, due to the toxic metals and chemicals used in making these crackers
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India’s Firecracker Making Hub Sivakasi Sees 15% Drop In Business After SC Order To Ban Firecracker Sales In Delhi-NCR

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Diwali Special Features
Tamil Nadu’s Sivakasi accounts for 90 per cent of the country’s fireworks, but the daily lives of its workers cum residents is signified by environmental and health hazards
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Delhi’s Air Quality Enters ‘Red Zone’, Triggers Ban On Diesel Generators

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Under the Graded Response Action Plan, the Environment Pollution Control Authority has the powers to order municipal bodies to charge four times standard parking tariff to discourage car owners from using their vehicles and introduce Odd Even number formula to limit the number of motor vehicles on the roads
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For Swachh Air, Pledge To Go Toxic Free This Diwali

Air Pollution Diwali Special
Go toxic free, here's a lowdown on what can be done by individuals to ensure that this Diwali is better
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Anil Kapoor Dons The Hat Of Swachh Messiah, Spreads Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Message In His Childhood Locality Of Mumbai

Anil Kapoor Dons The Hat Of Swachh Messiah, Spreads Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Message In His Childhood Locality Of Mumbai
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Anil Kapoor goes back to his roots in Chembur to spread the message of Swachh India
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Celebrate A ‘Clean And Green’ Diwali With 5 Simple Steps

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Air Pollution Diwali Special
This Diwali go green, and make a conscious decision to opt for eco-friendly celebrations
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Signature Campaign Marks The Beginning Of Ludhiana’s Preparation For Swachh Survekshan 2018

Ludhiana gears up for Swachh Survekshan 2018
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Ludhiana begins preparation for Swachh Survekshan 2018 by encouraging greater citizen participation in cleanliness activities across the city
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Swachh Hawa, Swachh Bharat: Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan Asks Scientists To Develop Zero-Pollution Firecrackers This Diwali

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Air Pollution Delhi Diwali Special
Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan appealed citizens to take into consideration the adverse effects on health and environment due to a spike in air pollution during the festival of Diwali
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