Posts by: Aishwarya Upadhyay

Aishwarya Upadhyay

Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?

Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?
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As India ambitiously aims to eliminate the usage of single-use plastics by 2022, expert Swati Singh Sambyal from the Centre For Science and Environment weighs in her opinion on the present state, one year since the commitment was made on Environment Day 2018
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Canada To Ban Single-Use Plastics By 2021, Here Are Some Other Countries Taking Action Against Plastic Waste

Canada To Ban Single-Use Plastics By 2021, Here Are Some Other Countries Taking Action Against Plastic Waste
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a ban on all types of single-use plastics to be implemented ‘as early as 2021’; here are some other countries around the world who are leading the fight against single-use plastic
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#BeatAirPollution: Stark Facts About Air Pollution Crisis You Need To Know

#BeatAirPollution: Stark Facts About Air Pollution Crisis You Need To Know
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With #BeatAirPollution being the theme for this year’s World Environment Day, here are some important facts about air pollution that will stun you
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#BeatAirPollution: World’s Most Polluted Capital City, Delhi To Get Over 23 Lakh New Trees This Year

#BeatAirPollution: World’s Most Polluted Capital City, Delhi To Get Over 23 Lakh New Trees This Year
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As the World Environment Day with the theme of #BeatAirPollution approaches on June 5, Delhi Environment Minister Imaran Hussain has set the target of planting over 23 lakh trees in the year 2019-20
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To Eradicate Open Defecation, Uttar Pradesh’s Rural Gonda To Construct Over 26,000 Household Toilets Within A Month

To Eradicate Open Defecation, Uttar Pradesh’s Rural Gonda To Construct Over 26,000 Household Toilets Within A Month
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Authorities of Gonda District have taken up the mammoth task of constructing over 26,000 household toilets in the rural parts of the district
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Menstrual Hygiene Day Facts: Only 36 Percent Of The Women In India Use Sanitary Pads During Periods

Menstrual Hygiene Day Facts: Only 36 Percent Of The Women In India Use Sanitary Pads During Periods
May 28 is observed as Menstrual Hygiene Day globally, here are a look at some grim realities women have to deal with every month
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National Commission For Women Writes To Delhi Government Over Water Scarcity In The South Delhi Area

National Commission For Women Writes To Delhi Government Over Water Scarcity In The South Delhi Area
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The National Commission for Women asserts that the access to safe drinking water is an integral part of every human being’s right to live with dignity, especially women as they have specific hygiene needs during menstruation and pregnancy
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No Respite For Delhiites As The Air Quality Settles In Severe Category, With Dust Storm To Continue Through The Week

No Respite For Delhiites As The Air Quality Settles In Severe Category, With Dust Storm To Continue Through The Week
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Owing to the dust storm being faced by Northwest India, the air quality of the national capital shows no signs of improvement as it remained in the severe category on Monday
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Meet The 29-Year-Old Social Worker Who Manufactures Eco-Friendly Sanitary Napkin Incinerator

Meet The 29-Year-Old Social Worker Who Manufactures Eco-Friendly Sanitary Napkin Incinerator
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“At the end of the day, I just want to do my bit for the environment and society”, says Nisha Nazre, explaining about her inspiration behind coming up with a zero-pollution incinerator
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National Capital’s Air Quality Set To Deteriorate From ‘Very Poor’ To ‘Severe’ Courtesy Of Dust Storm, Says SAFAR

National Capital’s Air Quality Set To Deteriorate From ‘Very Poor’ To ‘Severe’ Courtesy Of Dust Storm, Says SAFAR
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The Air Quality Index of New Delhi is set to deteriorate in the coming days, expected to nosedive in the ‘severe’ category
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Women In Gujarat’s Villages Walk For Kilometres To Access Drinking Water As The State Observes Major Water Crisis

Women In Gujarat’s Villages Walk For Kilometres To Access Drinking Water As The State Observes Major Water Crisis
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Gujarat is facing a major water crisis as the state government declares drought in 51 talukas in 16 districts in December, 2018
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Now Electric Vehicles To Stand Out With Green Number Plates As The Central Government Makes It A Mandate

Now Electric Vehicles To Stand Out With Green Number Plates As The Central Government Makes It A Mandate
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The mandate of the green license plate, according to the government, is necessary to distinguish the battery operated vehicles so that they could redeem special perks proposed specifically for the EVs
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Take Cue India! London Marathon Runners Quench Their Thrist With Edible Water Pods To Reduce Plastic Waste

Take Cue India! London Marathon Runners Quench Their Thrist With Edible Water Pods To Reduce Plastic Waste
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In a bid to reduce plastic waste, organisers of the annual London Marathon distributed water and energy drink in edible pods to about 41,000 runners
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“Let Our Mother Earth Flourish,” Says Anushka Sharma Among Other Celebrities To Mark The World Earth Day 2019

“Let Our Mother Earth Flourish,” Says Anushka Sharma Among Other Celebrities To Mark The World Earth Day 2019
The celebrities including UN Environment's Goodwill Ambassador Dia Mirza and Arjun Kapoor took to social media to create awareness about World Earth Day 2019
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