Posts by: Barkha Mathur

Barkha Mathur

World Health Day 2019: Air Pollution Is Taking Heavy Toll On People’s Health In India, Say Doctors

World Health Day 2019: Air Pollution Is Taking Heavy Toll On People’s Health In India, Say Doctors
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With a rise in the number of patients suffering directly and indirectly from air pollution-related diseases in the last few years, doctors suggest that it is the high time the government and the people come together to end the woes of deteriorating air quality
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Menstrual Hygiene in India: Ditch The Plastic And Go For Eco-Friendly Sanitary Products, Say Experts

Menstrual Hygiene in India: Ditch The Plastic And Go For Eco-Friendly Sanitary Products, Say Experts
As menstrual hygiene is slowly gaining a place in the mainstream discourse and the stigma around it breaking, here is what experts suggest on having healthy and eco-friendly periods
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Renewable Energy: Solar Power To Light Up 13 Schools And A University In Rural Punjab

Renewable Energy: Solar Power To Light Up 13 Schools And A University In Rural Punjab
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As the government aims to increase the use of renewable energy in order to reduce carbon emissions and curb pollution, 14 academic institutions in Punjab install solar panels to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels for its daily power demands
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India’s Push To Go Electric: How Is The Country Pushing For E-Mobility

India’s Push To Go Electric: How Is The Country Pushing For E-Mobility
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India has set an ambitious target of deploying 30 per cent of total vehicles as electric vehicles by 2030 which is only 11 years from now but where are we today in term of the deployment of electric vehicles and are we headed in the right direction?
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Buying Guide: Things You Must Know About Electric Vehicles

Buying Guide: Things You Must Know About Electric Vehicles
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As the government pushes for faster adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) through policies, the future of mobility, according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari would be electric but for a country where pollution is a major crisis to tackle, EVs which emit no pollution still have less than one per cent market share of total automobile sector. Here is a lowdown on things you need to know if you plan to switch to EVs and do your bit to combat pollution
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India’s Push To Go Electric: Meet Five Start-Ups Who Are Riding The Electric Vehicle Wave

India’s Push To Go Electric: Meet Five Start-Ups Who Are Riding The Electric Vehicle Wave
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Electric vehicles are a clean alternative to traditional vehicles and as the government pushes for a transition toward electric mobility, here are five domestic start-ups that are hoping to make a difference
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India’s Push To Go Electric: Five Places Where Non-Polluting Electric Vehicles Have Been Deployed

India’s Push To Go Electric: Five Places Where Non-Polluting Electric Vehicles Have Been Deployed
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While the government of India has been trying to push for faster adoption of electric vehicles among people to combat pollution and decrease the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels, here are five places which have already gone electric
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India's Push To Go Electric: Status Of Charging Infrastructure For Electric Vehicles In India

India's Push To Go Electric: Status Of Charging Infrastructure For Electric Vehicles In India
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According to the experts and the industry players, charging infrastructure is the most crucial enabler in the transition to electric mobility, but even though the government is pushing for electric vehicles, there is a long way to go before India develops a robust charging infrastructure
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With A New Electric Vehicle Charging Station, This Mall In Delhi Aims To Boost E-Mobility Among Its Visitors

With A New Electric Vehicle Charging Station, This Mall In Delhi Aims To Boost E-Mobility Among Its Visitors
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To combat vehicular pollution and to curb India’s dependency on imported fuel, the government has been pushing for adoption of electric vehicles in the country since past few years which has prompted a shopping mall in the capital to install EV charging station in its parking area for the public
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Buying Guide: 6 Electric Vehicles Terms You Must Know

Buying Guide: 6 Electric Vehicles Terms You Must Know
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As the government of India has been pushing for electric vehicles to reduce vehicular pollution, here are the key terms that you need to be aware of if you plan to go the electric way
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Electric Vehicles: Public Transport Permit Mandatory For Commercial EVs To Avail Incentives Under FAME II

Electric Vehicles: Public Transport Permit Mandatory For Commercial EVs To Avail Incentives Under FAME II
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The Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles scheme in its second phase aims to incentivise two wheelers and only those commercially used electric three and four-wheelers which have a government approved transport permit
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Push For Electric Vehicles: 131 EV Charging Stations To Be Installed In Delhi Within The Next Three Months

Push For Electric Vehicles: 131 EV Charging Stations To Be Installed In Delhi Within The Next Three Months
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In order to curb vehicular pollution, the government of India has started pushing for electric vehicles in the country; taking the initiative further, National Capital of India - Delhi is set to get 131 public charging stations throughout the city in a span of six months
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#Pedalforchange: 19 Cyclists From Pune Travel For 1500 Km To Raise Awareness About Risks Of Vehicular Emissions

#Pedalforchange: 19 Cyclists From Pune Travel For 1500 Km To Raise Awareness About Risks Of Vehicular Emissions
Smog-covered cities is quite a familiar sight in India which is home to 15 most polluted cities in the world with vehicular emissions being the major cause of pollution. To bring a change in the current situation, 19 cyclists from Pune travelled for 1500 km to raise awareness
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World Water Day 2019: What Pollutes The Mighty Ganga, Experts Speak

World Water Day 2019: What Pollutes The Mighty Ganga, Experts Speak
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The Ganga River, which sustains millions of people in India is being continuously exploited and exposed to hazardous waste, and the government programmes for rejuvenating the river seem to lose sight of the real problem
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