Posts by: Barkha Mathur

Barkha Mathur

Electric Scooters On Call: Delhiites Get Ready To Ride On ‘E-Bike’ Made By Amritsar Based Startup

Electric Scooters On Call: Delhiites Get Ready To Ride On ‘E-Bike’ Made By Amritsar Based Startup
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E-bike, an electric scooter taxi, rental and delivery services providing company has launched electric scooters in Delhi to provide pollution free and noise free services on all three platforms
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Tamil Nadu To Get ‘Green Buses’ Soon, Becomes The First State To Sign ‘Clean Bus Declaration’

Tamil Nadu To Get ‘Green Buses’ Soon, Becomes The First State To Sign ‘Clean Bus Declaration’
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Tamil Nadu state government announces an outlay of Rs. 5,890 crore in the state budget 2019-20 to promote electric buses and cleaner mobility across the state
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Eco-Friendly Art: This Mumbai Based Artist Converts Junk Electronics Into Fascinating Sculptures

Eco-Friendly Art: This Mumbai Based Artist Converts Junk Electronics Into Fascinating Sculptures
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Haribaabu Naatesan, an artist from Mumbai creates art using the electronic waste like old CDs, mobile phones, laptops and parts of microwave and washing machines which might otherwise end up in landfills
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Relief From Air Pollution: As Heavy Rainfall Washes Away Pollutants, Delhiites Get A Lungful Of Fresh Air

Relief From Air Pollution: As Heavy Rainfall Washes Away Pollutants, Delhiites Get A Lungful Of Fresh Air
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The Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded in Delhi-NCR after the heavy hailstorm and rain, was better at most of the places in the region and none of the stations recorded an AQI higher than 200 at 10 am on Friday as opposed to 350 in very poor category that it has been averaging at since January 30
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Airpocalypse III: A Tale Of The Air Quality Of Indian Cities And The Efficacy Of National Clean Air Programme

Airpocalypse III: A Tale Of The Air Quality Of Indian Cities And The Efficacy Of National Clean Air Programme
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The report titled Airpocalypse III published by Greenpeace India surveyed the data from 313 cities across the country and found that as many as 241 cities were violating the air quality standards while the National Clean Air Programme targets only 102 cities thus leaving out a large number of cities with toxic air quality
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Menstruation In India: Delhi Students Hold Period Fest And Pad March To Spread Awareness On Menstrual Hygiene

Menstruation In India: Delhi Students Hold Period Fest And Pad March To Spread Awareness On Menstrual Hygiene
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Over 8,000 students and teachers from 55 schools held a Period Fest and a march in the inner circle area of Connaught Place in Delhi on Tuesday to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene and bust the stigma around it
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Budget 2019: Electric Vehicle Industry Cheers As E-Mobility Makes It To Government's Priority List

Budget 2019: Electric Vehicle Industry Cheers As E-Mobility Makes It To Government's Priority List
The electric vehicle industry is happy about inclusion of electric vehicles as a priority for the government in the coming years, even though specific measures to realise the Vision 2030 was missing from the Budget speech
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A Biogas Startup By An IIT-Bombay Alumnus Aims To Fight Air Pollution And Manage Waste

A Biogas Startup By An IIT-Bombay Alumnus Aims To Fight Air Pollution And Manage Waste
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To help fight air pollution and to manage the waste generated at home, Priyadarshan Sahasrabuddhe created a biogas plant to kill two birds with one stone
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Interim Budget 2019: Electric Vehicle Industry Seeks Cuts In GST, More Customer Incentives, And Stable Policies

Interim Budget 2019: Electric Vehicle Industry Seeks Cuts In GST, More Customer Incentives, And Stable Policies
From the upcoming budget, the electric vehicle industry is expecting major policy announcements to encourage faster adoption of electric mobility for accomplishing India's vision of 30 per cent of vehicles on road to become electric by 2030
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Life Expectancy Of Indians Can Go Up By Over A Year If Air Quality Improves By 25 Per Cent, Finds A Study

Life Expectancy Of Indians Can Go Up By Over A Year If Air Quality Improves By 25 Per Cent, Finds A Study
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As a reminder of the impact air quality has on the health of people, a new report of Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) states that if the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) is implemented successfully it will be able to improve life expectancy in the county
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People of Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad Turn Barren Land Green Through Tree Plantation Drive And Determination

People of Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad Turn Barren Land Green Through Tree Plantation Drive And Determination
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Firozabad, a district of Uttar Pradesh lying in the Taj Trapezium Zone has been a district with a minuscule forest cover until the people decided to come together and bring about a change
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36 East Coast Railway Trains Bring Menstrual Hygiene On Board, Install 91 Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines

36 East Coast Railway Trains Bring Menstrual Hygiene On Board, Install 91 Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines
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To promote menstrual hygiene on trains, East Coast Railway has installed automatic sanitary napkin vending machines in 36 of the important trains under its jurisdiction originating from Puri, Bhubaneswar, and Visakhapatnam
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Kumbh 2019: This Is How Ganga Is Being Kept Clean During The Kumbh Mela

Kumbh 2019: This Is How Ganga Is Being Kept Clean During The Kumbh Mela
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To ensure clean Ganga water for the devotees visiting the Kumbh from various parts of the world, the Ganga Pollution Control Unit, the Jal Board and the State Mission for Clean Ganga of Uttar Pradesh have taken up various measures to treat the wastewater emptying into the river
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‘Delhi Has Become A Gas Chamber,’ Says The Supreme Court Justice Who Has Decided To Relocate After Retirement

‘Delhi Has Become A Gas Chamber,’ Says The Supreme Court Justice Who Has Decided To Relocate After Retirement
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#SwachhIndia | Supreme Court Judge, Justice Arun Mishra raised concerns over the high level of #AirPolltution in Delhi and said he has decided not to stay in the capital after his retirement and asked the Delhi Government to take up long term measures to curb pollution
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