Posts by: Barkha Mathur

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Chandigarh Authorities Are On A Mission To Tackle Air Pollution Menace Through A Joint Action Plan

Chandigarh Authorities Are On A Mission To Tackle Air Pollution Menace Through A Joint Action Plan
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All the stakeholders of Chandigarh have joined hands to fight air pollution majorly caused by vehicles, industries, garbage burning, and dust by formulating an action plan which will be monitored regularly by the Air Quality Monitoring Committee (AQMC) formed by Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee (CPCC)
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Demonstrating The Impact Of Air Pollution On Health, Lungs Installed In Lucknow Turn Jet-Black In Five Days

Demonstrating The Impact Of Air Pollution On Health, Lungs Installed In Lucknow Turn Jet-Black In Five Days
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Artificial lungs installed in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow as part of an awareness campaign by Climate Agenda and Doctors For Clean Air, changed colour within 24 hours due to high levels of air pollution in the city while the same experiment in Delhi saw the lungs change colour in three days
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Meet 58-Year-Old Man From Manipur Who Is Using Plastic Waste To Make Brooms

Meet 58-Year-Old Man From Manipur Who Is Using Plastic Waste To Make Brooms
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A 58-year-old innovator from Manipur has found a way of re-using the disposed of plastic water bottles to combat the problem of plastic pollution in the state while also generating income for the people of his village
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Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1

Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1
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To gift a plastic-free state to the future generations, Puducherry government has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products including non-biodegradable carry bags in the union territory from March 1, said Chief Minister V Narayanasamy
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Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Sand Art On National Youth Day Inspires Youth To Aim For Green Environment

Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Sand Art On National Youth Day Inspires Youth To Aim For Green Environment
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On the occasion of Swami Vivekananda's 156th birth anniversary which is also celebrated as National Youth Day, Padma Shri Awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik created sand art at Puri beach in Odisha on the theme of 'Green environment' to inspire the youth
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Air Pollution: Delhi's Air Quality Deteriorates To 'Very Poor' Again; Weekend Rain May Bring Relief

Air Pollution: Delhi's Air Quality Deteriorates To 'Very Poor' Again; Weekend Rain May Bring Relief
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Air pollution level in Delhi has increased again after a little relief of two days as Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) records an air quality of 'very poor' category while the authorities predict rainfall on weekends which may improve the air quality
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Swachh Kumbh: Uttar Pradesh Government Aims To Set An Example Of Cleanliness At Kumbh Mela

Swachh Kumbh: Uttar Pradesh Government Aims To Set An Example Of Cleanliness At Kumbh Mela
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Special emphasis is being laid on cleanliness and hygiene by building toilets, placing dustbins and managing the drainage system as Prayagraj(Allahabad) gears up to receive millions of pilgrimage during the Kumbh Mela which will be held from January 15 to March 4 on the bank of Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati confluence called ‘the Sangam’
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Residents Of Surat Join Hands To Make Their City Clean, Green And Beautiful

Swachh Bharat Mission: Residents Of Surat Join Hands To Make Their City Clean, Green And Beautiful
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In a bid to clean and beautify Surat, people of the city have taken up a number of ‘swachh’ related activities like clean-up drives in various parts of the city, along with conducting awareness generation programmes on littering, plastic pollution and sanitation
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Despite Efforts By The Government, December 2018 Saw The Worst Air Pollution In Last 5 Years, Says IIT-Kanpur

Despite Efforts By The Government, December 2018 Saw The Worst Air Pollution In Last 5 Years, Says IIT-Kanpur
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According to IIT Kanpur, due to wide-level burning of wood and biomass for heating purposes during winter nights and due to high vehicular emissions, cities like Delhi, Muzaffarpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, and Mumbai have suffered the worst levels of pollution during December 2018
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Indian Railways Planted Nearly One Crore Trees In 2018, Plans To Set Up 1000 MW Solar Power By 2020

Indian Railways Planted Nearly One Crore Trees In 2018, Plans To Set Up 1000 MW Solar Power By 2020
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From installing rooftop solar panels to windmill energy plants, Indian Railways is exploring ways to go green and reduce its carbon footprints
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Increase In Vehicular Traffic, Firecrackers On New Year’s Eve Will Worsen Delhi’s Air Pollution, Warns CPCB

Increase In Vehicular Traffic, Firecrackers On New Year’s Eve Will Worsen Delhi’s Air Pollution, Warns CPCB
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As the national capital continues to battle ‘severe’ air quality, the authorities have warned that any trigger in form of firecrackers on New Year's Eve or rise in vehicular emission would worsen the air pollution level in Delhi- NCR
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Hope Sanitation Will Be Maintained Along With Reverence At Kumbh Mela In January: PM Modi On Mann Ki Baat

Hope Sanitation Will Be Maintained Along With Reverence At Kumbh Mela In January: PM Modi On Mann Ki Baat
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Ahead of the Kumbh Mela 2019, PM Modi in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio address urged people to maintain cleanliness and said that if sanitation prevailed during the event, it will lead to a positive message reaching far and wide
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11 New Projects Sanctioned To Rejuvenate River Yamuna By Nitin Gadkari

11 New Projects Sanctioned To Rejuvenate River Yamuna By Nitin Gadkari
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In an effort to clean Yamuna river in Dlehi, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stones of eleven projects to conserve the 22-km stretch of the Yamuna in the national capital from Wazirabad to Okhla barrage
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Delhi Launches Trials Of Third Electric Bus As It Promotes Use Of Electric Vehicles To Combat Air Pollution

Delhi Launches Trials Of Third Electric Bus As It Promotes Use Of Electric Vehicles To Combat Air Pollution
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In a bid to reduce vehicular emissions and to fight air pollution, a 12-metre Olectra-BYD eBuzz K9 electric bus and an electric auto by Bajaj have been launched for trials for next three months by the Delhi government
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