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Inspired By Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, These Mumbai Girls Develop An Eco-Friendly Solution To Remove Paan Stains

Inspired By Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, These Mumbai Girls Develop An Eco-Friendly Solution To Remove Paan Stains
Eight students from Ramnarain Ruia college in Mumbai have developed a gel that makes paan stains colourless and dissolves them which can then be scrubbed off easily
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Breathless In Delhi: Twitterati Reacts To The Air Pollution In Different Ways

Breathless In Delhi: Twitterati Reacts To The Air Pollution In Different Ways
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As the governments and authorities struggle to curb air pollution in Delhi, here’s how people are reacting on social media to the deteriorating air quality
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People Know About Air Pollution But Lack Awareness About Cause And Effect: Study

People Know About Air Pollution But Lack Awareness About Cause And Effect: Study
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A study on perception on air quality conducted by Clean Air Collective interviewed 5,000 people in 17 cities of India and found that even though the citizens are aware of air pollution, there are gaps in the perception on its causes and solution and lack knowledge about Air Quality Index (AQI), Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM2.5) and Particulate Matter 10 (PM10)
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Swachh Jharkhand: The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free On Its Foundation Day, November 15

Swachh Jharkhand: The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free On Its Foundation Day, November 15
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From mere 28 per cent of sanitation coverage in 2014 to 100 per cent now, Jharkhand has come a long way in achieving the swachh bharat abhiyan goals
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Delhi Based Start-up Has Developed World’s First Helmet With Air Purifier To Combat Pollution

Delhi Based Start-up Has Developed World’s First Helmet With Air Purifier To Combat Pollution
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The air purifier fitted at the back of the helmet traps air, purifies it and provides fresh air to the two-wheeler rider
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Districts Gear Up To Compete In Sanitation Activities For The World Toilet Day Contest

Swachh Bharat Mission: Districts Gear Up To Compete In Sanitation Activities For The World Toilet Day Contest
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To mark the upcoming World Toilet Day on November 19, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has started “Swachh Bharat World Toilet Day Contest 2018” for all districts and states focusing on behaviour change with respect to sanitation and ODF (Open Defecation Free) sustainability
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'Masking Our Emotions': Farhan Akhtar & Priyanka Chopra Battle Delhi’s Pollution With Masks

'Masking Our Emotions': Farhan Akhtar & Priyanka Chopra Battle Delhi’s Pollution With Masks
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Actors Farhan Akhtar and Priyanka Chopra struggle to breathe fresh air in the national capital region, post a picture of themselves wearing masks as they shoot for their movie The Sky Is Pink in New Delhi
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Agra Residents March To Promote Cleanliness

Swachh Bharat Mission: Agra Residents March To Promote Cleanliness
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In a citizens’ march organized by the Municipal Corporation of Agra, more than ten thousand people paraded from Agra College to municipal corporation headquarters to spread the message of Swachh Bharat Mission
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Two Childhood Friends Open A Zero Waste Store In Goa To Beat Plastic Pollution

Two Childhood Friends Open A Zero Waste Store In Goa To Beat Plastic Pollution
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Jonah Fernandes and Eldrige Lobo from Goa’s Parra village have opened a zero-waste store that encourages customers to bring own reusable cloth or glass containers to carry the food or buy reusable containers at the store
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Environment Pollution Control Authority Lifts Ban On Entry Of Heavy Vehicles, Construction Activities In Delhi

Environment Pollution Control Authority Lifts Ban On Entry Of Heavy Vehicles, Construction Activities In Delhi
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Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) lifted the ban on the entry of heavy vehicles into Delhi and has asked Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to consider a ban on private vehicles & commercial vehicles other than those using CNG if there is a spike in pollution
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Delhi Air Quality Remains Severe, Environment Pollution Control Authority Revisits Its Guidelines

Delhi Air Quality Remains Severe, Environment Pollution Control Authority Revisits Its Guidelines
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Delhi’s air quality remained in the severe category for the second day as the Supreme Court appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority updated the guidelines issued to combat the air pollution
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Puneites Beware! If Caught Spitting, Be Ready To Clean The Spit And Pay Fine

Puneites Beware! If Caught Spitting, Be Ready To Clean The Spit And Pay Fine
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In order to keep the streets of Pune clean, Pune Municipal Corporation has launched a new Anti-Spitting drive where violators will have to clean their own mess and pay a fine of Rs 150, if found guilty
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A 12-Year-Old Develops A Machine To Remove Plastic From Water Bodies

A 12-Year-Old Develops A Machine To Remove Plastic From Water Bodies
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Known as Makara, the battery-operated machine developed by Vadodra-based Varun Saikia can remove all kinds of waste from the water bodies
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Renewable Energy To Fight Pollution: Cochin International Airport Is World’s First Fully Solar Powered Airport

Renewable Energy To Fight Pollution: Cochin International Airport Is World’s First Fully Solar Powered Airport
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Cochin International Airport, the first greenfield airport in the world has produced more than 4 Crore units of solar energy worth approximately Rs. 30 Crores and has won the prestigious Champion of the Earth Award of the United Nations in the Entrepreneurial Vision category for its leadership in the use of sustainable energy
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