Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

Air Pollution: Firecrackers Banned In Six Cities Of Chhattisgarh Till January 31

Air Pollution: Firecrackers Banned In Six Cities Of Chhattisgarh Till January 31
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Chhattisgarh has banned firecrackers, between December 1 this year and January 31 next year, in Raipur, Bilaspur, Bhilai, Durg, Raigarh and Korba to combat air pollution
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Urban Kerala, Nagaland, Karnataka & Puducherry Get Official Open Defecation Free Stamp

Urban Kerala, Nagaland, Karnataka & Puducherry Get Official Open Defecation Free Stamp
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs congratulate people of Kerala, Karnataka, Nagaland and Puducherry as the urban regions finally get the official open defecation free tag
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Exchange Your Old Furniture For New Upcycled Items: Gurugram Duo Gives A New Spin To Waste

Exchange Your Old Furniture For New Upcycled Items: Gurugram Duo Gives A New Spin To Waste
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Convert old furniture into something innovative, useful and reduce the burden on the environment
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Air Pollution Crisis: As Air Quality Dithers Between ‘Poor’ And ‘Very Poor’, NGT Slaps Fine On Delhi Government

Air Pollution Crisis: As Air Quality Dithers Between ‘Poor’ And ‘Very Poor’, NGT Slaps Fine On Delhi Government
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National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs. 25 crore on the Delhi government for not curbing air pollution in the city as Delhi continues to face “very poor” air quality which may remain the same for the next two days as predicted by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR)
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National Pollution Prevention Day: ‘Save Green And Stay Clean’, Says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

National Pollution Prevention Day: ‘Save Green And Stay Clean’, Says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
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As high air pollution engulfs Kolkata, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urges people to adopt eco-friendly lifestyle and save trees, on the occasion of the National Pollution Prevention Day
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Can Artificial Rain Help Curb Air Pollution In Delhi?

Can Artificial Rain Help Curb Air Pollution In Delhi?
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As authorities contemplate to induce artificial rain in NCR to curb the air pollution, here’s everything you need to know about the phenomenon
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Ahmedabad Stops Collecting Unsegregated Waste, 40,000 People Conduct A Massive Drive To Spread Awareness

Ahmedabad Stops Collecting Unsegregated Waste, 40,000 People Conduct A Massive Drive To Spread Awareness
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From December 3, the Amdavad Municipal Corporation will not collect waste from households who fail to segregate dry and wet waste
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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas Celebrate Their Wedding By Bursting Crackers, Twitterati Remind Actress About Her Anti-Pollution Campaign

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas Celebrate Their Wedding By Bursting Crackers, Twitterati Remind Actress About Her Anti-Pollution Campaign
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The newlywed Priyanka Chopra faces wrath on social media for opting to burst firecrackers during her wedding celebrations
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Air Pollution: CPCB Issues Notices To EDMC and SDMC for Inaction, Asks Why Shouldn’t They Be Prosecuted

Air Pollution: CPCB Issues Notices To EDMC and SDMC for Inaction, Asks Why Shouldn’t They Be Prosecuted
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The notices, issued by the CPCB Chairman, lists the instances where the local bodies failed to address public grievances and asked them to respond within 48 hours
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Odisha Man Covers Himself In Plastic Bottles And Bags To Spread Awareness About Waste Crisis

Odisha Man Covers Himself In Plastic Bottles And Bags To Spread Awareness About Waste Crisis
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Dressed in polythenes and plastic bottles, 36-year-old Bishnu Bhagat from Mayurbhanj district in Odisha is on a mission to spread awareness on plastic waste in a unique way
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In A First For Thane, City To Generate Electricity From 600 Tonnes Of Garbage

In A First For Thane, City To Generate Electricity From 600 Tonnes Of Garbage
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The waste-to-energy plant developed by the Thane Municipal Corporation will generate 14 megawatts of electricity from 600 tonnes of biodegradable garbage every day
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Runway To Green: Actor Dia Mirza Calls For Sustainable Fashion To Reduce The Waste Load From The Planet

Runway To Green: Actor Dia Mirza Calls For Sustainable Fashion To Reduce The Waste Load From The Planet
Actor Dia Mirza urges budding fashion designers and entrepreneurs to help India become waste-free and promote the idea of Sustainable Fashion
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Ludhiana’s Police Stations To Have Separate Toilets For Women, Finally!

Ludhiana’s Police Stations To Have Separate Toilets For Women, Finally!
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The Ludhiana Police Commisionerate has signed an MoU with Bharti Foundation to build separate toilets for women in 40 police stations throughout the city
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Plastic Waste Is Not A Problem In Meghalaya District, In Fact It Is A Solution For Building Toilets

Plastic Waste Is Not A Problem In Meghalaya District, In Fact It Is A Solution For Building Toilets
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10,000 discarded plastic bottles were used to build two community toilets in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district
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