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Sonia Bhaskar

Uttarakhand Government's New Initiative Targets Pilgrims To Make Garhwal Clean And Green During ‘Char Dham Yatra’

Uttarakhand Government's New Initiative Targets Pilgrims To Make Garhwal Clean And Green During ‘Char Dham Yatra’
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In a bid to make the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand clean and green, the tourism department of Uttarakhand has launched ‘Swachh Bharat Swachh Garhwal’, a cleanliness drive and ‘Smriti van’, a tree-plantation campaign during the ‘Char Dham Yatra’ of 2019
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In Tiruchirappalli Adopt A Zero Waste Lifestyle And Win Big

In Tiruchirappalli Adopt A Zero Waste Lifestyle And Win Big
To make Trichy the green city of India, the municipal corporation has proposed to reward its residents who practice a zero-waste lifestyle, from gift vouchers to health insurance policy many things are up for grabs
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Tradition In Nashik Gets A Green Spin, Women Plant Banyan Saplings On Vat Savitri Pooja

Tradition In Nashik Gets A Green Spin, Women Plant Banyan Saplings On Vat Savitri Pooja
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To encourage tree plantation among citizens and increase the green cover in and around Nashik, Green Revolution, a citizens’ group celebrated Vat Savitri Pooja by planting Banyan saplings
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Budget 2019: Impose Green Cess On Polluting Vehicles, Reduce GST On Electric Vehicles, Demands Industry

Budget 2019: Impose Green Cess On Polluting Vehicles, Reduce GST On Electric Vehicles, Demands Industry
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In its budget wish list, the electric vehicles industry expects the central government to increase financial assistance to the manufacturers and raise government subsidies on purchase of EVs to push sales
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Electric Vehicles May Not Need To Pay Registration Fees Soon, Thanks To The New Government Proposal

Electric Vehicles May Not Need To Pay Registration Fees Soon, Thanks To The New Government Proposal
As part of the central government’s latest proposal, all types of electric vehicles - two, three or four wheelers, will be exempted from paying registration fees
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United Nations Asks Business Leaders To Set Tougher Emissions Reduction Targets To Fight Climate Change

United Nations Asks Business Leaders To Set Tougher Emissions Reduction Targets To Fight Climate Change
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Raising concerns over the deteriorating environment and climate change, United Nations Global Compact has urged businesses to take bolder actions to reduce their carbon footprints and meet the targets set in Paris Agreement of 2015
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Made Out Of Recycled Cardboard, This Mumbai Café Has A Message For The Environment In An Out Of The Box Way

Made Out Of Recycled Cardboard, This Mumbai Café Has A Message For The Environment In An Out Of The Box Way
Cardboard Café in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Mumbai stands out today as a successful example of being an eco-friendly and sustainable restaurant as it is entirely made from recycled cardboard
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Now Biodegradable Flex For Outdoor Advertising In Bengaluru

Now Biodegradable Flex For Outdoor Advertising In Bengaluru
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EcoSigns, a Bengaluru based brand, has come up with an innovation which is 100 per cent bio-degradable and recyclable to beat plastic pollution
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Ban On Plastic Carry Bags Goes For A Toss In Punjab, 75,000 Kg Of Plastic Seized

Ban On Plastic Carry Bags Goes For A Toss In Punjab, 75,000 Kg Of Plastic Seized
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Under the provision of Punjab Plastic Carry Bags (Manufacture, Usage and Disposal) Control Act, 2005, the state government had banned the use of plastic carry bags in February 2016
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Delhi Lieutenant Governor Calls For Better Waste Management System, Asks To End Waste Dumping In Open Drains

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Calls For Better Waste Management System, Asks To End Waste Dumping In Open Drains
LG Anil Baijal directed Delhi’s officials in the city to prevent careless waste dumping in the drains and orders that all vacuum tankers in the city should be registered and have GPS installed so that movement of the vehicle can be tracked easily and careless waste dumping can be avoided
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Renewable Energy For Swachh Air: Solar Energy Lighting Up 21 School Buildings Of Delhi, 80 More To Get Clean Power Soon

Renewable Energy For Swachh Air: Solar Energy Lighting Up 21 School Buildings Of Delhi, 80 More To Get Clean Power Soon
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With a vision to install rooftop solar panels in all 740 government school buildings, Delhi government is pushing its green power initiative and promoting renewable sources of energy in the city, to reduce carbon emissions
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By Tapping Solar Power And Using Natural Gas To Make Cars, Maruti Suzuki Adopts The Go Green Mantra

By Tapping Solar Power And Using Natural Gas To Make Cars, Maruti Suzuki Adopts The Go Green Mantra
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By starting a new solar power plant facility in Gurgaon (now Gurugram), Maruti Suzuki India Limited plans to harness renewable energy for its business needs over the next 25 years and aims to offset 5,390 Tonnes of carbon dioxide annually
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Air Pollution: Delhiites Wake Up To A Light Shower, Improved Air Quality

Air Pollution: Delhiites Wake Up To A Light Shower, Improved Air Quality
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Light showers in north India brings brought a sigh of relief for the citizens as the air quality of Delhi and NCR improved to ‘satisfactory’ category from 'poor' category
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Water Sources, Soil And Food In Villages With Open Defecation Have More Faecal Contamination, Finds Study

Water Sources, Soil And Food In Villages With Open Defecation Have More Faecal Contamination, Finds Study
The study conducted by UNICEF found that government initiatives like Swachh Bharat Mission that focus on improving hygiene practices, as well as generate awareness around safe sanitation practices can help reduce the risk of contamination
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