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Tree Plantation: Uttar Pradesh Government Targets To Plant 22 Crore Saplings By The End Of August
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Tree Plantation: Uttar Pradesh Government Targets To Plant 22 Crore Saplings By The End Of August

The government of Uttar Pradesh is planning to plant 22 crore saplings in August, as compared to 9 crore saplings planted last year, however, environmental activists express concerns due to the poor execution of the last plantation drive and low survival of plants ...
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Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body
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Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body

Particulate matter (PM), nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and ozone are the major contributors to air pollution and determine the varied levels of air quality index. What is particulate matter and what are its harmful effects? ...
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National Green Tribunal Seeks Report On Plea Alleging Air Pollution By Schools In Meerut
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Air Pollution: National Green Tribunal Seeks Report On Schools In Meerut Using Diesel Generators

The National Green Tribunal had earlier directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests to issue guidelines on violation of environmental norms by educational institutions across the country ...
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Polluting Units Cannot Be Allowed In Residential Areas: NGT
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Polluting Units Cannot Be Allowed In Residential Areas: Green Tribunal On Industries In Maharashtra’s Malegaon

National Green Tribunal expressed concerns over the increasing plastic waste in the Girna river and air pollution caused by industries in and around Malegaon, Maharashtra and has formed a committee to investigate the health impact of industrial pollution in the area ...
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To Promote Green Mobility, TVS Launches India's First Ethanol-Based Motorcycle
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To Promote Green Mobility, TVS Launches India’s First Ethanol-Based Motorcycle

According to TVS Chairman, Venu Srinivasan the two-wheeler industry is working towards green and sustainable future mobility solution spanning across fully electric mobility, hybrid technology and alternate fuels, to curb vehicular pollution and reduce dependence on petroleum ...
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80 City-Centric Plans Coming Soon To Make Earth Green, Sky Blue Again, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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80 City-Centric Plans Coming Soon To Make Earth Green, Sky Blue Again, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Environment Ministry has earmarked Rs 460 crore for an action plan to implement "Control of Pollution" programme for 80 most polluted cities in India ...
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#BeatAirPollution: Environment Ministry Takes A Green Step, Procures Five Electric Cars For Official Use
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#BeatAirPollution: Environment Ministry Takes A Green Step, Procures Five Electric Cars For Official Use

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has procured five electric cars for official use ...
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Budget 2019 gives A Big Push To E-Mobility, Provides For Income Tax Exemption Of Rs. 1.5 Lakh On Buying Electric Vehicles On Loan
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Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Big Boost To E-Vehicle Industry

In her budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed policy measure like reducing GST, removing custom duties on some components and income tax exemption to make electric vehicles cheaper ...
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Electric Vehicles: As Government Pushes For Faster E-Mobility Adoption, Auto Industry Raises Concern Over The Rush
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Electric Vehicles: As Government Pushes For Faster E-Mobility Adoption, Auto Industry Raises Concern Over The Rush

While government says electrification of vehicles will be helpful in providing energy security and improving environment, industry bodies and manufacturers argue that the industry is currently facing multiple challenges in transition in terms of technology, manufacturing capability, infrastructure and finances ...
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Air Pollution: How Can Living In Apartment Buildings And Lack Of Clean Air Increase Chances Of Hypertension?
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Air Pollution: How Can Living In Apartment Buildings And Lack Of Clean Air Increase Chances Of Hypertension?

According to a study published in the Journal of Public Health, exposure to high air pollution levels and large residential distance situated away from green spaces can cause diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and metabolism disorders ...
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor Stresses on The Necessity For Research On Air Pollution In India
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor Stresses on The Necessity For Research On Air Pollution In India

Dr. Shashi Tharoor has emphasised on the need for research on air pollution in India and its impact on health of citizens ...
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Fight Against Air Pollution: A Kerala Municipality Proposes A New Rule, Plant Trees To Get A Permit To Build A House
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Fight Against Air Pollution: A Kerala Municipality Proposes A New Rule, Plant Trees To Get A Permit To Build A House

To reduce the levels of air pollution, Kodungallur municipality in Kerala has passed a resolution for newly constructed buildings to plant fruit bearing trees ...
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