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The Temple Town Of Tirupati Gets 105 ‘i-Praise’ Electric Scooters From Okinawa
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The Temple Town Of Tirupati Gets 105 ‘i-Praise’ Electric Scooters From Okinawa

On March 4, Tirupati got 105 customised 'i-Praise - The Intelligent Scooter' to promote electric mobility, zero emission travel, and curbing the problem of air pollution in the city ...
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Air Pollution: Foul Air May Affect Foetal Heart Development
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Air Pollution: Foul Air May Affect Foetal Heart Development

As per a recent study published in the journal Cardiovascular Toxicology, the cardiovascular system in foetus of the pregnant mothers exposed to particulate matters may get negatively impacted resulting in further consequences throughout the child's life ...
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Air Pollution: What Action Should Be Taken And When, IIT-Delhi To Recommend Centre
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Air Pollution: What Action Should Be Taken And When, IIT-Delhi To Recommend Centre

With an aim to combat air pollution, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is working on devising a plan for the government with recommendations about the actions to be taken along with a timeframe ...
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Encouraging To See India’s Innovation To Tackle Pollution, Says UN Environment Acting Chief

Ms. Joyce Msuya also praised India's commitment to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022, calling it a tremendous move ...
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Electric Vehicles: Government Prepares Blueprint To Boost Localised Making Of Battery-Run Transports
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Electric Vehicles: Government Prepares Blueprint To Boost Localised Making Of Battery-Run Transports

In a bid to encourage local manufacturing of electric vehicles and their components, the Union Cabinet has approved setting up of National Mission for Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage which will be monitored by an inter-ministerial steering committee chaired by NITI Aayog ...
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Gurugram Is The Most Polluted City In The World, 15 Of The Top 20 Polluted Cities Are Indian: Greenpeace Study

A recent study by Greenpeace and IQAir AirVisual says that Gurugram and Ghaziabad are the most polluted cities in the world followed by Faridabad, Bhiwadi and Noida ...
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In A Bid To Check Air Pollution, Punjab Brick Kilns Will Be Shifting To Cleaner Technology
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In A Bid To Check Air Pollution, Punjab Brick Kilns Will Be Shifting To Cleaner Technology

The state cabinet of Punjab chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has approved a plan for the conversion of brick kilns into kilns with cleaner technology in order to check pollution in the state ...
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Improved Formulation For Manufacturing Green Crackers Finalised, PESO Tells Supreme Court
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Improved Formulation For Manufacturing Green Crackers Finalised, PESO Tells Supreme Court

Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that it has finalised "improved formulations" for making green firecrackers and product approvals will be given to manufacturers by March 21 ...
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Air Pollution Crisis: Does India Have Enough Air Quality Monitoring Stations?

Several experts have pointed out the gaps in air quality monitoring in India, here’s all you need to know ...
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Air Pollution Kills Around 6 Lakh Children Every Year, Says United Nations

According to the UN Special Rapporteur, more than 6 billion people, one-third of them children, are regularly inhaling extremely polluted air putting their life, health and well-being at risk ...
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Diesel Vehicles Are Responsible For 66 Per Cent Of Air Pollution-Related Deaths In India, Says A New Study
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Diesel Vehicles Are Responsible For 66 Per Cent Of Air Pollution-Related Deaths In India, Says A New Study

As much as two third of deaths from air pollution in India can be attributed to exhaust emissions from diesel vehicles, found a new study ...
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Nitrogen Pollution Is A Big Issue, Says United Nations Environment

According to a recent UN environment report, Nitrogen is essential for life but excess nitrogen pollution has tremendous consequences on humans as well as the environment ...
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