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Fight For Clean Air: A Padma Shri Awardee’s Innovation To Make Air Purifiers Affordable To Fight Air Pollution
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Fight For Clean Air: A Padma Shri Awardee’s Innovation To Make Air Purifiers Affordable To Fight Air Pollution

Dr K K Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India has a solution to battle with indoor air pollution which is potentially more dangerous than outdoor air pollution – low cost, homemade air purifier ...
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Why Are People Forced To Live In Gas Chamber? Supreme Court Slams Centre And States On Air Pollution
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Why Are People Forced To Live In Gas Chamber? Supreme Court Slams Centre And States On Air Pollution

The Supreme court directed Centre and Delhi government to keep their differences aside and finalise plans within 10 days for setting up air-purifying towers in different parts of the city ...
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Swasth Report of Delhi: Wasting, Underweight And Anaemia Cases Increase In Capital, As Per National Family Health Survey

From 2005-06 to 2015-16, anaemia cases among children (6-59 months) in Delhi increased by 2.7 per cent and among women (15-49 years) the upsurge was by a significant 10 per cent, while at an all India level anaemia cases saw an overall dip. That is just one parameter Delhi’s has other health woes to deal with ...
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Announces Free Septic Tank Cleaning Scheme
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Announces Free Septic Tank Cleaning Scheme

According to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi Jal Board will deploy trucks and trained staff for the cleaning of septic tanks across Delhi and the waste will be collected free of charge ...
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Air Pollution Leading To 10-15 Per Cent Spike In Patients With Cardiac Disease, Says Doctor
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Air Pollution Leading To 10-15 Per Cent Spike In Patients With Cardiac Disease, Says Doctor

Owing to the severe pollution in National Capital region, there has been an increase of about 10-15 percent cases of cardiac arrest, according to a cardiologist from the capital ...
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What's Causing Those Burning Eyes?
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What’s Causing Those Burning Eyes?

According to experts, people should refrain from stepping outside to avoid air pollution and consume food rich in Vitamin A to avoid irritation in eyes ...
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This Delhi Based NGO Aims To Improve The Quality Of Neonatal Care And Helps New Mothers And Children Be Healthy
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This Delhi Based NGO Aims To Improve The Quality Of Neonatal Care And Helps New Mothers And Children Be Healthy

‘Vastrr’, a Delhi based NGO provides a helping hand to the overburdened hospitals in Delhi by counselling new mothers on neonatal care which is the care required during the first 28 days of life of the babies ...
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Devotees Stand Knee-Deep In Toxic Foam In Delhi's Yamuna For Chhath Puja
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Devotees Stand Knee-Deep In Toxic Foam In Delhi’s Yamuna For Chhath Puja

Delhi pollution: The devotees - braving the hazardous pollution and rain - were seen almost knee-deep in the Yamuna river froth that looks like candy-floss. Some young women were even seen taking selfies, standing in the middle of the smelly foam ...
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Indian Institute Of Technology Developing Solutions To Reduce And Use Part Of Waste From Municipal Drains In Delhi
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Indian Institute Of Technology Developing Solutions To Reduce And Use Part Of Waste From Municipal Drains In Delhi

In a bid to tackle the problem of clogged drains in various parts of Delhi, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) along with East Delhi Municipal Corporation is working on developing technological solutions to reduce the waste ...
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Evolve Policy For Those Who Do Not Have Ration Cards: Delhi HC To Centre
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Evolve Policy For Those Who Do Not Have Ration Cards: Delhi High Court To Central Government

In a bid to prevent deaths due to starvation and malnutrition, the Delhi High Court has directed the central and the Delhi government to issue ration cards to the marginalised sections of the society to enable them to receive ration from the Fair Price Shop (FDS) situated near their residence ...
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Activists Flag Concern Over Insufficient Artificial Ponds For Idol Immersion
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Activists Flag Concern Over Insufficient Artificial Ponds For Idol Immersion

The Delhi government had created 89 artificial ponds for idol immersion across the city to prevent the Yamuna from getting polluted ...
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No Idol Immersion Move Draws Mixed Reaction From Puja Organisers In Delhi
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No Idol Immersion Move Draws Mixed Reaction From Puja Organisers In Delhi

On September 16, Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General of National Mission for Clean Ganga, issued a directive prohibiting idol immersion in the Ganga river and its tributaries ...
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