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Ms. Mirza was in Himachal Pradesh, shooting her upcoming web series, when she decided to join the Sunday clean-up drive
Himachal Pradesh News Plastic Waste Waste Management

Dia Mirza ‘Heals The Himalayas’, Contributes In A Four-Hour Clean-Up Drive To Do Her Bit For The Environment

Dia Mirza recently teamed up with the volunteers of Healing Himalaya Foundation for a cleanup drive and the team collected about 120 sacks full of plastic waste ...
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An Exemplary In Itself: This Park In Nagpur Is Here To Give Lessons On Waste Management
Maharashtra News Waste Management

An Exemplary In Itself: This Park In Nagpur Is Here To Give Lessons On Waste Management

The first waste management park at NEERI opened its gate on April 8 to educate and aware individuals about waste ...
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As per Census 2011, the availability of drinking water in households in Assam within the premises is 55%, near the household premises is 27 per cent, and away from the household premises is 19 per cent
Assam News

A Battle For Survival: To Quench Thirst, Residents Of This Assam Village Collect Water Dripping From Mountains

People living in Semkhor village of Assam have been struggling to access safe water for decades resulting in them having to walk for over a kilometre every time they need to fetch water from the mountains ...
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The new policy speaks of imposing fines on those found either using or manufacturing and even storing single-use plastic
Goa News Plastic Ban

#BeatPlasticPollution: Goa Government To Eliminate Production And Usage Of Single-Use Plastic By September

Keeping in-line with India’s commitment to eliminate all single-use plastic products by 2022, Goa has finalised a blanket ban on the single-use plastics in the state, which is expected to come in effect by September ...
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Haryana, which gets an annual precipitation of 689 millimetres (mm), holds the highest levels of usable groundwater with 3,593 centimeters
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Usable Groundwater Rapidly Depleting In North, East India: IIT Study

The IIT estimate shows rapid depletion of usable ground water storage in Assam, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal ...
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Supreme Court Asks Centre To Approve Composition For Green Crackers
Delhi News

SDMC Introduces ‘Geela Kooda Lao Aur Khaad Le Jao’ In Delhi’s Tagore Garden To Promote Waste Management

In a bid to reduce waste load on already dying landfills, SDMC introduced waste segregation at source and composting and ending up generating a tonne of manure from 50 tonnes of green waste ...
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Supreme Court Asks Centre To Approve Composition For Green Crackers
Air Pollution News

Supreme Court Asks Centre To Approve Composition For Green Crackers

The Supreme Court was hearing pleas of firecracker manufacturers including the Tamil Nadu Fireworks and Amorces Manufacturers' Association, seeking permission to manufacture firecrackers using Barium nitrate, claiming that this would reduce the pollution to the extent of about 25 to 30 per cent ...
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Last year, Sainath collected nearly 2,500 kg of paper and 250 kg of plastics with the help of the robot
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Plastic Pollution: Indian Student Invents Robots To Clean Oceans And Help Farmers

Sainath Manikandan, a school student in UAE built the Marine Robot Cleaner that helps preserve the marine environment and Agriculture Robot that help reduce the labour of farmers ...
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In Namami Gange programme, a total of 289 projects have been sanctioned at a cost of Rs 28,377 crore out of which 87 projects have been completed
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Namami Gange Brings Laurels To India At Global Water Summit In London

The Namami Gange programme, an integrated mission for Ganga rejuvenation, won the coveted 'Public Water Agency of the Year' award at the Global Water Summit ...
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Traffic Pollution Caused Asthma In 350,000 Indian Kids In 2015: Lancet Study
Air Pollution News

Traffic Pollution Caused Asthma In 350,000 Indian Kids In 2015: Lancet Study

The researchers used NO2 - a component of air pollution, made up of pollutants including particulate matter, ozone, carbon monoxide, as a surrogate for the traffic pollution mixture to focus specifically on the effects of traffic pollution on childhood asthma ...
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The NGT directed the Central Monitoring Committee to give its report by July 31
National Green Tribunal News Rivers Of India

National Green Tribunal Forms Central Monitoring Committee To Prepare National Plan For Polluted Rivers

The Central Monitoring Committee will co-ordinate with the River Rejuvenation Committees of the states and oversee the execution of the action plans, taking into account the timelines, budgetary mechanism and other factors ...
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Cleanest Capital City Bhopal Launches Golden Leaf Movement, Promotes Composting Of Dry Leaves
Madhya Pradesh News

Cleanest Capital City Bhopal Launches Golden Leaf Movement, Promotes Composting Of Dry Leaves

Waste to wealth: To eliminate the practice of burning dry leaves and manage dry leaves waste effectively, the Bhopal Municipal Corporation has introduced composting ...
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