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Government’s National Clean Air Programme Launched, Here’s What Experts Have To Say
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Government’s National Clean Air Programme Launched, Here’s What Experts Have To Say

As government launches National Clean Air Programme with an aim to beat air pollution, green bodies and experts welcome the move, while others say that the government needs to be serious in its implementation to see results ...
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The Bhogi Bucket Challenge in Madurai aims to discourage people from burning their household waste during Pongal
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Madurai Introduces Bhongi Bucket Challenge For A ‘Pollution And Waste Free’ Pongal

Under the ‘The Bhogi Bucket Challenge’, buckets will be placed at 50 spots across Madurai where citizens can deposit their household waste and get cloth bags in return ...
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Mumbai marathon will be conducted on January 20 and will see over 46,000 participants
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Why Go Zero Waste? Mumbai To Organise A Waste-Free Marathon To Spread Awareness

From cutting down on plastic bottles by arranging for water dispensers, distributing cloth bags to segregating waste on site, here’s how Mumbai Marathon hopes to make the event zero waste ...
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IIT-Kanpur Scientists Develop Low-Cost Air Pollution Sensor

According to Professor Tripathi, an air quality sensor of this calibre usually costs around Rs 1-2 crore in the international market, but the scientists at IIT-Kanpur have made it in just Rs 50,000 ...
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Air Pollution: Delhi's Air Quality Deteriorates To 'Very Poor' Again; Weekend Rain May Bring Relief
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Air Pollution: Delhi’s Air Quality Deteriorates To ‘Very Poor’ Again; Weekend Rain May Bring Relief

Air pollution level in Delhi has increased again after a little relief of two days as Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) records an air quality of 'very poor' category while the authorities predict rainfall on weekends which may improve the air quality ...
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FSSAI Says No To Old Newspapers, Waste Plastic For Food Packaging, Recommends Eco-friendly Alternatives
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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India Says No To Old Newspapers, Waste Plastic For Food Packaging, Recommends Eco-friendly Alternatives

FSSAI has set a new regulation for informal sector businesses, wherein, from July 1, 2019, the use of packaging material made from recycled plastics or old newspapers including carry-bags for packaging, storing, carrying is prohibited ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission Well On Track To Achieve ODF India, Says Ministry After A Survey Suggests Data Gap

After a RICE study suggested the SBM data to be inaccurate at ground level, SBM issued a statement highlighting the gaps in the survey ...
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All 97 Ganga Towns Will Achieve ODF Status By March 2019: Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
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All 97 Ganga Towns Will Achieve ODF Status By March 2019: Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

83 out of the 97 Ganga towns have already achieved ODF (open defecation free) status, of which 44 have been certified ODF by third-party verification ...
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Air Quality Improves In Delhi, SAFAR Says ‘Relief Temporary’

According to SAFAR, the increased wind speed in the NCR region has aided in dispersion of pollutants, resulting in the air quality improving to the ‘poor’ category ...
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7th Edition Of National Level Pollution Response Exercise Held In Mumbai
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7th Edition Of National Level Pollution Response Exercise Held In Mumbai

During the phase one, a table top exercise simulating oil spill from a tanker was conducted, while a real-time demonstration of oil spill scenario was conducted during the second phase ...
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National Mission for Clean Ganga Highlights Efforts Taken For Ganga Rejuvenation

The Clean Ganga Mission is looking at urban as well as rural areas, dealing with a complete range of pollution abatement measures for all kinds of domestic and industrial pollution, rural sanitation, afforestation and conservation of biodiversity ...
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Finance Ministry Adopts E-Mobility To Cut Costs And Pollution
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Finance Ministry Adopts E-Mobility To Cut Costs And Pollution

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched 15 electric vehicles in the Finance Ministry as part of efforts to replace the government’s 5 lakh conventional internal combustion engine cars with electric alternatives ...
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