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These Students In Ludhiana Are Giving A Swachh Twist To Birthday Celebrations At School

A school student in rural Ludhiana decided to distribute soaps instead of candies on her birthday with the aim to help her classmates inculcate the habit of handwashing ...
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Ludhiana’s Police Stations To Have Separate Toilets For Women, Finally!

The Ludhiana Police Commisionerate has signed an MoU with Bharti Foundation to build separate toilets for women in 40 police stations throughout the city ...
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Punjab Introduces ‘e-PEHaL’, A Mobile Application To Monitor Tree Plantation
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Punjab Introduces ‘e-PEHaL’, A Mobile Application To Monitor Tree Plantation

Android based mobile application ‘e-PEHaL’ developed by Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, monitors tree plantation and growth of trees in different parts of the state ...
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Stubble burning: National Green Tribunal Directs Chief Secretaries Of 4 States To Appear On November 15

The National Green Tribunal asked the Union Agriculture Secretary and chief secretaries of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi to appear before the bench on November 15 with strategies to prevent stubble burning in their states ...
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Stubble Burning: With Little Time Left For Wheat Sowing, Stubble Fires Spike In Punjab
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Stubble Burning: With Little Time Left For Wheat Sowing, Stubble Fires Spike In Punjab

As only a little time is left for sowing wheat and with 30 per cent of paddy yet to be harvested, stubble burning incidents have shot up in Punjab over the last few days further intensifying the air pollution problem ...
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Stubble Burning: Punjab Expects 70 Per Cent Drop In Stubble Fires This Season, Says Official
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Stubble Burning: Punjab Expects 70 Per Cent Drop In Stubble Fires This Season, Says Official

Punjab Agriculture Secretary K S Pannu said that the state is doing its best to curb stubble burning and is expecting not more than 12,000 stubble burning incidents this season ...
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'It Takes Just A Matchstick': Punjab Farmers Take The Cheaper Way Out To Deal With Paddy Stubble
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‘It Takes Just A Matchstick’: Punjab Farmers Take The Cheaper Way Out To Deal With Paddy Stubble

Even though the administration is trying to curb stubble burning, the farmers in the state continue to defy the ban on the practice amid a lack of financial incentives ...
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Stubble Burning: A Bale Of Paddy Straw- Convert It Into Biofuel, Don’t Burn It, A Punjab Startup Shows The Way
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Stubble Burning: A Bale Of Paddy Straw- Convert It Into Biofuel, Don’t Burn It, A Punjab Startup Shows The Way

Farm2energy, a startup in Punjab provides solution to the air pollution through establishing bio-energy plants and offering residue handling services to the farmers resulting in reducing overall costs for the farmers ...
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Punjab Sets Up Task Force To Free Budha Drain Of Effluents
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Punjab Sets Up Task Force To Free Budha Drain Of Effluents

The Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has directed the Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh to constitute the task force to study and suggest measures to address issues of treating industrial effluents, solid waste management, and ways to proactively engage with the public at large in this cause ...
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Delhi Air Quality Detoriates; Why Are The Farmers In Punjab And Haryana Unable To Find Alternate to Stubble Burning?

Despite implementing a ban on burning paddy straw, farmers in Punjab and Haryana have decided to go ahead with the farm fires resulting in deterioration of Delhi’s air quality and implementation of emergency Graded Response Action Plan ...
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Air Pollution: Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Defy Ban On Stubble Burning
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Air Pollution: Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Defy Ban On Stubble Burning

Stubble burning is a major cause of air pollution in Punjab and Haryana and also in Delhi but many farmers are defying the ban on stubble burning, claiming they are "compelled" to do so in the absence of any financial support from the government ...
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Stubble Burning: Punjab Government Launch Mobile Apps To Help Check Burning Of Crop Residue

The three mobile applications will help farmers access equipment for crop residue management and monitor tree plantation ...
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