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River Conservation: A Drying Yamuna Could Endanger Taj Mahal, Say Experts

River Conservation: A Drying Yamuna Could Endanger Taj Mahal, Say Experts
News Uttar Pradesh
As per experts, the beauty of the Taj Mahal is no longer reflected in the waters of the Yamuna because the river is almost dry and filled with sewage waste ...
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Green Activists Criticise Clean Air Action Plan For Agra Launched By Uttar Pradesh Government

Green Activists Criticise Clean Air Action Plan For Agra Launched By Uttar Pradesh Government
Air Pollution News Uttar Pradesh World Environment Day
As per green activists of Agra, no strategy to fight air pollution will succeed until the Yamuna river was cleaned and filled with water ...
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Activists Hold ‘Sand Bath’ On Dry Yamuna Riverbed To Highlight The Pollution In River

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Environmental activists pretended to swim and jump on heaps of sand collected from the dry riverbed, drawing the government's attention to the sewage canal that the river Yamuna has been reduced to without water ...
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Elections 2019: Amid The Voting Season, Agra Struggles With Water Woes

Elections 2019: Amid The Voting Season, Agra Struggles With Water Woes
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Struggling due to water shortage in many localities in Agra, the citizens say that ‘water scarcity’ must become an agenda in the ongoing general elections ...
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‘Gobar-Wood’ To Reduce Pollution Levels In Agra This Holi

'Gobar-Wood' To Reduce Pollution Levels In Agra This Holi
Air Pollution News Uttar Pradesh
In a bid to reduce deforestation and curb air pollution, wood logs produced by inmates of district jail by compressing cowdung in a machine has been made available in markets of Agra city to be used as firewood for Holi rituals and other religious ceremonies ...
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National Green Tribunal Orders Inspection Of Yamuna Floodplain In Agra, Seeks Report On Demarcation

National Green Tribunal Orders Inspection Of Yamuna Floodplain In Agra, Seeks Report On Demarcation
Air Pollution News Uttar Pradesh
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Director of Namami Gange and the Director General of National Institute of Hydrology to examine and submit a report within four weeks on the matter of construction on the Yamuna floodplain in Agra ...
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Air Pollution: Supreme Court Asks NEERI, CPCB To Examine Waste-to-energy Plant Proposed To Be Set Up In Agra

Air Pollution Supreme Court Asks NEERI, CPCB To Examine Waste-to-energy Plant Proposed To Be Set Up In Agra
News Uttar Pradesh
As per the petition filed by advocate M C Mehta on the issue relating to the protection of Taj Mahal, a waste-to-energy plant should be set up outside the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) as it would lead to the emission of toxic gases ...
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Calendar To Plant: This Duo From Agra Is Reducing Carbon Footprint And Paper Waste By Infusing Seeds In Paper

Calendar To Plant: This Duo From Agra Is Reducing Carbon Footprint And Paper Waste By Infusing Seeds In Paper
Uttar Pradesh Waste Warriors Of India
Meet Sumat Nanda and Garima Capoor Nanda from Agra who introduced plantable calendar made from handmade seed paper to reduce the load of waste on the already overflowing and saturated landfills ...
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Damage To Taj Mahal: Archaeological Survey Of India To Protect Taj Scientifically, Says Minister Mahesh Sharma

Damage To Taj Mahal: Archaeological Survey Of India To Protect Taj Scientifically, Says Minister Mahesh Sharma
News Uttar Pradesh
The Minister of State Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), informed the Lok Sabha that the color of the marble of the Taj Mahal appears to be different due to the pollutants deposited on its surface and the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will clean and protect the monument ...
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Yamuna Clean Up: Agra Conducts Weekly Cleanliness Drives And Swachhta Promoting Prayers For Reviving The River

Yamuna Clean Up: Agra Conducts Weekly Cleanliness Drives And Swachhta Promoting Prayers For Reviving The River
News Uttar Pradesh Yamuna Clean-Up
River Connect Campaign, a people’s movement in Agra for cleaning the river Yamuna performs an evening prayer for a cleaner Yamna daily and conducts cleanliness drives on every Sunday at various places along the bank of the river with an aim to connect the people to the river and restore it ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Agra Residents March To Promote Cleanliness

Swachh Bharat Mission: Agra Residents March To Promote Cleanliness
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In a citizens’ march organized by the Municipal Corporation of Agra, more than ten thousand people paraded from Agra College to municipal corporation headquarters to spread the message of Swachh Bharat Mission ...
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On A Mission To Clean Agra’s Roads, Here’s What Inspired Four Friends To Get Started

On A Mission To Clean Agra’s Roads, Here’s What Inspired Four Friends To Get Started
Swachh Warriors Uttar Pradesh
Pave the way for Agra’s clean-up brigade ‘India Rising’ that is working relentlessly for last 242 weeks to clean-up Agra ...
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