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9-Year-Old Girl, Seen Crying Over Felled Trees Made Manipur’s ‘Green Ambassador’

9-Year-Old Girl, Seen Crying Over Felled Trees Made Manipur’s ‘Green Ambassador’
Manipur News
Elangbam Valentina Devi, a Class V student from Maipur’s Kakching, had planted two Gulmohar trees by the side of a river when she was in Class 1 ...
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Air Pollution And Groundwater Depletion In Northwest India, Are The Two Problems Linked? A New Study Thinks So

Air Pollution And Groundwater Depletion In Northwest India, Are The Two Problems Linked? A New Study Thinks So
Air Pollution News
The study, Trade-offs Between Groundwater Conservation and Air Pollution From Agricultural Fires in Northwest India, reveals that water-use policies require farmers to transplant rice later in the year, delaying harvests and concentrates agricultural burnings of crop residues in November resulting in increased air pollution ...
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India Has A Game Plan For Electric Vehicles, Says NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant

India Has A Game Plan For Electric Vehicles, Says NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant
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Niti Ayog CEO Amitabh Kant was addressing a conference on sustainable mobility where he asserted that the country's electric vehicle focus should mainly be on two-wheeler and three-wheeler vehicles and public transport ...
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There Has Been Reduction In Incidents Of Paddy Residue Burning By Farmers, Says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

There Has Been Reduction In Incidents Of Paddy Residue Burning By Farmers, Says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
Air Pollution News
The government has accepted that the smoke from stubble burning by farmers in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh contributes to the air pollution during winters, however also claimed that the cases of stubble burning have reduced ...
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No Plan To Completely Ban Petrol, Diesel Vehicles: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

No Plan To Completely Ban Petrol, Diesel Vehicles: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has made it clear that the government, despite pushing for greater use of electric vehicles, has no plans to ban petrol and diesel vehicles in the near future ...
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80 City-Centric Plans Coming Soon To Make Earth Green, Sky Blue Again, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

80 City-Centric Plans Coming Soon To Make Earth Green, Sky Blue Again, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
Air Pollution News
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Environment Ministry has earmarked Rs 460 crore for an action plan to implement "Control of Pollution" programme for 80 most polluted cities in India ...
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Minister Admits High Ozone Levels, Rejects Reports Of Reduced Life Expectancy Due To Air Pollution

Prove Odd-Even Has Managed To Reduce Air Pollution: Green Tribunal To Delhi Government
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Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar rejected the reports on life expectancy being reduced in India and children dying due to air pollution and rising ozone levels ...
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor Stresses on The Necessity For Research On Air Pollution In India

Dr. Shashi Tharoor Stresses on The Necessity For Research On Air Pollution In India
Air Pollution News
Dr. Shashi Tharoor has emphasised on the need for research on air pollution in India and its impact on health of citizens ...
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Delhi Government Announces Pilot Project For Using Electric Vehicles For Delivering Online Orders

Delhi Government Announces Pilot Project For Using Electric Vehicles For Delivering Online Orders
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Delhi government’s pilot project for using electric vehicles to deliver online orders will be assessed over the next one year ...
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Electric Vehicles May Not Need To Pay Registration Fees Soon, Thanks To The New Government Proposal

Electric Vehicles May Not Need To Pay Registration Fees Soon, Thanks To The New Government Proposal
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As part of the central government’s latest proposal, all types of electric vehicles - two, three or four wheelers, will be exempted from paying registration fees ...
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Uttar Pradesh Highways To Soon Have Herbal Plantations For Clean Air

Uttar Pradesh Highways To Soon Have Herbal Plantations For Clean Air
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With the aim to improve air quality and promote Ayurveda, Uttar Pradesh Government has launched a pilot project of planting herbal Ayurvedic plants along the highways of 18 districts ...
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Air Pollution: Delhiites Wake Up To A Light Shower, Improved Air Quality

Air Pollution: Delhiites Wake Up To A Light Shower, Improved Air Quality
Air Pollution News
Light showers in north India brings brought a sigh of relief for the citizens as the air quality of Delhi and NCR improved to ‘satisfactory’ category from 'poor' category ...
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