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India Aims To Cut Stubble Burning In Key States By 70 Per cent, But Experts Skeptical

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In view of increasing air pollution, governments has been educating farmers about the problems of burning stubble as well as providing subsidies for equipment to handle the stubble, the experts think this is not enough ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Advises Farmers To Abide By NGT Laws On Stubble Burning

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Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh extended his sympathies towards the farmers but urged them to follow the NGT orders and not burn stubble ...
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Air Pollution: Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Defy Ban On Stubble Burning

Air Pollution: Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Defy Ban On Stubble Burning
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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

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The three mobile applications will help farmers access equipment for crop residue management and monitor tree plantation ...
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No Manpower Or Machinery, Will Burn Crop Residue, Say Punjab Farmers

No Manpower Or Machinery, Will Burn Crop Residue, Say Punjab Farmers
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According to government figures, stubble burning was a major cause of air pollution that blanketed Delhi last November, which was termed as a "health emergency" ...
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Despite Ban, Ludhiana Farmers To Burn Stubble Even This Year

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Despite a prohibition on the burning of the farm residue, the farmers in Ludhiana are set to go against the orders and continue burning stubble this year as well. ...
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Punjab Is The Fourth State To Completely Go ODF

Punjab Is The Fourth State To Completely Go ODF
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After missing two deadlines to go ODF – December 2017 and June 2018, urban areas of Punjab finally achieve open defecation free status ...
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Waste Management: Chandigarh Residents Relieved As Waste Collectors Resume Door-To-Door Collection

Waste Management: Chandigarh Residents Relieved As Waste Collectors Resume Door-To-Door Collection
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The people of Chandigarh heaved a sigh of relief as private waste collectors resumed door-to-door collection from households after three weeks of strike to protest Chandigarh Municipal Corporation's move to take over waste collection duties from private players in the city ...
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Union Environment Ministry Asks States To Ensure Distribution Of Farm Implements To Tackle Stubble Burning

Union Environment Ministry Asks States To Ensure Distribution Of Farm Implements To Tackle Stubble Burning
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In the meeting of environment ministers and officers of various departments of Delhi and four neighbouring states, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan emphasised collective action by all the municipal and other agencies to ensure cleaner air in the coming months ...
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Punjab Hopes To Tackle Stubble Burning Problem Through Farm Mechanisation

Punjab Hopes To Tackle Stubble Burning Problem Through Farm Mechanisation
Air Pollution News Punjab
As paddy harvesting is nearing, Punjab has started looking for solution to crop residue burning problem through farm mechanisation, coupled with an aggressive awareness drive among farmers ...
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Punjab To Plant 550 Trees In Every Village To Mark 550th Birth Anniversary Of Guru Nanak Dev

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To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, 12,700 villages in Punjab will plant 550 saplings ...
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Swachh Report Card: Can Punjab Become ODF By October?

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With rural Punjab’s open defecation free status complete, urban parts of the state to join the ODF list by October ...
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