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'Polluting industrial sites putting Delhites at health risk'

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2014

Polluting industrial sites dot the entire city and are putting Delhites at a huge health risk, said a study report Tuesday. 

Eighteen sites have been identified as potential 'hotspots' in Delhi that are regularly contaminating the city's environment by releasing toxic...

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Mahindra Reva launches all-electric car in Chandigarh

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2013

Mahindra Reva, country’s electric vehicle pioneer, part of the USD 15.9 billion Mahindra Group, today unveiled its all-electric, zero-emission ‘Mahindra e2o’in Chandigarh which would be available at a per month cost of Rs 12,802 (including EMI and running cost).

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Public cry foul over dump yard

By : Anonymous, Mar 30, 2012

Residents, environmentalists and social activists on Thursday demanded an immediate relocation of the Jawaharnagar dump yard and insisted that the Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) project, handed over to Hyderabad Integrated MSW Ltd (earlier Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd...

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Rs.600 crore for green initiatives, fighting climate change

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2011

With climate change posing one of the biggest challenges before the country, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday announced Rs.600 crore for protection and regeneration of forests, environmental management and cleaning of rivers and lakes.

Presenting the...

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Climate change treaty must address health issues: WHO

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 19, 2010

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday said next month's climate change conference in Mexico must address health concerns in any legally-binding agreement on mitigating the impacts of global warming as it threatens human health.

Health experts from the 11 member...

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