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60-70 polluting power plants to be closed soon: Javadekar

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 20, 2020

Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday announced that 60-70 pollution-causing...

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Subject Tags: BS-VI Fuel , Emissions , India

Road cleaning, waste collection agencies fined over air pollution in Noida

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 20, 2020

The Noida Authority on Monday said it issued penalties worth Rs 5.65 lakh on private contractors and other entities that were found violating guidelines and rules to combat air pollution here....

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'EVs distant dream, India needs cleaner fuels to combat pollution'

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 16, 2020

With a massive spike in air pollution in Delhi and its surrounding regions, experts believe that the country needs to incentivise public transport, disincentivise personal vehicular transport and have a basket of cleaner fuels in a bid to mitigate...

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TED Talk Proposes A Three-Step Plan for India’s Clean Energy Transition

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 13, 2020

On Saturday, Varun Sivaram — senior research scholar at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy —...

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India's focus on renewable sector to ensure energy security, combat climate change: Suresh Prabhu

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 1, 2020

India's focus on renewable segments like solar, wind and hydro power will not only ensure energy security but also address environmental concerns, former union minister Suresh Prabhu said on...

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Ahead of Diwali, govt launches eco-friendly crackers to fight air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

As concerns over air-pollution loom ahead of Diwali, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday launched eco-friendly green firecrackers, which have been manufactured in India and are available in markets for sellers and consumers. The Union Minister today announced...

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Honda 2Wheelers India To Reconsider Investment Plans, No EVs Till 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 14, 2019

India's second largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) had recently announced its plan of action for the launch of electric vehicles (EVs) in India. Recently...

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Govt proposes national green aviation policy

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

The civil aviation ministry will create a simplified regulatory regime to speed up clearances for airport development and other aviation projects while taking due care of environment...

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Japanese manufacturer Horiba eyes to increase its business in India because of emerging emissions-related regulations

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2018

Japanese manufacturer Horiba expects to increase its business in India because of emerging emissions-related regulations across the country. From April 1, 2020, the tailpipe emissions for motor...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , Emissions

BSVI norms: India revises standards specifications for petrol and diesel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), India's specifications and standards regulatory body, announced it has revised the standards on petrol and diesel as per Bharat Stage (BS) VI fuel norms from...

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