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Success of electric buses touches new heights, 2.14L passengers avail services in 18 months

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

The success of electric buses in New Town is going up by leaps and bounds with more than 2.14 lakh passengers availing the services in the past 18 months. Three electric buses were introduced in the township on May 1, 2018. Debashis Sen, chairman of the Housing Infrastructure...

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Employment, environment burning issue in cool Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 10, 2019
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Freshwater pollution will be prime cause of death by 2050, warns UN report

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

Pollutants in our freshwater systems will see anti-microbial resistance become the number one cause of death by 2050, warns a landmark UN report compiled produced by 250 scientists from 70...

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India proposes more than $12 billion of pollution-reducing incentives

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

India has proposed incentives worth 885 billion rupees ($12.4 billion) to encourage power plants to install equipment to curb emissions and to develop infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs), a government statement said on Friday. The bulk of...

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Punjab govt inks MoU with Virgo Corp for biofuel project

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2019

The Punjab government Monday signed an MoU with a Delhi-based company for a Rs 630-crore biofuel projectwhich will produce renewable fuel from rice husk. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said that the project would go a long way in containing...

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NOIDA authority collaborates with HCL foundation for solid waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 9, 2019

The New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) Monday entered into a pact with the HCL Foundation for solid waste management in the city, which generates around 600 metric tonnes of...

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Government’s plan to scrap old, polluting vehicles runs into roadblock

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 25, 2018

The Union road transport and highways ministry’s ambitious vehicle scrapping policy, which proposed a mandatory cap of 20 years on the life of all commercial vehicles starting in 2020, has hit a...

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IRDAI acts tough, says no vehicle insurance without pollution certificate

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2018

Acting tough on those violating emission norms, Insurance...

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Mandi Gobindgarh to be made pollution-free

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 12, 2017

The district administration has chalked out a comprehensive plan to make Mandi Gobindgarh pollution-free. This was stated by Kanwalpreet Brar, Deputy Commissioner, Fatehgarh Sahib, while...

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NGT pulls up states for not giving action plan on Municipal Solid Waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 9, 2017

Most of the states on Tuesday faced the ire of the National Green Tribunal for not complying with its order directing them to file detailed action plan to show how municipal solid waste (MSW)...

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