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Rajasthan to bring policy for environmental protection

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 10, 2020

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said the state government will soon bring a new policy for environmental protection as he noted that global climate change is a serious challenge. Gehlot was addressing the annual media conclave on environment at Anil Agarwal...

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Kerala to bid adieu to single use plastic by January

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

The Kerala government has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic from January 2020. The decision has been taken in light of the environmental and health hazards caused by discarding single-use plastic. Banned plastic products include: Plastic carry...

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Mahindra e-Verito price cut by Rs 80,000, E-Treo by Rs 20,000, Indian Army adds in fleet

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2019

The company will implement the benefits to the customers immediately across its product range. The reduction in tax will be a step towards the growth of the electric vehicles which will help the...

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Climate justice critical, say senior judges

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

“In Chhattisgarh, land is taken away from tribals and they do not get a pittance in return,” said Justice Deepak Gupta of the Supreme Court during his address at the launch of a law programme to...

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Allow power tariff hike to pass-through environment norms cost: Govt

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2018

Coal-based thermal power plants' tariff will rise in coming days because the government has decided to allow pass-through of cost incurred by them for meeting environment norms notified by the...

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Centre gives green violators 6 months to get clearances

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 17, 2017

The environment ministry has given a six-month window as a onetime opportunity to green violators for getting environmental clearance for their projects which have been running without obtaining...

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Canadian technology to rejuvenate Hussainsagar

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 17, 2017

Hussainsagar is polluted. And nothing is being done about it. However, with a Hyderbad-based company now coming forward with a Canadian technology to take up the challenge of cleaning the lake,...

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UN Environment starts campaign to end marine litter

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2017

The UN Environment Programme on Thursday launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter - microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of...

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Supreme Court directs Centre to take steps to preserve over 2 lakh wetlands

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 10, 2017

In a major direction to preserve ecologically crucial wetlands threatened by encroachment in many parts of the country, the Supreme Court directed the Centre on Wednesday to frame a policy to...

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Delay in marking private forests leading to degradation of green cover in Goa

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2017

A lengthy, two-decade long process of identifying private forests and a delay in demarcating and mapping the identified patches in Regional Plan (RP) 2021 has led to irreversible diversion of...

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