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Chennai faces acute water crisis

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 4, 2017

Chennai is staring at a severe water crisis in the coming months following a 60 per cent deficit in the northeast monsoon. Water in the reservoirs may feed the city for a month or so, officials...

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Saarc-level panel to mitigate climate change fallout on fisheries

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 29, 2016

Fisheries scientists from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) countries, who reviewed the remedial steps to be initiated to mitigate the impact of climate change on...

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Haryana Government Makes Energy Conservation Building Code Implementation Mandatory

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 23, 2016

Haryana government has made implementation of Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) mandatory in stakeholder departments and different organisations.

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US help in development of India's smart cities to continue more with the new administration

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 21, 2016

The new administration under President-elect Donald Trump will continue to engage with India on development of smart cities, a US government official told ET. 

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Dispose off your solid waste according to rules or pay Rs 10,000 fine: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 20, 2016

The National Green Tribunal on Monday directed that anybody who was caught disposing of garbage in a public space would be slapped with a fine of Rs 10,000. The tribunal further directed that...

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Govt asks pollution watchdogs to get their instruments calibrated to maintain accuracy

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 20, 2016

Admitting that most of the pollution measuring and biomedical equipment are "not calibrated as per standards in the country which affects quality of the measured data", the Centre has asked...

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China to install 110 GW solar power by 2020

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 20, 2016

China, the worlds top energy consumer, will install over 110 million kilowatts of solar power by 2020, official media reported today.

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To encourage scientific disposal, South Delhi Municipal Corporation sets up 22 green waste management centres

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 19, 2016

South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has commissioned 22 green waste management centres across different zones to make the entire area under its jurisdiction free from green waste. The...

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A zero-waste colony in east Delhi decided to be implemented by East Delhi Municipal Corporation

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 12, 2016

East Delhi Municipal Corporation has decided to implement a zerowaste management plan in Vasundhara Enclave and make it a model colony. The idea is to ensure that no dumping and littering is...

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NGT bans use of disposable plastic in Delhi-NCR with effect from January 1

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2016

The National Green Tribunal today banned the use of disposable plastic in Delhi and NCR with effect from January 1, 2017 and directed the city government to take steps to reduce dumped waste....

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