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Diesel-run auto-rickshaws to go off Patna roads from March 31, 2021

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

Thousands of auto-rickshaws running on diesel will go off the roads of Patna from the midnight of March 31, 2021, the Bihar government announced on November 6, 2019. Instead, the owners of the auto-rickshaws will be encouraged to switch over to CNG or battery-operated systems...

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'Majority of air pollution deaths in India linked to diesel vehicle emissions

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

As much as two thirds of deaths from air pollution in India can be attributed to exhaust emissions from diesel vehicles, which were responsible for nearly 385,000 deaths in 2015, a study has...

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Delhi air pollution: NGT directs AAP govt to seize 10-year old diesel taxis

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017
The National Green Tribunal has voiced concern over 10-year-old diesel taxis operating in the national capital and directed the AAP government to seize them without any delay as they cause air...
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End of road for 10-yr-old diesel cars in Delhi-NCR; NGT refuses to lift ban

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

A decade old diesel vehicles will now have to go off the roads with the National Green Tribunal today declining to lift its ban on them in Delhi-NCR, noting that emissions from diesel vehicles...

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Centre argues against diesel car order again

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2017

The Centre once again argued against phasing out more than 10-year-old diesel vehicles in National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday. NGT then asked the government to suggest a solution....

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Four of world's biggest cities to ban diesel cars from their centres

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2016

Four of the world’s biggest cities are to ban diesel vehicles from their centres within the next decade, as a means of tackling air pollution, with campaigners urging other city leaders to...

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36% diesel vehicles exceed national limit for emissions in Bengaluru

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2016

Smoke-spewing vehicles are largely to blame for the toxic air we breathe. A study has found that 36.3% of the diesel vehicles in the city and 12.6% run on petrol exceed the national limit for...

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SC Lifts Ban On Big Diesel Cars, Slaps 1% Green Cess

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 15, 2016

In a major relief to the automobile industry, the Supreme Court on Friday lifted the restriction on registration of diesel cars and SUVs having engine capacity of 2000cc and above in Delhi and...

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Haryana to implement NGT order on old vehicles in NCR

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 22, 2016

The Haryana government announced on Thursday that the it has decided to ban diesel vehicles that are over 10 years old and petrol vehicles over 15 years old in the areas of National Capital...

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De-register diesel vehicles in Delhi that are over 10 years old: Green tribunal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 19, 2016

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) asked Delhi transport authorities on Monday to immediately revoke the registration of diesel vehicles more than 10 years old following complaints that a lack of...

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