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

By : editor_2, 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 : editor_2, 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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Goa State Pollution Control Board to impose ban on plastic waste burning in Goa

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 7, 2017

With a directive issued to local self-governing bodies, including panchayats, to prevent pollution caused by plastic waste burning, Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) is gearing up to...

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India’s GDP emissions reduced by 12 per cent

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2016

India’s emission intensity of GDP has reduced by 12 per cent between 2005 and 2010, according to the country’s first biennial update report submitted at the crucial UN climate summit recently,...

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