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Tea-sellers in Nashik become unlikely heroes battling indoor air <strong>pollution</strong>: Reports

Tea-sellers in Nashik become unlikely heroes battling indoor air pollution: Reports

17 Apr 2015

New Delhi: Armed with clean energy biomass stoves, tea-sellers in India's western city of Nashik are becoming unlikely heroes in the country's battle against indoor air pollution by not only using the wood-fuelled stoves for their trade but also selling them.

Tea sellers,   Indoor air pollution,   Clean energy,   Biomass stoves,   World Health Organization,   Indian social enterprise,   Latest National News,  
<strong>Yamuna</strong> will be brought under Environment Protection Act: Government

Yamuna will be brought under Environment Protection Act: Government

23 Mar 2015

New Delhi: The government has promised to bring the Yamuna under the Environment Protection Act within two months to ensure "free flow of the river".

Yamuna river,   Environment Protection Act,   Indian government,   Ravishankar Prasad,   Yamuna pollution free,   Yamuna River Bed,  
Tampons can identify sewage <strong>pollution</strong> sources in rivers

Tampons can identify sewage pollution sources in rivers

07 Apr 2015

London: Tampons may not be an obvious scientific tool, but engineers from the University of Sheffield in Britain have found in them a new utility - using them to identify the sources from where sewage is discharged into the river.

Tampons,   sewage pollution,   river pollution,   UV light ,  
India builds first smart city on the banks of Sabarmati <strong>river</strong> in Gujarat

India builds first smart city on the banks of Sabarmati river in Gujarat

15 Apr 2015

Gandhinagar: India`s push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in Gujarat.

First smart city,   Sabarmati river,   Gujarat,   Urban population,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   Infrastructure,   Latest Nation News ,  
Farmers block <strong>Yamuna</strong> Expressway in Uttar Pradesh

Farmers block Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh

14 Apr 2015

Mathura: Farmers blockaded the Yamuna Expressway on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh, demanding more money as compensation for crops damaged by untimely rainfall.

Farmers,   Yamuna Expressway,   Crops damaged,   Untimely rainfall,   Compensation,   Mathura,   Latest News,  
Panel on <strong>Yamuna</strong> 'E-flow': Centre calls for consensus among members

Panel on Yamuna 'E-flow': Centre calls for consensus among members

02 Apr 2015

New Delhi: Differences of opinion among the members of a panel set up to decide on the 'Environmental Flow' in Yamuna river has forced the Ministry of Water Resources to ask them to arrive at a consensus so that their report can be submitted to another body set up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Yamuna,   Yamuna River,   National Green Tribunal,   NGT,   ,  
Activists go ahead with march for <strong>Yamuna</strong> clean-up

Activists go ahead with march for Yamuna clean-up

17 Mar 2015

Mathura: Spiritual leaders and activists who are taking part in the 'Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra' on Monday rejected Union minister Uma Bharati's plea to them to suspend the march.

Yamuna clean up,   Yamuna river pollution,   Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra,   Uma Bharati,   Yamuna river cleaning,  
  Oral medication better protects diabetics from <strong>pollution</strong>: Study

Oral medication better protects diabetics from pollution: Study

11 Apr 2015

New York:  Oral diabetes medications are more effective than insulin in protecting diabetics from the adverse effects of high traffic pollution, says a study.

Oral medication,   diabetics,   pollution,   traffic,   Latest news ,  
Poor air quality can also lead to stroke

Poor air quality can also lead to stroke

14 Apr 2015

London:  Apart from respiratory problems and cardiovascular diseases, increased air pollution also elevates your risk of suffering a stroke, says a new study.

poor air quality,   stroke,   heat stroke,   respiratory problems,   cardiovascular diseases,   air pollution ,   Latest news,   ,  
 India will set Climate Change conference agenda: PM Modi

India will set Climate Change conference agenda: PM Modi

14 Apr 2015

Berlin: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has slammed developed nations for questioning India over global warming despite it having the lowest per capita emission of gases and asserted that India will set the agenda for the Climate Change conference to be held in France in September.

India,   Climate Change conference,   Narendra Modi,   PM Modi,   emission of gases,   Pollution,   Latest news,   BJP,   Modi in Europe,   ,  

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