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Alert! Air <strong>pollution</strong> may cause kidney disease

Alert! Air pollution may cause kidney disease

01 Jul 2016

Beijing: Long-term exposure to air pollution, which has risen to alarming levels in the past years, is likely to cause damages to the kidneys, irrespective of age, warns a study.

air pollution,   harmful effects of air pollution,   kidney disease,   health,   air pollution increase,   health news,  
Don't play smart game with us: NGT warns DJB

Don't play smart game with us: NGT warns DJB

03 May 2016

New Delhi: The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) was today taken to task over construction of a sewage treatment plant by the National Green Tribunal which warned its officials not to play a "smart game" on the issue concerning pollution in river Yamuna.

Delhi Jal Board,   DJB,   Delhi Sewage Treatment Plant,   National Green Tribunal,   NGT on Yamuna Pollution,   Latest States News ,  
Activists row boat in 'dry' <strong>Yamuna</strong> river to protest against <strong>pollution</strong>

Activists row boat in 'dry' Yamuna river to protest against pollution

04 Dec 2015

Agra:In a novel protest to highlight the pollution in Yamuna river, the city activists rowed a boat in the 'dry' river. The activists lamented that despite tall promises, nothing had been done for one of the holiest Indian rivers, which remains highly polluted and dry for most part of the year.

Activists protest on Yamuna,   Yamuna river polution,   row boat in dry Yamuna,   Pollution in rivers,   Latest India News,  
One third of humanity cannot see Milky Way due to light <strong>pollution</strong>: Study

One third of humanity cannot see Milky Way due to light pollution: Study

11 Jun 2016

Washington: The Milky Way is invisible to more than one third of humanity, including 60 percent of Europeans and nearly 80 percent of North Americans, a new world atlas of light pollution suggested yesterday.

Milky Way,   light pollution,   Study on Milky way,   Europeans,   North Americans,   World atlas of light pollution,   Latest Lifestyle News,  
Air <strong>pollution</strong> may raise risk of stillbirth: Study

Air pollution may raise risk of stillbirth: Study

26 May 2016

London: Pregnant women exposed to air pollution may be at a greater risk of stillbirth, a new study has claimed.

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NGT asks Art of Living to pay Rs 4.75 crore as environment compensation by tomorrow

NGT asks Art of Living to pay Rs 4.75 crore as environment compensation by tomorrow

03 Jun 2016

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal today directed Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living (AOL) foundation to deposit by tomorrow an environment compensation of Rs 4.75 crore imposed on it for damaging Yamuna's biodiversity during its three-day 'World Culture Festival' in March.

Art of Living,   NGT,   Sri Sri Ravishankar,   Yamuna event,   World Culture Festival,   India news,  
Art of Living asked to pay Rs 4.75 crore as environment compensation

Art of Living asked to pay Rs 4.75 crore as environment compensation

31 May 2016

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the Art of Living (AOL) foundation to pay the remaining Rs 4.75 crore as environment compensation for damage incurred to Yamuna floodplains due to the World Culture Festival (WCF) held in March.

Art of Living,   Sri Sri Ravishankar,   NGT,   World Culture Festival,   Yamuna,   Compensation to NGT,   Supreme Court of India,   India news,  
Uma Bharti promises to control <strong>Yamuna</strong> <strong>pollution</strong>

Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

06 Aug 2014

Agra: The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said this to a delegation of social activists led by Ram Shankar Katheria, the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Agra.

Uma Bharti,   Yamuna pollution,   Union Minister for Water Resources,   River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,   Ram Shankar Katheria,   BJP,   Lok Sabha member ,  
<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".

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China to adopt world's strictest vehicle emission standards

China to adopt world's strictest vehicle emission standards

25 May 2016

Beijing: Chinese capital Beijing will implement the world's new strictest vehicle emission standards by next year to reduce hazardous hydrocarbon emissions by five percent, authorities said today.    

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