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Aug 17, 2017
Bengaluru floods: Unchecked urbanisation, pollution led to heavy rains that caused delugeHeavy rains led to flooding in several parts of Bengaluru, after which drainage water entered the houses in low-lying areas.
Aug 12, 2017
Agra NGO to use radio frequency identification chip to improve plant careSince 2006, the NGO has been planting hundreds of saplings during the monsoon season in the city.
Aug 12, 2017
GM mustard row: SC says 30 days time should be given for raising objections after issuing notificationSC said that if any notification is issued by the Centre for sale of GM food products in the market, one month time should be given for raising objections
Aug 11, 2017
European Commission may propose a quota for electric cars in its next review to cut emissionsGermany believes the European Commission will propose quotas for electric cars in its next review of measures to cut emissions.
Aug 10, 2017
No insurance renewal for vehicles in Delhi-NCR region without pollution certificate: Supreme CourtIn a bid to curb pollution, the Supreme Court said insurance companies will not renew insurance of a vehicle in Delhi-NCR region unless the owner provides pollution under control (PUC) certificate.
Aug 06, 2017
Gujarat, Assam floods: Why blaming climate change, while customary, is also unhelpfulIt has become customary to blame climate change for events like the Gujat and Assam floods. But we are looking in the wrong place for answers
Aug 05, 2017
Narendra Modi says dialogue and debate are the only ways to resolve global conflictsDialogue is the only way to cut through deep-rooted religious stereotypes and prejudices that divide communities across the world and sow seeds of conflict between nations and societies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday.
Aug 04, 2017
Beat this! IIT Madras team grows an island off Tamil Nadu coast to arrest erosionA team of researchers from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has been growing an island off the Tamil Nadu coast since 2015.
Aug 04, 2017
Indian Railways to take clean energy initiatives to reduce emission intensity by 32% by 2030: CentreThe Indian Railways will reduce its emission intensity to the extent of 32 percent by 2030 by taking a series of energy efficient initiatives.
Aug 01, 2017
Damage to Yamuna floodplains: NGT directs Delhi, Uttar Pradesh govts to remove debris in three weeksNGT has directed Delhi and UP government to remove the debris lying on flood plains of Yamuna, noting indiscriminate dumping of waste is a direct source of pollution