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Monday, July 17, 2017

Swachh Karaikal campaign gets boost with cycle rally
The Hindu

Lieutenaut Governor Kiran Bedi and her team raise awareness on cleanliness Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Sunday undertook the weekly Swachh Puducherry cycle rally in Karaikal towards taking the cleanliness movement and stoking volunteering in al more....

Thiruvananthapuram to set up more plastic shredder units
The New Indian Express

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Thiruvananthapuram Corporation will set up two more plastic shredder units at Peroorkada and Palayam as part of its plastic free drive. The shredders will be installed at these two places this month itself, Mayor V K Prasanth said more....

Panel on Ganga cleaning law proposes two new bodies
Indiatv News

An official panel, framing a draft law on the cleaning of the Ganga, has proposed a two- tiered mechanism to replace two existing bodies which are implementing the NamamiGangeprogramme. If the draft legislation is enacted, it would become the first-e more....

CMFRI study gives nod for trade in sharks
Press Trust of India

Kochi, Jul 16 (PTI) Some varieties of sharks, feared to be facing a high risk of extinction, do not suffer such threat from fishery in Indian waters and international trade of these species and their by-products can be done, says a study by Indian ma more....

Climate change: Asia’s mean sea level could rise by 1.4 metres. That will be 'disastrous' for Asia
Times Now

Manila: A business-as-usual approach to climate change will be "disastrous" for Asia, undoing much of the phenomenal economic growth that has helped it make vast inroads against poverty, the Asian Development Bank said in a report released on Friday. more....

Gurgaon: Animal rights activists accuse MCG of brutality to stray pigs
The Hindustan Times

A city-based animal rights body on Friday accused the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) of animal cruelty claiming that their staff capture pigs in a brutal manner and sell them to slaughterhouses. A complaint addressed to the MCG commissioner more....

Country’s oldest tiger dies in Guwahati Zoo
The Indian Express

Swati, the oldest tiger in captivity in the country, died in the Assam State Zoo here in the wee hours of Sunday, with officials saying she died of old age. Swati would have been 21 in January. “Swati was the oldest living tiger till she breathed her more....

Ignorant locals cut off tail tip of monitor lizard in Bhandup
The Times of India

MUMBAI: Ill informed and ignorant residents of Sai Hall area in Bhandup (west) deliberately cut the tip of the tail of a monitor lizard which was spotted in the locality on Saturday. When volunteers of Plant and Animals Welfare Society (PAWS-Mumbai) more....

Eastern Ghats get a beauty spot as lime butterflies migrate
The New Indian Express

TIRUCHY: With the Western Ghats witnessing monsoon rains, migration of the insect population, especially butterflies, is observed by the environmentalists from Tiruchy. Lime Butterflies have been spotted in Nagalapuram forests near Pachamalai, in Thu more....

Poachers go online with kill
The New Indian Express

DHARWAD: Wildlife poaching is going on unabated on the outskirts of Hubballi and Dharwad cities. The killers have now gone online to reach out to their customers and to avoid the police. The animals which stray into the agricultural fields during th more....

Worsening congestion, spiralling pollution choke Delhi: Study
India. Com

New Delhi, Jul 10 (PTI) Delhi’s traffic speed is rapidly falling due to crippling congestion, with weekends faring worse than weekdays, which is pushing up pollution levels and if left unaddressed, the city may come to a “standstill”, a study has sai more....

Noida, Greater Noida residents carry out sapling plantation in various sectors Rahul Singh
Millennium Post

Sunday witnessed a major plantation drive which was carried out in various sectors and parks across the twin cities of Noida and Greater Noida. Separate drives were taken up by the residents, volunteers, students and police officials in their respe more....

Don’t dump untreated waste into rivers: CM
DNA India

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to prepare a detailed plan to ensure that no untreated sewage is allowed to enter into Mumbai’s rivers. In a meeting on Saturday with citizens group River March, w more....

Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation
The Hans India

After passing a slew of measures to rejuvenate the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao, the National Green Tribunal has now shifted focus to clean the next stretch of the river passing through Allahabad and Varanasi. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson more....

PWD lists dos and don’ts for contractors to keep dust down
The Times of India

KOLKATA: At a time when dust pollution from the innumerable real estate and other construction projects has been choking the city — literally — the state public works department (PWD) has directed contractors to strictly follow its guidelines to prev more....

Panel on Ganga cleaning law proposes two new bodies
Press Trust of India

New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI) An official panel, framing a draft law on the cleaning of the Ganga, has proposed a two- tiered mechanism to replace two existing bodies which are implementing the NamamiGangeprogramme. If the draft legislation is enacted, more....

A first for Delhi: Vehicles and location to decide anti-pollution plan
The Hindustan Times

Delhi could become the first city in the country to have its own ‘driving cycle’ and location-specific air quality management plans, which would help in tackling the city’s rising pollution levels. Driving cycle gives an idea as to how much pollut more....

Swathi, country's oldest tiger dies at 21 in Guwahati Zoo
One India

Swathi, 21 said to be country's oldest living tiger in a captive environment, died in the Assam State Zoo here in the wee hours of Sunday. Born in Mysore Zoo in 1998, Swati was brought to Guwahati in 2005 even as she had already given birth to fi more....

A first for Delhi: Vehicles and location to decide anti-pollution plan
Nyoooz

Delhi could become the first city in the country to have its own ‘driving cycle’ and location-specific air quality management plans, which would help in tackling the city’s rising pollution levels. Driving cycle gives an idea as to how much pollution more....

Country’s ‘oldest’ tiger in captivity dies
The Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, July 16 - Swathi, probably the oldest living tiger in captive environment in the country, died today at the Assam State Zoo here, casting a pall of gloom in the facility. Swati was over 20 years and six months. Swathi was born in 1997 at a more....

Saving 2 tigers gives more value than the cost of Mangalyaan!
The Hindustan Times

Comparing tigers and Mangalyaan may seem bizarre but a new bio-economic analysis throws up interesting statistics -- saving two big cats gives more value than the cost of India’s much-hyped maiden mission to Mars. In a one-of-its-kind analysis, an I more....

No saplings, only pits and wilted stems at NIT’s plantation sites
The Times of India

Nagpur: After walking over a kilometre inside the Ambazari reserve forest area near Nagpur University campus, one reaches a plain ground. Some 18 months ago, freshly planted saplings would have greeted you at the spot but today what remains are rows more....

Delhi doesn’t come close to meeting US pollution standards on most days
The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The annual average PM2.5 concentration in Delhi is typically more than 10 times the US National Ambient Air Quality Standard of 12 micrograms per cubic metres. Such poor air quality has significant economic and health impacts (e.g., heart more....

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