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Maneka, Javadekar Lock Horns On Killing Of Animals

Maneka says the Centre has allowed killing of nilgai in Bihar, elephants in West Bengal, monkeys in Himachal Pradesh, peacocks in Goa and wild boars in Chandrapur

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Art Of Living Deposits Rs 4.75 Crore Compensation With DDA

The tribunal had slammed AOL for not depositing the environment compensation imposed on it saying it was 'wilful violation' of its undertakings over 'World Culture Festival'

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2016 Strong Contender To Become Hottest Year

Historical temperature records with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show that April was the twelfth straight warmest month in a row

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India To Generate 52 Lakh Tonnes Of E-waste By 2020: Study

E-waste accounts for approximately 40 per cent of the lead and 70 per cent of heavy metals found in landfills. These pollutants lead to ground water and air pollution and soil acidification

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India Sticks To Above Normal Monsoon Forecast For 2016

Due to poor monsoon in 2015-16 crop year, 10 states declared drought and the Centre has sanctioned about Rs 10,000 crore in aid for farmers in distress

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Hundreds Of Mines Closed Down Following NGT Order

National Green Tribunal had asked Ministry of Environment and Forests last year to draft a policy on environmental clearances for mining leases

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Pollution Turning Taj Mahal Yellow: NGT Notice To Centre

The green panel also restrained civic authorities from burning municipal solid waste and other waste in open in Agra and the areas around the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zon

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Govt Seeks Curbs On Use Of Bottled Water To Cut Plastic Waste

The water ministry wants government departments to stop using bottled water at meetings; Some states have taken similar steps

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Is Diesel Really Polluting Environment?

CNG vehicles, which are regarded by some as a safer option than diesel and petrol vehicles, come with their own drawbacks

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Promote Sustainable Lifestyles this World Environment Day

Be as creative as possible in finding alternative ways to opt for energy saving and environmentally friendly processes

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Toyota Says May Review India Operations Over Ban On Diesel Vehicles

The National Green Tribunal Circuit Bench in Kochi has banned light and heavy diesel vehicles more than 10 years old in six cities of Kerala

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Catastrophes Linked To Climate Change May Cause $158 Trillion Damage By 2050

According to a World Bank report, 1.3 billion people are expected to suffer the effects of climate changes in the next three decades

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The Ghost Of Kyoto Still Lurks

Given the quiet burial given to the Kyoto Protocol, the signing ceremony for the Paris climate pact could remain but a symbolic act

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India Has 4 Of 5 Most Polluted Cities; Delhi Improves Ranking: WHO Report

New Delhi, ranked worst in in 2014, is no longer the world's most polluted city but four other Indian cities were among the top seven most polluted cities, the WHO said on Thursday

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Define Time Limit For Declaration Of Drought: Supreme Court Tells Centre

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to create a disaster mitigation fund to tackle drought-like situation and directed the Agriculture Ministry to hold a meeting within a week with affected States like Bihar, Gujarat and Haryana to assess the conditions

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