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    Stage-III of GRAP Revoked in Entire NCR with Immediate Effect

    Delhi’s average air quality index (AQI) clocked 318 today at 4:00 PM on Thursday. The dynamic model and forecasts for meteorological conditions and air...

    Motorcycle Riders Breathe Easy with Air-Filtering Helmet

    A new helmet protects motorcycle riders from outdoor pollutants, besides providing protection from head injuries. The air drawn through a filter in the new...

    Nepal has ‘World’s Highest’ Lung Disease Death Rate

    A new study reported that Nepal had the highest reported death rate from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 2019, primarily due to air pollution....

    MoEF, Local Bodies, Discuss Elimination of Single Use Plastics

    Municipal commissioners were informed about the upcoming ban on single use plastics will come into effect from 1 July 2022. A notification to this...

    Dirty Air ‘Cuts South Asia Life Expectancy by Five Years’

    Bangladesh emerges as the world’s most polluted country according to the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) released by the University of Chicago’s Energy Policy Institute....

    Indians Could Live Another Five Years If The Air Was Cleaner, Say Chicago Researchers

    ….. and residents of the state of Delhi could live another 10 years, according to the researchers who have worked out the Air Quality...

    Pollution Killed 23.5 Lakh Indians in 2019, Says Lancet Study

    Pollution is the world's largest environmental risk factor for disease and premature deaths, according to the Lancet commission on pollution and health and is...

    Air Pollution Dims India’s Solar Energy Potential

    India plans to produce 100 gigawatts of solar power in 2022, but the country suffers from high levels of atmospheric pollution. Now, a study...

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    Cabinet Approves Flood Management and Border Areas Programme 

    This is particularly relevant as the increased incidence of extreme events have been witnessed during last few years in...
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    Women’s Safety Scheme to Continue till 2025-26

    Out of the total project outlay of Rs.1179.72 crore, a total of Rs.885.49 crore will be provided by MHA...

    First Person: What I learnt from the Gabhales

    Through the provision of livestock and associated training, the family not only regained their economic stability but also underwent...

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    Cabinet Approves Flood Management and Border Areas Programme 

    This is particularly relevant as the increased incidence of...

    Women’s Safety Scheme to Continue till 2025-26

    Out of the total project outlay of Rs.1179.72 crore,...