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What’s with the noise?

Bengaluru, August 27: During the just-concluded month of religious festivities, many road margins in the city were full of giant cut-out figures of deities formed using coloured light bulbs.
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Jhelum needs the Ganga love

Kashmir, August 26: Since ages, the river Ganga has been at the heart of faith for millions of Hindus. Some 70 million faithful Hindus take bath in the river even today to cleanse themselves from their sins. The belief that dropping the ashes of cremated bodies at the Manikarnika Ghat at Varanasi gives moksha (liberation) to the jiva (soul) remains as strong as ever.

Pollution approvals to be time-bound

Hyderabad, August 25: Entrepreneurs can heave a sigh of relief as AP Pollution Control Board is all set to take a final call on online applications for Consent of Establishment and Consent for Operation to make it “time-bound”.
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‘KSPCB should have suggested alternatives’

Bangalore, August 25: Minister for Ecology and Environment Sogadu Shivanna said on Saturday that the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) should have looked for alternatives.
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Harmful air in Mayur Vihar, Noida

NOIDA, August 24: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has found that presence of harmful pollutants in air within a range of 15km from Noida, which includes Mayur Vihar and portions of Ghaziabad, is more than seven times the normal limit.
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OSPCB team to probe Shyam Metaliks ash pond leak

Bhubhaneshwar, August 23: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has sent a team to inspect ash pond leak of the power unit of Shyam Metaliks and Energy in Sambalpur district, after receiving allegations to this effect.
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City Doctors list health hazards of insecticide poisoning

New Delhi, August 22: The Central Pollution Control Board's (CPCB) discovery of Lindane insecticide in the Yamuna has set alarm bells ringing for doctors.
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Pollution of Yamuna River

New Delhi, August 21: As per the analysis of the regular monitoring undertaken by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), river water quality of Yamuna River deteriorates especially in its stretch between Wazirabad barrage at Delhi till its confluence with Chambal River in Uttar Pradesh (U.P.).
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Disposal of E-Waste

New Delhi, August 21: The Ministry of Environment & Forests is implementing a Scheme to provide financial assistance for setting up of treatment, disposal and storage facility for hazardous and integrated recycling facilities for E-waste on public private partnership mode.
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Kochi among cities with heavy pollution

Kochi, August 20: The industrial clusters based in Greater Kochi fall into the group of cities with high pollution levels, as per a study done by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. 

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