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New study by Centre for Science and Environment shatters the myth of star-rated ACs

New study by Centre for Science and Environment shatters the myth of star-rated ACs

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For the complete study report, please click here  
Watch Anumita Roychowdhury explain the CSE study

Lift your head from the sand

The outrage over the suspension of an official, Durga Shakti Nagpal, for simply doing her job—check illegal sand mining in the rivers of Uttar Pradesh—has highlighted a crucial issue. It is now evident that illegal mining of sand from rivers and beaches is rampant and the underbelly of this industry (I’m calling it industry for want of a better word) is powerful and connected. Worse still, all this is happening in violation of the orders of the apex court of the country.

Child's Play

Bureau of Indian Standards(BIS) released its draft regulations on standards on phthalates in toys on April 21, 2011.  The draft standards have been released following a Bombay High Court Order on March 24, 2011.

The court's direction was in response to the Public Interest Litigation (PIL)filed by the Consumer Welfare Association in 2007 demanding stringent regulations for phthalates in toys.

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