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Can Bellary become the Bokaro of South?

Bellary, June 30: As the recent Global investors Meet (GIM) demonstrated, investor interest in Bellary continues to remain high, even if it has dipped since GIM-2010 when it bagged quarter of the total investments promised.
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All buildings need to go green by 2020

New Delhi, June 29: All buildings which are supposed to be built by 2020 need guidance in terms of construction methods and obtain environment clearances to ensure that they do not make living conditions difficult, warned Centre for Science and Energy at a briefing in Delhi on Thursday.  
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New pollution norms for hotel industry in Noida

NOIDA, June 27 : To check air and water pollution and waste management in the hotel industry, the UP State Pollution Control Board has decided to make it mandatory for restaurants and hotels across Gautam Budh Nagar to get a No Objection Certificate from it to continue their operations.
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Periyar turns dumping yard for effluents

Kochi, June 27: About 2.48 crore litres of effluents generated by nearly 55 industrial units in Eloor and Edayar are let out into the Periyar River daily after primary treatment, against the prescribed norm of ‘zero discharge’ by industries to prevent pollution of rivers.

Illegal plastic units operate near lakes

Hyderabad, June 25: While there are 359 plastic units on the inventory of AP Pollution Control Board, a mere 194 have official registration by the Board. 
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Clean canal water mixes with polluted drain

JALANDHAR, June 25: It is a twin tragedy. The water of this canal is treated after spending around Rs 8 lakh a month. Instead of using it, the cleaned water is released into the polluted Jamsher drain that flows into river Sutlej.
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Gujarat maritime board to take call on dismantling of ‘toxic’ ship at Alang: Centre to SC

NEW DELHI, June 24: The Union environment and forests ministry has stepped into the controversy over beaching rights and breaking of the ship, Exxon Valdez (rechristened as Oriental Nicety), at India's biggest ship-breaking yard at Alang by leaving the decision to the Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB).
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