Friday, October 7, 2022

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Punjab govt taking stubble burning seriously, starts sensitisation drive

Punjab Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua has directed all the Deputy Commissioners to make proper arrangements in their respective districts to prevent stubble burning...

63 Indian cities In 100 most polluted places on Earth

India's air pollution worsened in 2021, according to the World Air Quality Report released by IQAir, a Swiss firm. This ends a three-year trend of improving...

Punjab govt ties up with global firms for controlling air polllution

In order to address the problem of growing industrial air pollution in Punjab, the Industry & Commerce and the Science, Technology & Environment departments...

India’s first paddy straw-based briquetting plant to overcome stubble burning comes up in Patiala

In a major initiative to cut down stubble burning and reduce environmental pollution, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday virtually inaugurated the...

Delhi-NCR’s air quality on brink of ’emergency’; smog reduces visibility to 300 mts

Delhi woke up to a grey morning as an apocalyptic smog blotted out the sun from the sky and smudged landmarks from view with...

Celebrate festivals strictly adhering to COVID safety measures, urge Punjab ministers

Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Aruna Chaudhary, Sports, Youth Services and NRI Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi and Health &...

Minister seeks panchayats’ help to ensure zero stubble burning in Punjab

Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary today urged the panchayats of the state to come forward to execute their...

NSW aims to halve carbon emissions by 2030 ,$37 bn investment expected

NSW is set to attract more than $37 billion in investment while slashing emissions by 50 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, under updated...

Air pollution in India could cut life expectancy by 9 years: Study

India's air pollution levels have expanded geographically over time and increased so much in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh that an average person is now...
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Arun Bali, favourite veteran actor in films, TV, dies at 79

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Heavy rainfall in Sydney, Saturday could be “danger day”

The State Emergency Service has issued 50 flood warnings across New South Wales as heavy downpours drench the state. So far none have been emergency...

Guess the Bollywood star posing with Shah Rukh Khan in this throwback gold

On Thursday, Vicky Kaushal's father, Sham Kaushal, shared a major throwback picture of his sons Vicky and Sunny posing with Shah Rukh Khan. The image...

French author Annie Ernaux wins 2022 Nobel Prize for Literature

French author Annie Ernaux was awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in literature for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots,...