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Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

December 15, 2016

Just like New Delhi, Paris has also been witnessing a severe rise in pollution levels lately. The French authorities have effectuated a series of action plans aimed at tackling air pollution in Paris, which can be an inspiring event for the Indian capital.

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Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

November 8, 2016

New Delhi is choking in its worst smog in 17 years as the little remaining clean air in the city has also waved a goodbye after the not so eco-friendly festive celebrations and the illegal crop burning in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), leading to a temporary closure of educ...

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Eco-friendly Diwali this year

Eco-friendly Diwali this year

October 27, 2016

As Diwali, the festival of lights, is nearing, people in India are enjoying the festive season but this time with an eco-friendly approach

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Poor road infrastructure

Poor road infrastructure

August 2, 2016

The problem of poorly constructed roads is long engraved in India, not only in the rural areas but the issue concerns urban population alike. Potholes, roads under construction, poorly concreted speed breakers and down-and-out drainage system on the roads are a cause of increasin...

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Delhi’s Pollution control quest

Delhi’s Pollution control quest

April 14, 2016

With the second odd-even run scheduled from April 15-30, 2016, experts say that this time there will be a close check on the gaseous pollutants. After the success of the initial odd-even scheme during the start of the year, the second phase of the odd-even formula in Delhi is all...

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Indian Budget 2016

Indian Budget 2016

February 29, 2016

The 2016 Indian Budget, presented on Monday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, is first focused on a rural economy that still needs some boosting. It aims also at further reforms to accelerate investments, while keeping the public deficit at 3.5% of the Gross Domestic Product. And...

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Castes and quotas in India

Castes and quotas in India

February 22, 2016

The situation remains tense in northern India after some riots led by the influential Jat community where at least 19 were killed and 200 wounded these last three days and which resulted in water rationing and schools closures in the Indian capital, Delhi. Representatives of the ...

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