Tag Archives: Environment

Vehicle Manufacturers Have to Give Emission, Noise Levels of Each Vehicle Produced

Come 1st of April 2017, manufacturers of all kinds of motor vehicles as also E-rickshaws and E-carts will have to give detailed declaration about the emission levels of the vehicle they have manufactured. Through a recent notification, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has amended Form 22 under the Central Motor Vehicles Act, 1989, through which manufacturers provide the ...

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Varthu-Bellandu is Passe, Maragondanahalli (Ramapura) Lake Seen Covered with Froth

One more lake has fallen prey to industrial waste in Bangalore with froth decimating the water beneath totally as reports showed. This is second such lake which has become a victim of mindless industrial waste illegally diverted to lakes in the tech capital of India. History shows that 40 years ago when the locality people faced acute shortage of water ...

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Cloth Masks Worn by Nurses, Traffic Cops Dubious, Ineffective: Study

It is mere a psychological re-assurance to medical fraternity, especially nurses and the most visible traffic cops in cities who wear them religiously but not realising that they are durbious and ineffective giving them a false sense of security, scientists have warned. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in a first of its kind study, tested disposable surgical masks ...

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TATA Projects to Execute the Rejuvenation of Dravyawati River

A Consortium of TATA Projects Limited and Shanghai Urban Construction Group received the multi-crore rupees project from Government of Rajasthan, the first river rejuvenation project in the country on a dry and arid landscape. TATA Projects Limited said the execution of rejuvenation of Dravyawati River worth Rs.1,676 crore will be taken up on 47-km long river in Jaisalya village, which ...

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World Forest Day: Javadekar Refutes Environmental Degradation by Companies

On the occasion of World Forest Day or International Day of Forests, India’s Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar refused focus of some plays which blamed companies for environmental degradation and alter joined Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain for a walk with students in Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary in Delhi Monday. The Event was held later at the ...

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