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No More BS-III; Petroleum Minister Launches BS-IV Grade Fuels for Smooth Transition

Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan formally launched BS-IV grade transportation fuels across the country from Bhubaneswar today (April 1, 2017) coinciding with Utkal Divas (formation day of the State) being celebrated in Odisha. The launch of BS-IV fuels symbolically commenced sale of the eco-friendly and low-emission fuels from 12 different locations across the country through ...

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Traffic Driven Air-borne Pollutants Giving Rise to More Allergies: Study

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Traffic-related pollutants like nitrogen dioxide and ground-level ozone may trigger chemical changes in certain airborne allergens, boosting their potency, said a research study. Perhaps this could explain why an increasing number of airborne allergies are becoming more common forcing people to suffer more from airborne allergies during the allergy season, said researchers. “Scientists have long suspected that air pollution and ...

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