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'Get My Parking': This app helps people to park their vehicles smartly

It might take a heavy dose of luck if you want to find a parking space in a city. Two youngsters, one an engineer with an MBA and the other, an MBA, came together with a plan to sort out this issue

Published on 9th May 2018
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"We're standing up for some important values," says Newcastle University's Professor Richard Davies

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University speaks about their commitment to education, skill development and social justice

Published on 24th April 2019
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70 percent of Delhi parents want scheduled 'smog-break' for schools in November

Delhiites got some respite on Sunday morning as the air quality improved from "severe" category to "poor" category

Published on 17th November 2019
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93 percent children exposed to toxic air, could die before turning 15: WHO report

The report details the different ways in which children are at risk of serious and permanent damage to health and methods to prevent it

Published on 30th October 2018
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A breath of fresh air: How three Manipal students are purifying the surroundings using the ad hoardings   

Designed by three third-year engineering students, from Manipal Institute of Technology, this hoarding, called the GreenBoard, can draw impure air from the surroundings and purify it

Published on 26th October 2017
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A letter of solidarity to Greta Thunberg  from the Third World

How dare we allowed the climate to go berserk in the first place? Even though we accept that we destroyed it, we never really bothered to correct it

Published on 28th September 2019
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A Plastic-Free Tamil Nadu from 2019, announces CM K Palaniswami

Chief Minister K Paliniswami announced on International Environment Day, that plastic and non-biodegradable items will be banned from 2019

Published on 5th June 2018
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Aalok Khandekar, IITH researcher is coordinating an air pollution governance study on Indian cities

The study has now been expanded to include four more Indian cities including Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Pune besides Los Angeles as well

Published on 22nd January 2019
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Actor Bhumi Pednekar feels that sustainable farming should be taught at school

Bhumi believes that if the subject is taught at school then the "future generations can actually practice farming and growing, as opposed to feeling it's something very complex and tough

Published on 2nd September 2020
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After a decline, India adds over 50,000 new COVID cases in a day

Out of the total COVID-19 cases in the country, 5,16,632 are currently active, 78,19,886 have been discharged, and 1,25,562 lost the battle against the pandemic

Published on 7th November 2020
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After outcry, IIT Madras sets up zones, designates time to feed stray dogs on campus

A couple of weeks ago, IIT Delhi had advertised an opening for the position of a dog handler to deal with the campus strays

Published on 18th September 2020
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Agriculture is in a serious crisis and all of us are equally responsible: Dr Ramanjaneyulu GV, Centre for Sustainable Agriculture

Professor Ramanjaneyulu is currently working on public policy issues impacting food systems and farmers' livelihoods and a framework to ensure income security for them

Published on 13th August 2019
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Air pollution linked with higher COVID-19 death rate: Study

Using this data, the researcher was able to identify hotspots around the world with high levels of air pollution and simultaneously low levels of air movement

Published on 20th April 2020
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Air pollution may up risk of neurological disorders: Study

For the study, published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health, the research team analysed the link between fine particulate (PM2.5) pollution and neurodegenerative diseases in the US

Published on 20th October 2020
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Air scare: Delhi Transport Department holds 24 buses of different State roadways for violating Pollution Control norms

Buses that failed the test, including 13 buses from UP and 17 from Haryana, will not be allowed to enter the Kashmere Gate Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT) until new PUC certificates are obtained

Published on 25th October 2017

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