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Delhi’s dust pollution back to Commonwealth Games days (August Week #1 (2017))
 Delhi’s dust pollution back to Commonwealth Games days [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92063]Bad old days are back in Delhi. Dust pollution, the cause of many pulmonary diseases, hit the peak again in 2016, after a lull of five years, in the capital.According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), dust pollution, which includes various particulate matter like PM 10, PM 2.5 and PM 1.0, shot up to 261 micrograms per metre cube again last year.

SC seeks clarity on pollution from crackers (August Week #1 (2017))
SC seeks clarity on pollution from crackers [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92054]The Supreme Court has pointed out a lack of clarity on the pollutive impact of explosive substances used in firecrackers and ordered officials from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Firework Research and Development Centre at Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu to be present in court.

Swachh Ganesha campaign (August Week #1 (2017))
Swachh Ganesha campaign [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92112]Hyderabad: In order to promote eco-friendly Ganesh, Aurora Degree and PG College had decided to collaborate with the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) for Swachh Ganesha campaign. An NGO Sukuki Exnora working in the area of environment management will coordinate the campaign. 


97 smuggled Indian star tortoises to fly back from Singapore to India (August Week #1 (2017))
97 smuggled Indian star tortoises to fly back from Singapore to India [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92109]At least 97 endangered Indian Star Tortoises, which were smuggled into Singapore, will soon be brought back to India where they will be released back into their natural habitat. Karnataka Forest Department and Wildlife SOS have taken the responsibility of repatriating the Indian Star Tortoises from Singapore.


Why e-waste will continue to flow into city (August Week #1 (2017))
Why e-waste will continue to flow into city [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92103]New Delhi: With the Centre planning to reconsider targets given to companiesfor collecting e-waste from consumers and recycling them, tonnes of e-waste may continue to pollute waterbodies, groundwater and soil in informal recycling hubs like Moradabad, Saharanpur, Delhi and other smaller towns.


Delhi doctor to find how bad air hurts lungs (Issue of the week, July Week #4 (2017))
Delhi doctor to find how bad air hurts lungs [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92049]NEW DELHI: In about seven years, Indians would know to what extent air pollution may be impacting their lung function. Dr Anurag Agrawal, principal scientist at CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), would start work next month on one of the first long-term studies involving children (10-18 years) from across the study.

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