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Delhi appeals to Centre, neighbours on curbing air pollution (October Week #1 (2016))
Delhi appeals to Centre, neighbours on curbing air pollution [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85567]New Delhi: Delhi government today appealed to the Centre and governments of three neighbouring states to take effective steps for prevention of burning of agriculture residue so as to reduce air pollution level in the national capital.Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain has written to the Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave and also to governments of Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan in this regard.

Scientists discover largest dinosaur in Brazil (October Week #1 (2016))
Scientists discover largest dinosaur in Brazil [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85621]BRASILIA: Brazilian scientists have announced the discovery of the largest dinosaurs ever found in the country, an animal that was 25 meters long.The dinosaur, named "Austroposeidonmagnificus," belonged to the group of titanosaurs, which were herbivorous dinosaurs with a well-developed body, a long neck and tail and a relatively small skull, according to scientists at Rio de Janeiro's Earth Sciences Museum, Xinhua news agency reported.

Goa shuts its eyes to new central rules on plastic carry bags (October Week #1 (2016))
Goa shuts its eyes to new central rules on plastic carry bags [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85623]PANAJI: Sellers and retailers of plastic carry bags will now have to register themselves with local bodies to get a certificate from them confirming that they are selling plastic carry bags which are of not less than 50 micron thickness.

Stop using plastic packaging for tobacco: MoEF (October Week #1 (2016))
Stop using plastic packaging for tobacco: MoEF [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85626]NEW DELHI: With littered plastic sachets posing environmental threat, the Ministry of Environment and Forests has directed 20 major Gutkha, Tobacco and Pan Masala manufacturers to stop using plastic material in any form.The ministry’s latest order comes after Gutkha, Tobacco and Pan Masala manufacturing companies have failed to adhere to the Supreme Court order and new Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Rules 2016.

Rain triggers sewage-water mix in river (October Week #1 (2016))
Rain triggers sewage-water mix in river [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85569]NASHIK:The recent heavy rain has come as a big relief for many and, have at the same time, raised a major concern with the sewage getting mixed with the Godavari.In fact, the floods of August 2 and 3 had broken the chambers and pipelines that began overflowing with sewage and rainwater into the river. While the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has been cleaning the city on account of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan week and to combat dengue, the Godavari once again remains neglected.

Heavy air pollution continues to hit Beijing (October Week #1 (2016))
Heavy air pollution continues to hit Beijing [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85477]Heavy air pollution continues to hit Chinese capital Beijing and surrounding areas and will not disperse until Tuesday, authorities said on Monday.The concentration of hazardous fine particulate matter known as PM 2.5 in Beijing was between 100 and 200 micrograms per cubic meter, indicating moderate pollution, the city’s weather bureau said.

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