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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.

Civic body plans to beautify both sides of Nag River (October Week #1 (2016))
Civic body plans to beautify both sides of Nag River [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85482]Nagpur: The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has come up with a plan to beautify and develop the two sides’ frontages of Nag River along with pollution abatement. As a result, the total cost of rejuvenation of the Nag River has increased to Rs2,625.93 crore

15 camera traps to track leopards (October Week #1 (2016))
15 camera traps to track leopards [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85490]Gurgaon: In the wake of reports of leopard sightings in areas close to the Aravalis in Gurgaon, the forest department has installed 15 camera traps to monitor the movement of wild cats.

15 camera traps to track leopards (October Week #1 (2016))
15 camera traps to track leopards [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85490]Gurgaon: In the wake of reports of leopard sightings in areas close to the Aravalis in Gurgaon, the forest department has installed 15 camera traps to monitor the movement of wild cats.

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