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Bengal tea industry sees ray of hope in Minister’s visit (January Week #5 (2016))
Bengal tea industry sees ray of hope in Minister’s visit [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=78965]

The West Bengal tea industry has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. The state, which has in its fold the famed Darjeeling brand, has since last year, made international headlines with reports of ‘starvation deaths’ in the gardens in North Bengal.
Similar reports have resurfaced this year. 

HC seeks govt reply on plea for odd-even rule (January Week #5 (2016))
HC seeks govt reply on plea for odd-even rule [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79037]

Mumbai: Expressing concern over the rising levels of pollution in Mumbai, the Bombay high court on Thursday sought to know how the odd-even pilot project had fared in Delhi.  A division bench of Justice V M Kanade and Justice RevatiDere directed the Maharashtra
government, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, the state environment and road transport departments to respond to a petition filed by a city resident to implement the odd-even scheme for vehicles in Mumbai

Care for Air’ campaign for reducing air pollution in Patna (January Week #5 (2016))
Care for Air’ campaign for reducing air pollution in Patna [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=79027]

PATNA: Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) on Thursday launched 'Care for Air' campaign for reducing pollution in Patna to help improve ambient air quality. The campaign urges Bihar government to implement 'Solar Roof Top Program' to reduce
emissions from diesel in non-domestic sector.

Over 20 trees axed close to Mangar in Aravallis (Issue of the week, January Week #3(2016))
Over 20 trees axed close to Mangar in Aravallis [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=78628]

Gurgaon: Over 20 trees were cleared from an area of nearly two acres, which was claimed to be a sacred grove in Faridabad, close to the MangarBani early on Monday morning. This area falls under the Aravali Notification of the Ministry of environment and
forests and cutting of trees in the area without permission is prohibited.

Telangana govt bans sale and use of 'Chinese manja' (January Week #3(2016))
Telangana govt bans sale and use of 'Chinese manja' [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=78624]

In a bid to prevent harm to birds and others, the TelanganaGovernment today issued orders banning the procurement, sale and use of nylon threads, commonly called 'Chinese manja', during festivals and other occasions. 




Whales fatally disoriented by sound, magnetism? (January Week #3(2016))
Whales fatally disoriented by sound, magnetism? [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=78620]

Episodes of mass stranding of whales across the world show pilot whales to be the most commonly involved in the phenomenon.




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