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US and French embassies to follow odd-even rules (January Week #1 (2016))

The US and French embassies have decided to voluntarily comply with the restrictions being implemented under the Delhi government’s odd-even policy from January 1-15 to control vehicular pollution, even though embassies are exempted from it.

Animal Welfare Board of India: Pigeon contest banned, board out to fight for other creatures (January Week #1 (2016))

EMBOLDENED BY its efforts to successfully get banned the age-old kabootarbaazi (pigeon contest) in Agra, the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has now set out to invoke similar prohibitions on fights involving other birds and animals organised as local

In letters to the district magistrates of Lucknow, Aligarh and Faizabad, the body under the Ministry of Environment and Forests has called for statewide ban on fights involving cocks (murgabaazi) and Indian Quails (baterbaazi), terming them as “cruelty”
upon the creatures.

Mahagenco using low capacity pollution control devices (January Week #1 (2016))

Nagpur: State run power generation company Mahagenco seems to be completely apathetic towards the threat to human lives it has created due to high level of emissions from its power plants. Not only is it not making any effort to get cleaner coal, but its
pollution control equipments also have a faulty design with company making no effort to set it right.

Odd-even formula: Why exempt women, two-wheelers, asks Delhi High Court (January Week #1 (2016))

The Delhi High Court today asked the AAP government to clarify why women and two-wheelers have been exempted from the odd-even number plate scheme coming into effect here from Friday.

Gurgaon to install household solid waste treatment plants (January Week #1 (2016))

Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) on Wednesday announced to install solid waste treatment plants in the kitchens of the city residents.

Odd-even formula: Delhi government to issue guidelines on carpooling (Issue of the week, December Week #2(2015))
Odd-even formula: Delhi government to issue guidelines on carpooling []

With odd-even scheme for private vehicles set to start from January 1 in the capital, the Delhi government will soon issue guidelines on carpooling policy for commuters and office goers

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