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PM Modi gets ‘Champions of the Earth Awards’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the United Nation’s highest environmental honour for his “unprecedented pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic in India by 2022”. The UN Environment Programme said,Modi along with French President Emmanuel Macron were recognised in the ‘Policy Leadership Category’ for their “pioneering work in championing” the International …

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Air pollution soars, EPCA writes to Delhi-NCR states

Air pollution soared in Delhi on Thursday prompting the Supreme Court-mandated EPCA to write to the states in the region to gear up for another round of action under the ’emergency’ category. In his letter, Bhure Lal, chairman of the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority, has also directed the …

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‘A matter of shame’: Sachin Tendulkar not allowed to speak in Rajya Sabha

As Bharat Ratna and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar rose to speak in the House, Congress members disrupted the proceedings, demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clarify on his remarks against former prime minister Manmohan Singh during the Gujarat poll campaign. The former batsmen and India’s captain had moved a Short Discussion Motion on the future …

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