Navi Mumbai Airport’s under Ministry Lens

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Wednesday referred an environmentalist’s concern of increased bird hit threats to the Civil      Aviation Ministry. Navi Mumbai:  Days after the environmentalist and director of NatConnect foundation, Mr. B N Kumar wrote a letter to Prime Minister (PM) Modi, citing concerns over the threats of increased bird hits due to […]

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Faecal Coliform levels in Yamuna way above limits

A type of bacteria, faecal coliform is indicative of the presence of faecal material of man or animal and can result in a wide variety of illnesses and diseases. Delhi: Ammar, a Delhi-based photographer, frequently visits the Yamuna shore between the Delhi-Noida Direct Flyover and Zakir Nagar, near Okhla. “I went there last year to […]

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Building work breaks patients’ calm

Patients are struggling to recover from covid, and the ongoing construction of houses in their neighbourhood isn’t helping. Sonepat: The lockdown might have kept you from going outside but it doesn’t keep a house from being built. It’s been more than two months since construction of several houses started in Sector-12, Sonepat — before the […]

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Bakeries not a breakfast place during lockdown

Online orders are not enough for the bakery business to survive. Ludhiana: Anubhav Grewal, the CEO at Bake Fresh feels miserable when freshly baked cakes, wrapped in colorful fondant, pastries, puffs and patties remain unsold.  “You won’t really find people in the city waking up early in the morning to step out and buy cakes, […]

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High iron content in water, a health concern for citizens

Rusted pipelines and eroding water tankers, raise the risk of water-borne diseases. May 13, 2021 Sudeept Singh Khurda: The residents of Retang Colony, Jatni, are worried about the quality of water they are bound to use on a daily basis. “The supplied water contains bleaching powder and churns out muddy with high-iron density, which is […]

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