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There are 56 mechanised road sweepers with the four civic bodies.(Sonu Mehta/HT file)

Civic bodies not utilising road sweeping machines fully: TERI

New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 11:42 AM IST
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), which has been roped in by the four civic bodies in Delhi to audit the performance of these machines, has red flagged issues that need to be addressed for their effective and efficient utilisation.
The leopard was first discovered by Satvir Singh, a resident of Lala Kherli, around 6.15am on Thursday, while he was walking to a nearby temple (where he is a caretaker), about a kilometre outside the settlement.(Manoj Kumar/ani)
The leopard was first discovered by Satvir Singh, a resident of Lala Kherli, around 6.15am on Thursday, while he was walking to a nearby temple (where he is a caretaker), about a kilometre outside the settlement.(Manoj Kumar/ani)

2-year-old leopard, stuck in power cables in Gurugram, electrocuted to death

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 07:48 AM IST
Locals found the animal dangling precariously from the power lines just after 6am, following which officials from the wildlife department fetched the corpse and sent it for a post-mortem examination.
Data from the Delhi Traffic Police showed that last year over 3,546 vehicle owners were fined for plying without updated PUCs.(HT Photo)
Data from the Delhi Traffic Police showed that last year over 3,546 vehicle owners were fined for plying without updated PUCs.(HT Photo)

PUC checks can curb pollution by 20%: Delhi Cops to drivers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 04:54 AM IST
Traffic personnel were stationed at around 40 fuel stations across Delhi to educate vehicle owners about the environmental benefits of regular pollution checks.
According to the city’s Development Plan, 51% of the city’s total transportation is either on foot or on cycles.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
According to the city’s Development Plan, 51% of the city’s total transportation is either on foot or on cycles.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

How do slum-dwellers from Andheri travel?

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 12:27 PM IST
According to the city’s Development Plan, 51% of the city’s total transportation is either on foot or on cycles.
Arsenic contamination in groundwater had so far been found to be particularly limited to West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh.(HT File Photo)
Arsenic contamination in groundwater had so far been found to be particularly limited to West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh.(HT File Photo)

High level of arsenic found in Punjab groundwater

New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2018 07:31 AM IST
Long-term exposure to arsenic can cause cancer, skin lesions, cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Air quality targets under the National Clean Air Action Plan (NCAP), which aims to reduce pollution in cities that do not meet the national air quality standard, will not be legally binding.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Air quality targets under the National Clean Air Action Plan (NCAP), which aims to reduce pollution in cities that do not meet the national air quality standard, will not be legally binding.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Air quality plan not legally binding

New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2018 08:51 AM IST
The main target under NCAP is reducing PM 10 (coarse pollution particles) and PM 2.5 (fine, respirable pollution particles) concentrations by 20% to 30% in the first five years (2019 to 2024) . The reduction will be expected with reference to the annual average 2017 concentrations.
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