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Artisans at work at a small unit that handles gold and silver ornamental work in Regar Pura in Karol Bagh, in New Delhi(Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)

Karol Bagh jewellery units face closure over pollution concerns

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur and Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 07:27 AM IST
The area, according to local traders, has around 5,000 such units with over 20,000 employees. However, shops here have been under the lens of the government watchdog after complaints from people in the area of the alleged polluting nature of the work there.
Maharashtra added almost 2.5 GW of coal-fuelled power capacity in 2017. Chhattisgarh also added 2.7 GW of capacity in thermal power stations.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Maharashtra added almost 2.5 GW of coal-fuelled power capacity in 2017. Chhattisgarh also added 2.7 GW of capacity in thermal power stations.(AFP/Picture for representation)

India commissions more thermal power plants despite pollution concerns

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 05:22 PM IST
India commissioned 13 GW of thermal power plants from January 1, 2017 till August 9 this year. But barring two, none of the new plants or units meets the stricter thermal power plant emission standards laid down by the environment ministry in 2015.
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