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    HC orders use of dust control net at construction sites

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on January 29, 2019

    The High Court Division on Monday directed the Department of Environment and the capital’s mayor to ensure within 15 days the use of dust control...

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    Bangladesh has the answer to polythene menace

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:03pm on January 20, 2019

    Polythene bags are everywhere - literally - and the world is not sure how to deal with them. Shopping bags made from polythene have become...

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    Govt fails to weigh environmental pollution impact

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    ROUTINE violations of environmental regulations are in plain sight....

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    Recommendations grossly ignored

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    National River Conservation Commission’s out of 300 recommendations eviction of the encroachments on rivers and controlling pollution only two were partially implemented by government agencies....

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    China to crack down on diesel trucks, raise fuel standards

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    China will take action against highly-polluting diesel trucks by imposing tougher fuel and engine standards, raising rail freight volumes and strengthening its monitoring capabilities, new...

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    Toxic smog shrouds Indian capital as pollution soars

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:14am on January 04, 2019

    Residents of the Indian capital of New Delhi woke on Thursday to a thick, grey smog, as pollution surged to ‘severe’ and ‘emergency’ levels, with...

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    India’s polluted air claimed 1.24m lives in 2017: study

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:06am on December 08, 2018

    India’s toxic air claimed 1.24 million lives in 2017, or 12.5 per cent of total deaths recorded that year, according to a study published in...

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    Pollution watchdog fines Delhi over toxic smog

    Agence-France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    India’s environmental watchdog has slapped New Delhi’s government with a $3.5 million fine for failing to enforce rules to reduce smog in the world’s most...

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    Experts suggest environmental taxes on polluters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05pm on September 20, 2018

    Economists and experts on Thursday suggested that the government should impose environmental taxes on polluters to encourage green growth as well as sustainable development of...

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    Tide of environmental pollution needs to be stemmed

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    AROUND 80,000 deaths and 2.6 million Disability Adjusted Life Years, in short DALYs, were caused in the country by air pollution, poor availability of water...

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