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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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    Pollution to increase from Tannery Park after Eid

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:59pm on August 20, 2018

    Pollution from the Tannery Industrial Park, still under construction at Savar, would increase after Eid-ul-Azha. A half of annual rawhide collection for processing takes place...

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    Earth risks tipping into ‘hothouse’ state

    Agence France- Presse . United States | Updated at 12:53am on August 08, 2018

    The planet urgently needs to transition to a green economy because fossil fuel pollution risks pushing the Earth into a lasting and dangerous ‘hothouse’ state,...

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    Recycling of plastic products a must to beat pollution: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2018

    Discussants celebrating World Environment Day in the capital said on Sunday that despite low per capita plastic consumption, Bangladesh was ranked among top 10 plastic...

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    Steps taken to free Buriganga from pollutions: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 25, 2018

    Water resource minister Anwar Hossain Monju on Sunday told the parliament that the government had taken initiative to free Buriganga River from pollution through increasing...

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    Laws exist, but not enforced to save river

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2018

    THE River Buriganga, the ecological life line of Dhaka, is faced with a slow death. A photograph that New Age published on Monday paints a...