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India's new vehicle scrap policy was given 'in-principle' approval at a high-level inter-ministerial meeting at the PMO to pave way for removing of 20 years old commercial vehicles (CVs) from April

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/03/2018 regarding Comprehensive Action Plan for air pollution control and supplementary report on the comprehensive action plan with timelines.

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on behalf of Union of India has stated on affidavit that BS VI will be available in the National Capital Territory of Delhi in all retail outlets with effect from 01.04.2018.

The Union Ministry of Mines has launched Sand Mining Framework to help states deal with the sand mining issues, including demand supply deficit and illegal extraction. It was launched at the third National Conclave on Mines & Minerals held in New Delhi.

The 69th World Health Assembly approved the Global Health Sector Strategy to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030. Although no virological cure exists for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, existing therapies to control viral replication and prophylaxis to minimise mother-to-child transmission make elimination of HBV feasible. We aimed to estimate the national, regional, and global prevalence of HBsAg in the general population and in the population aged 5 years in 2016, as well as coverage of prophylaxis, diagnosis, and treatment.

Antibiotic use more than doubled in India between 2000 and 2015, fuelling antibiotic resistance that is making common infections such as E.coli, strep throat, pneumonia and tuberculosis more difficult to treat, according to this new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

While the number of coal-fired power plants built worldwide has fallen over the past two years, Asia leads the world in building new coal power.

In Paris, the Eiffel Tower went dark. In London, a kaleidoscope of famous sites switched off their lights, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus, the London Eye.

The power sector has a 100% FDI permit, which boosted FDI inflows in the sector

An outbreak of Zika fever, which causes microcephaly — a rare birth defect marked by unusually small head size, eye abnormalities and nerve damage — is likely in coming years because of a build-up

Among nuts, peanut is considered as superfood and has been effective in treating malnutrition across the globe. Peanuts have more protein and 30 essential vitamins and minerals that are effective to combat acute malnutrition. Nutritive value of peanuts reveals that nearly half of the mass of the kernel is made of lipids, whereas protein and carbohydrate constitute nearly one-fifth to one-fourth of the kernel mass.

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