A study conducted among 10 Indian metro cities investigates the impact of municipal solid waste and animal birth control programme on stray dog population and its menaces. Its results show statistically strong and positive linkages among the variables such as human population, municipal solid waste, per capita solid waste, food waste, dog population and dogs per capita. People's general awareness and the efforts of municipalities are inadequate to control the dog menace.

For those living in the city, one must agree that the last couple of days haven't been as bright as they used to be.

The Air Quality Index (AQI) of certain areas in the city was as high as 367 micrograms of pollutant PM2.5 per cubic metre on Tuesday.

PUNE: Anti-noise campaigner Dr Taramati Pathak has written to various authorities in the city in an effort to ensure that no firecrackers are burst in residential societies.

Testing in Pune was conducted at an open ground recently. “We have submitted our report to the MPCB HQ for further analysis and the results will be declared soon,” MPCB officials said.

PUNE: Several people stepping out of their houses eary in the morning were pleasantly surprised to see `dense vapour' in the air.

PUNE: This festive season, the Anti-Noise Pollution Committee is hoping more and more citizens will let go of made-up traditions and embrace the Diwali Oath instead.

The report has recommended that the PMC consider alternative route options for this stretch.

PUNE: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench here on Tuesday ordered a city-based developer to pay an environmental compensation cost of Rs 100 crore or 5% of the total cost of the project, whiche

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Tanaji Balasaheb Gambhire Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others dated 27/09/2016 regarding flouting of environmental clearance by a developer (M/s Goel Ganga Developers India Private Limited) of a housing project in Pune, Maharashtra.

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