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Centre buckles up for Clean Ganga mission, seeks forestry intervention

Speaking at the inauguration of a two-day national level discourse for preparing the Detail Project Report (DPR), Uma Bharti who is the Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation told besides the religious perception, the focus of protecting the Ganga (Ganges river) should also be from the economic perception because several people look upon the river for ...

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Plant to Extract Diesel from Plastic for Railways to Be Reality Soon: Harshvardhan

Indian Railways will soon set up plants to extract diesel for mechanical traction with technology patented by scientists at the CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP) Dehradun, announced Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science and Technology. The institute is the first of its kind to develop the capability to convert 1 tonne of broken plastic buckets, mugs, toothpaste tubes, bottle ...

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