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PP Sangal

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What Delhi needs to do to combat air pollution

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PP Sangal Delhi needs a coordinated approach if it wants to reduce air pollution by 65 percent (File photo) By PP SANGAL Media reports highlight that Delhi government, NGT, CPCB, Supreme Court appointed EPCA, government of adjoining states viz. Punjab, Haryana... More »

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Go veg to fight climate change

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PP Sangal We are already seeing adverse weather and climatic events of extreme rainfall, intense floods, as also drought, scorching heat and severe storms. The UN IPCC report ‘Climate Change and Land’, released in Geneva in August, stressed upon the disastrous... More »

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Ayushman Bharat: Fulfilling the dream of a healthy India

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PP Sangal Ayushman Bharat would provide secondary and tertiary healthcare hospitalisation to the beneficiaries across 23 specialities through 1,390 packages. The Ayushman Bharat scheme, also called the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), is the National ... More »

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Water crisis: Nine steps to address the shortage

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PP Sangal Increase awareness among the masses about scarcity of water and the dire need of conserving it by organising programmes/public meetings on efficient use of water. (File/ Agencies) In his Mann Ki Baat 2.0, PM Narendra Modi—the first after his re-elect... More »

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Why the world needs to deal with climate change, now

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PP Sangal To bring home the point, this piece focuses in a comprehensive manner on all types of disastrous impacts of climate change or global warming on all forms of life on planet Earth. I would discuss what environmental calamities are currently happening a... More »

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Rhetoric no salve for farm distress

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PP Sangal Rhetoric no salve for farm distress Farmers in India (also in undivided India) have generally been poor, and it has not been only the phenomenon of post-reforms period in Independent India, as believed by some. Yes, now it is becoming worse day by da... More »

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Climate talks: Was COP24 able to achieve its objectives?

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PP Sangal Regarding finance for adaptation, the Rulebook says that developed countries are not expected to indicate how much would be as ‘grants’ or ‘loans’, except that a substantial part of funds would be grants-based funding. The 24th Conference of the Part... More »