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    Delhi-NCR is turning into the world’s e-waste dumping yard with the capital alone getting 85 per cent of waste generated in the developed world. And by 2020, in all likelihood the region will generate about 1,50,000 metric tonnes (MT) of e-waste annually. These shocking facts were revealed in a study done by the Council on ...
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    Another World Environment Day just passed. As has always happened, this time too, many organisations held programmes to espouse the cause of environment. Paintings competitions, lectures, tree plantations and cloth bag distribution happened in these events. But I cannot help but question the utility of it all. Not just the need of holding these events, ...