Category Archives: India

India to implement Bharat Stage-V emission standards by 2019

After much debate, upgrade to Bharat Stage-V emission norms in India has been scheduled for 2019. India will start with BS-IV+ norms across India by April 2019 to complete implementation of BS-V norms by 2023. To meet the deadline, India will require marketing companies to

Indian villages go offbeat to stop open defecation

  In a country where 590 million people still defecate in open it’s not possible to bring awareness without community participation. Jambagi village in Karnataka’s Belagavi district has become a symbol of active community participation and efforts to eradicate open defecation. The village panachayat had