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Pollution notices fail to close Kanpur tanneries

A week after the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) issued a notice to shut down six tanneries in the Kanpur area for pollution and violating laws, the closures are yet to be initiated. The Regional Pollution Control Board claims it is yet to receive CPCB's written order and hence the delay.


Is “Ag-Gag” ing morally correct?

“Ag-Gag” is journalist speak for “anti-whistle blower” laws. They are being used in the US to restrict people from entering an animal or research centre with the intent to commit a criminal act or defame the facility”. This came to my attention when reading that Australia is also to consider the introduction of similar legislation; is this becoming the norm?