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Letters - September 15 2008

These are made by using coir waste, coconut pith, wood wool or sisal fibre, combined with cement as binder for production of corrugated or plain roofing sheets. These sheets use lesser cement than AC sheets, are 50 per cent cheaper, light-weight, fire resistant, water proof, and can be used for sloping roof option.

Letters - August15 2008

Vermicomposting is a good way of  getting rid of biodegradable kitchen waste. Millions of tonnes of food waste are buried or burned each year all over the world at a great financial and environmental cost. But, the same can be recycled with the help of worms. It turns many types of kitchen waste into nutritious soil for plants.

Letters - July 15 2008

Dear Pandit ji,

I am a student pursuing environmental studies. I read all your articles regularly. To say about the introduction of the new car, I also feel as an environmentalist that it would lead to nothing but congestion and over crowding of the roads.

Letters - June 15 2008

Dear Pandit ji,

Ten years is a long time! All credits to your publication for evolving over that period from a magazine aimed at the younger generation to one that addressed all. I've been a reader of GT since its inception. And it has been a wonderful, eyeopening ride! With eye-catching layout (something that so many publications ignore) and easy-tounderstand content, ...

Letters - Aapril 15 2008

Dear Panditji,

Can you please tell me when fly ash is used with herbal materials like neem and eucalyptus in making bio-pesticides, does the metal content in the fly-ash harm the environment, or is it safe to use? Also fly ash is very fine in size, so when sprayed on field does it cause air pollution?

Letters - March 15 2008

Dear Pallav Sehgal ji,

Monkey menace is a major problem in Delhi, and people have been struggling with it for many years. As far as the measures are concerned, the state government and the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) are responsible for keeping the monkey population in check.

Letters - February 15 2008

Dear Panditji,

I have learned from your magazine that mines affect the environment very badly and it should be restored after closure. How many mining operations in India actually get restored after closure?

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The Indian Peregrine Falcon or Falco peregrinus peregrinator, described by Sundevall in 1837, is found in many places in South Asia including
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Southeastern China.

Letters - October 31 2007

Dear Panditji,

I am a regular reader of Gobar Times. It has been seen that now obesity has become a global problem. I would appreciate it a lot if you could supply me with some information of food and eating habits of the young. I require this information for a school project called The Project Citizen.

Letters - September 15 2007

Dear Panditji,

Gobar Times is doing better with each month. This one is also very good. But my favourite is the ‘Our gurrglooing rivers’. I know that river pollution is a very grave matter. But you made it so simple.
I love the lifecycle pages. The lifecycle of gold looked so gorgeous! I have a query as well. What are car air bags? How are they important?

Saira Khan
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