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New study says haze may be contributing to warming in South Asia

By Dinesh C Sharma The haze over the national capital and Northwest India seen during winters is not only causing problems to people on the...
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Choking on polluted air, 93 per cent Delhiites do not understand categories of pollution...

About 93 per cent of Delhiites do not understand the Air Quality Index and its six categories, said reports citing a survey of 10...

Around 1.24 million died in India in 2017 due to air pollution: Study

One in every eight deaths in India last year could be attributed to air pollution, which now contributes to more disease burden than smoking,...
How to protect your skin from air pollution

How to protect your skin from air pollution

Concentration of harmful gases in the air is increasing day by day and the pollution level is rising rapidly. World Health Organization (WHO) defines...
Life expectancy in Delhi reduced by 10 years, due to air pollution

Life expectancy in Delhi reduced by 10 years, due to air pollution

A report released on Monday by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) says that air pollution in the national capital in...
delhi air pollution

Delhi air pollution: pollution watchdog EPCA for restricting use of private vehicles

Restrictions on use of private vehicles – ban plying of non-CNG vehicles or implementing odd-even scheme covering all – are the only options available...
Delhi air pollution at “severe-plus emergency” level as people flout firework restrictions

Delhi air pollution at “severe-plus emergency” level as people flout firework restrictions

Brazen and reckless bursting of crackers right through the day and till late in the night in violation of Supreme Court orders on Diwali...
Smog in Delhi

Pollution emergency steps in Delhi-NCR from today, violators to face criminal cases

As patients pour into hospitals with respiratory and allergic complaints and players participating matches fall sick, emergency measures to check pollution kicked in today...
“Holistic anti-pollution policies needed”

“Holistic anti-pollution policies needed”

Panellists feel that every winter Delhi-NCR turns into a gas chamber because of failure to tackle air pollution At least 1,00,000 children below five years...
SC bans plying of 15 year old petrol and 10 year old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

SC bans plying of 15 year old petrol and 10 year old diesel vehicles...

The Supreme Court today (Monday, October 29) banned plying of 15-year-old Petrol and 10-year-old Diesel vehicles in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR). It also...
Best fitness regime is to stay indoors, says CPCB as air quality dips in Delhi-NCR

Best fitness regime is to stay indoors, says CPCB as air quality dips in...

Air quality in Delhi has deteriorated severely and seems set to worsen further, prompting the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to warn people to...
31 hills of Aravalli range gone, SC gives Rajasthan Govt 48 hours to stop illegal mining

31 hills of Aravalli range gone, SC gives Rajasthan Govt 48 hours to stop...

Ravaged hillsides, slashed and hacked into ugly outcrops of rocks cut open are a common sight while driving through Rajasthan. In fact, 31 hills in...
“Verdict on crackers is welcome”

“Verdict on crackers is welcome”

Panellists feel that SC order should have come earlier so as not to hurt business interests The Supreme Court has said that people can burst...
Delhi air quality deteriorates to Very Poor, on way to Severe

Delhi air quality deteriorates to Very Poor, on way to Severe

Within two days after the emergency plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi- National Capital Region (NCR) came into force on Monday, the air...
Odd-Even scheme had little impact on air pollution: study

Odd-Even scheme had little impact on air pollution: study

~By Rayies Altaf Air pollution is a serious problem in Delhi and vehicular traffic is generally thought to be the main culprit. But a new...
SC pulls up UP govt for not consulting ASI in framing vision document for Taj Mahal

SC pulls up UP govt for not consulting ASI in framing vision document for...

The Supreme Court on Thursday, July 26, expressed displeasure at Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for filing a draft report of the vision...
Political will, public participation can solve pollution

Political will, public participation can solve pollution

WHO report on pollution discussed in Mudda The pollution level in Indian cities is a matter of rising concern. Out of 20 most polluted cities...

'Air Pollution' - 17 News Results

New study says haze may be contributing to warming in South Asia

By Dinesh C Sharma The haze over the national capital and Northwest India seen during winters is not only causing problems to people on the...
Delhi-Air-Quality-Index

Choking on polluted air, 93 per cent Delhiites do not understand categories of pollution...

About 93 per cent of Delhiites do not understand the Air Quality Index and its six categories, said reports citing a survey of 10...

Around 1.24 million died in India in 2017 due to air pollution: Study

One in every eight deaths in India last year could be attributed to air pollution, which now contributes to more disease burden than smoking,...
How to protect your skin from air pollution

How to protect your skin from air pollution

Concentration of harmful gases in the air is increasing day by day and the pollution level is rising rapidly. World Health Organization (WHO) defines...
Life expectancy in Delhi reduced by 10 years, due to air pollution

Life expectancy in Delhi reduced by 10 years, due to air pollution

A report released on Monday by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) says that air pollution in the national capital in...
delhi air pollution

Delhi air pollution: pollution watchdog EPCA for restricting use of private vehicles

Restrictions on use of private vehicles – ban plying of non-CNG vehicles or implementing odd-even scheme covering all – are the only options available...
Delhi air pollution at “severe-plus emergency” level as people flout firework restrictions

Delhi air pollution at “severe-plus emergency” level as people flout firework restrictions

Brazen and reckless bursting of crackers right through the day and till late in the night in violation of Supreme Court orders on Diwali...
Smog in Delhi

Pollution emergency steps in Delhi-NCR from today, violators to face criminal cases

As patients pour into hospitals with respiratory and allergic complaints and players participating matches fall sick, emergency measures to check pollution kicked in today...
“Holistic anti-pollution policies needed”

“Holistic anti-pollution policies needed”

Panellists feel that every winter Delhi-NCR turns into a gas chamber because of failure to tackle air pollution At least 1,00,000 children below five years...
SC bans plying of 15 year old petrol and 10 year old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

SC bans plying of 15 year old petrol and 10 year old diesel vehicles...

The Supreme Court today (Monday, October 29) banned plying of 15-year-old Petrol and 10-year-old Diesel vehicles in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR). It also...
Best fitness regime is to stay indoors, says CPCB as air quality dips in Delhi-NCR

Best fitness regime is to stay indoors, says CPCB as air quality dips in...

Air quality in Delhi has deteriorated severely and seems set to worsen further, prompting the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to warn people to...
31 hills of Aravalli range gone, SC gives Rajasthan Govt 48 hours to stop illegal mining

31 hills of Aravalli range gone, SC gives Rajasthan Govt 48 hours to stop...

Ravaged hillsides, slashed and hacked into ugly outcrops of rocks cut open are a common sight while driving through Rajasthan. In fact, 31 hills in...
“Verdict on crackers is welcome”

“Verdict on crackers is welcome”

Panellists feel that SC order should have come earlier so as not to hurt business interests The Supreme Court has said that people can burst...
Delhi air quality deteriorates to Very Poor, on way to Severe

Delhi air quality deteriorates to Very Poor, on way to Severe

Within two days after the emergency plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi- National Capital Region (NCR) came into force on Monday, the air...
Odd-Even scheme had little impact on air pollution: study

Odd-Even scheme had little impact on air pollution: study

~By Rayies Altaf Air pollution is a serious problem in Delhi and vehicular traffic is generally thought to be the main culprit. But a new...
SC pulls up UP govt for not consulting ASI in framing vision document for Taj Mahal

SC pulls up UP govt for not consulting ASI in framing vision document for...

The Supreme Court on Thursday, July 26, expressed displeasure at Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for filing a draft report of the vision...
Political will, public participation can solve pollution

Political will, public participation can solve pollution

WHO report on pollution discussed in Mudda The pollution level in Indian cities is a matter of rising concern. Out of 20 most polluted cities...

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