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'Pollution' - 24 Total Results

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

Supreme Court bans stubble burning in Northern India; pulls up Centre and States for...

The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Centre as well as the State governments for not taking enough stringent efforts to curb...

Rajya Sabha discusses pollution nuisance of Delhi NCR

As pollution level continues to remain poor in the capital, Rajya Sabha discussed the issue of falling air quality extensively. Union Environment Minister Prakash...

Delhi-‘a gas chamber’, says Arvind Kejriwal, all schools closed till Nov 5

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is struggling to deal with rising air pollution levels in the national capital, today described the city as...
Firecracker ban

Firecracker ban: Supreme Court asks for comparison with vehicle pollution

A change was apparent in Supreme Court’s approach to putting restrictions on bursting firecrackers after a change in the Supreme Court Bench hearing the...
7 of top 10 most polluted cities in the world are in India, Gurugram worst city: Study

7 of top 10 most polluted cities in the world are in India, Gurugram...

Seven of the top 10 most polluted cities in the world are in India, according to a new study showing South Asia's battle with...
“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...
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...
Ganga water injurious to health: NGT wants health warning put up

Ganga water injurious to health: NGT wants health warning put up

Expressing concern at the adverse health effects of polluted Ganga water on citizens, the National Green Tribunal on Friday asked for health warning signs...
“Eco issues need to come into our everyday culture”

“Eco issues need to come into our everyday culture”

Panellists feel that environment is an issue for both micro level and macro level planning The World Environment Day brings the focus onto the state...
Deciduous trees with compound leaves more tolerant to air pollution: study

Deciduous trees with compound leaves more tolerant to air pollution: study

~By Dr Aditi Jain Degrading air quality in metro cities is a matter of concern for public health. Massive tree plantation drives are often conducted...
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...
WEF 2018: India Ranked Fourth Worst In Tackling Pollution Hazard In EPI

WEF 2018: India Ranked Fourth Worst In Tackling Pollution Hazard In EPI

The latest global Environmental Performance Index (EPI), released at the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, ranks India fourth from bottom – 177th  in...
Bengaluru’s Largest Lake Bellandur Goes Up In Flames Again As Pollution Goes Unchecked

Bengaluru’s Largest Lake Bellandur Goes Up In Flames Again As Pollution Goes Unchecked

A water body going up in flames may seem unusual, but it is becoming a regular occurrence at  Bellandur lake of Bengaluru, Karnataka. On...
Delhi fog: Low visibility results in delays, diversions of flights at IGI airport

Delhi fog: Low visibility results in delays, diversions of flights at IGI airport

Flight operations resumed after 10 am as flights started landing and take-offs resumed after 11:30 am. Thick fog and low visibility hit the normalcy in...
Delhi children grow up with smaller lungs due to pollution, says study

Delhi children grow up with smaller lungs due to pollution, says study

Children growing up in polluted environments of Delhi have reduced lung growth compared to the children in developed countries like the US, a study...

NGT refuses to exempt women and two wheelers from Odd-Even, orders old diesel vehicles...

While pollution in the region reduced somewhat on Tuesday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) refused to allow exemption to women and two-wheelers from odd-even...
Odd-Even Traffic Scheme in Delhi from Nov 13-17, No Exemptions

On-off Odd-Even: Delhi Govt calls off odd-even traffic scheme, says will move NGT for...

The Delhi govt wants women drivers to be exempted, citing safety concerns After getting a go-ahead for the odd-even traffic scheme from National Green Tribunal...
“It’s a public health emergency, do not politicise it”

“It’s a public health emergency, do not politicise it”

Mudda talking heads hunt for solution to Delhi air pollution crisis, puts it down to policy failure and call for greater use of public...
Should India ban asbestos?

Should India ban asbestos?

Cancer caused by merely inhaling an asbestos fibre is looming like an epidemic in developing countries, including India. By Rashme Sehgal White Asbestos, also known...

'Pollution' - 23 News Results

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

Supreme Court bans stubble burning in Northern India; pulls up Centre and States for...

The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Centre as well as the State governments for not taking enough stringent efforts to curb...

Rajya Sabha discusses pollution nuisance of Delhi NCR

As pollution level continues to remain poor in the capital, Rajya Sabha discussed the issue of falling air quality extensively. Union Environment Minister Prakash...

Delhi-‘a gas chamber’, says Arvind Kejriwal, all schools closed till Nov 5

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is struggling to deal with rising air pollution levels in the national capital, today described the city as...
Firecracker ban

Firecracker ban: Supreme Court asks for comparison with vehicle pollution

A change was apparent in Supreme Court’s approach to putting restrictions on bursting firecrackers after a change in the Supreme Court Bench hearing the...
7 of top 10 most polluted cities in the world are in India, Gurugram worst city: Study

7 of top 10 most polluted cities in the world are in India, Gurugram...

Seven of the top 10 most polluted cities in the world are in India, according to a new study showing South Asia's battle with...
“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...
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...
Ganga water injurious to health: NGT wants health warning put up

Ganga water injurious to health: NGT wants health warning put up

Expressing concern at the adverse health effects of polluted Ganga water on citizens, the National Green Tribunal on Friday asked for health warning signs...
“Eco issues need to come into our everyday culture”

“Eco issues need to come into our everyday culture”

Panellists feel that environment is an issue for both micro level and macro level planning The World Environment Day brings the focus onto the state...
Deciduous trees with compound leaves more tolerant to air pollution: study

Deciduous trees with compound leaves more tolerant to air pollution: study

~By Dr Aditi Jain Degrading air quality in metro cities is a matter of concern for public health. Massive tree plantation drives are often conducted...
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...
WEF 2018: India Ranked Fourth Worst In Tackling Pollution Hazard In EPI

WEF 2018: India Ranked Fourth Worst In Tackling Pollution Hazard In EPI

The latest global Environmental Performance Index (EPI), released at the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, ranks India fourth from bottom – 177th  in...
Bengaluru’s Largest Lake Bellandur Goes Up In Flames Again As Pollution Goes Unchecked

Bengaluru’s Largest Lake Bellandur Goes Up In Flames Again As Pollution Goes Unchecked

A water body going up in flames may seem unusual, but it is becoming a regular occurrence at  Bellandur lake of Bengaluru, Karnataka. On...
Delhi fog: Low visibility results in delays, diversions of flights at IGI airport

Delhi fog: Low visibility results in delays, diversions of flights at IGI airport

Flight operations resumed after 10 am as flights started landing and take-offs resumed after 11:30 am. Thick fog and low visibility hit the normalcy in...
Delhi children grow up with smaller lungs due to pollution, says study

Delhi children grow up with smaller lungs due to pollution, says study

Children growing up in polluted environments of Delhi have reduced lung growth compared to the children in developed countries like the US, a study...

NGT refuses to exempt women and two wheelers from Odd-Even, orders old diesel vehicles...

While pollution in the region reduced somewhat on Tuesday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) refused to allow exemption to women and two-wheelers from odd-even...
Odd-Even Traffic Scheme in Delhi from Nov 13-17, No Exemptions

On-off Odd-Even: Delhi Govt calls off odd-even traffic scheme, says will move NGT for...

The Delhi govt wants women drivers to be exempted, citing safety concerns After getting a go-ahead for the odd-even traffic scheme from National Green Tribunal...
“It’s a public health emergency, do not politicise it”

“It’s a public health emergency, do not politicise it”

Mudda talking heads hunt for solution to Delhi air pollution crisis, puts it down to policy failure and call for greater use of public...
Should India ban asbestos?

Should India ban asbestos?

Cancer caused by merely inhaling an asbestos fibre is looming like an epidemic in developing countries, including India. By Rashme Sehgal White Asbestos, also known...

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