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Clean air to drive EV market in India

published on : 19th September 2018

Hyderabad has an action plan for pollution control, but no targets to meet

Unlike many other cities in the country where air pollution levels are soaring beyond prescribed standards, Hyderabad has an action plan in place for keeping air pollution levels under control.

published on : 11th September 2018

Vision document on Taj Mahal should take into account pollution in TTZ: Supreme Court

A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur said authorities should look into the larger perspective while dealing with the issue of protection of Taj Mahal.

published on : 28th August 2018

Air pollution leads to lower verbal, math scores: Study 

The findings, published in the journal PNAS, imply that the indirect effect of pollution on social welfare could be much larger than previously thought, the researchers said.

published on : 28th August 2018

Air pollution reduces lifespan by over one year: Study

PM2.5 pollution comes from power plants, cars and trucks, fires, agriculture and industrial emissions.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Choking hazard: Air pollution hangs over Asian Games

But the index has regularly topped 150 this month, which is considered a health threat to the general population. A reading over 300 is seen as hazardous.

published on : 17th August 2018

Pollution Board to set up three more air quality stations in Vijayawada

A drastic increase in number of people suffering from pulmonological diseases reported.

published on : 16th August 2018

Pollution check: Supreme Court okays colour-coded stickers for vehicles

The Centre told the bench that the diesel vehicles will have orange stickers pasted on their windshield while petrol and CNG vehicles will have blue stickers.

published on : 13th August 2018

'Indians may live 4 years longer if country achieves WHO air quality standards', says report

Noting that ambient air pollution alone may cost India more than USD 0.5 trillion per year, the study said it is causing hundreds of millions of people in the country to lead shorter and sicker lives.

published on : 13th August 2018

Excessive air pollution affects 660 million Indians: Researchers

If India were to achieve its own air quality standards, life expectancy would increase by more than one year on an average, says the 16-page report.

published on : 13th August 2018

Toddlers fall victim to pollution

Children as young as 6 months suffer from severe allergic conditions, due to rising level of pollutants, say pulmonologists

published on : 8th August 2018

Delhi air pollution not improved as stubble burning continues: Parliamentary Panel

The committee expressed its strong reservations towards the failure of these state governments in implementing the statutory ban on stubble burning.

published on : 8th August 2018

Thoothukudi sole city from TN to have high levels of air pollution

Thoothukudi is termed one of the Non-attainment cities by Ministry of Environment primarily on the basis of excess PM10 under the National Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Program.

published on : 5th August 2018

Slum-dwellers hit most by pollution, says expert

Increasing air pollution in the city, contributed by a change in lifestyles of the haves, has had a negative impact on the have-nots, in particular on women and children residing in slums.

published on : 1st August 2018

New deadline for thermal plants: SC asks if health of people 'irrelevant'; slams Centre, Power Ministry

The court was hearing a matter related to the issue of air pollution in the Delhi-national capital region.

published on : 25th July 2018
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