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Delhi dust pollution triggers breathing issues in healthy people: Medical experts

The air quality in Delhi remained 'severe' for the sixth day today as both government and private hospitals continued to get cases of breathing issues and eye-related complications.

published on : 17th June 2018

Delhi's pollution level remains severe; air quality improves rapidly

The dispersion of pollutants has become faster after the local winds picked up speed, which in turn has rapidly decreased the pollution level and improved air quality.

published on : 17th June 2018

Greenpeace India urges Environment Ministry to speed up rolling out National Clean Air Programme 

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan has ordered civic agencies to be on 'maximum' alert and ensure necessary measures are taken to contain the spread of dust particles.

published on : 17th June 2018

Perundurai becomes capital of cancer in Erode district

Dyeing, tannery, old tyre retreading and old battery processing units at the SIPCOT industrial growth centre at Perundurai has polluted air and water leading to increased cancer cases.

published on : 16th June 2018

Delhi's pollution level remains severe for fifth day; air quality sees improvement

The pollution level that dipped to "severe plus" state is slowly reducing due to the dispersion of pollutants, Centre-run SAFAR said.

published on : 16th June 2018

Delhi's air quality remains severe for fourth day; strong winds expected to clear stagnant air

As the national capital region struggles with a severe dust pollution, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had yesterday ordered stoppage of all civil construction activities across the city till Sunday.

published on : 15th June 2018

Delhi continues to remain dusty on Friday

published on : 15th June 2018

Dust pollution: L-G Anil Baijal orders stoppage of all civil construction activities in Delhi

The air quality in Delhi remained beyond the "severe" level for the third day today and the authorities warned that dusty conditions were likely to prevail for another 3-4 days.

published on : 14th June 2018

Delhi's air quality remains beyond severe for third day as dusty haze persists

According to the Met department, wind speed reaching up to 35 kmph is predicted for today in Delhi.

published on : 14th June 2018

Delhi air quality beyond 'severe' due to dust storm in western India

The CPCB data showed that the PM10 (particles with diameter less than 10mm) level was beyond "severe" at 778 in Delhi-NCR area and 824 in Delhi particularly.

published on : 13th June 2018

Ozone pollution spikes in Delhi, study finds dangerous trend

It showed that the ozone or O3 has showed up as the "dominant pollutant" along with particulate matter in the daily Air Quality Index from February to May.

published on : 7th June 2018

Odisha gears up to check river pollution after SPCB report

Even as State Government is at loggerheads with its Chhattisgarh counterparts over sharing of Mahanadi water, rising pollution in all major rivers has put the State in a tight spot.

published on : 7th June 2018

Deputy Tahsildars deployed 10 km away, ordered Thoothukudi firing during Sterlite protests

According to the FIRs, Zonal deputy tahsildar M Kannan had gave the firing order at Threspuram while Deputy Tahsildar (election) Sekar gave the order at the collectorate on May 22.

published on : 7th June 2018

Only India can help itself combat pollution: UN Environment head Erik Solheim

India produces over 62 million tonnes of solid waste every year, of which only 43 million tonnes is collected, only 12 million tonnes treated and the rest dumped.

published on : 5th June 2018

World Environment Day: Narendra Modi urges people to beat plastic pollution

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar urged people to vow not to use low-grade plastic.

published on : 5th June 2018
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