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Russia denies nuclear accident after radioactive pollution

Ruthenium-106 is a product of splitting atoms in a reactor, and is also used in certain medical treatments. It does not occur naturally.

published on : 21st November 2017

Russia confirms 'extremely high' readings of radioactive pollution

The source of the pollution was probably an accident somewhere between the Volga River and the Ural Mountains.

published on : 21st November 2017

Breathe easier Bengaluru, odd-even not need of hour: Experts

While experts agree that odd-even will help in reducing congestion on the roads, they say that public transport also needs to improve.

published on : 20th November 2017

Kerala's 26 % water sources polluted: Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority study

As many as 46.10 per cent of over 3000 water sources including ponds, canals, river and backwater stretches and public wells, surveyed in 2003 wards across the southern state, are partly polluted.

published on : 20th November 2017

Coal, diesel emissions bigger killers in New Delhi than dust

The emissions from diesel vehicles, thermal power plants and coal-based industries are much more deadly than the farm stubble or dust haze that has enveloped the national capital.

published on : 19th November 2017

My eyes are burning': Delhi half marathon goes ahead despite smog

Runners expressed frustration at being forced to take precautions unnecessary elsewhere, like wearing masks that filter pollutants but also restrict breathing.

published on : 19th November 2017

Delhi half-marathon goes ahead despite smog, health warnings

More than 30,000 people competed in the 21 km race despite almost two weeks of hazardous pollution levels that forced schools shut for several days. 

published on : 19th November 2017

Air quality in Delhi best in over a month: Central Pollution Control Board

The Air Quality Index, at 298, was classified as 'poor' by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). It was an improvement over 'very poor' recorded over the last few days.

published on : 18th November 2017

Delhi smog: Trains delayed, cancelled due to low visibility

At least 49 trains were delayed, 14 rescheduled and one cancelled in Delhi on Saturday morning due to low visibility and operational reason.

published on : 18th November 2017

Supreme Court asks states, Union Territories to consider banning pet coke and furnace oil

The apex court has already banned the use of pet coke and furnace oil from November 1 in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan.

published on : 17th November 2017

Here's how you can fight air pollution

Here are few small but effective steps that can help you fight this battle against pollution. 

published on : 17th November 2017

Delhi government has done 'too little' to augment bus fleet: EPCA

The government's "lack of action" has led to the weakening of measures implemented under the Graded Response Action Plan , the EPCA said.

published on : 17th November 2017

Dean of Diplomatic Corps takes up air pollution issue with MEA officials

The meeting was to seek assurance that efforts were being made to bring down levels of air pollution, officials said.

published on : 17th November 2017

Air pollution in North India: NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, allows trucks

The National Green Tribunal ordered the concerned states to submit their "Action Plan" in two weeks to show how they will tackle pollution.

published on : 17th November 2017

Patna Diary: Woollen clothes, air pollution, liquor and more in winter

Although the chill is yet to set in and the nip in the morning and evening air says that winter is around the corner, Patnites are bracing for the cold season.

published on : 17th November 2017
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