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Air quality remains very poor in capital

The onset of chilly weather in combination with the already degraded air quality will be more deadly for the residents, the authorities said. 

published on : 10th December 2018

Two per cent of Yamuna stretch accounts for 76 per cent of river pollution

This 2 per cent stretch from Wazirabad to Okhla sees maximum discharge of untreated industrial and domestic wastes.

published on : 10th December 2018

Delhi: Plants may be shut on ‘severe’ pollution days

The industry representatives said that the problem in switching from coal to natural gas is commercial viability and that there is no regulation of gas price currently.

published on : 8th December 2018

Study suggests Narendra Modi's LPG scheme reduced household air pollution

The study released by ICMR, PHFI, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and The Lancet, stated that in 2017 in India 12.4 lakh deaths were caused due to air pollution.

published on : 8th December 2018

Splits deepen as UN climate talks near crunch time

Clearly, few countries are moving in the right direction to halt global warming.

published on : 7th December 2018

Foul air: Delhiites exposed to more than five times of PM 2.5 limit in 2017

Released on Thursday, the report said 12,322 deaths were attributable to air pollution in Delhi last year.

published on : 7th December 2018

Toxic air killed 12.4 lakh Indians in 2017, says report

 If you are the chalta hai types who thought air pollution in India was not as serious as it was made out to be, think again.

published on : 7th December 2018

Pollution cutting short Indian lives

The report, released on Thursday, says that reduction in life expectancy is highest in Rajasthan at 2.5 years.

published on : 7th December 2018

Study reveals link between air pollution and increased risk for miscarriage

The study, led by researchers from the University of Utah in the US, shows that even a short-term exposure to air pollution elevated the risk of miscarriage by 16 per cent.

published on : 7th December 2018

India 4th highest emitter of CO2: Study 

In India, emissions are expected to grow by a solid 6.3 per cent in 2018, pushed by strong economic growth of around 8 per cent per year.

published on : 6th December 2018

Odisha Pollution Control Board sends notice to vet institutions

All veterinary institutions and animal houses are required to ensure that biomedical waste is handled without any adverse effect to human health and environment.

published on : 6th December 2018

Tackling the world's worst smog in India, one scooter at a time

The government has pledged millions of dollars and deployed extra teams to improve enforcement of existing environmental laws that include banning farmers from burning their fields.

published on : 5th December 2018

Odisha Pollution Control Board asks mines to report air quality

The miners have been asked to comply with the direction of the board and submit an action plan for implementation of recommendations within 30 days.

published on : 5th December 2018

Dust from construction work spikes cases of lung, skin-related diseases in Bengaluru

According to pulmonologist Dr K Vinod there's been a visible rise in the number of patients who come to him with lung-related complications, that is caused due to the rise in air pollutants.

published on : 5th December 2018

Environment risks ignored at Kaiga Nuclear Power Station

Sarma said post Fukushima accident, there has been worldwide anxiety about the consequences of catastrophic nuclear accidents, either due to manual lapses or natural calamities.

published on : 5th December 2018
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