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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

People, not industries, are more important: Supreme Court on pollution by pet coke

People are more important than industries, the Supreme Court said today while taking note of a report that 60,000 people have died due to pollution.

published on : 16th July 2018

Escalating air pollution has become an epidemic

Mumbai and Delhi, two heavily populated cities, records the highest levels of pollution.

published on : 22nd June 2018

Indian Railways to become 'net zero carbon emitter' by 2030: Piyush Goyal 

He was speaking at an event - 'The Rail Contact 2018', organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry. 

published on : 19th 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
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