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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

22-year-old’s cycle yatra to save AP coastline

Twenty-two-year-old graduate C Yashwanth Kumar embarked on an all Andhra Pradesh cycle yatra on Wednesday with a mission to ‘save the coastline from human greed’.

published on : 21st June 2018

Illegal brick kilns add to summer woes of Cuttack denizens

With temperature hovering around 40 degree Celsius, numerous furnaces at illegal brick kilns across the district have added to the miseries of the silver city’s residents.

published on : 21st June 2018

Untreated sewage won't be allowed into rivers: Punjab Environment Minister

He said water quality of downstream of confluence of Budha Nullah with river Sutlej deteriorated due to discharge of untreated/partially treated sewage and industrial effluents of Ludhiana.

published on : 21st June 2018

Delhi L-G says local bodies should take initiatives on priority basis to combat pollution

Baijal made the remarks after inaugurating a high-tech nursery at the Lodhi Gardens in the heart of the city.

published on : 20th 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

Transport Minister A K Saseendran flags off e-bus in capital

In a move aimed at boosting green transport in Kerala, the KSRTC (Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) launched the electric-bus service in the capital.

published on : 19th June 2018

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
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