Pollution

Uppar Odai pollution: 3 seafood processing units shut down in Tamil Nadu

These units, which fall under the orange category of industries, engage in peeling, de-veining, and washing prawns before being dispatched.

published on : 30th January 2023

For every breath you take

Certain foods can play a huge role in boosting respiratory health by providing immunity and lowering inflammation.

published on : 29th January 2023

Thoothukudi: Residents see red as effluent turns stream pink

The jungle stream, which meanders through Gomezpuram in Mapilaiyoorani village, has tuned pink beginning from the bridge crossing Mapilayoorani- Tharuvaikulam road.

published on : 28th January 2023

Quality check of 17 polluted rivers in Karnataka start

Declared as polluted by Central Pollution Control Board recently; Maha tops chart with 55 polluted river stretches

published on : 27th January 2023

MCD launches 100-day campaign against plastic

The campaign was launched by Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena and he sought massive public participation to make it a success.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Anti-pollution curbs under GRAP stage 3 lifted in Delhi as AQI improves

The decision was taken after the sub-committee of GRAP noted that the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi marginally improved from the level of 353 on January 14 to 213 on January 15.

published on : 15th January 2023

Only 49 of 131 cities see cleaner air after govt’s anti-pollution drive

The programme was launched by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change in 2019.

published on : 15th January 2023

Delhi most polluted city in India in 2022: Report

The top four cities with the highest PM2.5 are Delhi and NCR cities and the top nine are from across the Indo-Gangetic plains, the data showed.

published on : 10th January 2023

Green Court asks Delhi L-G to look into Yamuna pollution

The bench was dealing with a petition on Yamuna pollution and the failure of authorities in taking adequate remedial measures as per the Supreme Court directions.

published on : 10th January 2023

2022 saw best air days since 2018 

Latest report by Commission for Air has noted significant improvement in air quality of Delhi

published on : 3rd January 2023

Dead fish floating in Bata river cause panic in Paradip in Odisha

Thousands of dead fish found floating in Bata river in Paradip has triggered panic among locals and the fishermen community. 

published on : 1st January 2023

New advisory for industries in Odisha

In a revised advisory, OSPCB on December 29 stated the 21 sponge iron plants in Kuarnmunda and Kalunga should remain closed from January 5 to 28, 2023.

published on : 1st January 2023

Pollution up, construction ban back in Delhi-NCR

The CAQM has decided to implement all actions envisaged under GRAP’s Stage-III with immediate effect to prevent further deterioration in air quality.

published on : 31st December 2022

Cleaning Wanaparthy, one step at a time

While for a lot of people, these sights offer tourism value, many of the team members have grown up listening to the lore and stories attached to these sites.

published on : 25th December 2022

Kejriwal holds review meet with IITs, TERI on pollution control

The study consists of a supersite with state-of-the-art air analysers and a mobile air quality monitoring system, which will measure the level of various substances in the air above Delhi.

published on : 24th December 2022

Air pollution levels have dipped in Hyderabad, Rajya Sabha informed

As on January 1, 2022, the total vacancies of IAS officers in the country was 1,472 against the sanctioned strength of 6,789.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Delhi city govt forms 611 teams to stop open burning

Govt move comes as Delhi pollution touches ‘very poor category’

published on : 21st December 2022

AQI severe, ban on vehicle movement may come back

The Commission for Air Quality Management called an emergency meeting on Monday after the city’s air pollution level deteriorated to the ‘severe’ category.

published on : 20th December 2022

BJP alleges AAP failed to curb pollution, smoke towers stopped working

The opposition also demanded concrete steps to control the situation saying that the L-G should intervene in the matter.

published on : 20th December 2022

Kochi to get first sound pollution level monitor within two weeks

Monitoring system installed near the GCDA office in Kadavanthra spending Rs 5 lakh

published on : 19th December 2022
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