Pollution

Jharkhand's Jharia most polluted city in India, six from UP in top 10: Report

Delhi is the 10th-most polluted city in India, it was at the eighth spot a year ago.

published on : 21st January 2020

‘Indifference’ of departments to pollution irks Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board

The APPCB has instructed all the departments to submit reports regularly mentioning the steps taken to curb environmental pollution. 

published on : 21st January 2020

Adambakkam lake dying a slow death?

Apart from raw sewage and garbage, spread of water hyacinth on the surface is adding to the woes. The once pristine lake now resembles a swamp. Revival plan still remains undone

published on : 20th January 2020

Rains bring down mercury and push up pollution level in Delhi, light shower expected today

Despite rains, the pollution levels in the national capital increased slightly as the overall air quality index stood at 281 at 4 pm, up from 218 on Wednesday.

published on : 17th January 2020

China to face these new obstacles in its fight against pollution

But PM2.5 levels in Beijing are still four times higher than those recommended by the World Health Organization.

published on : 16th January 2020

Smog engulfs Chennai on Bhogi day as bonfires spike pollution levels

With 91 per cent humidity, absence of wind and the pollution from Bhogi bonfires along with other usual sources, smog hit the city on Tuesday morning.

published on : 14th January 2020

One man’s fight against environmental pollution

Srinivasan Edamana has filed a petition in the High Court against the illegal burning of dry leaves along with plastic in  Cheranalloor panchayat

published on : 14th January 2020

Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board drafts plan to check noise pollution

While all precautions are being taken by the board, the move comes after the National Green Tribunal’s order to draft a plan.

published on : 12th January 2020

Smoke and fumes can break your bones, says study

Researchers said that inhaling pollutants smaller than PM 2.5 leads to bone mass loss through oxidative stress and inflammation.

published on : 12th January 2020

Local pollutants major reason behind Delhi's foul, polluted air

According to the study, the weather during the winter months - particularly reduced precipitation and low wind speeds - is also thought to play a significant role in raising pollutant levels.

published on : 10th January 2020

Action sought against seed units discharging acidic waste in Telangana's Gadwal

The report submitted to the NGT reveals that cotton ginning and seed processing units dumped acidic effluents in agricultural fields and open plots of Gadwal without facing any consequences.

published on : 9th January 2020

Air pollution may affect psychological health in kids

The NIA on Wednesday named 11 Tamil Nadu residents in its charge sheet for their involvement in Ansarullah case.

published on : 9th January 2020

Marine Drive water body a cesspool, admits Kochi Corporation

The water adjoining Marine Drive, a popular hangout spot for the city’s residents, is not a fresh water body but a sewage pool.

published on : 8th January 2020

Light pollution is latest menace to haunt Hyderabad

Environment experts claim that light pollution affects the day and night life cycle of human beings and animals, and nocturnal life of both animals and birds.

published on : 6th January 2020

Air pollution linked to poor bone health among Indians

The study analysed the association between air pollution and bone health in over 3,700 people from 28 villages outside the city of Hyderabad.

published on : 5th January 2020
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