Pollution

Thiruvananthapuram fares good in air quality

While the AQI in Delhi crossed well over 300 during Diwali days, the city of Thiruvananthapuram stands at 41.07, placing air quality in the Good category.

published on : 15th November 2019

Air pollution claimed over 5 lakh lives in India since 2016: Report

Overall, carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels have risen by 2.6 per cent from 2016 to 2018.

published on : 14th November 2019

Delhi AQI at 470 in emergency zone

The Delhi AQI is almost at Wednesday's level which clocked an overall count of 476 and not much relief is expected for two days.

published on : 14th November 2019

Delhi gasps for breath in poisonous air

In  south and central Delhi, five areas checked randomly by The Morning Standard showed an AQI above 440.

published on : 14th November 2019

Children in India face higher health burden of climate change: Lancet report

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is a comprehensive yearly analysis tracking progress across 41 key indicators.

published on : 14th November 2019

Pollution levels in Kochi hasn't left its citizens gasping for breath

As per the data provided by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board, the particulate matter at Vyttila is highest on certain days owing to the ongoing construction activities and high traffic.

published on : 14th November 2019

Schools in Delhi, NCR to remain closed on November 15, 16 due to rising pollution levels

In its order, the Environment Pollution Authority ordered industries using coal and other such fuels and hot mix plants to remain shut till Friday, November 15.

published on : 13th November 2019

May extend odd-even scheme if required: Arvind Kejriwal on Delhi pollution

Delhi-NCR gasped for breath today as the noxious smog resulting from raging farm fires and unfavourable weather pushed pollution levels in the region towards the 'emergency' zone.

published on : 13th November 2019

Odd-even scheme: SC asks Kejriwal government, CPCB to furnish pollution data

The petition, filed by a Noida-based advocate, has alleged that the Delhi government's November 1 notification on the scheme also violates fundamental rights.

published on : 13th November 2019

Explore feasibility of hydrogen-based Japanese tech to fight air pollution: SC to Centre

The court directed the Centre to expedite the deliberations on the issue and come before the court with its findings on December 3.

published on : 13th November 2019

Air pollution dips to 'severe' category in Ghaziabad, Noida

The sudden spike in air pollution is because of the low wind speed and rise in the moisture content in the particle, which is allowing the pollutants to build up fast.

published on : 13th November 2019

Afghan capital's air pollution may be even deadlier than war

Most days a layer of smog covers Kabul, a city of some 6 million, and it gets worse in the winter, when people burn coal, garbage, plastic and rubber to heat their homes in the bitter cold.

published on : 13th November 2019

Delhi-NCR's air quality nears 'emergency' zone, odd-even back but schools remain open

Meteorologists said the national capital recorded on Tuesday morning a minimum temperature of 11.7 degrees Celsius, the season's lowest so far.

published on : 13th November 2019

Smog shroudsDelhi as ‘Odd-Even’ takes a break

The air quality has deteriorated essentially on the days the ‘Odd-Even’ scheme was suspended by the Delhi government on the occasion of Sikh festival Guru Purab on November 11 and 12.

published on : 13th November 2019

Rising pollution levels causing increase in eye allergies: Doctors

'See an eye doctor as soon as possible and avoid prolonged exposure of eyes to pollution,' the experts added.

published on : 13th November 2019
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