air pollution

Delhi asks haryana to send only BS VI-compliant buses from october

The letter said the National Green Tribunal has already directed that diesel vehicles more than 10 years old will not be allowed to ply in the NCR. 

published on : 23rd June 2022

Men contribute more to air pollution than women: IISc study

A recent study by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has shown that men are bigger contributors to air pollution than women.

published on : 11th June 2022

Use of coal as fuel in Delhi-NCR to be phased out by year-end

The aim is to cut down emissions and reduce air pollution in the area, which is the most polluted during the winter months.

published on : 9th June 2022

Gas leak: APPCB issues production halt orders to Porus Labs

The orders came after the four-member Joint Committee formed by the district administration to look into the gas leak incident made multiple visits to  the SEZ.

published on : 8th June 2022

Cities high on toxic air this summer

Ozone content in ground-level air exceeds standards in all six metros, says latest study

published on : 4th June 2022

85,000 trees to be planted in Delhi as part of MCD drive

This apart, the civic body has developed ‘mini forests’ by planting about 8,000 additional trees at 17 places last year.

published on : 30th May 2022

RSS leader Kalladka Bhat admitted to hospital

The doctors at the hospital said that Bhat had suffered a mild heart attack but he is at no risk. He will be under observation for a day or two.

published on : 6th April 2022

NGT panel to examine complaint of pollution

The NGT’s decision was based on a complaint filed by one G Dilip Kumar, a resident of Tiryani mandal in Asifabad district. 

published on : 2nd April 2022

Lack of policy implementation keeping air pollution problem alive in Delhi: Experts

Delhi is the world's most polluted capital for the fourth consecutive year in 2021.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Hyderabad among world's most polluted cities

While not mentioning specifically what has led to the rise in particulate pollution in Hyderabad, the report suggests India’s rising vehicular pollution is the culprit

published on : 22nd March 2022

Number of ‘bad air’ days decreasing, claims CAQM

The steps include cracking down on polluting industries, diesel generator (DG) sets, dust management at construction sites, clamping down on polluting vehicles and regulating steps taken by state govt

published on : 8th March 2022

Reimagining a pollution-free sky

This project offers youngsters an understanding of air toxicity through the images they click of the sky above them

published on : 22nd February 2022

Pollution curbs to be lifted as air remains clean in Delhi

Air quality in Delhi-NCR is not likely to reach into ‘very poor’ zone and is expected to be better over the coming days due to improved meteorological conditions, said a report.

published on : 18th February 2022

IITs to give more teeth to pollution forecast

The project aims at identifying the real-time impact of various sources of pollution like vehicles, stubble burning, and dust among others based on which government can take control measures

published on : 16th February 2022
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