pollution

Union Minister Bhupender Yadav holds meeting with NCR states on action plan to mitigate air pollution

The minister said discussions were held over implementation of action plans by states to mitigate pollution due to agriculture stubble burning, dust, construction and demolition waste.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Diesel generator users in Delhi asked to install emission control devices

The users of such DG sets also have the option to shift to gas-based generators.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Pollution panel bring directive out for keeping air clean for north Indian states

Environmental experts have identified dust on roads and construction sites also as one of the major causes of air pollution.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Water pollution: Once life-giver, Noyyal river is now farmers’ curse

A tributary of the Cauvery, the river has become so toxic it is turning arable land barren and poisoning groundwater 

published on : 23rd September 2021

UN health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality

The U.N. health agency released its revised guidance as climate change is a leading topic at the U.N. General Assembly in New York.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Air pollution one of the biggest environmental threats to human health: WHO

The World Health Organisation said its new air quality guidelines aim to save millions of lives from air pollution.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Delhi air pollution: Eleven plants told to innovate fuel usage

The commission said it conducted extensive stakeholders’ consultations with NTPC Limited and other state and private power plant operators on the potential use of paddy stubble.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal updates citizens on air quality by posting daily AQI, PM levels

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had started posting updates on air quality index and particulate matter levels from Saturday.

published on : 21st September 2021

All idol remains will be removed from lakes in 24 hours, says GHMC Commissioner

Seeking exemption for immersion of PoP idols, the GHMC had given an undertaking to the SC saying that all waste will be removed from Hussainsagar within a day

published on : 21st September 2021

Activists warn of rise in water pollution due to idol immersions

City-based environmentalists and activists say that the Ganesh Chaturthi festivities, especially the immersion of idols in several water bodies, will cause a rise in water pollution in the city lakes.

published on : 21st September 2021

Cause noise pollution and face music: Eco minister Anand Singh

Minister for Tourism, Environment and Ecology Anand Singh on Monday said the State Government will take action against all those causing noise pollution, including mosques and temples. 

published on : 21st September 2021

Will start spraying Pusa bio-decomposer in Delhi after Oct 5 to prevent stubble burning: Delhi govt

Centre is yet to give time for meeting on Pusa bio-decomposer, other pollution-related issues, said Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai.

published on : 20th September 2021

Vehicles owners can be jailed if not carrying pollution documents: Delhi government

Now, the transport department has asked vehicle owners to carry ‘Pollution Under Control’ (PUC) certificates or else have their driving licences suspended for three months.

published on : 20th September 2021

90 per cent pollution-related complaints resolved after launch of 'Green Delhi' app

14 key departments were ranked based on their performance in resolving pollution-related complaints, received through the 'Green Delhi' app.

published on : 20th September 2021

Government school children in Bengaluru lose playground to waste piles

They are forced to sit in class, enduring the repulsive stench emitted by the garbage, that occupies almost every inch of the ground, once used for physical activities and games. 

published on : 20th September 2021
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