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Mar 24, 2017
Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna living entities: Move could pave way for effective environmental lawsThe Uttarakhand High Court recently declared River Ganga and Yamuna as living entities — a first of its kind recognition in India.
Mar 22, 2017
World Water Day: Ganga river gets an Intach hope to free itself from being awash in trashThe reality is that more than one billion gallons of raw sewage and industrial effluents enter the Ganges every day and it is now ranked one of the ten most polluted rivers in the world.
Mar 21, 2017
Uttarakhand HC verdict giving 'living status' to river Ganga pits human interest against natureIt needs to be noted that the Ganga- Yamuna river system is a unique river system for India as it is the only one of the great snow fed river systems India has over which it actively controls the source.
Mar 16, 2017
Memo to Arvind Kejriwal: Why on earth would Delhi want to be like London?So, Arvind Kejriwal, this idea of yours to make Delhi like London; this is less a political platform to launch your rocket and more a rickety plank off which you are walking from the deck of a sinking ship, even if the metaphor is a bit double-sided.
Mar 03, 2017
Indian Railways starts RO-RO service to carry trucks, unclog Delhi roadsThe Railways RO-RO service aims to reduce carbon emission and congestion on the roads of the national capital region
Mar 02, 2017
Environment ministry plays nationalism card in ozone related deaths, rejects global studyUnion Environment Minister Anil Dave rejected the State of Global Air report 2017 report stating that a "proud nation" always believes in its own data
Mar 01, 2017
India's air quality deteriorated faster than ever from 2010 to 2015, says reportIndia’s air quality deteriorated faster than ever over five years to 2015, compared to the period before 2010.
Feb 14, 2017
China, India account for half world's pollution deaths in 2015: StudyChina and India accounted for more than half of the total number of global deaths attributable to air pollution in 2015, a study published on Tuesday said.
Feb 08, 2017
Delhi's air quality took a nosedive in 2016 says Govt2016 was particularly bad for the national capital in terms of air quality with the volume of ultrafine particulates PM 2.5 and PM 10 violating the annual safe standards by over five times in certain areas.
Feb 07, 2017
Chennai oil spill: Sludge-cleaning efforts move at snail's pace as state depts pass buck to each otherWith the involvement of a multitude of departments, cleaning the oil spill in Chennai has turned into a case of too many cooks spoiling the broth as they pass buck to each other