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Jan 08, 2017
China announces new 'environmental police' to tackle smog issueOfficials in Beijing have announced a new environmental police squad to root out illegal burning, the latest government response to the widespread public anger over China's persistent problems with smog.
Jan 06, 2017
Schools in China begin installing greenhouse-like anti-smog domes to protect children from polluted airSeveral schools in northern China are installing huge domes where children can play and exercise during recess to protect them from the smog outside, officials reported on Friday.
Dec 30, 2016
China issues highest possible pollution alert as smog engulfs BeijingChina on Friday issued red — the highest level response — and orange alerts as heavy smog engulfed Beijing and other parts of the country ahead of the New Year.
Dec 26, 2016
China to levy new tax to curtail environmental pollutionattling recurring pollution enveloping its cities, China has passed a new law to levy environment tax on polluters, specially on heavy industries.
Dec 14, 2016
Delhi: Nine flights cancelled, 19 delayed due to fog leading to zero visibility conditionsShallow to dense fog was witnessed in some parts of the city on Wednesday with Delhi Airport witnessing zero visibility conditions leading to cancellation of nine domestic flights and delaying 19 others.
Nov 21, 2016
Delhi pollution: ‘95% of China's power plants have pollution filters; in India, 10% do’Delhi’s smog may have made national headlines in early November 2016 – when air-quality levels exceeded by 40 times safe limits set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) – and subsequently receded from public attention.
Nov 17, 2016
Demonetisation has prepared India for war-like situation: If you are not bleeding, you are fakeThanks to demonetisation lining up for food rations during wartime would be a breeze
Nov 17, 2016
More air pollution deaths in India than China: ReportIndia has overtaken China in terms of the number of deaths due to ambient (outdoor) air pollution with the country witnessing 50 deaths more than China reported per day in 2015, according to Global Burden of Disease project.
Nov 11, 2016
Delhi-NCR pollution: Tour operators, real estate agents complain of slump in businessAs New Delhi grappled with its worst smog in 17 years, the head of India's largest mobile payment firm got on a plane and left, one of the thousands of professionals escaping pollution that could cost the capital and the broader economy dear. Complaining the most are the tour operators and real estate agents who are witnessing a slowdown in their businesses.
Nov 10, 2016
Delhi pollution: Governments have least concern for citizens health, says NGTThe National Green Tribunal passed a slew of directions including setting up of centralised and state level monitoring committees to prepare action plans to combat pollution in a bid to tackle environment emergencies