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Apr 23, 2018
Half of India’s 94 cities with toxic air are in 4 states including Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, shows government dataEvery third city that failed to meet national air quality standards in India–where most people die of air pollution than any other nation–was in two of the country’s biggest states, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, in five years to 2015, according to government data.
Apr 18, 2018
Over 95% of world's population breathes unhealthy air; India, China account for more than 50% of pollution deaths, finds studyMore than 95 percent of the world's population is breathing unhealthy air, with India and China jointly contributing to over 50 percent of global deaths attributed to pollution, a new report has found.
Apr 03, 2018
NGT slaps Rs 2 lakh as costs on Delhi govt for failing to file action plan on crop burning reformsThe National Green Tribunal has slapped Rs 2 lakh as costs on the Delhi government for not filing an action plan for providing incentives and infrastructural assistance to farmers to stop them from burning crop residue to prevent air pollution
Apr 02, 2018
New study says odd-even scheme in Delhi led to an increase in number of vehicles and hence, emissionsA large number of personal vehicle owners seemed to have opted to commute earlier in the morning and later in the evening, before and after the odd –even rule.
Mar 25, 2018
Yagya in Meerut against polluted air: Pollution control boards need empowering, selective disdain won't clean up environmentThe yagna in Meerut against air pollution has evoked strong reactions. However, for a lasting solution, a structural framework and implementation of laws is needed.
Mar 21, 2018
To tackle Delhi pollution, Centre spent Rs 36 lakh on 140 air purifiers for Narendra Modi's offices and six federal depts between 2014 and 2017As pollution choked India’s capital Delhi in recent years, a total of 140 air purifiers were purchased for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s offices and at least six other government agencies, according to previously unpublished government data
Mar 06, 2018
South India gasps as 13 cities report toxic air, at least 26 more record particulate levels higher than safe standardsAs the Centre plans to clean the air in 13 south Indian cities, 26 more cities spread across four south Indian states reported annual particulate pollution levels higher than the national safe standards.
Feb 17, 2018
IIT Delhi establishes centre to help scholars in finding solutions for air pollutionThe Centre of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA) will help scholars devise solutions to fight air pollution and promote scientific research in the field.
Feb 05, 2018
'Airpocalypse': Not just Delhi, 8 of every 10 Indian cities breathe toxic air; is National Clean Air Programme the answer?People in eight of every 10 Indian cities breathe toxic dust particles, air (PM10) at levels exceeding national safety limits, according to a recent report.
Feb 03, 2018
Govt working on easing air pollution, traffic congestion in Delhi, NCR, says Union minister Nitin GadkariUnion Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said both pollution and traffic congestion in the National Capital Region (NCR) will be reduced by half in the next two months.