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Apr 01, 2019
Silicosis plagues stone workers of Rajasthan, but slow, complicated process to disburse aid has left thousands gaspingAs many as 7,959 silicosis cases were detected in Rajasthan between January 2015 and February 2017, and in the same period, 449 people died of the disease in five districts.
Mar 31, 2019
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan gives impetus to BMC's solid waste management efforts; Mumbaikars laud schemeThe size, diversity, and burgeoning population of Mumbai together present their own challenges in implementing waste-to-energy initiatives.
Mar 29, 2019
Enemy at the gates, it’s time to do battleThe NITI Aayog has suggested electrifying public transport, and banning transit traffic and phasing out private diesel vehicles by 2022 in 10 worst polluted cities
Mar 28, 2019
Silent killer arsenic slowly poisoning crores of people in West Bengal as successive govts fail to address issueWest Bengal accounts for 1.04 crore out of India’s 1.48 crore population harmed by arsenic.
Mar 13, 2019
UN report says environment is deadly, but not hopeless; warns there is time to fix problems but 'window closing fast'Climate change, a global major extinction of animals and plants, a human population soaring toward 10 billion, degraded land, polluted air, and plastics, pesticides and hormone-changing chemicals in the water are making the planet an increasing unhealthy place for people, says the scientific report issued by United Nations once every few years
Mar 12, 2019
Why ban just firecrackers when automobiles are major pollutants too, asks Supreme Court; posts matter for hearing on 3 AprilHinting at a rethink of the ban, Supreme Court on Tuesday asked why firecrackers should be targeted when automobiles could be the leading cause of pollution.
Mar 08, 2019
Green groups warn of Brexit's 'untold damage' on UK ecosystem, express concern about Britain's plans to set up own pollution watchdogAfter Brexit, the government is planning its own domestic watchdog, the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP). But green groups and legal experts have expressed concern over its power and impartiality.
Mar 07, 2019
Manohar Lal Khattar expresses concern over pollution in Gurugram, says measures will be taken to tackle issueThe development comes after a survey by Swiss company IQAir Visual and Greenpeace's placed Gurugram, as 'the most polluted city in the world' in the year 2018.
Mar 06, 2019
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Awash in trash, Shipra may cease to exist when Ujjain holds Kumbh Mela in 2028Shipra, also known as Kshipra, is now dry in long stretches and wherever one finds water it’s all mixed with solid waste, sewage and silt.
Mar 05, 2019
Delhi has world's most polluted air, 15 of 20 most toxic cities in India: GreenpeaceGhaziabad, Faridabad, Bhiwadi & Noida come in after Gurugram in the top 6, with Delhi in the 11th spot.