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Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board deploys air purifier van at Taj Mahal in attempt to save iconic monument
India

Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board deploys air purifier van at Taj Mahal in attempt to save iconic monument

As north India battles severe levels of pollution, state authorities have deployed an air purifier at the Taj Mahal to save the iconic monument, officials said on Sunday.

Over 25 state govts face Rs 1 crore fine for flouting NGT’s deadline for submitting action plans on plastic waste disposal
India

Over 25 state govts face Rs 1 crore fine for flouting NGT’s deadline for submitting action plans on plastic waste disposal

Over 25 state governments may have to pay environment compensation of Rs one crore each for not submitting their respective action plans on systematic disposal of plastic waste to the CPCB as the 30 April deadline

Delhi pollution level soars beyond hazardous level: RTI reveals inadequacy of govt bodies led to failure of emergency plan this winter
India

Delhi pollution level soars beyond hazardous level: RTI reveals inadequacy of govt bodies led to failure of emergency plan this winter

Over the last two years, Delhi’s pollution levels were high enough to affect the respiratory and cardiac systems of even healthy people

Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' due to 'unfavourable' meteorological conditions; EPCA restricts construction to daytime
India

Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' due to 'unfavourable' meteorological conditions; EPCA restricts construction to daytime

Delhi's air quality turned 'severe' Monday as the pollution level increased due to unfavourable meteorological conditions, even as the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA directed authorities to allow construction only during the daytime and not charge toll from heavy vehicles stationed at Delhi border.

Sterlite copper plant: NGT asks Tamil Nadu government for response to Vendanta Limited's plea challenging closure of factory
India

Sterlite copper plant: NGT asks Tamil Nadu government for response to Vendanta Limited's plea challenging closure of factory

The National Green Tribunal sought a response from the government and the state’s pollution control board on a plea submitted by giant Vedanta Limited, challenging the state government's order to permanently close the Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin.

Sterlite moves Madras High Court for access to Tuticorin copper plant days after acid leak
India

Sterlite moves Madras High Court for access to Tuticorin copper plant days after acid leak

Sterlite copper plant, filed a petition in the Madurai Bench of the Madras high court seeking access to authorised persons to its premises in Tuticorin.

Kerala's ruling LDF makes a spectacle of itself: Critics allege corruption and cronyism rampant, fear end of communist rule
Politics

Kerala's ruling LDF makes a spectacle of itself: Critics allege corruption and cronyism rampant, fear end of communist rule

These are just a few cases of favouritism and financial profligacy being indulged in by the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government since it came to power in May 2016 with a promise to weed out corruption from all levels of government.

Pollution in Ganga: National Green Tribunal bans construction activity within 100 metres of river edge
India

Pollution in Ganga: National Green Tribunal bans construction activity within 100 metres of river edge

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday said that it is the solemn duty of the government and citizens to keep the Ganga clean and said that despite the government spending over Rs 7,000 crore in two years to clean the Ganga, it still remains a "serious environmental issue".

World Environment Day 2017: Vandana Trivedi wants Indians to get serious about waste
Life

World Environment Day 2017: Vandana Trivedi wants Indians to get serious about waste

Vandana Trivedi warns that if we don't get serious about waste management, we may soon have to earmark an entire city in India to accommodate the waste that we generate as a country

Delhi pollution: ‘95% of China's power plants have pollution filters; in India, 10% do’
India

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.

MP gets Rs 5.63 lakh cr investment offers at Global Investors Summit, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Business

MP gets Rs 5.63 lakh cr investment offers at Global Investors Summit, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Promising to make the state worlds best business destination, the Chief Minister said his government will provide all kinds support to investors.

US Embassy's air pollution workshop begins in Lucknow
India

US Embassy's air pollution workshop begins in Lucknow

A two-day workshop organised by the US embassy began in Lucknow on Wednesday

Goa pollution board to inspect jetties stacking iron ore
India

Goa pollution board to inspect jetties stacking iron ore

With the arrival of monsoon in Goa, the State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) will inspect all 28 jetties stacking iron ore, located along Mandovi and Zuari rivers, to ensure that it does not flow into water body.

AP pollution control board launches campaign to save sparrows
India

AP pollution control board launches campaign to save sparrows

Aiming to conserve house sparrows and other neighbourhood birds, the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board has launched a public awareness campaign involving students and morning walkers.