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Allahabad HC asks Yogi govt about steps taken to check pollution

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 26 | The Allahabad High Court has asked the state government and the UP Pollution Control Board to apprise it...

23 anti-smog guns across Delhi to combat dust pollution

New Delhi, Nov 22 | To improve the national capital's air quality, the Delhi government on Sunday said it has installed 23 anti-smog guns...

Indian environmentalist advocates a greenery revolution

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Noted environmentalist Swami Prem Parivartan, famously known as Peepal Baba, who is said to have planted and conserved over...

Air pollution drops after a month

Gurugram, Nov 17 | The people of Gurugram got a huge relief from air pollution as the PM 2.5 level on Tuesday was recorded...

Weather condition, stubble burning lead higher pollution on Diwali: CPCB

New Delhi, Nov 16 | The levels of air pollution during Diwali this year were found much higher as compared to the last year...

Kejriwal to discuss Covid, pollution with Amit Shah on Sunday

New Delhi, Nov 14 | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday to discuss issues related to...

All India RWA suggests 9-step solution to curb air pollution

New Delhi, Nov 13 | The Confederation of Resident Welfare Association, a pan-India apex body of RWAs, on Friday shot a letter to Union...

Air pollution may up chronic lung disease in young adulthood

London, Nov 12 | Amid the spike in air pollution in Delhi-NCR, a new study has found that early-life events, such as the exposure...

Pollution woes: Giant air purifiers to be installed in East Delhi...

New Delhi, Nov 12 | In view of the deadly pollution and smog that have encompassed the national capital, East Delhi lawmaker Gautam Gambhir...

Kejriwal should focus on Delhi pollution, not Goa: CM

Panaji, Nov 11 | Instead of interfering in Goa politics and commenting on the Covid-19 scenario in the coastal state, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind...

Air pollution, Covid top list of concerns this Diwali: Survey

New Delhi, Nov 11 | In the top 10 pandemic hit states, air pollution, Covid-19 and economy have topped the list of concerns this...

Respiratory issues and pollution: Here’s what homeopathy suggests

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANSlife) With thick smog blankets engulfing the air across most of the country, times can be especially hard for people...

Firecrackers banned in Agra amid alarming air pollution

Agra, Nov 9 | Agra District Magistrate P.N. Singh on Monday banned firecrackers in Agra. Licences for the sale of firecrackers given for...

How to protect oneself from air pollution

By Dr Manoj GoelNew Delhi, Nov 8 (IANSlife) Air pollution is a mixture of different solid particles and gases that are released in the...

Mayawati flays UP govt on farmers’ ‘harassment’ over pollution

Lucknow, Nov 7 | Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday flayed the Uttar Pradesh government over what she called "harassment and state-sponsored...

Celebrating a safe Diwali amidst COVID-19 and pollution

New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANSlife) How does air pollution affect our health? There are many organs and bodily functions that can be harmed, consequences...

At 42%, stubble burning’s share in Delhi pollution soars to season’s...

New Delhi, Nov 5 | The share of stubble burning in Delhi's air pollution rose to 42 per cent on Thursday, the maximum...

Increasing Covid cases, Delhi pollution may impact DDCA elections

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, Nov 4 | Even though Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh have put their weight behind a candidate of...

Penalty of Rs 29.7L slapped in one day for flouting pollution...

Gurugram, Nov 2 | Total penalty of over Rs 29.70 lakh was imposed on 129 violators on Monday by the teams deployed to monitor...

Stubble burning behind 40% pollution, Centre should step in: Delhi govt

New Delhi, Nov 2 | Mentioning that stubble burning in neighbouring states is behind the 40 per cent pollution in the national capital, the...

Stubble burning contributing 40% to Delhi’s pollution

New Delhi, Nov 1 | The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitoring agency SAFAR on Sunday said that stubble burning has peaked in...

Former soldiers on mission to map Ganga pollution face cash crunch

New Delhi, Oct 31 | Ex-Armymen, who are slated to embark on a 5,000-km Ganga parikrama next month in a bid to map the...

Hidden till now, air pollution emerges as leading risk-factor contributing to...

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Oct 29 | The manifestation of rising air pollution in respiratory organs is well recognised and talked about in the...

Photo, audio, video-based app to keep tab on Delhi’s pollution

New Delhi, Oct 29 | In its fight against pollution, the Delhi government on Thursday introduced a photo, audio, and video-based mobile app to...

Delhi’s Covid surge: Blame it on laxity, pollution & festivities

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Oct 28 | While the spread of Covid-19 seems to be subsiding nationally, its tally is burgeoning in the capital...

India lacks enough monitoring stations to quantify air pollution crisis: Experts

New Delhi, Oct 27 | With Delhi facing another tryst with the air pollution, several environmental experts believe that the problem goes beyond the...

Air pollution ups Covid-19 deaths by 15% worldwide: Study

London, Oct 27 | In a major global study, researchers have revealed that long-term exposure to air pollution may be linked to 15 per...

New law in 3/4 days to address pollution from stubble burning:...

New Delhi, Oct 26 | Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the Centre has taken a holistic view of...

Centre to SC, will bring new legislation in 3/4 days to...

New Delhi, Oct 26 | Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the Centre has taken a holistic view...

Dussehra in the shadow of Covid, air pollution

New Delhi, Oct 25 | 'Dussehraa', the penultimate day of Navratri when Ravan is set on fire, is being prepared in the national capital...

Air pollution may up risk of neurological disorders: Study

New York, Oct 20 | New research adds to the growing body of evidence that air pollution is significantly associated with an increased risk...

Machines installed in chimneys at 4,500 factories; 24-hour pollution monitoring

New Delhi, Oct 19 | As part of efforts to combat pollution, the Modi government has intensified monitoring of industries. The environment ministry has...

Delhi pollution: Clearing a forest in order to grow a forest

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Oct 19 | It is that time of the year again-when the weather is pleasant but the city is...

60-70 pollution-causing power plants to be closed: Javadekar

New Delhi, Oct 18 | Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Sunday connected with the people through Facebook Live...

Penalty of Rs 7.25 lakh imposed in single day for flouting...

Gurugram, Oct 17 | A penalty of over Rs 7.25 lakh was imposed on 29 violators on Saturday by the teams deployed to monitor...

Stubble burning to add 26% to Delhi’s air pollution: SAFAR

New Delhi, Oct 16 | Due to the changing wind directions, stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana and neighbouring border regions is expected to contribute...

Stop lying on pollution in Delhi, Amarinder tells Kejriwal

Chandigarh, Oct 15 | Welcoming the latest data on the link between Delhi's pollution and stubble burning as vindication of his government's stand on...

Pollution divides urban and rural (Opinion)

Expecting others to do the right thing is always a losing expectation. People want everybody else to keep the city clean, everybody else should...

Javadekar flags off 50 CPCB teams to curb pollution in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, Oct 15 | To check the rising pollution levels across Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR), Union Minister of Environment Prakash Javadekar on Thursday...

Delhi records ‘very poor’ air quality, Gr.Noida worse

New Delhi, Oct 15 | A noxious haze hung over the national capital on Thursday as its air turned foul and the quality index...

Delhi govt warns PWD, MCDs of action for pollution

New Delhi, Oct 14 | The Delhi government on Wednesday warned of action against government agencies like the PWD and MCDs...

Stubble burning contributes only 1% to Delhi’s pollution menace

By Aakanksha KhajuriaNew Delhi, Oct 14 | The massive spike in noxious air in the national capital and its surroundings is not entirely from...

AAP creating confusion by blaming farmers for pollution in Delhi: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 12 | The Delhi Congress on Monday took a swipe at the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government for creating confusion among...

Gurugram, Faridabad to have pollution control rooms

Chandigarh, Oct 9 | In a bid to reduce increasing pollution levels in the National Capital Region in Haryana, two control rooms will be...

50 CPCB teams to monitor pollution menace

New Delhi, Oct 1 | The Centre has deputed 50 Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) teams to monitor stubble burning and help in implementing...

Gurugram makes action plan to curb air pollution

Gurugram, Sep 29 | The Gurugram administration has finally come up with an action plan aimed to combat air pollution in the district.Under the...

Javadekar says 5 states to meet on Thursday over pollution

New Delhi, Sep 29 | Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that a state environment ministers meeting will take place this Thursday...

Excessive noise pollution in Lahore rings alarm

Lahore, Sep 21 | The noise pollution level in Lahore has crossed the World Health Organisations (WHO) acceptable threshold of 60-65 dB in various...

UN chief calls for efforts to address air pollution

United Nations, Sep 9 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for global efforts to address air pollution. Around the world,...

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Market’s bull run may stay, ‘too strong’ derivatives data a concern

Mumbai, Nov 28 | The bull run in the equity market is likely to continue in days ahead, but the only concern at this...