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Pollution a health issue, not just an environment problem: Experts
The Economic Times , Wednesday, November 15, 2017

NEW DELHI: Pollution should be seen as a serious health issue, rather than just as an environmental problem, according to experts who today called for immediate action to reduce the impact of pollutio ...More


As Delhi Continues To Choke, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan Says Situation Not As Bad As Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Outlook , Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Even as Delhi breathes toxic air tantamount to smoking 50 cigarettes every day, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan continues to assert that it is no 'emergency'. Emergency, he believes, was th ...More


Awareness drive on air pollution effects in Nalgonda
The Hans India , Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Nalgonda: The SS School of Nalgonda organised Children’s Day in a unique way in Nalgonda on Tuesday. In association with IMA Neelagiri, the school management conducted an awareness programme on the il ...More


Delhi pollution: Cleaning capital's toxic air requires scientific thinking, compliance and political will
Roshan Shankar and Ankit Srivastava
First Post , Monday, November 13, 2017

Delhi is a city that has always been bursting at the seams. When its foundation stone was laid by Emperor George Vth at the Delhi Durbar in 1911, only 4.13 lakhs of what was India's 25.2 crore populat ...More


Delhi air pollution: Tussle over odd-even exemptions take a toll on Delhi’s environment
APN Live , Monday, November 13, 2017

The Delhi Government’s dilemma – over whether the odd-even scheme should be implemented or not on city’s roads – is taking a toll on the national capital’s air. The government on Saturday retracted fr ...More


As India seeks comfort in privatisation, Delhi’s toxic air shows perils of ignoring public interest
Scroll. In , Monday, November 13, 2017

The headlines about Delhi’s polluted air are deceptive. For the Indian Medical Association and the Delhi government to call this an emergency is akin to the captain of a ship waiting until after it ha ...More


NGT's ban forces 200 industrial units to down shutters
Millennium Post , Monday, November 13, 2017

Gurugram: Deadly air pollution levels have forced district administration to close more than 200 industrial units in the city. Not only are the smaller players but even the bigger players like Mar ...More


Delhi smog: Decision on odd-even today, air quality severe as schools reopen
Business Standard , Monday, November 13, 2017

The Delhi government on Saturday put on hold the odd-even traffic rationing system from Monday saying it would approach the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and request that women drivers and two-wheeler ...More


Delhi smog continues to cloak city, Javadekar says it is not because of Modi govt: Top developments
India Today , Monday, November 13, 2017

There is no improvement in Delhi's smog situation and pollution level as the morning haze continues in the city. The air quality in Delhi worsened further this morning with the minimum temperature dro ...More


Greater Noida Authority launches anti-pollution drive
Vandana Keelor
The Times of India , Monday, November 13, 2017

GREATER NOIDA: After Noida Authority penalized allottees nearly a crore of rupees in two days for flouting norms laid down by the National Green Tribunal(NGT), Greater Noida Industrial Development Aut ...More


Delhi pollution: Air quality worsens, so does the slugfest
Aniruddha Ghoshal
The Indian Express , Monday, November 13, 2017

After a brief respite on Saturday, Delhi’s air quality deteriorated once again, reaching “severe” levels — this time with an AQI of 460 on a scale of 500. The concentration of particulate matter was r ...More


Punjab agriculture experts seek effective ban on stubble burning as pollution spikes
Live Mint , Monday, November 13, 2017

Ludhiana: Agriculture experts in Punjab have sought an effective ban on stubble burning in the wake of air pollution reaching alarming levels in northern states. During a meeting organised by the Pun ...More


Pollution levels skyrocket in Delhi after brief let-up
The Economic Times , Monday, November 13, 2017

NEW DELHI: After a brief let-up, the pollution levels skyrocketed in Delhi today with the air quality becoming hazardous, which environmental agencies consider unfit for inhalation even by healthy peo ...More


Delhi air pollution: Every breath you take
Kaunain Sheriff M
The Indian Express , Monday, November 13, 2017

Between 2007 and 2012, a study examined 10,565 births at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) to assess the link between air pollution and birth outcomes in the capital. For this, maternal and neonatal data ...More


Recipe to cut car pollution
G.S. Mudur
The Telegraph , Monday, November 13, 2017

New Delhi: Suresh Jain has generated graphs and numbers on his desktop that outline what it will take for the National Capital Region, plagued by dangerous air pollution levels that peak each winter, ...More


Delhi pollution: Air quality remains 'hazardous' in capital, NGT lambasts authorities for not heeding orders
First Post , Monday, November 13, 2017

Even as the capital continues to wrest with alarming levels of pollution, Delhi government authorities saw themselves at the receiving end of censure from the National Green Tribunal. A bench heade ...More


Delhi air pollution spikes again, Kejriwal govt to push for odd-even scheme
The Hindustan Times , Monday, November 13, 2017

The Delhi government on Monday will make a fresh push for odd-even road rationing, asking to National Green Tribunal to exempt two-wheelers and cars driven by women from the plan, even as the pollutio ...More


Delhi air pollution: As odd-even plan falls through, tussle over exemptions highlights challenges in solving current crisis
First Post , Monday, November 13, 2017

The hurdle faced by the Delhi government in implementing the odd-even scheme shows the challenges in controlling air pollution in the national capital. Even though the NGT ordered the Delhi government ...More


Centre has the powers to tackle Delhi’s pollution crisis, but it is passing the buck
AFP
Scroll. In , Monday, November 13, 2017

Can the Centre bypass the Delhi government to take emergency and long-term steps to tackle the annual air pollution crisis in the capital? It can, legal experts say. The Ministry of Environment, Fores ...More


Toxic smog suffocates Delhi; schools shut, construction halted
PTI
The Times of India , Thursday, November 09, 2017

NEW DELHI: Delhi breathed poison on Wednesday with pollutants touching calamitous levels, as a thick grey smog hung low across the region, prompting authorities to declare schools shut till Sunday, ha ...More


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