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Killer pollution
IANS
The Hindu , Thursday, December 17, 2015

Air pollution, which is one of the top ten killers in the world and fifth leading cause of death in India, is responsible for about 10,000 to 30,000 deaths annually in Delhi, a report by the Centre fo ...More


Sun and wind clear the ari, but only a bit
TNN
The Times of India , Thursday, December 17, 2015

New Delhi: Almost coinciding with the Supreme Court's landmark verdict on dealing with air pollution in Delhi, the skies in the city cleared up making way for a sunny Wednesday. Very unusual for the c ...More


In Delhi, just waiting to inhale
V. SUDARSHAN
The Hindu , Thursday, December 17, 2015

Even if Batman made it past the Delhi border, his Batmask would need to incorporate a heavy-duty air filter — one that keeps out very fine particulate matter — over his nostrils Eighty. That’s how ma ...More


Burdwan goes car free to help tackle pollution
IndrajitKundu
India Today , Thursday, December 17, 2015

The Kejriwal government's odd and even car formula to control air pollution may not have gone down well in Delhi, but it has stuck a cord in Bengal. Taking a cue, Bengal government officials in Burdwa ...More


Curbing Delhi Air Pollution: Highlights of Supreme Court's Order
PTI
The New Indian Express , Thursday, December 17, 2015

NEW DELHI: Following are the highlights of the Supreme Court's order to curb air pollution: * Diesel-run SUVs, high-end pvt cars with 2000CC and above engine not to be registered in NCR-Delhi til ...More


Citizens gasp for fresh air in toxic Gurgaon
Ajay Kumar
India Today , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Authorities in the National Capital Region (NCR), despite various formulas like car-free day and the proposed odd-even formula have not been able to check the rising air pollution in the region leavin ...More


Centre for phasing out 10-year-old diesel vehicles
Dipak K Dash
The Times of India , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

New Delhi: The Centre is in favour of phasing out all Bharat Stage-I and Bharat Stage-II diesel vehicles in the National Capital Region. This will take care of all 10-year-old diesel vehicles, seen as ...More


CSE comes up with telling stories on India's health
Ajanta Chakraborty
The Times of India , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A number of public health catastrophes - arising largely out of environmental reasons — are staring the people of India in the face. While the debate over polluted air and how to control it rages on i ...More


Patna air 'dangerous', pollution control board issues advisory to state govt
VithikaSalomi
The Times of India , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Patna: In a bid to provide some relief to Patnaites choking in the very poor quality ambient air, the Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) seems to have taken a cue from the recent Paris climat ...More


Air pollution kills up to 30,000 Delhiites annually: CSE
IANS
The Financial Express , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Air pollution, which is one of the top ten killers in the world and fifth leading cause of death in India, is responsible for about 10,000 to 30,000 deaths annually in Delhi, a report by the Centre ...More


India racing ahead of China when it comes to pollution
TNN
The Times of India , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

NEW DELHI: An evaluation of the National Air Quality Index (NAQI) data maintained by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) released on Tuesday has revealed that as many as 15 out of the 17 cities ...More


SC to ban registration of diesel SUVs for 6 months in Delhi
Harish V Nair
Business Today , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

This definitely is a huge setback for those who were gearing up to own a diesel SUV or a luxury sedan in Delhi. Taking its crusade against the toxic air in the national capital to new heights, the Sup ...More


SC doubles green tax on commercial vehicles entering Delhi
Live Mint , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

New Delhi: The Supreme Court decided on Tuesday to double the green tax on commercial vehicles entering the city in a bid to curb air pollution in the national capital by discouraging such vehicles fr ...More


Air pollution is the fifth leading cause of death, says CSE study
BINDU SHAJAN PERAPPADAN
The Hindu , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

India has seen an increase in vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria due to climate change Sample this: Air pollution is the fifth leading cause of death in India, 37.7 million Indians are aff ...More


Air pollution rise a ‘game changer’ for India, China on climate change action: Naomi Klein
PARVATHI MENON
The Hindu , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Now (air pollution) poses the danger in cities, where elites face the distress of seeing their children go to school with pollution masks, says the Canadian writer and activist. Air pollution is like ...More


Move over Delhi: Smaller towns in India are gas chambers too
Sumant Banerji
Business Today , Wednesday, December 16, 2015

While the current furore over air quality in Delhi and the urgency in attempts at curbing it are justified - the capital is inarguably one of the most polluted in the world - some other small and not ...More


As air pollution reaches dizzying heights, experts give suggestions
Virat A Singh
DNA India , Tuesday, December 15, 2015

With winter becoming the annual 'event' that reminds Mumbai of its increasing pollutant levels, environmentalists, who have been raising concerns over the government's apathy towards air pollution, sa ...More


Air pollution 'falls' in Delhi: SAFAR
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The level of suspended particulate matters, PM 2.5 and PM 10, have seen a "steady fall" in Delhi's air despite a drastic fall in temperature over the last four days, which has the potential to elevate ...More


40% of Gurgaon's medical waste goes untreated each month
Shilpy Arora
The Times of India , Tuesday, December 15, 2015

GURGAON: While the amount of bio-medical waste generated by the city per month runs into lakhs, the only processing unit in Damdama, which gets the load from both Gurgaon and Rewari, is only able to t ...More


Delhi does it, but Mumbai dithers on stricter ways to curb pollution
KunalPurohit
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Even as New Delhi is set to implement one of the most drastic measures the country has seen to beat traffic congestion and resultant pollution, a similar, but less drastic, measure aimed at decongesti ...More


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