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‘Delhi govt lethargic about air pollution’
Krishnadas Rajagopal
The Hindu , Wednesday, September 13, 2017

SC pulls up govt over ‘mere paperwork’ The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the Delhi government was being “lethargic” about taking proactive steps to counter air pollution. It said the government has ...More


Air pollution: SC lifts ban on firecrackers sale in Delhi for now, caps licences
Scroll. In , Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted its ban on the sale of firecrackers in the National Capital Region for the time being, but said only 500 temporary licences will be issued before Dussehra and Diwal ...More


Supreme Court 'disturbed' by Central Pollution Control Board not studying fire crackers' impact
PTI
The New Indian Express , Wednesday, September 13, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today took the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to task for not conducting any study on the harmful effects of materials used in the manufacture of fire crackers des ...More


Air quality drop due to higher temperatures: MPCB officials
The Indian Express , Wednesday, September 13, 2017

After witnessing a significant drop in the air quality of Mumbai on Monday, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) officials explained it as a result of higher temperatures. “The temperatures were ...More


Supreme Court lifts ban on sale of fire crackers, favours graded approach
PTI
Money Control , Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Supreme Court today temporarily lifted its earlier order suspending the permanent licences for sale of fire crackers in the national capital region, saying a complete ban would be an "extreme step ...More


Indians could live four years longer if air meets WHO norms
Sowmiya Ashok
The Indian Express , Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Indians could live four years longer on average, if India is able to reduce air pollution to comply with the World Health Organisation’s standards, according to the Air Quality-Life Index (AQLI) tool ...More


Cleaner air will extend life by 4 yrs
Nikhil M Ghanekar
DNA India , Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Indians could live about four years longer on an average or more than 4.7 billion life years combined if it complies with the World Health Organization's (WHO) air quality standards, a new study on im ...More


Malad, Andheri, BKC and Mazgaon have max pollutants in air: Study
Richa Pinto
The Times of India , Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tracking Mumbai's pollution levels can be tricky given the fact that it's a windswept coastal city where the air is regularly cleared out by a seaborne breeze. According to data from the BMC's Envi ...More


Air pollution: Here is how life of people in India can be extended by 4 years
The Financial Express , Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The average life of an Indian could be extended by four years or even more if India is able to reduce air pollution to comply with the World Health Organisation’s standards. The average life expecta ...More


WHO air-quality norms can help Indians live 4 yrs, Delhiites 9 yrs, more
Mukta Patil
Business Standard , Tuesday, September 12, 2017

If India reduced its air pollution to comply with the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) air quality standards, its people could live about four years longer on average, the Air Quality-Life Index ...More


Air pollution in Delhi: Breathing capital’s deadly air is robbing you of 6 years of life
Malavika Vyawahare
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, September 12, 2017

It is well documented that poor air quality impacts health, for the first time the University of Chicago’s Energy Policy Institute (EPI) has developed an Air Quality-Life Index (AQLI) to measure by ho ...More


New sensors to measure pollution real-time
P Oppili
The Times of India , Monday, September 11, 2017

Chennai: Researchers at IIT Madras are planning to install low-cost sensors at different locations across the city for in-situ and in real-time monitoring of air pollution. Associate professor of c ...More


Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan Urges State Governments to Initate Necessary Action to Manage Air Pollution
India Educationdiary. Com , Thursday, September 07, 2017

New Delhi: Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has called upon State Governments of Delhi-NCR region, to initiate all necessary actions on a war footing for ...More


Harsh Vardhan urges neighbouring states to help tackle Delhi pollution
NYOOOZ , Thursday, September 07, 2017

Environment minister, Harsh Vardhan, met senior officials from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi to receive a briefing on the actions taken to tackle air pollution on Tuesday. On top ...More


Centre gears up to control pollution ahead of Diwali, FIFA, winters
Web India 123 , Wednesday, September 06, 2017

With Diwali and winters and FIFA world cup 2017 not far away, the Centre today called environment ministers of different states, and also officials from the department related to air pollution to revi ...More


Environment Minister Urges State Governments to Initate Necessary Action to Manage Air Pollution
Business Standard , Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Environment Minister Urges State Governments to Initate Necessary Action to Manage Air Pollution Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has called upon State Gov ...More


Harsh Vardhan urges neighbouring states to help tackle Delhi pollution
MalavikaVyawahare
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Environment minister, Harsh Vardhan, met senior officials from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi to receive a briefing on the actions taken to tackle air pollution on Tuesday. On to ...More


Vardhan directs NCR states to contain pollution during FIFA
PTI
Sportskeeda , Wednesday, September 06, 2017

U-17 New Delhi, Sep 5 (PTI) Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today instructed the states in the National Capital Region to take all possible measures to prevent any spike in air pollution levels dur ...More


Harsh Vardhan directs NCR states to contain pollution during FIFA U-17
PTI
The New Indian Express , Wednesday, September 06, 2017

NEW DELHI: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today instructed the states in the National Capital Region to take all possible measures to prevent any spike in air pollution levels during the upcoming ...More


Centre sensitises Delhi, NCR states on air pollution ahead of FIFA U-17 world cup
VISHWA MOHAN
The Economic Times , Wednesday, September 06, 2017

NEW DELHI: Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday sensitised Delhi and NCR states for taking necessary actions to check air pollution and keep close watch on all polluting activities in t ...More


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