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Less pollution this Diwali in Raipur
Anuja Jaiswal
The Times of India , Wednesday, November 18, 2015

RAIPUR: With sale of crackers down by at least 30 per cent this Diwali, the levels of noise and air pollution in the city were significantly less than the previous years, even though they remained hig ...More


Haze worsens, triggers health concerns
JAYANT SRIRAM
The Hindu , Wednesday, November 18, 2015

he Mumbai skyline, forming a backdrop to the ocean, is one of the city’s most iconic sights. But drive down Marine Drive or the Bandra-Worli sea link and you’re likely to see the skyscrapers only thro ...More


Pollution threat to Taj: SC acts on judge’s letter
KRISHNADAS RAJAGOPAL
The Hindu , Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Justice Kurian Joseph has cited the hazard posed by crematorium near the monument of love An urgent personal letter from the Supreme Court judge, Justice Kurian Joseph, to protect the grandeur of t ...More


MoEF team to visit Hyderabad for pollution check
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, November 16, 2015

HYDERABAD: The ministry of environment and forestry will soon send a fact-finding team to assess the impact of the state government's relaxation of a moratorium on industrial activity in the city. The ...More


Fewer crackers, but no respite for the ailing
Indira Rodericks
The Times of India , Monday, November 16, 2015

Navi Mumbai: Although fewere crackers have been sold this year, resulting in less noise and air pollution, doctors say post Diwali there has been no respite in the number of patients coming with compl ...More


30% RISE IN RESPIRATORY DISEASES DUE TO ‘TOXIC' AIR
Priyanka Sharma
The Pioneer , Monday, November 16, 2015

Delhi’s worsening air pollution and climate change have led to an increase in the respiratory diseases, ENT problems and auto-immune diseases such as arthritis among people. Post Diwali, air has deter ...More


Pollution levels up in Coimbatore
The Hindu , Monday, November 16, 2015

Some of the air pollution parameters studied on Deepavali day were higher compared to normal days, according to Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board. The board had studied air and noise pollution level ...More


City choking in vehicular pollution
The Hindu , Monday, November 16, 2015

Buses, trucks and autorickshaws the key culprits with their thick, black smoke At a time when the Transport Department is observing environment pollution reduction month, hundreds of vehicles, partic ...More


Coming up, center to certify fitness of vehicles
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, November 16, 2015

LUCKNOW: It will be easier checking unfit vehicles plying on city roads as the first advanced centre of the state comes up in Lucknow very soon. "Construction is on in full swing," said sources in ...More


Pollution levels up in city on Deepavali day
M. SOUNDARIYA PREETHA
The Hindu , Sunday, November 15, 2015

Air pollution monitored at three locations Some of the air pollution parameters studied on Deepavali day were higher compared to normal days, according to Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board. Two day ...More


Noisy affair: Sound levels double during Diwali
Shrutika Sukhi
The Times of India , Saturday, November 14, 2015

Thane: Deafening firecrackers, smoke in the air and cracker litter was a common sight across the city on Wednesday and Thursday. Even though activists and the media had stressed on curbing the extensi ...More


Deepavali: noise-levels remain unchanged
SHANKAR BENNUR
The Hindu , Saturday, November 14, 2015

If the noise levels monitored during Deepavali by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), Mysuru are to be believed, they were almost similar to the ones observed during last year’s festi ...More


Noise level less during Deepavali
Deccan Herald , Saturday, November 14, 2015

This Deepavali was less noisier compared to the previous one, according an analysis of noise pollution conducted by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) on the festival days. KSPCB ...More


Diwali: Punjab saw lowest air pollution in five years
Anju Agnihotri Chaba , Divya Goyal
The Indian Express , Saturday, November 14, 2015

THE IMPACT of ‘black Diwali’ celebrated by a significant number of Sikhs people owing to the recent incidents of ‘desecration’ was visible in the decreased air pollution level on Diwali day in Punjab. ...More


Air pollution level comes down in Jalandhar this Diwali
Jatinder Kohli
The Hindustan Times , Saturday, November 14, 2015

With increased awareness about the harmful effects of bursting crackers and several members of the Sikh community not participating in Diwali celebrations in protest against the repeated sacrilege inc ...More


Alarm over Delhi pollution doesn’t stop Diwali fireworks
Associated Press
The Financial Express , Saturday, November 14, 2015

The fireworks have fizzled. The festival lights are coming down. What’s left of the Hindu holiday of Diwali in the Indian capital – already considered the world’s most polluted – is a toxic haze that ...More


Chinese firms face penalties for failing to reduce pollution
IANS
Business Standard , Saturday, November 14, 2015

Over 100 companies in China that failed to reduce pollution will be severely penalised by the government, a media report said on Friday. Three of the companies failed to cut their production under th ...More


Kids’ no-cracker pledge brings about a green change
Yusra Husain
The Times of India , Saturday, November 14, 2015

LUCKNOW: Excited to be in the market before Diwali to buy all decorations, sweets and crackers, class III student Ashu Trivedi was suddenly taken over by a different sentiment. Disregarding his father ...More


Noise, air pollution high on Deepavali
The Hindu , Friday, November 13, 2015

The most dangerous component of pollution – Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM) – shot up to 412 g/m3 on Wednesday at Kukatpally, which was twice the average of around 220 g/m3 on normal da ...More


Sniff out air pollution with your smart phone
PTI
DNA India , Friday, November 13, 2015

Your smart phones could soon help you combat a deadly form of air pollution, thanks to a new low-cost and reliable method of detecting nitrogen dioxide - a significant air pollutant, scientists say. ...More


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