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Ludhiana: For your dog's sake, go green this Diwali
Harsheen Juneja
The Times of India , Monday, October 26, 2015

LUDHIANA: According to veterinarians, animals suffer permanent damage from the sounds and lights produced by fireworks. If you love animals, don't burst any of those pollution-causing crackers this Di ...More


Noida too joins car-free day bandwagon
DAMINI NATH
The Hindu , Sunday, October 25, 2015

After Gurgaon and Delhi, another city in the National Capital Region – Noida – is planning on observing a car-free day in an effort to raise awareness and reduce air pollution. Gurgaon had kicked off ...More


Care for the stray dogs
The Hindu , Sunday, October 25, 2015

Diwali may light up our lives, but for animals, especially strays, the festive season is rather dim with noise and air pollution as well as the danger of getting burnt by firecrackers lurking at every ...More


Chembur city’s most polluted suburb, thanks to dump fires and industries in neighbourhood
Richa Pinto
The Times of India , Saturday, October 24, 2015

MUMBAI: If the System of Air Quality and weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) data is anything to go by, Chembur is Mumbai's most polluted suburb. Data shows its air quality to be in the lowest, o ...More


World Health Organisation study lists four key climate pollutants
Business Line , Saturday, October 24, 2015

‘Black carbon, ozone, methane and carbon dioxide behind 2.4 million deaths a year’ NEW DELHI, OCT 23: Clamping down on four key climate pollutants -- black carbon, ozone, methane, carbon dioxide - ...More


Delhi catches its breath
RUKMINI S
The Hindu , Friday, October 23, 2015

CSE and Greenpeace India observed lower levels of air pollution on Thursday morning. Did Delhi’s attempt at a car-free day on Thursday improve its air quality? Probably, but not by as much as the gov ...More


WHO wants fast action plan for climate change
The Asian Age , Friday, October 23, 2015

A new WHO report has called for an urgent need to reduce emissions of black carbon, ozone and methane — as well as carbon dioxide — which all contribute to climate change. Frequently described as shor ...More


Delhi pollution plummets on first car-free day
The Hindustan Times , Friday, October 23, 2015

Delhi’s first car-free day hitched a ride on Dusshera holiday that saw a large number of vehicles staying off the road and the city, which has the dirtiest air in the world, recording a dramatic dip i ...More


New mobile app to help you avoid air pollution
PTI
Business Today , Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A new app launched in London that uses sensors to monitor air quality can tell users when to stay indoors to avoid dangerous pollution levels. The app uses hourly data from sensors around London to m ...More


Improve solid waste management or face action, 184 civic bodies told
Vishwa Mohan
The Times of India , Wednesday, October 21, 2015

NEW DELHI: Taking note of its internal report which showed severe negligence on part of municipal bodies in managing solid waste, the central pollution watchdog has issued notices to civic authoriti ...More


Death by Breath: All petrol pumps to have pollution control centres by year end
Pragya Kaushika
The Indian Express , Wednesday, October 21, 2015

To ensure implementation of a comprehensive plan for prevention, control and abatement of air pollution, the Delhi government has made it mandatory for every petrol pump to have a Pollution Under Cont ...More


Municipal corporation's participation needed for 'Swachh Bharat': Javadekar
ANI
Business Standard , Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar said in a statement here today that the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign cannot happen without the wholehearted participation of mun ...More


FATALLY IN LOVE WITH DIESEL CARS
Kushan Mitra
The Pioneer , Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Agreed, diesel cars are cheaper, but they are not much cleaner than what they used to be a decade ago. There is a need to control the sale of diesel cars if pollution in India has to be checked. The G ...More


Ecologist lists steps to tackle dust pollution
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, October 20, 2015

New Delhi: Creating a buffer of trees and shrubs around residential areas and along highways could mitigate dust pollution quite effectively, DU professor emeritus and ecologist C R Babu has recommend ...More


Gurgaon residents vow cracker-free festivities
Shilpy Arora
The Times of India , Monday, October 19, 2015

GURGAON: Inspired by Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, many residential societies in the city have decided to go cracker-free this Dussehra and Diwali. In Malibu Towne, a residential colony in Sector 48, Nava ...More


Ramdaspeth residents' complaint against noise pollution falls on deaf ears
Manka Behl
The Times of India , Monday, October 19, 2015

NAGPUR: Not the chirping of birds but it is the cacophony of hammering, drilling, stonecutting, loading and unloading and grinders to which residents of Ramdaspeth wake up. With a spurt in constructio ...More


Greenpeace calls for ‘Clean Air Nation’ ahead of Delhi’s first Car Free Day and winters
Harish Dugh
The Financial Express , Monday, October 19, 2015

Greenpeace organised an event at the Dilli Haat here on Sunday to inform people about the need to protect them from air pollution and to gather people’s support. The event calls on the government to ...More


Ramdaspeth residents' complaint against noise pollution falls on deaf ears
Manka Behl
The Times of India , Monday, October 19, 2015

NAGPUR: Not the chirping of birds but it is the cacophony of hammering, drilling, stonecutting, loading and unloading and grinders to which residents of Ramdaspeth wake up. With a spurt in constructio ...More


Out of breath: How air pollution fuels viral infections, fever
Sanchita Sharma
The Hindustan Times , Sunday, October 18, 2015

Each year, an adult on average catches viral infections two to three times a year. Young children get them more often, falling ill between four and six times a year, with symptoms in both young and ol ...More


Heavy air pollution in 80% of Chinese cities: Greenpeace
AFP
The Times of India , Friday, October 16, 2015

BEIJING: Pollution in nearly 80 per cent of Chinese cities surveyed by Greenpeace "greatly exceeded" national standards over the first nine months of this year, the advocacy group said on Thursday. ...More


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