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'Massive' awareness campaign in offing to check air pollution
The Economic Times , Friday, August 14, 2015

NEW DELHI: The Government today said it will soon launch a "massive" people-oriented awareness campaign to check air pollution, and asserted that it has adopted a "consultative and cooperative" approa ...More


Centre to start awareness campaign on air pollution
TNN
The Times of India , Friday, August 14, 2015

NEW DELHI: Environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said his ministry will soon launch a, "massive people-oriented awareness campaign", to check air pollution. While releasing action points ...More


Measures being taken to tackle pollution in NCR: Prakash Javadekar
The Indian Express , Friday, August 14, 2015

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday reiterated that the government would continue efforts to address the issue of air pollution in the national capital region (NCR). Over the last ...More


Bengaluru chokes on dirty air
Rohith BR & Sreemoyee Chatterjee
The Times of India , Friday, August 14, 2015

Bengaluru is a city in which it's hard to breathe. Yet, the pollution control board has only 13 monitors across the 700-odd sqkm of the city. The fact that 10 of these 13 monitors have recorded res ...More


Air pollution killing 4,000 in China a day, US study finds
AP
The Economic Times , Friday, August 14, 2015

WASHINGTON: Air pollution is killing about 4,000 people in China a day, accounting for 1 in 6 premature deaths in the world's most populous country, a new study finds. Physicists at the University ...More


New threat to Taj Mahal
AKANKSHA JAIN
The Hindu , Thursday, August 13, 2015

The world famous glass industries which have been in news since 1990s for environmental hazard will now be inspected for pollution. Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad, the city of glass and bangles, will now ...More


79 sewage treatment plants in the country non-functional: Prakash Javadekar
PTI
The Economic Times , Wednesday, August 12, 2015

NEW DELHI: There are 522 sewage treatment plants (STP) in the country, of which 79 are non-operational, the Government said today. In a written reply to a question on number of operational, non- ...More


Rain washes away pollution, improves air quality in city
Shagun Kapil
Deccan Herald , Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Heavy rain in July and in the past few days in August has brought down air pollution in the capital with the air quality index reported as being at a “good” scale. Due to the showers, Particulate M ...More


Tigers live cheek by jowl with industry in U’khand
Seema Sharma
The Times of India , Monday, August 10, 2015

Dehradun: The Kosi-Gaula-Nandhaur-Sharda region, in the Shivalik-Bhabar tract, comprises the western circle of the terai tiger habitat. The region falls between rivers Kosi and Sharda and connects the ...More


New pollution-monitoring norms to be finalized in 2-3 months
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Monday, August 10, 2015

The Union environment ministry has proposed new pollution monitoring standards for industries in at least 22 sectors over the past few months in an attempt to regulate these sectors better. Some of t ...More


More than 11% of Delhiites are suffering from asthma and rhinits: Government
SushmiDey
The Times of India , Saturday, August 08, 2015

NEW DELHI: More than 11% of Delhiites are suffering from asthma and rhinits, the government said while acknowledging that air pollution is an "aggravating" factor for respiratory and cardiovascular di ...More


Place noise barriers, improve public transport, says ESR
TNN
The Times of India , Saturday, August 08, 2015

PUNE: Installation of noise barriers to reduce sound pollution at construction sites and increasing the number of public transport buses to encourage people to stop using their personal vehicles are s ...More


'Constn activities added over 20 pc dust to air in six cities'
PTI
Business Standard , Friday, August 07, 2015

Contribution of construction activities to dust particles in ambient air ranges between 22-23 per cent in six Indian cities including Delhi, the government today said while acknowledging that such was ...More


Over 35,000 died due to air pollution between 2006-2015
DNA India , Friday, August 07, 2015

Government on Thursday said that over two crore cases are reported every year across the country due to respiratory ailments generally caused by air pollutionin past nine years. In a written reply in ...More


Toxic air choked 35,000 to death in 10 years: Ministry
Vishwa Mohan
The Times of India , Friday, August 07, 2015

NEW DELHI: Union environment ministry, which generally avoids sharing details of air pollution-linked deaths, made an exception on Thursday when it said in Parliament that more than 35,000 people had ...More


'Construction activities added over 20% dust to air in six cities'
PTI
The Economic Times , Friday, August 07, 2015

NEW DELHI: Contribution of construction activities to dust particles in ambient air ranges between 22-23 per cent in six Indian cities including Delhi, the government today said while acknowledging th ...More


Sewri's coal mountains smoulder, release toxic sulphur compounds
Anahita Mukherji
The Times of India , Friday, August 07, 2015

MUMBAI: Another toxic aspect of the pollution caused by the mountains of imported coal dumped on port trust land in Sewri is signalled by smoke billowing out of the heaps. "This is a clear case of ...More


Over 35,000 died due to respiratory ailments in last 9 years
PTI
The Economic Times , Friday, August 07, 2015

NEW DELHI: Government today said that over 35,000 people have died across the country due to respiratory ailments generally caused by air pollution in the past nine years. In a written reply in Ra ...More


Satellites and drones to monitor pollution in smoggy China
SutirthoPatranobis
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, August 06, 2015

Satellites, drones and remote sensors will soon be deployed across China to detect pollution levels over land, sea and air, state media reported Wednesday, indicating that the normal methods to identi ...More


Now monitor air pollution every time you breathe with Blueair’s new Android app
The Indian Express , Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Blueair’s early warning air pollution app is now available on Android making it available to tens of millions of Indians who use smart phones and other mobile devices powered by Google’s operating sys ...More


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