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Air pollution: Don’t blow hot and cold on clearing the air
Padma Wangmo
The Hindustan Times , Friday, July 31, 2015

Air pollution in India has reached dangerous levels. This is outlined by the fact that a vast majority of our population, around 660 million, inhabit areas in which the Indian National Ambient Air Qua ...More


e-waste, an environmental, health hazard
TNN
The Times of India , Friday, July 31, 2015

VISAKHAPATNAM: Walk into any home, office or warehouse and you can be sure to come across electronic junk or old, disused electronic gadgets such as cell phones, electric lamps, tape-recorders, radios ...More


HC to Delhi govt: How much money did you make from felling trees
Aneesha Mathur
The Indian Express , Thursday, July 30, 2015

Pulling up the counsel for the Delhi government for failing to file details on the number of trees felled in the city in the last 10 years and the revenue generated by granting permission for cutting ...More


Cabinet Rejects all Candidates for National Pollution Body Chief
Richa Sharma
The New Indian Express , Wednesday, July 29, 2015

NEW DELHI: The appointment to the post of Chairman, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), country’s top pollution body, is expected to be further delayed with a selection committee under cabinet sec ...More


All candidates for CPCB chairman’s post rejected
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Wednesday, July 29, 2015

New Delhi: A selection committee at the cabinet secretariat has rejected all 17 candidates shortlisted by the environment ministry for the post of chairperson of the Central Pollution Control Board (C ...More


AAP government to launch comprehensive plan to improve Delhi's environment
Darpan Singh
India Today , Monday, July 27, 2015

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government will in August launch its first comprehensive, and high-octane 'public programme' to help clean up Delhi's extremely toxic air that-as per a global study-kills 80 ...More


Air quality level drops to 5-yr low, blame it on vehicular pollution
Abhijeet Patil
The Times of India , Sunday, July 26, 2015

KOLHAPUR: The city once known for its healthy air has seen a steady deterioration of the air quality over the past five years, largely attributed to the vehicular density in the congested areas. Civic ...More


Javadekar non-committal on air pollution-induced deaths
VIDYA VENKAT
The Hindu , Sunday, July 26, 2015

CO2 not recognised as air pollutant as per CPCB norms, he told Parliament. Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday refused to take a stand on whether air pollution in Delhi was indeed ...More


Govt to clarify on int'l report on air pollution
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Saturday, July 25, 2015

Government today said it was not right to believe an international report which claimed that air pollution kills 80 people in Delhi everyday and added that it will come out with a detailed correctio ...More


Government readies action plan to tackle NCR air pollution
India Today , Saturday, July 25, 2015

The government on Friday held a meeting with ministers and officials of the National Capital Region (NCR) to review the situation arising out of the worsening air pollution levels in the city. "All t ...More


80 people die in Delhi daily due to air pollution: Study
PTI
The Hindustan Times , Friday, July 24, 2015

Government on Friday said that air pollution is killing around 80 people in Delhi every day, according to an international study released recently. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, environment mi ...More


80 people die in Delhi daily due to air pollution: Study
PTI
The Economic Times , Friday, July 24, 2015

NEW DELHI: Government today said that air pollution is killing around 80 people in Delhievery day, according to an international study released recently. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Environ ...More


Battle against pollution: European cities to ban cars from roads for one day
James Rush
The Times of India , Friday, July 24, 2015

Cities across Europe will ban cars from their roads for one day in September, as part of a campaign to promote more sustainable transport. While major capital cities across the continent have been ...More


Toxic air kills 80 daily in Delhi: Javadekar
TNN
The Economic Times , Friday, July 24, 2015

NEW DELHI: Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday air pollution is killing 80 people every day in the capital. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Javadekar said respirable parti ...More


80 people die in Delhi daily due to air pollution, Prakash Javadekar writes to Rajya Sabha
DNA India , Friday, July 24, 2015

"An international study released recently has claimed that foul air is killing up to 80 people a day in Delhi. The numbers of premature deaths given in the study are based on the constructive estimate ...More


5 lakh trees planted after felling by DMRC: Govt
Abhinav Garg
The Times of India , Thursday, July 23, 2015

NEW DELHI: More than five lakh trees were planted from 2003 to 2015 to restore forest cover lost due to construction and expansion of Delhi Metro, the city government informed the Delhi high court on ...More


What HC breathes in every day: Smoke, soot and body odour
Aneesha Mathur
The Indian Express , Thursday, July 23, 2015

The air-conditioning vents and ducts inside the Delhi High Court is full of soot and other particulate matter and it is spoiling the quality of air inside the building, a report of the court administr ...More


Blueair launches air pollution warning App on Android
IANS
The Hindu , Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Indoor air—cleaning company Blueair on Monday said it has launched an Android App which can detect and warn about air pollution. The company, in a statement, said the app gathers real—time air poll ...More


GDA to plant 2.6 lakh trees to check air pollution
Abhijay Jha
The Times of India , Wednesday, July 22, 2015

GHAZIABAD: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has set a target to plant 2.6 lakh saplings this year in its attempt to increase the green cover of the city and curb air pollution. The drive will ...More


China air pollution levels fall: Greenpeace
AFP
The Economic Times , Wednesday, July 22, 2015

BEIJING: Air pollution levels in China's cities improved in the first six months of this year, environmental campaign group Greenpeace said Wednesday, but remained far worse than global and domestic s ...More


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