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India, China suffer heavily due to air pollution: Study
PTI
Business Line , Wednesday, July 01, 2015

KOCHI, JULY 1: India and China suffer over $1.89 trillion annually in terms of the value of lives lost and ill health caused from air pollution, according to a report. Quoting OECD estimates, a ...More


India, China suffer heavily due to air pollution: study
PTI
The Asian Age , Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Kochi: India and China suffer over US $1.89 trillion annually in terms of the value of lives lost and ill health caused from air pollution, according to a report. Quoting OECD estimates, a new study ...More


India, China suffer heavily due to air pollution: Study
PTI
Business Today , Wednesday, July 01, 2015

India and China suffer over $1.89 trillion annually in terms of the value of lives lost and ill health caused from air pollution, according to a report. Quoting OECD estimates, a new study published ...More


BMC to set up pollution monitoring stations around Kanjurmarg dumping ground
Pollution
DNA India , Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Following repeated complaints of air pollution and consequent breathing and other health problems from residents staying close to the dumping grounds of the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporatio ...More


Govt sits on green funds as Delhi's air becomes world's most polluted
Darpan Singh
Business Today , Monday, June 29, 2015

Successive Delhi governments have not been serious about improving the notoriously bad quality of air that people breathe in the national capital. As pollution gradually peaked to alarming levels, gov ...More


Funds unused as air pollution peaks in Delhi
India Today , Monday, June 29, 2015

The Delhi government, in the last seven years, collected Rs 385 crore to fund its war on air pollution, but around 87% of this money has remained unspent, a planning department report has said. Succe ...More


Speeding train runs into nilgai herd, mows down 14
Arvind Chauhan
The Times of India , Sunday, June 28, 2015

AGRA: In a shocking accident, more than a dozen nilgais, Asia's largest antelope, were mowed down by a speeding Kasganj-Farrukhabad passenger train near Kampil jungle, about 148 km from Agra. The anim ...More


80% of India’s surface water may be polluted, report by international body says
SushmiDey
The Times of India , Sunday, June 28, 2015

NEW DELHI: Even as India is making headlines with its rising air pollution levels, the water in the country may not be any better. An alarming 80% of India's surface water is polluted, a latest assess ...More


Visakhapatnam residents voice pollution concerns over HPCL expansion
TNN
The Economic Times , Saturday, June 27, 2015

VISAKHAPATNAM: A large number of people residing in the neighbourhood of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited's Visakh Refinery (HPCL-VR) have expressed concern over the pollution caused by state-r ...More


Delhi air has high doses of most toxic pollutant
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Saturday, June 27, 2015

NEW DELHI: Delhi's air pollution levels are among the worst in the world but new research is pointing at something even more worrying. A government agency that recently started monitoring the most dan ...More


Rise in cars adds to pollution
Maria Akram
The Hindu , Thursday, June 25, 2015

Delhi has been termed the most polluted city. The key source of pollution is the number of cars, which is increasing every year. As per the latest Economic Survey, Delhi has seen an increase of 6.3% i ...More


How climate change may offset 50 years of health progress
The Times of India , Thursday, June 25, 2015

LONDON: A new study has suggested that climate change can possibly erase 50 years of health advancements. University College London's Anthony Costello said that climate change has the potential to ...More


China at least twice as polluted as India: World Bank
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Wednesday, June 24, 2015

New Delhi: The quality of air in China is twice as bad as in India, a World Bank report said, adding India’s air quality is also better than that of Pakistan and Nepal. The report comes in the wake of ...More


Climate change poses high risk to public health: study
The Indian Express , Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The effects of climate change are being felt on Wednesday, and future projections represent an unacceptably high and potentially catastrophic risk to human health, warns a new study published in The L ...More


Climate change threatens to reverse years of progress in global health
Rupali Mukherjee,
The Times of India , Wednesday, June 24, 2015

MUMBAI: A recent study on threat to human health from climate change, could have special relevance for countries like India which battle with extreme weather patterns. The analysis published in th ...More


Draft emission rules allow new coal plants to pollute
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, June 23, 2015

In May 2015, the ministry of environment, forests and climate change pro posed rules to curb air pollution from coal-fired power plants. At first glance, the draft notification may seem like a breath ...More


Blame your 'Delhi belly' on the dirty water
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Cold water or iced juices appear tempting in the sweltering heat but it often comes contaminated with bacteria, viruses, minerals and heavy metals, which not only cause gastro-intestinal trouble but a ...More


White House: Action needed now to slow climate change
AP
The Times of India , Tuesday, June 23, 2015

WASHINGTON: Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air quality by 2100, the Obama administration argued in a report released Mo ...More


Despite being less polluted than Delhi, Paris fighting it better
Chetan Chauhan
The Hindustan Times , Monday, June 22, 2015

Paris air is about five times lesser toxic than what it is in Delhi yet the authorities in the French Capital have a better plan to deal with the problem. By 2020, Paris will have no diesel car run ...More


Weekly drive to focus on particular vehicles
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Monday, June 22, 2015

Delhi government will launch a special drive every week on particular kind of vehicles in order to make its crackdown on errant vehicles more efficient. According to a senior government official, ...More


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