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Green Tribunal stays order on old diesel vehicles
Mayank Agarwal
Live Mint , Tuesday, April 14, 2015

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday stayed its last week’s order banning diesel vehicles over 10 years old from plying the roads of Delhi and its environs, a move prompted by its ...More


Ban on old diesel vehicles may not be enough to clean up Delhi air
Jayashree Nandi
The Economic Times , Tuesday, April 14, 2015

NEW DELHI: Banning old diesel vehicles may not be enough to address severe air pollution in Delhi. Other countries have been imposing higher taxes, excise duties and registration costs to discourage p ...More


NCR states draw up action plan to tackle air pollution
Vishwa Mohan
The Economic Times , Tuesday, April 14, 2015

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Monday joined the long battle for improving the Capital's notoriously bad air quality by getting Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to commit to a three-month actio ...More


Not enough data to check Mumbai’s air quality
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, April 14, 2015

In Mumbai’s fight against air pollution, environmentalists and scientists are of the opinion that data released by the Maharashtra government bodies is not specific enough to denote how ‘good’ or ‘bad ...More


Govt cracks whip on open waste burning
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, April 13, 2015

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has issued directions to all 11 deputy commissioners to carry out surprise checks and regular inspections in their respective areas to crack down on open burning of was ...More


City generates 50 tonnes of e-waste per month, corporation yet to build disposal unit
Komal Gautham
The Times of India , Monday, April 13, 2015

COIMBATORE: Rajeshwari R, a resident of R S Puram, has been in desperate need to clear her home of her old computer monitor, tape recorders and printing machines. "Every month, several electronic item ...More


Govt cracks whip on open waste burning
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, April 13, 2015

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has issued directions to all 11 deputy commissioners to carry out surprise checks and regular inspections in their respective areas to crack down on open burning of was ...More


NGT order may send hawkers packing
AKANKSHA JAIN
The Hindu , Monday, April 13, 2015

Experts say move will ease traffic but won’t check pollution Mukesh (name changed) is a hawker who sells hosiery items in Lajpat Nagar. Due to the recent orders passed by the National Green Tribunal, ...More


Make the polluter pay
Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, Nicholas Ryan and Anant Sudarshan
The Indian Express , Monday, April 13, 2015

London was once known as “the big smoke”. Osaka, Japan, was the “smoke capital.” Los Angeles was the “smog capital of the world”. And most recently, Beijing gained notice as a major pollution capital. ...More


Air pollution survey on Kaushambi
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, April 13, 2015

GHAZIABAD: The UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has conducted a study of air pollutant levels in Kaushambi following complaints by RWAs about massive environmental pollution in the area. The p ...More


Delay in metro inauguration robs citizens of cleaner air
Karthikeyan Hemalatha
The Times of India , Monday, April 13, 2015

For every day that the opening of Chennai metro rail is de layed, the city is paying a price - a huge price in terms of public health. While the original deadline to open the initial 10km stretch betw ...More


Delhi government issues directions to crack down on burning trash in open spaces
India Today , Monday, April 13, 2015

The Delhi government has directed the deputy commissioners of all 11 districts in the Capital to conduct surprise checks and regular inspections to crack down on garbage, plastic and leaves being burn ...More


'Polluted' Thakur Village: Factory owners, locals continue to trade allegations
Tanea Bandyopadhyay
DNA India , Monday, April 13, 2015

In the backdrop of the simmering tension between the local residents of the Thakur Village in Kandivli east and owner of several factories in the area, the latter have written to the Maharashtra Pollu ...More


City generates 50 tonnes of e-waste per month, corporation yet to build disposal unit
Komal Gautham
The Times of India , Monday, April 13, 2015

COIMBATORE: Rajeshwari R, a resident of R S Puram, has been in desperate need to clear her home of her old computer monitor, tape recorders and printing machines. "Every month, several electronic it ...More


Govt cracks whip on open waste burning
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, April 13, 2015

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has issued directions to all 11 deputy commissioners to carry out surprise checks and regular inspections in their respective areas to crack down on open burning of was ...More


Complain about garbage burning on WhatsApp
Deccan Herald , Monday, April 13, 2015

People can now lodge complaints of air pollution caused by burning of garbage and leaves on the Delhi Pollution Control Committee’s WhatsApp helpline number 9717593574. Environment Minister Asim Ah ...More


Dirty air, Sahara dust blankets parts of Britain in smog
The Economic Times , Saturday, April 11, 2015

LONDON: Traffic fumes, dirty air blown in from Europe and Sarahan dust are combining to coat parts of Britain in smog. The environment department says air pollution is ``high'' across much of the ...More


Reduce use of diesel: Nitin Gadkari
Dipak K Dash
The Economic Times , Saturday, April 11, 2015

ALAPPUZHA: Pitching for increased use of bio-diesel and CNG and reducing in dieselconsumption, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari today said it would not only benefit the cou ...More


For a breath of fresh air
HEMA VIJAY
The Hindu , Saturday, April 11, 2015

Planting these trees around your home can help purify the air you breathe, says Hema Vijay There is a growing concern about the quality of air in our cities. Air pollution is now a major cause of dis ...More


Gadkari says reduce use of diesel, pitches for bio-diesel, CNG
PTI
Live Mint , Saturday, April 11, 2015

Alappuzha, Kerala: Pitching for increased use of bio-diesel and CNG and reducing in diesel consumption, union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday said it would not only be ...More


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