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Air pollution in India cutting 660 million lives short by 3 years
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Sunday, February 22, 2015

New Delhi: The life of 660 million Indians, about half of the country’s total population, is being cut short by around three years due to severely polluted air, said a new study released on Saturday ...More


Delhi’s aam aadmi breathes in highly toxic air, says CSE report
BINDU SHAJAN PERAPPADAN
The Hindu , Sunday, February 22, 2015

Exposure worse than the ambient air pollution monitored Shunned as one of the world’s most polluted cities, Delhi is literally gasping for breath with air pollution levels skyrocketing without restra ...More


Urban terror: Air pollution reduces life span by 3.2 years in India
Chetan Chauhan
The Hindustan Times , Sunday, February 22, 2015

A new study says that high particulate matter (PM) pollution reduces life expectancy by 3.2 years for 660 million Indians in polluted urban conglomerates, including Delhi, which means a loss of 2.1 bi ...More


Air pollution cuts Indian lives by three years: Study
PTI
The Financial Express , Sunday, February 22, 2015

India’s high air pollution, ranked by the World Health Organisation among the worst in the world, is adversely impacting the lifespans of its citizens, reducing Indian lives by over three years, a new ...More


Those travelling by public transport most at risk of air pollution: CSE
Aniruddha Ghosal
The Indian Express , Saturday, February 21, 2015

A study by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found that pedestrians and those travelling daily by buses, auto-rickshaws and the Metro are exposed to pollution levels that can be over 30 ...More


Delhi air has unacceptable levels of pollution: Study
PTI
DNA India , Saturday, February 21, 2015

You must be breathing "unacceptable levels" of toxic air in Delhi as the national capital city is literally gasping because of skyrocketing levels of air pollution, according to a new data. However, u ...More


CSE releases counter-pollution strategy for Delhi governmnet
Jayashree Nandi
The Economic Times , Saturday, February 21, 2015

NEW DELHI: Those who use public transport or prefer walking or cycling are exposed to extremely high air pollution levels. While this is obvious because these commuters spend most of the time near tai ...More


Delhi gasping: Trouble in the air for those walking, cycling
The Hindustan Times , Saturday, February 21, 2015

Delhi is gasping for breath with the common man, who uses public transport and goes walking and cycling, getting exposed to air that is more toxic than surrounding environment monitored by pollution c ...More


INDIA'S AIR COMES UNDER US SCANNER
CHIDANAND RAJGHATTA
THE TIMES OF INDIA , Friday, February 20, 2015

WASHINGTON: Forget end use of nuclear fuel, supercomputers, and other frontier science, high-tech stuff that Washington has wanted to review in India for years. Even something as mundane as the qualit ...More


What makes Delhi’s air the worst in the world?
Nikita Mehta
Live Mint , Friday, February 20, 2015

New Delhi: Emissions in Delhi have been progressively rising since 2010 as has the contribution of the transportation sector to the city’s air pollution, according to a study by the Indian Institu ...More


Guardian minister rubbishes claims on garbage issue
Siddharth Gadkari
Pune Mirror , Friday, February 20, 2015

BLAME GAME 'WASTES' MORE TIME Girish Bapat passes buck back to PMC to resolve crisis, despite its abject failure to do so till date; he is yet to visit city's depots although it was discussed in ...More


Smartphones to monitor real-time air pollution
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Friday, February 20, 2015

Your smartphone can turn into a personal, real-time pollution monitor by pinpointing where and when pollution is at its worst, scientists say. "As urban residents know, air quality is a big deal ...More


Smartphones can monitor real-time air pollution
PTI
Deccan Chronicle , Friday, February 20, 2015

Your smartphone can turn into a personal, real-time pollution monitor by pinpointing where and when pollution is at its worst, scientists say. "As urban residents know, air quality is a big deal. When ...More


US lines up pollution meter for Delhi
The Telegraph , Friday, February 20, 2015

New Delhi, Feb. 19: Barack Obama has earmarked pollution in India as a challenge of "importance" after his trip here in January, a senior US government official said today, underscoring the worries ...More


US to expand air quality monitoring to embassies in India
PTI
The Hindu , Friday, February 20, 2015

The US plans to expand air quality monitoring to some of its missions in countries like India, Vietnam and Mongolia to help raise awareness about the dangers of pollution. The initiative announced on ...More


Govt to ask Delhi to prepare master plan to check pollution
PTI
The Times of India , Friday, February 20, 2015

NEW DELHI: Concerned over rising pollution in the national capital, environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said the ministry will ask the AAP government to prepare a master plan to deal wi ...More


US lines up pollution meter for Delhi
The Telegraph , Friday, February 20, 2015

New Delhi, Feb. 19: Barack Obama has earmarked pollution in India as a challenge of "importance" after his trip here in January, a senior US government official said today, underscoring the worries in ...More


Shut polluting factories or we launch stir: Ghaziabad RWAs
Abhijay Jha
The Times of India , Friday, February 20, 2015

GHAZIABAD: Alarmed over the high level of groundwater and air pollution in the city, residents of Ghaziabad on Thursday submitted a memorandum to the NCR Planning Board, giving it a deadline of March ...More


Govts dither as Delhi chokes on its own air
Chetan Chauhan
The Hindustan Times , Friday, February 20, 2015

In the absence of an integrated approach to deal with Delhi’s air pollution, the issue has created a lot of hot air but almost no action. The reason is simple; lack of political will as cleaning the a ...More


Narendra Modi govt lobs pollution ball into Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP court
PTI
The Financial Express , Friday, February 20, 2015

Concerned over rising pollution in the national capital, Narendra Modi government on Thursday said that the environment ministry will ask the AAP government to prepare a master plan to deal with the p ...More


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