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Hospitals flout pollution norms in Bhubaneswar
Riyan Ramanath V
The Times of India , Saturday, November 15, 2014

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) on Friday revealed that 18 hundred-bed hospitals in the city had not set up mandatory effluent treatment plants (ETP) or sewerage treatmen ...More


World Health Organization sets guidelines to reduce indoor pollution deaths
AFP
The Economic Times , Thursday, November 13, 2014

GENEVA: The World Health Organization on Wednesday announced its first-ever guidelines for indoor air pollution related to cooking, heating and lighting, a problem estimated to kill more than four m ...More


Report warns of spiralling air pollution; outlines roadmap to curb emissions
TNN
Visitros , Thursday, November 13, 2014

KOLKATA : If current trends of vehicle population, fuel and emission standards persist, PM 2.5 emissions will increase by a factor of three, and those of NOx will increase by a factor of five, warns ...More


Indoor air pollution can trigger asthma and allergies
Deccan Chronicle , Wednesday, November 12, 2014

According to World Health Organisation, India is ranked among the world’s worst for its air pollution, with 13 out of 20 most polluted cities of the world in India alone. And due to the increasing lev ...More


‘Many perceive outdoor air pollution as more harmful’
Richa Pinto
The Times of India , Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Mumbai: A majority of Mumbaikars surveyed as part of a study on the quality of air in the city were of the belief that outdoor air pollution is more detrimental to health than indoor. The study showed ...More


Air pollution set to rise drastically in Indian cities: Report
IANS
The Times of India , Wednesday, November 12, 2014

NEW DELHI: If current trends of vehicle population, fuel and emission standards persist in India, PM 2.5 (particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometers) emissions will increase three times and NOx ( ...More


U.S. pollution data on Beijing blocked on mobile app
AP
The Hindu , Wednesday, November 12, 2014

All the sky-clearing measures and cooperation from the weather kept Beijing relatively air pollution-free for most of a seven-day Asia-Pacific conference. Then, toward the end as top leaders met, the ...More


China censors US embassy pollution data during APEC
AFP
Business Standard , Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Authorities have ordered one of China's most popular air pollution-reporting apps to remove data provided by the US embassy, a company spokesman said today, as Beijing hosts a high-profile gathering o ...More


GIS-based system set to make decisions on green clearances easier
Vishwa Mohan
The Economic Times , Tuesday, November 11, 2014

NEW DELHI: As part of its ongoing efforts to streamline green clearance process for industrial, infrastructure and power projects, the Centre will on Tuesday launch a Geographic Information System ( ...More


GIS-based system set to make decisions on green clearances easier
Vishwa Mohan
The Economic Times , Tuesday, November 11, 2014

NEW DELHI: As part of its ongoing efforts to streamline green clearance process for industrial, infrastructure and power projects, the Centre will on Tuesday launch a Geographic Information System (GI ...More


Airpocalypse Now: Vehicular pollution soars to worrying levels
Kunal Bose
The Hindustan Times , Monday, November 10, 2014

The Global Burden of Disease report — a collaborative venture of the World Health Organization, Harvard, John Hopkins university and other institutions — has pronounced that Asian cities have become t ...More


Indoor air pollution turning fatal for Indian kids
ANI
Deccan Chronicle , Sunday, November 09, 2014

Washington: A new study has indicated that children in India who were exposed to more indoor pollutants had increased levels of asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever). The study examined 70 hous ...More


Delhi pollution likely to worsen during weekend
IANS
Business Standard , Sunday, November 09, 2014

Pollution in Delhi is likely to worsen during the weekend with the day temperature expected to fall by 2-5 degree Celsius and calm winds, thus hampering dispersion of suspended pollutants. Delhi and ...More


Indoor air contamination turning lethal for Indian kids
ANI
DNA India , Saturday, November 08, 2014

A new study has indicated that children in India who were exposed to more indoor pollutants had increased levels of asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever). The study examined 70 households where no ...More


‘More awareness about environmental pollution among students needed’
Ganesh Prabhu
The Hindu , Saturday, November 08, 2014

Deputy Commissioner R. Vishal flagged off the Environment Awareness Jatha as part of the Air Pollution Control Week celebrations organised by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), Depar ...More


Pleas at National Green Tribunal link pollution to cancer
Sharmila Bhowmick
The Times of India , Saturday, November 08, 2014

GREATER NOIDA: A Greater Noida-based environmentalist on Friday filed a petition in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) against large scale pollution and contamination of ground water in the Chhapraula ...More


Paddy fires in states feed smog in Delhi
TNN
The Times of India , Saturday, November 08, 2014

NEW DELHI: Smog intensified in the city as wind speeds reduced on Friday, leading to an accumulation of pollutants and aerosols. A Nasa satellite image showed agricultural fires in Punjab and Haryana ...More


Air quality monitoring stations to be installed
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Friday, November 07, 2014

Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) is planning to install two permanent ambient air quality monitoring stations at the Town Hall and near Lady Hill Circle in the city to constantly moni ...More


Neeri mobile van for pollution check
Snehlata Shrivastav
The Times of India , Friday, November 07, 2014

NAGPUR: To create awareness in public and industries which contribute to air pollution, city-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) has come up with a mobile van which wil ...More


NGT questions quality checks on coal supplied to power generation utilities
TNN
The Times of India , Friday, November 07, 2014

PUNE: The National Green Tribunal, Pune, recently issued bailable warrants against two officials of the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) after they failed to attend a hearing on the high ash ...More


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