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Lifestyle diseases linked to pollution kill 2.5 million people in India
India Today , Monday, January 08, 2018

According to a study, in 2015, out of 10.3 million deaths, 2.5 million were due to non-communicable diseases linked to pollution. In 2015, pollution caused 9 million deaths of 16 per cent global mort ...More


Cattle slaughter ban, GM & pollution issues kept environment ministry busy in 2017
The Economic Times , Thursday, January 04, 2018

The Union environment ministry grappled with controversies triggered by its notification banning sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter and a recommendation for commercial use o ...More


When the Court Convicted a Person for Polluting the Environment
SHIBANI GHOSH
The Wire , Thursday, January 04, 2018

On November 21, 2017, a Tis Hazari court sentenced an individual to two years’ imprisonment. What makes the judgment noteworthy is that the case wasn’t a run-of-the-mill criminal case concerning murde ...More


By March 15, all industrial units in Delhi will switch to PNG: Govt tells EPCA
Ritam Halder
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, January 04, 2018

By March 15, all industrial units operating in Delhi will have to switch to piped natural gas (PNG) from any other fuel source they are currently using, the Delhi environment department has told the S ...More


Delhi pollution: When just 2 ‘achhe din’ in a year are cause for cheer
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Wednesday, January 03, 2018

NEW DELHI: Even though Delhi experienced a deadly smog episode spanning more than a week in November, a recent report by the Central Pollution Control Board indicated that the overall air quality migh ...More


Air quality falls to ‘hazardous’ levels
The Asian Age , Wednesday, January 03, 2018

New Delhi: Pollution in the city reached “hazardous” levels on Tuesday as the average concentration of ultra fine pollutants in Delhi’s air was three times higher than the prescribed safe limits. The ...More


India had highest number of pollution-related deaths, reveals study; 2.5 million died in 2015 due to poor air quality
Aishwarya Patil
First Post , Wednesday, January 03, 2018

In 2015, out of the 10.3 million deaths in India due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs), 2.5 million were linked to pollution, according to a global study. Pollution caused nine million deaths, or 1 ...More


Furnish action plan for handling solid waste, NGT tells BMC
The Times of India , Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Bareilly: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the Bareilly Municipal Corporation (BMC) to present its complete action plan for handling municipal solid waste generated within the civ ...More


Delhi Pollution: Air pollution, a constant menace in Delhi, even on New Year
One India , Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Delhi continues to choke under the increasing pollution level even as a year went by. The National Capital was engulfed in smog at the break of dawn in the beginning of a new year, falling from 'very ...More


Delhi: Pollution levels rise to ‘severe’ on New Year’s Day
Scroll. In , Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Air pollution in New Delhi surged to near-emergency levels on Monday, the first day of 2018. The Air Quality Index for Particulate Matter 2.5 – the concentration of the particulate matter of diameter ...More


Delhi Begins New Year with Severe Levels of Pollution
India. Com , Tuesday, January 02, 2018

New Delhi, January 1: In the first day of 2018, Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) witnesses air pollution to near emergency levels on Monday. The Air Quality Index for Particulate Matter 2.5 ...More


More vehicles on Pune roads has residents ‘breathless’
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, January 02, 2018

The city's air quality could soon be as bad as that of Delhi. According to the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, the city's air pollution levels have taken a serious hit in the past few years with ...More


Delhi air pollution on edge of emergency level on New Year day
PTI
Live Mint , Tuesday, January 02, 2018

New Delhi: Air pollution in the national capital on Monday stood on the brink of emergency level amid dense fog, even as Delhi’ites ventured out in large numbers to mark the first day of the new year. ...More


Delhi witnessed 40% rise in deaths due to respiratory diseases in 2016, when air pollution shot up
The Kashmir Monitor , Tuesday, January 02, 2018

New Delhi :Delhi registered an alarming increase in deaths due to respiratory ailments in 2016, the year the national Capital witnessed its worst pollution crisis in at least two decades, according to ...More


Number of vehicles registered dropped by 11% in 2016-17
Millennium Post , Monday, January 01, 2018

NEW DELHI: The number of new vehicles registered in the national capital declined by 11 per cent as compared to last financial year, a government data showed. The number has been reduced to 7.8 lakh ...More


Raising the bar on democracy and environment
DNA India , Monday, January 01, 2018

It would not be an exaggeration to call 2018 the year of elections in India. The fate of as many as eight state assemblies will be in ballot boxes starting February. As is the new culture of political ...More


Delhi air pollution, Ganga & Yamuna rejuvenation kept NGT busy in 2017
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Monday, January 01, 2018

Courting controversies with orders on regulating Hindu pilgrimage to sparing none, including Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living for damaging the Yamuna floodplains, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ...More


Number of vehicles registered dropped by 11% in 2016-17
Millennium Post , Monday, January 01, 2018

NEW DELHI: The number of new vehicles registered in the national capital declined by 11 per cent as compared to last financial year, a government data showed. The number has been reduced to 7.8 lakh ...More


Delhi air pollution, Ganga & Yamuna rejuvenation kept NGT busy in 2017
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Monday, January 01, 2018

Courting controversies with orders on regulating Hindu pilgrimage to sparing none, including Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living for damaging the Yamuna floodplains, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ...More


Raising the bar on democracy and environment
DNA India , Monday, January 01, 2018

It would not be an exaggeration to call 2018 the year of elections in India. The fate of as many as eight state assemblies will be in ballot boxes starting February. As is the new culture of political ...More


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