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Harsh Vardhan blames Cong for air pollution, says Centre will act
Aniruddha Ghosal
The Indian Express , Thursday, June 05, 2014

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said air pollution in Delhi was a priority for the new government at the Centre and that there was a need for policy-making to go hand-in-hand with an assessment ...More


Delhi air and water in a dismal state
The Hindu , Thursday, June 05, 2014

On the effect of air pollution on public health, experts say the city is sitting on a ticking time bomb On the eve of World Environment Day, the Capital does not score very high on the environmental ...More


Kochi Chokes under Heavy Pollution
Shalet Jimmy
The New Indian Express , Thursday, June 05, 2014

KOCHI: In 2012, when National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi, Kochi, undertook a survey, Kochi stood at the 24th position ...More


Despite govt rejection of study, docs say action needed on ‘Delhi dirtiest’ finding
Pune Mirror , Thursday, June 05, 2014

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY: JUNE 5, 2014 With the world Health Organisation (WHO) ranking Delhi as the world's worst city for air pollution, experts are calling for an urgent action plan to combat respi ...More


Can new minister Prakash Javadekar ensure environment comes first?
Chetan Chauhan
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, June 05, 2014

Prakash Javadekar, the new Minister for Environment and Forests, has his task cut out. He must come up with a developmental model that strikes a balance between environment and growth. The need for ...More


Musical gigs, flash mobs to mark World Environment Day
TNN
The Times of India , Thursday, June 05, 2014

VADODARA: From elocution contests to quiz, debates, musical gigs and flash mobs — a series of programmes will mark the World Environment Day on Thursday. Ahead of the day, students of city-based Pa ...More


Early morning is when pollution spikes in capital
Aniruddha Ghosal
The Indian Express , Thursday, June 05, 2014

The early morning air in Delhi is nothing short of poisonous. Apart from the two spikes in air pollution during rush hour traffic, Delhi’s third spike is after midnight due to the heavy movement of ...More


Air quality worsening, drinking water and waste management better in Delhi, says TERI survey
Anumeha Yadav
The Hindu , Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Half of the respondents recently surveyed by not-for-profit research institute The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) feel that the air quality in the Capital has worsened, and 40 per cent are of t ...More


90% of people in 8 cities feel climate change occuring: Study
PTI
The Times of India , Wednesday, June 04, 2014

NEW DELHI: Every nine of 10 Indians in eight cities felt that climate change was occurring, average temperatures had risen and rainfall levels had gone down over time, a study said. Moreover, arou ...More


Morwell mine fire: air monitoring was lacking as pollution hit hazardous levels
The Guardian , Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Air pollution was 10 times acceptable levels during the peak of the Morwell coalmine fire in Victoria, but scientists were unable to measure it accurately at the time, an inquiry has heard. Staff fro ...More


Britain sounds red alert as Saharan dust lands in England
Kounteya Sinha
The Economic Times , Tuesday, June 03, 2014

LONDON: Britain has sounded a red alert over an invasion of dust all the way from the Sahara. The country's environmental agency Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has ask ...More


'Cycle to Work' Rally to Promote Awareness on Conservation
The New Indian Express , Monday, June 02, 2014

CHENNAI: With the objective of raising awareness about the need to preserve the environment and prevent pollution, a cycle rally was organised by Project GreenHands of Isha Foundation, in association ...More


US to seek to cut power plant carbon by one-third
Associated Press
The Indian Express , Monday, June 02, 2014

The Obama administration on Monday will unveil a plan to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2020, setting in motion one of the most significant actions to address global wa ...More


90% of Indians concerned about improper waste management: Teri
Business Standard , Sunday, June 01, 2014

Almost 90 per cent Indians felt the quality of environment had immediate health implications, with a vast majority showing concerns about solid waste management, a survey conducted by The Energy and R ...More


Delhi to have bad air quality for next 3 days
PTI
The Economic Times , Saturday, May 31, 2014

NEW DELHI: The MET department today predicted bad air quality in the national capital for the next three days. System of Air quality Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), a constituent of Indian Institut ...More


Hookah bars contain harmful indoor air pollution
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Saturday, May 31, 2014

Frequent hookah bar visitors, beware! Water-pipe smoking creates higher levels of indoor air pollution than cigarette smoking, scientists have warned. Smoking water-pipes, or hookahs, creates ...More


'Hookah bars have higher indoor air pollution'
IANS
The Times of India , Saturday, May 31, 2014

Are you a frequent visitor to one of those hookah bars that have mushroomed in the city? Beware that those closed spaces have elevated levels of carbon monoxide and nicotine - diminishing the air qual ...More


Curbing the threat that's fly ash
TNN
The Times of India , Saturday, May 31, 2014

RAIPUR: In an effort to find ways to reduce pollution caused by fly ash generated at thermal power stations in Chhattisgarh, Corporate Social Services India (CSRINDIA) is organizing a national confere ...More


Hookah bars have higher indoor air pollution: Study
IANS
News Track India , Saturday, May 31, 2014

New York, May 30 (IANS) Are you a frequent visitor to one of those hookah bars that have mushroomed in the city? Beware that those closed spaces have elevated levels of carbon monoxide and nicotine - ...More


AMU promotes cycling ahead of World Environment Day
IANS
Business Standard , Friday, May 30, 2014

Ahead of the World Environment Day June 5, efforts have begun to promote cycling in the sprawling Aligarh Muslim University campus. Both students and faculty members see cycling as the best option to ...More


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