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Only 12 per cent of city-dwellers breathe safe air, says WHO
Aarti Dhar
The Hindu , Thursday, May 08, 2014

Only 12 per cent of the people living in cities for which air quality data is available, are breathing “safe” air, reveals World Health Organization’s Urban Air Quality database. About half urban ...More


Despite showers, air pollution stays dangerously high in Gurgaon
TNN
The Times of India , Thursday, May 08, 2014

GURGAON: Air pollution is now categorized as a public health hazard by the World Health Organization. This should be of particular concern to cities like Gurgaon, which is not only an industrial hub o ...More


Delhi most air-polluted city in the world: WHO
PTI
Daily Bhaskar , Thursday, May 08, 2014

New Delhi: Delhi is the most polluted city in the world when it comes to air quality, according to a WHO study released on Wednesday. According to a PTI report, the 2014 version of the Ambient Ai ...More


Delhi is most polluted city in world, Beijing much better: WHO study
Reuters
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, May 08, 2014

An effort by the World Health Organisation to measure pollution in cities around the world has found New Delhi admits to having the dirtiest air, while Beijing's measurements, like its skies, are far ...More


Delhi air worst in the world
TNN
The Times of India , Thursday, May 08, 2014

NEW DELHI: Delhi has the most polluted air in the world. A World Health Organization (WHO) air quality database of 1,600 cities and 91 countries released on Wednesday shows that the concentration of P ...More


Delhi has the worst air pollution in world: WHO study
The Economic Times , Thursday, May 08, 2014

NEW DELHI: Delhi is the most polluted city in the world when it comes to air quality, according to a WHO study released on Wednesday. However, Gujarat and the southern states have relatively cleaner ...More


Indian cities have dirtiest air; Delhi at the top, says WHO
Reuters
The Indian Express , Thursday, May 08, 2014

An effort by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to measure pollution in cities around the world has found New Delhi admits to having the dirtiest air, while Beijing’s measurements, like its skies, ...More


'Indian cities have dirtiest air'
Reuters
Business Standard , Thursday, May 08, 2014

An effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) to measure pollution in cities around the world has found New Delhi having the dirtiest air, while Beijing's measurements, like its skies, are far fr ...More


Half the world’s city-dwellers breathe poor quality air
Business Line , Thursday, May 08, 2014

New Delhi, May 7: Half of the world’s urban population is facing a critical problem — staggeringly high air pollution, a recent report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. According to ...More


Delhi most polluted city in the world, says World Health Organisation
PTI
The Financial Express , Thursday, May 08, 2014

Delhi is the most polluted city in the world, according to a World Health Organization study released on Wednesday. The 2014 version of the Ambient Air Pollution (AAP) database contains results of ...More


New Delhi has dirtiest air among 1600 cities: WHO
ANI
Business Standard` , Thursday, May 08, 2014

World Health Organisation has revealed that New Delhi is the most polluted city in the world. The international organization, which measured pollution in cities around the world, found that Beijing ...More


Panel banks on guarantee to check pollution
Riyan Ramanath V
The Times of India , Wednesday, May 07, 2014

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has decided to keep bank guarantee from industries to put pressure on them to comply with environmental norms in a time-bound manner. ...More


Indoor pollution: Greatest environmental risk
Susan Brink
Deccan Herald , Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Seven million people die each year because of exposure to air pollution. That’s one in eight deaths across the globe, making air pollution the single greatest environmental health risk on Earth. Th ...More


Report backs greens, finds civic body isn't tree-friendly
Ananya Dutta
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 06, 2014

PUNE: A report from the commissioner, appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), Pune, to assess the status of trees along the Ghorpadi-Mundhwa Road is in tandem with tree activists' views about ...More


Panel banks on guarantee to check pollution
Riyan Ramanath V
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 06, 2014

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has decided to keep bank guarantee from industries to put pressure on them to comply with environmental norms in a time-bound manner. I ...More


Needed: basic amenities
Tanu Kulkarni
The Hindu , Monday, May 05, 2014

The Rajajinagar Industrial Estate, one of the first industrial layouts of the State, is today a pocket which lacks basic amenities. Established in 1958, the industrial estate houses a large number of ...More


150 Villagers Besiege Paper Factory Over Air Pollution
The New Indian Express , Monday, May 05, 2014

Irate members of the public besieged the cement factory of Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) here, as raw material from there, carried by the wind, was causing health problems for people ...More


India should turn to renewable sources of energy: RK Pachauri
Anahita Mukherji
The Times of India , Saturday, May 03, 2014

Dr Rajendra K Pachauri, chief guest at the Earth Care Awards, chairperson of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and director general of The Energy and Resources Institute, spoke to Anahit ...More


Chinese man seeks divorce as smog drives family apart
Reuters
The Times of India , Friday, May 02, 2014

BEIJING: A Beijing man is seeking to divorce his wife after she took their son to a tropical island province to escape the capital's notorious smog, saying the long-distance relationship had destroyed ...More


Set Up Body on Pollution: HC to Puducherry
Debjani Dutta
The New Indian Express , Thursday, May 01, 2014

The Madras High Court has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) and Puducherry government to constitute an Appellate Authority under Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 198 ...More


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