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Why is there no reaction to WHO's take on Delhi’s air pollution?
Harsh Vardhan
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, May 15, 2014

Why is there no reaction to the World Health Organization’s May first-week announcement about Delhi’s skies being the most polluted in the world? This collective indifference of a great mass of peop ...More


Two-stroke scooters are 'super-polluters', says study
PTI
Indian Today , Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Scientists on Wednesday pointed the finger at two-stroke scooters, a ubiquitous sight in developing countries, for massively contributing to local air pollution, in a study published in the journal Na ...More


BAD AIR CONTEST
The Telegraph , Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Whether or not Delhi is the world’s most polluted city, it is an incontrovertible fact that, together with several other Indian cities, Delhi’s air pollution level far exceeds the limits for risk to h ...More


Air quality at 'closed' bus stands on pollution radar
Deccan Herald , Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has undertaken a study to assess the air quality at bus stands in and around Bangalore. The Board is conducting the study to assess the levels of ...More


Agra doctor moves green tribunal over air pollution
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Wednesday, May 14, 2014

NEW DELHI: Raising alarm bells over the adverse effect of air pollution on fetuses and newborns, a paediatric surgeon has moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) seeking directions to the authoritie ...More


After WHO rap, L-G forms panel to look into city’s air pollution
The Financial Express , Wednesday, May 14, 2014

After the 2014 version of the Ambient Air Pollution (AAP) Database released by WHO declared Delhi to have the worst air quality in any city of the world, Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung constituted a high pow ...More


Agra doctor moves green tribunal over air pollution
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Wednesday, May 14, 2014

NEW DELHI: Raising alarm bells over the adverse effect of air pollution on fetuses and newborns, a paediatric surgeon has moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) seeking directions to the authorities ...More


WHO report prompts air pollution panel
TNN
The Times of India , Wednesday, May 14, 2014

NEW DELHI: After a WHO urban air quality database released last week sounded alarm bells on the city's extremely high air pollution levels, lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung has set up a high-powered co ...More


Tough measures needed to conserve Delhi's environment
Indian Today , Monday, May 12, 2014

Delhi needs to urgently improve the fuel quality of vehicles and upgrade their emission technology if it wants to make the ambient air breathable, experts said. Sumit Sharma, a fellow with The Energy ...More


Sudden showers bring down air pollution in Pune
Anvi Mehta
DNA India , Monday, May 12, 2014

Pune: Sudden rains and thundershowers are proving to be good news for citizens. Since the showers, there has been a gradual reduction in the air-pollution level, especially in the suspended particulat ...More


Delhi pollution deaths up by shocking 100 percent since 1991
Neetu Chandra Sharma
India Today , Monday, May 12, 2014

The health of Delhiites has been hit hard by air pollution, with the number of deaths and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases linked to the menace shooting up in recent years. A World Health Orga ...More


Hassan among three Indian cities with minimum air pollution: WHO
Sathish G. T.
The Hindu , Monday, May 12, 2014

Other two cities are Kollam and Pathanamthitta in Kerala Hassan city is among three Indian cities with minimum air pollution, according to the latest World Health Organisation (WHO) study on ambient ...More


Karnataka State Pollution Control Board fails to give sound solutions
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, May 12, 2014

BANGALORE: The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) was tasked with the job of finding solutions to the city's soaring decibel levels. In response to a high court directive, the board ask ...More


Ahmedabad air: India's 5th most polluted
Smitha R
DNA India , Sunday, May 11, 2014

Against the accepted level of 40 micrograms of particulate matter (2.5 microns), the city has 100. Delhi on top with 153, followed by Patna and Gwalior Megacity Ahmedabad that has won awards and reco ...More


‘Mumbai highly polluted’
The Asian Age , Sunday, May 11, 2014

According to WHO, nearly half of city faces higher risk of air pollution It may be the city of dreams for a large majority of people but Mumbai also features among the cities with high pollution lev ...More


Fight to curb pollution remains on paper
The Indian Express , Saturday, May 10, 2014

As the denials against WHO’s Ambient Air Pollution (AAP) Database — adjudging Delhi as the most polluted city in the world — poured in, environmentalists said the government should reevaluate why exis ...More


Sheila regimes' policies to blame for Delhi's pollution level: Dr. Harsh
News Track India , Saturday, May 10, 2014

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Delhi the city with the most polluted air after a survey of 1,600 cities around the globe. Several other multilateral as well as domestic agencies have ...More


‘Dirtiest’ tag off Delhi but worries remain
The Telegraph , Saturday, May 10, 2014

New Delhi, May 9: The World Health Organisation today distanced itself from suggestions that it had earlier this week portrayed Delhi as having the worst air quality among 1,600 cities worldwide, afte ...More


Choking on air
The Indian Express , Saturday, May 10, 2014

A WHO study released earlier this week confirmed that the air quality in India’s capital is among the worst in the world — indeed, it found Delhi’s air to have the highest concentration of fine partic ...More


Air pollution in Amritsar declines, as per PPCB data
Shaheen P Parshad
The Hindustan Times , Saturday, May 10, 2014

While a WHO report puts Amritsar on a global ranking of 14 among the most polluted cities of the world, the figures pertaining to the ambient air pollution posted by the Punjab Pollution Control Board ...More


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