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Treading on hot coals: Does the immediate solution lie outside?
Ambuj Sagar
Times of India , Friday, January 07, 2011

In recent days, there has been much discussion about the decision of the ministry of environment and forests to impose go/no-go zones for coal mining to protect forested land from the depredations of ...More


Olympic VIPs will be whisked around London in 4,000 BMWs: Report
PTI
Times of India , Monday, January 03, 2011

LONDON:The 2012 London Olympics is being promoted as the "greenest" Olympic Games in history but a row has erupted after it emerged that thousands of VIPs will travel to events here during the sportin ...More


1,223 trees face the axe
Poornima Nataraj Bangalore, DHNS:
The Deccan Herald , Thursday, December 30, 2010

As many as 1,223 trees belonging to 41 species are all set to be razed for the road-widening project on Jayamahal Road and Bellary Road leading to Mekhri Circle. Although there have been massive ...More


Laws violated in Ratnagiri, says ecology panel report
Amruta Byatnal
The Hindu , Monday, December 20, 2010

Pune: The Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) headed by ecologist Madhav Gadgil has decided to walk the untrodden path. In the summary report which raises environmental concerns in the Sindhudu ...More


Excess light at night can contribute to air pollution: Study
ANI
The Economic Times , Friday, December 17, 2010

WASHINGTON: A study by scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colo ...More


Excess light at night can contribute to air pollution: Study
ANI
Times of India , Friday, December 17, 2010

WASHINGTON: A study by scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colo ...More


Pollution board raids industrial units
Umesh Dewan / Tribune News Service
The Tribune , Sunday, December 12, 2010

Patiala, December 11 Continuing their drive against the industrial units creating pollution, the teams of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) raided M/s Luxmi Overseas Ltd, Fatehgarh Sahib, and ...More


Stringent measures to contain air, noise pollution
R. Srikanth
The Hindu , Monday, November 29, 2010

CHENNAI: The rapid growth in the number of automobiles in the city has turned the focus on the need for the authorities to take stringent measures to contain air and noise pollution. The number of mo ...More


Crackdown on firms violating pollution norms
Tribune News Service
The Tribune , Tuesday, November 23, 2010

In a major crackdown, teams of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) conducted surprise raids at 15 industrial units of Majha and Doaba region of the state. During the raids, some of the industrial un ...More


Can use of clean fuel alone check air pollution?
Ajai Sreevatsan
The Hindu , Tuesday, October 19, 2010

With Transport Minister K.N.Nehru recently announcing that a deadline would soon be set for all autorickshaws and taxis in the city to switchover to LPG (liquefied petroleum gas), the issue of ambient ...More


Pollution levels headed south
Express News Service
The Indian Express , Tuesday, October 12, 2010

With many private and most commercial vehicles staying off the roads for the Commonwealth Games, Delhi has reported a steep fall in pollution levels in the last two weeks. As per the Central Polluti ...More


Forest friendly Environment Ministry snubs Jharkhand coal miners
Santosh Narayan | Ranchi
The Pioneer , Friday, October 08, 2010

Mining companies wanting to invest in mineral rich Jharkhand suffered a debacle after Ministry of Forest and Environment decided to raise red flag on Tori-Shivpur railway link crossing through d ...More


Pollution board raids 6 factories
Umesh Kumar / Tribune News Service
The Tribune , Sunday, October 03, 2010

Patiala, October 2 Giving momentum to its surprise checking campaign, two teams of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) raided six large industrial units in Dera Bassi. After receiving complai ...More


Aircraft fuel emissions causing deaths in India: Study
Agencies
The Indian Express , Saturday, October 02, 2010

Aircraft flying above North America and Europe are emitting pollutants that are poisoning the air in India and China, and resulting in deaths of thousands of people in these Asian nations, a new study ...More


Punjab rivers will be pollution free by next year
Alok Singh | Chandigarh
The Pioneer , Friday, October 01, 2010

The rivers passing through Punjab will be free of pollution by next year, said Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in the Assembly on Thursday. The issue came up during a discussion on pollution ...More


50 per cent traffic cops suffer problems due to noise, air pollution
Alok Singh | Chandigarh
The Pioneer , Friday, September 17, 2010

Regulating traffic in big cities of Punjab has cost dearer to State’s traffic police personnel who are suffering with problems like difficulty in hearing due to reducing audible range, respiratory pro ...More


Hunt for a prize-winning stove
Ambuj Sagar
Times of India , Friday, September 17, 2010

While technology cannot provide a solution to all developmental challenges, it certainly can make a contribution – and does so in rather unanticipated ways. For example, when cellphones began to b ...More


Go for eco-friendly Ganesh idols: JVV
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Thursday, September 09, 2010

VIJAYAWADA: In view of the Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations that are set to commence on Saturday, the Jana Vignana Vedika (JVV) has urged people to opt only for the mini idols of Ganesha made of clay. ...More


Centre's carrot-and-stick policy for States on pollution control
Priscilla Jebaraj
The Hindu , Thursday, September 02, 2010

NEW DELHI: The Central government is attempting to drive the States' fight against pollution with a series of carrot-and-stick measures, many announced on Tuesday at a meeting of Pollution Control Boa ...More


Electric vehicles for Sustainable Transport
DAMANDEEP SINGH
Times of India , Monday, August 23, 2010

The recent high-profile acquisition of a small electric car company by an auto giant seems to have electrified the industry, which has been experiencing robust growth. As the world seeks solutions to ...More


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