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A first for Delhi: Vehicles and location to decide anti-pollution plan
Joydeep Thakur
The Hindustan Times , Monday, July 17, 2017

Delhi could become the first city in the country to have its own ‘driving cycle’ and location-specific air quality management plans, which would help in tackling the city’s rising pollution levels. ...More


Delhi doesn’t come close to meeting US pollution standards on most days
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Monday, July 17, 2017

NEW DELHI: The annual average PM2.5 concentration in Delhi is typically more than 10 times the US National Ambient Air Quality Standard of 12 micrograms per cubic metres. Such poor air quality has sig ...More


Breathe easy at airport with 4 air pollution controllers
Joy Sengupta
The Times of India , Thursday, July 13, 2017

PUNE: The next time you stand outside the airport, don't fret about toxic fumes of vehicles passing by. Four outdoor air pollution controllers have been installed outside the terminal area to tackle a ...More


Stifled for breath: Hyderabad chokes on polluted air in 13 locations
Siddharth Tadepalli
The Times of India , Thursday, July 13, 2017

HYDERABAD: Its official, the city's air is unfit for breathing. The Air Quality Indexmaintained by the Telangana State Pollution Control Board(TSPCB) shows that there are 13 areas in the city where ai ...More


Air Pollution May Permanently Damage Your Child's Brain, says UNICEF
NDTV , Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The ever-rising levels of air pollution in the capital has travelled from being the talk of the town, to being the talk of entire world lately. While pollution's link with respiratory ailments has bee ...More


Sensor network to map and predict pollution, effluents in Godavari
Jacob Koshy
The Hindu , Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The project started eight months ago and has so far identified two “hotspots” of pollution The Ganga may be the focus of the government’s river-cleaning efforts, but a group of U.S. researchers is wo ...More


Mandi Gobindgarh to be made pollution-free
NYOOOZ , Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Tribune Reporters Fatehgarh Sahib, July 11 The district administration has chalked out a comprehensive plan to make Mandi Gobindgarh pollution-free. This was stated by Kanwalpreet Brar, Deputy Commiss ...More


Worsening congestion, spiralling pollution choke Delhi, says study
Shrinkhala Sharma
The Asian Age , Tuesday, July 11, 2017

New Delhi: For daily commuters in Delhi, what has been the general experience is now being backed by hard statistics. The Centre for Science and Environment’s new assessment of travel time and traffic ...More


OSPCB identifies 97 polluting factories
Orissa Post , Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Rourkela: At a time when air pollution has become a global issue, as many as 97 highly polluting industrial units have been identified in Sundargarh and Deogarh districts alone. According to the Oris ...More


New research suggests waste concrete may help reduce air pollution
The Hindustan Times , Monday, July 10, 2017

Air pollution is the world’s single biggest environmental health risk. A new study may have just provided a roadmap to tackle the problem. The Stony Brook University researchers revealed that sulfur ...More


Concrete may help curb air pollution
PTI
The Hindu , Monday, July 10, 2017

Such surfaces absorb sulphur dioxide Concrete surfaces can help tackle air pollution as it absorbs sulphur dioxide — a major pollutant, scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found. The st ...More


Concrete may help curb air pollution: study
Press Trust of India
The Hindustan Times , Monday, July 10, 2017

New York: Concrete surfaces can help tackle air pollution as it absorbs sulphur dioxide - a major pollutant, scientists including one of Indian origin have found. The strategy of using pollution caus ...More


Concrete may help curb air pollution, shows new study
PTI
The Indian Express , Monday, July 10, 2017

Concrete surfaces can help tackle air pollution as it absorbs sulphur dioxide – a major pollutant, scientists including one of Indian origin have found. The strategy of using pollution causing materia ...More


Why is our air becoming dangerous?
Jacob Koshy
The Hindu , Sunday, July 09, 2017

What is polluting cities? It is now a part of record that several cities in India are among the most polluted in the world. The villain, in most cases, is aerosols and particulate matter. It is a cat ...More


Action plan in works for a greener Delhi
TNN
The Times of India , Thursday, July 06, 2017

NEW DELHI: Environment minister Imran Hussain on Wednesday held a meeting with the forest department, DMRCand PWD to explore ways to increase green cover on open pavements, central verges and undernea ...More


Now, industries polluting Ganga under live monitoring
Neha Shukla
The Times of India , Thursday, July 06, 2017

LUCKNOW: Over the past two weeks, close to 3,750 SMSes and e-mail alerts have been issued to industries generating more than the permissible limit of pollutants in the Ganga basin. As many as 716 g ...More


Lab notes: A 10 microgram rise in air pollution particles can cut a life short by 10 years
Scroll. In , Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Pollution has been taking its toll across India. A recent study predicts that high levels of environmental pollutants and dust in northern India are expected to reduce the region’s capacity to generat ...More


‘Improve green cover to reduce pollution’
The Hindu , Monday, July 03, 2017

Plantation drives, awareness runs organised as part of Vanam-Manam Students and staff of VikramaSimhapuri University (VSU) in Nellore took part in a saplings plantation programme held on the universi ...More


Bad air to blame for irregular rain
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Monday, July 03, 2017

NEW DELHI: It's not just your lungs that the city's bad air is hurting. A study, published in the Atmospheric, Chemistry and Physics journal, has highlighted how air pollution could delay rains in som ...More


Gurugram: RWAs brave rain, go on plantation spree
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, July 03, 2017

GURUGRAM: In keeping with chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar's vision of planting 10 lakh trees in Gurgaon this monsoon, residents from various colonies braved rain on Sunday morning and initiated dri ...More


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