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Ahmedabad gets air pollution warning system that could save 40% lives
MuktaPatil
Business Standard , Thursday, June 01, 2017

The first Indian monitoring and early warning system for air pollution was launched on May 12, 2017, in the nation’s fifth most populous city, with the hope that it will reduce the health impacts and ...More


Delhi failed where Ahmedabad scored: Why capital is not able to ‘close pollution loop’
RitamHalder
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, June 01, 2017

The national capital has failed exactly where Ahmedabad is set to score — make air quality data and forecast available to the people. The Air Information and Response Plan (AIR) is based on data gene ...More


Noida: Green panel raises pollution alert in NCR Vinod Rajput
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, June 01, 2017

The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) on Wednesday asked all departmental heads of national capital region (NCR) towns, including Noida, Ghaziabad ...More


CPCB team arrives to monitor Koradi Thermal Power Station air pollution over 2 days
Ashish Roy &MankaBehl
The Times of India , Thursday, June 01, 2017

NAGPUR: A four-member team of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) from Vadodara reached the city on Wednesday to check air pollution caused by Koradi Thermal Power Station(KTPS). The team is he ...More


Pollution warnings help cut hazards
THE HANS INDIA , Thursday, June 01, 2017

The first monitoring and early warning system in India was launched on May 12 in Ahmedabad, with the hope that it will reduce the health impacts and deaths from air pollution, a growing problem in a c ...More


Pollution alert: One Gujarat model that Delhi should follow
NYOOOZ , Thursday, June 01, 2017

India’s first text-based early warning system for air pollution that measures particulate matter less than one micron is set to become a reality in the next few months. While Ahmedabad in Gujarat beca ...More


Why Gurugram fails to curb air pollution?
Shilpy Arora
The Times of India , Wednesday, May 31, 2017

GURUGRAM: The Haryana State Pollution Control Board(HSPCB) inspected only 32 construction sites in the past four years — on an average only eight in a year — in Gurugram, a real estate hub that witnes ...More


NGT notice to Centre, Haryana on construction in Gurgaon
PTI
DNA India , Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The National Green Tribunal today sought the response of the Centre and Haryana government on a plea seeking stay on construction activity by a developer in Gurugram on the ground that the work was be ...More


Ore exporters favour larger trucks to curb air pollution in Goa
PTI
The Financial Express , Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Admitting that transportation of iron ore causes air pollution, ore exporters body in Goa has suggested that smaller trucks be phased out. Iron ore is transported in open trucks, which leads to dust f ...More


Why Gurugram fails to curb air pollution?
Shilpy Arora
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 30, 2017

GURUGRAM: The Haryana State Pollution Control Board(HSPCB) inspected only 32 construction sites in the past four years — on an average only eight in a year — in Gurugram, a real estate hub that witnes ...More


Where you live affects your heart health. Study finds air pollution damages the heart
Press Trust of India
The Hindustan Times , Saturday, May 27, 2017

Air pollution can cause significant damage to the heart structure and function, raising the risk of cardiac diseases and death, a new study warns. “There is strong evidence that particulate matter (P ...More


Managing the increasing air pollution
Millennium Post , Friday, May 26, 2017

In a development that has slipped under the radar amidst turbulence on the border, a draft note published by the Ministry of Environment acknowledged the rising number of deaths due to air pollution. ...More


Delhi’s air quality is poor — just like last year
Sowmiya Ashok
The Indian Express , Thursday, May 25, 2017

Though the Union Environment Ministry notified the ‘graded response action plan’ to combat air pollution in Delhi-NCR over four months ago, it does not seem to have had an impact, analysis of air qual ...More


Top officials to work together to mitigate air pollution in Noida, Ghaziabad
Vinod Rajput
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Rahul Bhatnagar directed the top officials of cities falling in the National Capital Region, including Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut and Bulandshahr, to take effective steps ...More


Exposure to air pollution may affect your sleep too
IANS
The Indian Express , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Apart from affecting breathing and lung function, people exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollutants for a prolonged period may also have sleep disruptions, researchers say. The findings ...More


Gomti river in Lucknow more polluted than Ganga in Varanasi: CAG report
PTI
DNA India , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Gomti river in Lucknow is even more polluted than the Ganga in Varanasi, a CAG report has revealed. The CAG, which studied the pollution levels in the two cities from 2011 to 2015, said the templ ...More


Not sleeping well? Air pollution could be the reason behind it
The Kashmir Monitor , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Air pollution has been linked to a number health problems. By reducing air pollution levels, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says countries can reduce the burden of disease from stroke, heart dise ...More


Gomti river in Lucknow more polluted than Ganga in Varansi: CAG
PTI
The Indian Express , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Gomti river in Lucknow is even more polluted than the Ganga in Varanasi, a CAG report has revealed. The CAG, which studied the pollution levels in the two cities from 2011 to 2015, said the temple ...More


Air pollution may cause DNA damage in children: Study
India Tribune , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

San Francisco: Children and teenagers exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution may be at an increased risk of a specific DNA damage called telomere shortening, a new study warns. Young ...More


Air pollution may cause DNA damage in children: Study
PTI
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES: Children and teenagers exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution may be at an increased risk of a specific DNA damage called telomere shortening, a new study warns. Young ...More


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