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Air pollution can cause high blood pressure and increase death risk
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Long-term exposure to urban air pollution incrementally increases the risk of high blood pressure, according to a study released Tuesday of more than 41,000 European city-dwellers. Constant noise pol ...More


Beijing to continue to restrict car sales to fight pollution
K J M Varma
India Today , Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Beijing, Oct 25 (PTI) China will continue to restrict the number of new cars in Beijing until 2020 to 6.3 million to reduce congestion on roads and fight pollution, but that still will be an addition ...More


Citizens put up big fight for clean air
SHIKHA SHARMA
DNA India , Wednesday, October 26, 2016

When IIT-Delhi alumna Namita Gupta decided to move to Delhi with her family from the US in 2014, she was shocked. The World Health Organization (WHO) had recently dubbed Delhi the world’s most pollute ...More


Diwali three days away but air pollution in Delhi already alarming
RitamHalder
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Diwali is three days away and the air quality level is already deteriorating. People in Delhi inhaled “very poor” air on Wednesday morning, a dangerous marker in the air quality standard that could m ...More


Pune to keep a tab on firecracker effects this Diwali
The Indian Express , Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Even as testing of samples of firecrackers in Mumbai showed a decline in noise levels as compared to previous years, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) officials said there has been a rise ...More


Pollution Control Board starts monitoring of pollution
TNN
The Times of India , Wednesday, October 26, 2016

INDORE: Ahead of Diwali, the regional Pollution Control Board (PCB) has started monitoring air and noise pollution levels in the city. The drive started this week will extend till October 30. The dep ...More


Task force holds first meeting on pollution, garbage
JATIN ANAND
The Hindu , Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Public Works Department (PWD) and Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday presided over the first meeting of an inter-ministerial task force constituted to tackle air pollution and solid waste ma ...More


Pollution to get worse in Delhi over next 3 days
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Diwali is still round the corner but the air pollution levels in the national capital have already started showing an upward trend. On Monday, Delhiites woke up to a hazy morning with fine particulat ...More


Air pollution: China on track but Delhi still on a death wish every Diwali
Shivani Singh
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, October 25, 2016

American astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year watching the earth from the space. The clouds of pollution over India and China shocked him. For a single day last summer, Kelly could see the eastern part ...More


Vehicle smoke, road dust add to winter air pollution in Delhi
Soumya Pillai
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Apart from stubble burning by neighbouring states, the Capital has to battle pollution from millions of vehicles, construction and road dust. The problem becomes graver during winters. “With winter a ...More


Vehicles choking Haridwar roads major culprits in polluting city’s air
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, October 25, 2016

HARIDWAR: The number of vehicles registered annually on the roads of Haridwar have increased by over 60 per cent in the last seven years, and are one of the major contributing factors of rising air po ...More


Snake tablet emits highest amount of PM 2.5 in popular firecrackers: Study
AnuradhaMascarenhas
The Indian Express , Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The snake tablet cracker emits the highest amount of PM2.5 (particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter) amid popular firecrackers, perhaps the first-ever such study has shown. As per the fi ...More


Indore to get 3 new air monitoring stations
Meenakshi Sharma
The Times of India , Tuesday, October 25, 2016

INDORE: A proposal to install air monitoring stations at 3 new locations in Indore has been sent to the Central Pollution Control Board. The proposal has been sent with an aim to expand the ambit for ...More


Phone app launched to monitor Delhi's pollution
AP
The Times of India , Sunday, October 23, 2016

NEW DELHI: Delhi, laboring under the label of being the world's most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air. A smartphone application that allows citizens to report the pre ...More


Ill-effects of air pollution may be transgenerational: Experts
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Sunday, October 23, 2016

Adverse effects of air pollution, described as the world's biggest environmental risk by WHO, may linger on in Delhi for generations to come, experts warn. New studies in this area, indicating tha ...More


Mobile app 'HawaBadlo' launched to fight air pollution in Delhi
PTI
The Economic Times , Sunday, October 23, 2016

NEW DELHI: Residents of the national capital can help fight air pollution by reporting incidences of leaf and garbage burning, and dust generated by construction activities through a new mobile applic ...More


India launches phone app to monitor New Delhi’s pollution
AP
The Indian Express , Sunday, October 23, 2016

The Indian capital, laboring under the label of being the world’s most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air. A smartphone application that allows citizens to report the pres ...More


‘Energy plants to process, manage waste’
The Hindu , Sunday, October 23, 2016

The Delhi government has set its sights on solutions to simultaneously combat air pollution and tackle the politically-charged issue of garbage disposal. Thousands of metric tonnes of solid waste, in ...More


Rising air pollution taking a toll on tourism in Haridwar
TNN
The Times of India , Sunday, October 23, 2016

HARIDWAR: The rising air pollution in the city which is attributed to several factors like vehicular smoke, emissions from industries and the most rampant -- open burning of garbage and dry leaves in ...More


App to report air pollution
The Telegraph , Saturday, October 22, 2016

New Delhi, Oct. 21: An environmental panel set up by the Supreme Court today launched an app through which people in Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh can alert city officials about garbage fire, const ...More


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