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Pollution: High court tells Delhi’s neighbours to stop stubble burning
Soibam Rocky Singh
The Hindustan Times , Friday, October 07, 2016

To reduce the level of air pollution in the Capital caused by the burning of farm crop stubble in neighbouring states, the Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Punjab, Haryana, UP and Rajasthan to en ...More


Bulk of Delhi’s pollution is from neighbouring States
JACOB KOSHY
The Hindu , Friday, October 07, 2016

Study says city’s location is such that fixed mass of particulate matter will persist An analysis of Delhi’s air pollution and future trends says that 60 per cent of particulate matter pollution in t ...More


Breathing in polluted air
Sam Paul A
The New Indian Express , Thursday, October 06, 2016

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The people in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram breathe polluted air. Interactive maps and a report on air quality released by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveal that most of th ...More


Rule tweak for ease of biz suiting polluters?
TNN
The Times of India , Thursday, October 06, 2016

GURGAOn: Amid fears that relaxation of environment pollution norms by the government to promote industrial units has led to an increase in pollution levels in the city, an RTI reply by the Haryana S ...More


Delhi seeks Centre’s help
The Hindu , Thursday, October 06, 2016

With cooler temperatures and the accompanied spike in air pollution just around the corner, the Delhi government has sought the Centre’s intervention in preventing the burning of crops in neighbouring ...More


60% of PM 2.5 pollutants in Delhi from outside: Study
PTI
The Times of India , Thursday, October 06, 2016

NEW DELHI: Nearly 60 per cent of pollution in Delhi caused by fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) originates from outside, with the neighbouring states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh being major contributo ...More


Air pollution: Govt writes to UP over crop burning
Millennium Post , Thursday, October 06, 2016

Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Wednesday urged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to prevent burning of agriculture residue in his state during the winter months to minimise air ...More


'Bulk of Delhi’s pollution comes from neighbouring States'
JACOB KOSHY
The Hindu , Thursday, October 06, 2016

The findings were part of a study conducted by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute. An analysis of Delhi’s air pollution and future trends says that 60% of Delhi’s particulate m ...More


NOTHING FAIR, ALL FOUL, IN THE WINTER
Kota Sriraj
The Pioneer , Thursday, October 06, 2016

The spike in air pollution levels in India during the winter season is a regular annual feature and is caused due to the culmination of several major polluting activities taking place between October ...More


Nearly 60 pc of PM 2.5 pollutants in Delhi from outside: Study
PTI
The Indian Express , Thursday, October 06, 2016

Nearly 60 per cent of pollution in Delhi caused by fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) originates from outside, with the neighbouring states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh being major contributors to it, a ...More


Neighbouring states responsible for 60 pc of Delhi pollution: Study
The Indian Express , Thursday, October 06, 2016

Only 40 per cent of the particulate matter (PM) 2.5, a major pollutant in the air Delhi residents breathe in, is generated in the capital, according to a study. The remaining 60 per cent comes from n ...More


'Data on exposure to air pollution inadequate'
Aditya Dev
The Times of India , Wednesday, October 05, 2016

AGRA: A recent study by experts from University of Massachusetts, IIT-Bombay and Desert Research Institute in the US points out that the amount of air pollution exposure data available in India is lar ...More


Delhi appeals to Centre, neighbours on curbing air pollution
PTI
The Times of India , Wednesday, October 05, 2016

New Delhi, Oct 4 () Delhi government today appealed to the Centre and governments of three neighbouring states to take effective steps for prevention of burning of agriculture residue so as to reduce ...More


Pollution up, Delhi asks neighbours to prevent stubble burning
Sweta Goswami
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The capital on Tuesday woke up to hazy weather conditions which, experts said, was the first sight of smog. Air quality dropped to ‘poor’ levels before it rained across the city . In view of the situ ...More


Pollutant levels high on Tuesday despite rain: Delhi’s air quality worst in a month
Mallica Joshi
The Indian Express , Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Delhi’s air quality took a turn for the worse Tuesday as the particulate matter 2.5 (PM 2.5) levels shot up during the hot and humid day. The National Air Quality Index showed that the air quality wa ...More


Delhi government writes to other states to stop stubble burning
TNN
The Times of India , Wednesday, October 05, 2016

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Tuesday wrote to environment ministers of Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan asking them to prohibit burning of agricultural residue in October and November. They also as ...More


Air pollution to blame for traffic accidents: study
PTI
The Hindu , Tuesday, October 04, 2016

NO2 rising by just one microgramme/cubic metre above the daily average is sufficient to increase the average number of accidents daily by two per cent London: Air pollution may be responsible for hun ...More


If you fight local pollution, you can effectively fight climate change: Erik Solheim
SHARAD VYAS
The Hindu , Tuesday, October 04, 2016

In Paris, big companies saw the climate agreement gives them enormous opportunity to create new green jobs in renewable energy, climate-smart agriculture, smart transport using less fuel In Mumbai to ...More


Alzheimer’s, air pollution linked?
DECCAN CHRONICLE , Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Chennai: A recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report revealed that India ranks second in the number of air pollution deaths after China, and eighth in the number of deaths per 1,00,000 people due ...More


Beijing issues first air pollution alert
India Live Today , Tuesday, October 04, 2016

BEIJING,Oct3: Beijing city today issued its first yellow alert for air pollution in the second half of this year with Met department forecasting that smog will continue to engulf the Chinese capital t ...More


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