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Post-Diwali, Varanasi air quality hits dangerous levels
Economylead , Thursday, November 03, 2016

Air pollution in Varanasi reached dangerous levels during the festival of Diwali, a report said on Wednesday. A research on Varanasi’s post-Diwali air quality was conducted by the Care4Air Campaign o ...More


Delhi’s anti-pollution plans are at best piecemeal
Uddalok Bhattacharya
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, November 03, 2016

Just as the response to dengue and chikungunya comes around the time the diseases acquire the shape of an epidemic, pollution-fighting measures too, it seems, wait until the air becomes heavy with tox ...More


Thick smog covers Delhi on fourth consecutive day, pollution levels remain hazardous
The Indian Express , Thursday, November 03, 2016

Visibility remained extremely low in New Delhi and NCR on Thursday morning as smog engulfed the city for the fourth consecutive day. The pollution levels, or concentration of particulate matter in the ...More


Government announces raft of measures to tackle Delhi air pollution
PTI
The New Indian Express , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

NEW DELHI: As air pollution in the city rose to unprecedented levels, Delhi government today announced a raft of measures including vacuum cleaning and sprinkling of water on arterial roads, cutting d ...More


CITY TO VACUUM DUST POLLUTION AWAY
The Pioneer , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Worried over high level of air pollution due to bursting of crackers coupled with stagnant wind movement, the Delhi Government has decided to clean dust on roads through vacuum cleaning and sprinkling ...More


Some lessons for Delhi: How other cities tackle air pollution?
Soumya Pillai
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

On Tuesday, Delhi was breathing “severely polluted air” yet again. Air quality in many areas in the Capital has remained dangerously low over the last week. Though Diwali has passed, pollution hasn’t. ...More


In Punjab, Ludhiana takes the Diwali pollution cake
Shailee Dogra
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Industrial town of Punjab—Ludhiana—was the noisiest and its air most polluted this Diwali in the state even as the pollutants in most cities, including Ludhiana, were lower as compared to the festival ...More


Delhi: Pollution gets on government's nerve, Manish Sisodia announces various measures
India Today , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

After Diwali festivities led to a toxic cloud of chemicals and smoke enveloping Delhi, the government announced a raft of measures on Tuesday. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said vacuum cleanin ...More


City gasps for breath as air pollution levels shoot up
TNN
The Times of India , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

BAREILLY: Green activists' anti-firecracker campaign went up in smoke on Diwali night with the city recording nearly eight times the normal amount (100 g/m3) of respirable suspended particulate matter ...More


Rising awareness helped in curbing air pollution: Lakshman, KSPCB chairman
DECCAN CHRONICLE , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Bengaluru: Although, the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) is yet to consolidate the data on pollution levels during this year’s Diwali, its chairman Lakshman said that there was high aw ...More


Centre summons top officials of Delhi and NCR states to review alarming air pollution situation
Vishwa Mohan
The Times of India , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

NEW DELHI: Faced with a shocking jump in the level of air pollution in the capital, the Centre has summoned top officials of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan on Friday to review the ...More


Air pollution rockets on Diwali
TNN
The Times of India , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Chandigarh: Air pollution on Diwali was worse than last two years in the city as the safe level was breached at different sites, according to data released by the UT administration. Chandigarh Poll ...More


Rise in noise and air pollution level in Jamshedpur
The Avenue Mail , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Jamshedpur, Nov. 01: An alarming rise in air and noise pollution level in the city has been recorded following the bursting of fire crackers during the Diwali celebrations. Officials of the regiona ...More


Mist fountains likely in Delhi to curb pollution
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Business Line , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 1: As air pollution in the city rose to unprecedented levels, the Delhi government today announced a raft of measures, including vacuum cleaning and sprinkling of water on arter ...More


Govt plans steps to tackle air pollution
Deccan Herald , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Five designs and technical studies for targeted solutions and induced-draft air treatment systems at major traffic intersections in the city are a part of six immediate measures to be implemented by t ...More


High-level meeting at 1pm to tackle spiking air pollution: Delhi deputy CM
Dhrubo Jyoti
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia called a high-level meeting at 1pm on Tuesday to tackle with spiking air pollution, which has touched alarming levels in the past two days. In a tweet, Siso ...More


Air pollution behind 10% under-5 years deaths: Unicef report
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, November 01, 2016

NEW DELHI: A report by the United Nations Children's agency, Unicef, released on Monday has confirmed the worst fears of people living in polluted areas — that bad air is contributing to death of many ...More


One lakh kids died of factors linked to air pollution in 2012, says UNICEF study
The Indian Express , Tuesday, November 01, 2016

One in seven children across the world lives in areas with most toxic levels of indoor air pollution, a new UNICEF study has found. In India, which has a huge proportion of these 300 million children, ...More


Air Pollution on Diwali Worse Than Last Two Years, Says Delhi Govt
Press Trust of India
News 18 , Tuesday, November 01, 2016

New Delhi: Air pollution during this Diwali was worse than the previous two years with even the 24-hour average of respirable pollutants breaching the safe standards by multiple times, as per data rel ...More


Smog chokes Delhi on Diwali, air pollution breaches hazardous levels
Reuters
Business Standard , Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Residents of New Delhi woke up to a blanket of smog on Monday as air quality deteriorated sharply overnight in India's capital, triggering warnings that even healthy people were at risk of respiratory ...More


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