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Study paints grim pollution picture
KrishnenduBandyopadhyay
The Times of India , Monday, September 19, 2016

Kolkata: Abnormally high PM2.5 (particulate matter measuring less than 2.5 micron in diameter) levels in Kolkata's air nearly all through the year, except monsoon, is a major killer and may assume epi ...More


IIT-M finds way to measure vehicle pollution in real time
SV Krishna Chaitanya
The New Indian Express , Friday, September 16, 2016

CHENNAI: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) have developed a “real-time exhaust emission prediction model,” stated to be for the first time, that can help manage urban a ...More


Air quality index doesn't give you correct picture
Vishwa Mohan
The Times of India , Thursday, September 15, 2016

NEW DELHI: Lack of calibration of pollution-measuring instruments has been hampering efforts of the country's pollution watchdog to come out with accurate data on air pollution. When Delhi experime ...More


Air pollution dipped at nine locations on bandh day
Deccan Herald , Thursday, September 15, 2016

Air pollution had come down at nine locations in the city on September 9 when Karnataka bandh was observed against the Supreme Court order on releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. The Karnataka St ...More


Stop stubble burning to check pollution: HC to Govt
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Thursday, September 15, 2016

The growing menace of stubble burning in states like Haryana and Punjab, which is a major cause of air pollution in the national capital, today led the Delhi High Court to direct the government to ens ...More


THE BADARPUR PLANT'S EFFECT ON AIR POLLUTION AND WHY IT NEEDS TO BE SHUT DOWN
The Ecomonoc times , Tuesday, September 13, 2016

A two-year old study released in 2015 by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), (a well-respected non-profit public interest research and advocacy organization in New Delhi) concluded that NTPC ...More


Kota Veedhi: Voice of protest choked by dirt
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Visakhapatnam: At one time, Kota Veedhi raised concerns over pollution by the Visakhapatnam Port and became a popular landmark for people's agitations. But, over the years, it failed to protect its ow ...More


Only political and public will can help India tackle air pollution
The Hindustan Times , Monday, September 12, 2016

When it comes to air pollution in India, there is no dearth of data but definitely of intent and holistic plans to fight it. Last week, the World Bank and the University of Washington added to the exi ...More


The hidden cost of death is in the air
Yogesh Vajpeyi
The New Indian Express , Sunday, September 11, 2016

The latest World Bank report about the adverse affects of air pollution in India is yet another reminder that the country can afford to continue the lackluster approach to the menace at its peril. The ...More


1.4m lives lost in India due to air pollution in '13: Study
Atul Thakur
The Times of India , Saturday, September 10, 2016

India lost 1.4 million lives to air pollution in 2013, while in China the toll was 1.6 million, estimates a World Bank report released on Thursday. The report, released by the World Bank and the In ...More


Millions die every year due to air pollution: Report
IANS
Business Standard , Saturday, September 10, 2016

Over 5.5 million people die prematurely every year due to household and outdoor air pollution globally with China and India being the worst-hit, a report claimed. According to the report, published b ...More


Air Pollution Costs India 1.4 Mn Lives; 2nd Highest in the World
SameekshaKhare
The Quint , Saturday, September 10, 2016

The world lost more than 5 million lives due to air pollution in 2013, according to a report released by the World Bank. Air pollution is estimated to be the fourth leading fatal health risk worldwide ...More


Air Pollution Cost India 8.5% Of Its Economy In 2013, Says World Bank
India Times , Saturday, September 10, 2016

The rising air pollution in India is not just a health concern, but has larger implication on the economy too, a World Bank and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation study has found. The study ...More


Air pollution can increase diabetes risk
IANS
The Times of India , Saturday, September 10, 2016

While the link between lifestyle and genetic factors with diabetes is well established, researchers have now found that long-term exposure to higher levels of traffic-related air pollution may also pu ...More


‘Arasalarriver highly polluted’
M. DINESH VARMA
The Hindu , Friday, September 09, 2016

The rapid rate of pollution of the Arasalarriver has been highlighted by the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), which was tabled in the Puducherry Assembly on Thursday. Cit ...More


Toxic air pollution particles in brain could lead to Alzheimer’s, says study
PrasunSonwalkar
The Hindustan Times , Friday, September 09, 2016

A team involving Oxford University scientists has, for the first time, discovered tiny magnetic particles from air pollution lodged in human brains in cities such as Manchester and Mexico City – and r ...More


This Bengaluru start-up converts air pollution into usable ink
JAYADEV CALAMUR
DNA India , Friday, September 09, 2016

A Bengaluru-based firm has found a way to trap pollutants, separate the carbon from the particulate matter and use this carbon to make ink. This novel process shows us ways in recycling air pollution ...More


Air pollution cost India 8.5% of its GDP in 2013: study
Dipti Jain
Live Mint , Friday, September 09, 2016

New Delhi: Measures to safeguard the environment are often considered to be economic spoilers as they entail putting restrictions on economic activity such as shutting a polluting factory or scrapping ...More


10-20% rise in ozone levels in India, harmful for lungs and crops: Report
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Friday, September 09, 2016

NEW DELHI: While Indian cities are still grappling with the impacts of severe particulate matter (PM) pollution, a new report has raised the flag on ozone levels (O3) too. 'The Cost of Air Pollutio ...More


Air pollution deaths cost global economy $225 billion
The Economic Times , Friday, September 09, 2016

Air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide. Those deaths cost the global economy about $225 billion in lost labor in ...More


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