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Poor air quality chokes Ggn, situation may worsen in days to come
Millennium Post , Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The poor quality of air due to rising air pollution is not only being felt by residents of the national Capital but also by those living or working in the neighbouring Gurgaon. The setting in of d ...More


Delhi vs Beijing: Toxic air threatens to choke Asian giants again
Shubhodeep Chakravarty
The Times of India , Tuesday, October 11, 2016

NEW DELHI: It is that time of the year again when the two giants of Asia resume their rather unwanted rivalry to 'showcase' capitals with the worst air quality. Even as the toxic air over Beijing reac ...More


Biggest challenge to Swachh Bharat Mission's success is lack of data-led behavioural change'
RadheshyamJadhav
The Times of India , Tuesday, October 11, 2016

PUNE: There has been a huge political and financial investment on the Swachh Bharat Mission by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The programme however, is straining to achieve the desired results states t ...More


Khanna sees fall in air pollution levels
ShariqMajeed
The Times of India , Monday, October 10, 2016

KHANNA: Even as Khanna has achieved the dubious distinction of being among the world's 20 most polluted cities in the world, the recent data of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) suggests some ...More


How crop waste can give it back to soil and keep the air clean too
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, October 10, 2016

NEW DELHI: US-based Brian Von Herzen and his team at Climate Foundation India believe that agricultural waste can be processed into not just something useful for farmers but also enrich the soil by pu ...More


300 million children breathe heavily toxic air: UNICEF
AFP
The New Indian Express , Monday, October 10, 2016

WASHINGTON: Some 300 million children live with outdoor air so polluted it can cause serious physical damage, including harming their developing brains, the United Nations said in a study released Mon ...More


Delhi’s air takes giant leap to the pits
TNN
TheTimes of India , Sunday, October 09, 2016

NEW DELHI: Delhi's air quality took a turn for the worse this week. A difficult season for the vulnerable — children, elderly and those with a compromised immune system — is in the offing, with pollut ...More


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


'India needs a Clean Air Mission to reduce air pollution'
IANS
Business Standard , Friday, October 07, 2016

Amid the World Bank report claiming air pollution in 2013 led to 1.4 million deaths, experts from 17 institutions put forward 10 solutions to "breathable air" in Indian cities, urging the launch of ...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


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


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


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


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


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


'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


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


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