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US Embassy recommends action to combat air pollution in North India
Swati Mathur
The Times of India , Saturday, May 28, 2016

Lucknow: A US Embassy sponsored workshop series on 'Combating Air Pollution in North India' has recommended that the four cities assessed New Delhi, Jaipur, Chandigarh and Lucknow, have largely only s ...More


Significant dip in air pollution after Metro launch: KSPCB study
The New Indian Express , Saturday, May 28, 2016

BENGALURU: There has been a significant reduction in air pollution levels in the stretches around two metro stations in the aftermath of the launch of the East-West Corridor, according to readings reg ...More


Bio-mass burning leads to air pollution in Patna
Pranava K Chaudhary
The Times of India , Saturday, May 28, 2016

PATNA: "An overwhelming 1.38 lakh households in Patna still rely on solid fuel and traditional cook stoves for domestic cooking despite their negative impact on health. This dependency on solid fuel r ...More


NGT seeks data on population
The Hindu , Friday, May 27, 2016

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday directed the Central Pollution Control Board to file data on population and vehicle densities in major cities. A Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatant ...More


Pollution problems? Now you can complain through an app
Badri Chatterjee
The Hindustan Times , Friday, May 27, 2016

Citizens affected by air pollution in their area will be able to post complaints, attach pictures and provide their suggestions through an internet application developed by the Central Pollution Contr ...More


Air pollution may pose threat to your heart
ANI
Deccan Chronicle , Thursday, May 26, 2016

Washington, D.C.: A new study has found that air pollution can worsen the blood sugar levels, cholesterol and other risk factors for heart disease. Researchers from the Endocrine Society have found t ...More


Air pollution may raise risk of stillbirth: study
PTI
Deccan Herald , Thursday, May 26, 2016

London: Pregnant women exposed to air pollution may be at a greater risk of stillbirth, a new study has claimed. An estimated 2.6 million children worldwide were stillborn at 28 weeks or more in 20 ...More


Plea to quash the NGT order banning diesel vehicles in Kerala
The New Indian Express , Thursday, May 26, 2016

KOCHI: A petition has been filed before the Kerala High Court seeking to quash National Green Tribunal (NGT), Kochi Special Circuit Bench's order banning diesel vehicles of more than 10 years in six c ...More


HC moved against NGT’s ban
The Hindu , Thursday, May 26, 2016

The tribunal has banned diesel vehicles older than 10 years in six cities A public interest writ petition was filed on Wednesday in the Kerala High Court, challenging the order of the National Green ...More


New PCB data on air pollution less scary
K.S. SUDHI
The Hindu , Thursday, May 26, 2016

Contrary to popular perception that air pollution is going up in the State, two of the major air pollution parameters — nitrogen dioxide from vehicle emissions and sulphur dioxide from industrial emis ...More


Air pollution increases risk of stillbirths: Study
PTI
DNA India , Thursday, May 26, 2016

Pregnant women exposed to air pollution may be at a greater risk of stillbirth, a new study has claimed. An estimated 2.6 million children worldwide were stillborn at 28 weeks or more in 2015, with t ...More


Air pollution may raise heart disease risk
IANS
The Times of India , Thursday, May 26, 2016

Long-term exposure to air pollution is likely to increase the risk of heart disease, says a new study. The findings showed that air pollution accelerates the progression of atherosclerosis -- the c ...More


US embassy workshop in Lucknow to discuss air pollution
Business Standard , Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The US embassy is holding a workshop here on May 25-26 on combating air pollution in north India with a view to strengthen collaboration between American and Indian air quality experts, an official sa ...More


Air pollution levels up by 8%: U.N. report
R. KRISHNA KUMAR
The Hindu , Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) meeting at Nairobi noted that air pollution has increased by 8 per cent and progress and policies on air quality fall short of what is needed to save mil ...More


Biomed waste treatment firm served notice
TNN
The Times of India , Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Kolhapur: The civic body-appointed firm to treat biomedical waste (BMW) has evaded the monthly royalty fees to be paid to the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) for the past one year. The KMC has ...More


Release of sewage into river Ganga major issue: NEERI
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The action plan launched to clean the Ganga is moving in the right direction but the discharge of sewage into the river by big towns and cities is a major issue, NEERI said today. In absence of se ...More


Delhi must convert to gas for clean air: Pradhan
TNN
The Times of India , Wednesday, May 25, 2016

NEW DELHI: Delhi must convert into a natural gas-based economy as part of a long-term air quality management, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said while inaugurating a TOI conference on 'Smart Energ ...More


NGT seeks data on population and vehicle density of major cities
PTI
The Hindu , Wednesday, May 25, 2016

‘Air quality in metropolises was in violation to the prescribed standards’ Noting that the air quality in metropolises was in violation to the prescribed standards, the National Green Tribunal on Tue ...More


NGT seeks data on population, vehicle density of major cities
PTI
The Economic Times , Wednesday, May 25, 2016

NEW DELHI: Noting that the air quality in metropolises was in violation to the prescribed standards, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday directed the apex pollution monitoring body to file comprehe ...More


US embassy workshop in Lucknow to discuss air pollution
IANS
Business Standard , Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The US embassy is holding a workshop here on May 25-26 on combating air pollution in north India with a view to strengthen collaboration between American and Indian air quality experts, an official sa ...More


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