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Air pollution above permissible levels at Hopes College area
The Times of India , Friday, July 22, 2016

Coimbatore: Two weeks after the citizen driven air pollution monitoring exercise was launched in Coimbatore, the readings taken at Hopes College where a sensor was installed has shown that pollution ...More


Climate change: Cities are key to cutting greenhouse gas emissions
Jeremy Bentham
The Financial Express , Friday, July 22, 2016

The heat that saw forest fires sweep through Uttarakhand and damage the already fragile ecosystem of the Himalayas … the heat spikes that caused deaths in Rajasthan and Bihar … the drought that put se ...More


China firm fined for pollution in landmark case
Business Standard , Thursday, July 21, 2016

A Chinese environmental group has won a landmark public interest lawsuit against a glass manufacturer, with the firm fined more than $3 million for excessive pollution, a court said. The Jinghua Gr ...More


WHO report on pollution based on extrapolated values: Government
PTI
The New Indian Express , Wednesday, July 20, 2016

NEW DELHI: The government today termed as "inappropriate" the recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report which ranked several Indian cities, including Delhi, among top 20 most polluted ones globall ...More


Government has Taken Series of Steps to Address Pollution-Related Issues: Environment Minister
Business Standard , Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Pollution is a matter of concern in cities and towns and is caused due to introduction of contaminants into the environment viz. air, water and soil that may cause adverse change in ambient conditions ...More


Not just commuters, even students and patients put up with blaring horns
The Times of India , Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Bengaluru: Mavis Fernandes who was drawn to Cubbon Park's serenity has stopped visiting the lung space. "I would meditate and practise yoga almost every day. But I couldn't concentrate, especially dur ...More


Polluted Patna: City chokes on filthy air
The Times of India , Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Patna: In the wake of a survey conducted by the World Health Organization in May last year, in which Patna ranked second after Delhi in the list of the most polluted cities, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has ...More


WHO report on pollution based on extrapolated values: Govt
PTI
The Times of India , Wednesday, July 20, 2016

New Delhi, Jul 19 () The government today termed as "inappropriate" the recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report which ranked several Indian cities, including Delhi, among top 20 most polluted on ...More


AIR POLLUTION CAUSES 22% STROKES IN INDIA
MihikaBasu
Bangalore Mirror , Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Air pollution is considered a big environmental health risk by experts globally and data now shows that 22 per cent of the strokes in India can be attributed to ambient air pollution. For the first ti ...More


WHO report on pollution based on extrapolated values: Govt
PTI
Live Mint , Wednesday, July 20, 2016

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday termed as “inappropriate” the recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report which ranked several Indian cities, including Delhi, among top 20 most polluted ones gl ...More


NGT issues notice to govt on illegal stone mining
RanjanaDiggilkar
The Times of India , Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Aurangabad: The National Green Tribunal, Western Zone Bench, Pune has issued notices to the respondents, including the state government, directing them to remain present by the next hearing in the pet ...More


Shipping air pollution causes 24,000 deaths a year in east Asia – study
The Guardian , Wednesday, July 20, 2016

A boom in shipping is aggravating air pollution in China and other nations in east Asia, causing thousands of deaths a year in a region with eight of the world’s 10 biggest container ports, scientists ...More


Government strikes down WHO report, says based on estimated values
PTI
The Indian Express , Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The government termed as “inappropriate” the recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report which ranked several Indian cities, including Delhi, among top 20 most polluted ones globally, and said the d ...More


NGT tells Delhi govt to deregister old diesel vehicles
Mayank Aggarwal, Amrit Raj
Live Mint , Tuesday, July 19, 2016

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed the Delhi government’s transport department to deregister diesel vehicles that are more than 10 years old. The order came after complai ...More


'Air pollution may cause pre-term or still births'
Pushpa Narayan
The Times of India , Monday, July 18, 2016

In 2008, after a crackdown on vehicular/industrial pollution to clean up Beijing's air in the run-up to the Olympics, Chinese officials found the average birth weight of newborns improved. While studi ...More


Noise pollution the most in posh Arera Colony
AnkurSirothia
The Times of India , Sunday, July 17, 2016

BHOPAL: Strange though it may sound, noise pollution in an upscale Arera Colony is the highest in Bhopal compared to other residential areas, exposing inhabitants of the area to a higher risk of heari ...More


Traffic snarls add to sound pollution
Saumil Sahay
The Indian Express , Sunday, July 17, 2016

Patna: Troubled with rising traffic snarls, Patnaites find it easy blaming the traffic cops for poor road management, unaware of the fact that about 50% of road congestions occur even in dearth of tra ...More


S.P. Singh Parihar named chairman of central pollution board
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Friday, July 15, 2016

New Delhi: Ending a nearly four-and-half years’ wait, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has appointed S.P. Singh Parihar, a 1986 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, as a ...More


Truck sales in NCR choked after drive against air pollution, Supreme Court imposed ban
Sharmistha Mukherjee
The Economic Times , Thursday, July 14, 2016

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court imposed ban on big diesel-powered passenger vehicles in the National Capital Region has hurt commercial vehicle makers as well, and they are unsure when they will have s ...More


The Transport Minister hints next odd-even in winter
The Hindu , Thursday, July 14, 2016

Transport Minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday hinted at the possibility of implementing phase III of the odd-even initiative during winter. The first and second phases of the road-rationing scheme wer ...More


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