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Managing the increasing air pollution
Millennium Post , Friday, May 26, 2017

In a development that has slipped under the radar amidst turbulence on the border, a draft note published by the Ministry of Environment acknowledged the rising number of deaths due to air pollution. ...More


Delhi’s air quality is poor — just like last year
Sowmiya Ashok
The Indian Express , Thursday, May 25, 2017

Though the Union Environment Ministry notified the ‘graded response action plan’ to combat air pollution in Delhi-NCR over four months ago, it does not seem to have had an impact, analysis of air qual ...More


Gomti river in Lucknow more polluted than Ganga in Varansi: CAG
PTI
The Indian Express , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Gomti river in Lucknow is even more polluted than the Ganga in Varanasi, a CAG report has revealed. The CAG, which studied the pollution levels in the two cities from 2011 to 2015, said the temple ...More


Air pollution may cause DNA damage in children: Study
India Tribune , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

San Francisco: Children and teenagers exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution may be at an increased risk of a specific DNA damage called telomere shortening, a new study warns. Young ...More


Not sleeping well? Air pollution could be the reason behind it
The Kashmir Monitor , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Air pollution has been linked to a number health problems. By reducing air pollution levels, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says countries can reduce the burden of disease from stroke, heart dise ...More


Gomti river in Lucknow more polluted than Ganga in Varanasi: CAG report
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DNA India , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Gomti river in Lucknow is even more polluted than the Ganga in Varanasi, a CAG report has revealed. The CAG, which studied the pollution levels in the two cities from 2011 to 2015, said the templ ...More


Exposure to air pollution may affect your sleep too
IANS
The Indian Express , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Apart from affecting breathing and lung function, people exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollutants for a prolonged period may also have sleep disruptions, researchers say. The findings ...More


Top officials to work together to mitigate air pollution in Noida, Ghaziabad
Vinod Rajput
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Rahul Bhatnagar directed the top officials of cities falling in the National Capital Region, including Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut and Bulandshahr, to take effective steps ...More


Air pollution may cause DNA damage in children: Study
PTI
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES: Children and teenagers exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution may be at an increased risk of a specific DNA damage called telomere shortening, a new study warns. Young ...More


HC proposes task force for check on air pollution
THE ASIAN AGE , Friday, May 19, 2017

New Delhi: The high court proposed setting up of a standing task force to handle the issue of air pollution in the national capital. A bench of Justices S. Ravindra Bhat and Pratibha M. Singh said th ...More


‘Burning trash along road causing pollution’
George Mendonca
The Times of India , Friday, May 19, 2017

Navi Mumbai: The civic sweepers are making bonfires of the trash heaps on the roadside instead of transporting them to the dumpyard, alleged locals On Tuesday, morning, civic workers burnt trash near ...More


Air pollution: Why and how it kills
The Economic Times , Friday, May 19, 2017

* Air pollution is responsible for about one in every nine deaths annually, with almost twothirds of those deaths in the Western Pacific and Southeast Asia, the WHO says. * By 2040, Asia will account ...More


Low hedges can reduce air pollution in cities more effectively
IANS
Business Standard , Thursday, May 18, 2017

The harmful impact of urban air pollution could be combated by strategically placing low hedges along roads in a built-up environment of cities instead of taller trees, research has found. Higher tre ...More


Delhi Govt authorises 37 e-waste collection centres
Web India 123 , Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Delhi Government has authorised 37 e-waste collection centres for disposal of unusable old mobile phones, computers, laptops, television sets and other electronic material, in order to reduce air ...More


Air pollution: Why and how it kills
Reuters
The Economic Times , Thursday, May 18, 2017

* Air pollution is responsible for about one in every nine deaths annually, with almost twothirds of those deaths in the Western Pacific and Southeast Asia, the WHO says. * By 2040, Asia will account ...More


Govt authorises 37 e-waste collection centres across city
DNA India , Thursday, May 18, 2017

In a bid to promote segregation of e-waste in the national Capital, the Delhi government on Wednesday authorised 37 waste collection centres. The decision was taken as the Environment Department has ...More


Khattar asks officials to make Haryana polythene-free
Outlook , Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Chandigarh, May 16 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today directed officials to work towards making the state polythene-free. "To make Haryana polythene-free, directions have been issued to ...More


'Excess' car pollution killed 38,000 in 2015: Study
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Money Control , Tuesday, May 16, 2017

"Excess" diesel truck and car emissions claimed about 38,000 lives worldwide in 2015, said a study today that sought to quantify deaths due to pollution that carmakers sought to hide. Four-fifths of ...More


'Excess' car pollution killed 38,000 in 2015: Study
PTI
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 16, 2017

PARIS: "Excess" diesel truck and car emissions claimed about 38,000 lives worldwide in 2015, said a study Monday that sought to quantify deaths due to pollution that carmakers sought to hide. Four- ...More


Excess car pollution killed around 38,000 people in 2015: Study
PTI
First Post , Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Paris: "Excess" diesel truck and car emissions claimed about 38,000 lives worldwide in 2015, said a study on Monday that sought to quantify deaths due to pollution that carmakers sought to hide. Four ...More


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