pollution

Madhya Pradesh: Threat of contamination looms large over Banbana pond, say locals

Madhya Pradesh: Threat of contamination looms large over Banbana pond, say locals

The locals fear that if the government provides permission for the acid plant, then it will spell ‘death’ of Banbana pond due to contamin...Read More

In a first, UK court rules air pollution as cause of 9-year-old girl's death

In a first, UK court rules air pollution as cause of 9-year-old girl's death

In a landmark judgement, a UK coroner has said that air pollution was the cause of death of a 9-year-old London schoolgirl Ella Kissi-Deb...Read More

Angels of Mumbai: How two teachers in Andheri are packing a punch against plastic pollution

Angels of Mumbai: How two teachers in Andheri are packing a punch against plastic pollution

Mumbai: Dressed in colourful ridas, two teachers — Farida Bhopalwala (39) and Arwa Colombowala (39) — go door to door every weekend into ...Read More

Pandemic curbs cut global NO2 concentrations by 20%: NASA

Pandemic curbs cut global NO2 concentrations by 20%: NASA

Nitrogen dioxide is an air pollutant that is primarily produced by the combustion of fossil fuels used by industry and transportation.

Pollution levels dip in Delhi, air quality still 'very poor'

Pollution levels dip in Delhi, air quality still 'very poor'

The national capital recorded its air quality in the 'very poor' category on Thursday morning even as experts said the situation was "muc...Read More

Thane records increase in air pollution level after Unlock

Thane records increase in air pollution level after Unlock

The pollution level of the city, which was green and yellow categories (low and medium levels), has now deteriorated to orange and red

Club ‘420’: UP cities gasp for breath

Club ‘420’: UP cities gasp for breath

Agra, Noida, Ghaziabad among most polluted cities in India

'Complete ban' on bursting, sale of all kinds of firecrackers from Nov 7 to 30 in Delhi

'Complete ban' on bursting, sale of all kinds of firecrackers from Nov 7 to 30 in Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on Friday directed for a 'complete ban' on bursting and sale of all kinds of firecrac...Read More

Navi Mumbai: NGO writes to PMC chief; lists pollution issues in Kharghar-Taloja area

Navi Mumbai: NGO writes to PMC chief; lists pollution issues in Kharghar-Taloja area

While citizens in and around Kharghar-Taloja-Panvel belt are regularly complaining about the deteriorating air quality as well as the hea...Read More

Delhi Pollution: Air quality deteriorates to 'severe' category

Delhi Pollution: Air quality deteriorates to 'severe' category

Delhi's air quality index (AQI) on Saturday deteriorated to the 'severe' category, which is likely to affect people's health, according t...Read More

SAMEER - what you need to know about Modi govt's new pollution control app

SAMEER - what you need to know about Modi govt's new pollution control app

The SAMEER App, developed by the Central Pollution Control Bureau (CPCB), provides information air quality for more than 100 cities acros...Read More

Centre has completely failed to save North India from pollution: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Centre has completely failed to save North India from pollution: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has expressed concern over increasing pollution across Northern India due to stubble burning. ...Read More

Pollution causing respiratory issues, people mistake it for Covid-19

Pollution causing respiratory issues, people mistake it for Covid-19

The current autumn season which is transition period ahead of winter is already allergic.

Delhi's air quality turns 'poor' as AQI hits 214 in Patparganj area

Delhi's air quality turns 'poor' as AQI hits 214 in Patparganj area

The national capital on Thursday woke up to 'poor' air quality, with the air quality index (AQI) stood at 210 in Delhi's Anand Vihar and ...Read More

Air pollution leads to increase in electricity consumption: Study

Air pollution leads to increase in electricity consumption: Study

The results showed that higher levels of pollution were associated with higher electricity consumption in residential buildings, with inc...Read More

London's River Thames 'severely polluted with plastic'

London's River Thames 'severely polluted with plastic'

"Flushable" wet wipes were found in high abundance on the shoreline forming "wet wipe reefs"

India ranks 168th on Environmental Performance Index

India ranks 168th on Environmental Performance Index

Siddhi Jain New DelhiIndia has ranked 168th out of 180 countries in the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), as per researchers at...Read More

Indore: Over 190 % increase in biomedical waste in the past one week

Indore: Over 190 % increase in biomedical waste in the past one week

Indore: There has been a 193.9 per cent increase in the amount of biomedical waste in the past one week, according to the Regional Office...Read More

Mumbai: PWP to contest NMMC elections

Mumbai: PWP to contest NMMC elections

Navi Mumbai: The Peasants and Workers Party of India (PWP) has decided to contest the civic elections (NMMC) of Navi Mumbai that is likel...Read More

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