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Pollution

New Techniques To Turn Poultry Feather & Animal Hair To Fertiliser

Sep 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Indian scientists have developed a new sustainable and affordable solution for converting keratin waste to fertilisers and animal feeds

Air Pollution May Increase Covid-19 Cases In Delhi, Officials Warn Parliamentary Panel

Nov 06, 2020 PTI

On Thursday, Delhi’s air quality index dropped to its worst level since December 2019.


Delhi's Air Quality Turns 'Very Poor' After Marginal Improvement

Air quality likely to dip on Wednesday and Thursday, monitoring agency warns.

AAP Govt Appeals Delhiites To Switch Off Engines At Traffic Signals

Oct 21, 2020 PTI

The 26-day 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' campaign in Delhi began from the ITO traffic signal; ministers urge citizens to act responsibly and stop burning fuel at traffic signals.


Rohtang Tunnel Leaves Filth In Its Wake

Locals rattled as lack of facilities, irresponsible tourists lead to littering, open defecation, and even eve teasing and theft

18 November, 2019

MPs Ride Bicycles, Wear Masks, Drive E-cars To Reach Parliament For Winter Session

PTI

The air quality in Delhi improved marginally on Monday but remained in the "poor" category for the second consecutive day.


16 November, 2019

Pollution Levels Worsen As Policy Paralysis Engulfs National Capital Region

Dinesh C Sharma

The pollution levels in the National Capital Region have hit the uppermost limits of instruments that measure these levels. The situation in other cities and towns in the IGP may, in fact, be worst than Delhi.


13 November, 2019

If Needed, Odd-Even Scheme Will Be Extended: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

PTI

Delhi-NCR gasped for breath today as the noxious smog pushed pollution levels in the region towards the 'emergency' zone for the third time in the last 15 days.


02 November, 2019

Foul Air Is Internal Security Threat, Delhi Smog Needs Surgical Strike

Madhavan Narayanan

Perhaps it is time to state the increasingly obvious: threats to the environment and public health are a matter of internal security. We need to look beyond.


02 November, 2019

Delhi Smog Is Man-Made. It’s Time Policy Makers Stop Blame Game And Act

Dinesh C Sharma

To tackle air pollution, the centre and states will have to work jointly and quickly. Human lungs don’t understand nuances of federalism and partisan politics.


31 October, 2019

Delhi Chokes In Toxic Haze As Air Quality Continues To Be Severe

PTI

Doctors have advised people to wear face masks and avoiding early morning and late evening walks.


06 June, 2019

Donald Trump Blames India, China For Not Doing Enough On Climate Change

Outlook Web Bureau

US president Donald Trump claimed that while the USA had 'some of the cleanest air', it was other countries, like India and China, that were not doing enough to tackle pollution.


05 June, 2019

In India, 1 Lakh Kids Under 5 Years Of Age Die Due To Air Pollution Each Year: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier this year, global reports on air pollution revealed that over 1.2 million people died in India due to air pollution in 2017.


29 May, 2019

Glass Bottles To Durable Sand: A Unique Green Initiative To Reduce Pollution

Sinni Naithani

The sand produced from recycled bottles is not just beneficial for the environment but is also useful for the construction industry.


15 April, 2019

Rarest Turtle Species In China On Verge Of Extinction

Outlook Web Bureau

The Yangtze giant softshell turtle is the largest freshwater turtle in the world, growing to 100 cm (39 inches) long, and weighing up to 100kg (220 pounds).


23 January, 2019

Pune: 12-Year-Old Designs Ship To Remove Plastic From Ocean, Save Marine Life

Outlook Web Bureau

Haaziq has been working with different people, organisations and forums to create public awareness for highlighting the hazards of ocean plastic pollution and measures to prevent it.


24 December, 2018

Delhi's Severe Air Pollution Prompts 3-Day Ban On Construction Activities

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee said the ban comes into force from Monday itself and it is sending letters to industries and construction authorities to immediately halt the activities.


14 November, 2018

Delhi Air Quality Remains Severe; Environment Body Lifts Ban On Trucks Entry

Outlook Web Bureau

Authorities said rains in some parts of the national capital have made the air heavier and increased pollution.


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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar rides a cycle along with ministers and MLAs, from the Chief Minister's residence to his office at the Civil Secretariat on the occasion of 'World Car-Free Day', in Chandigarh.

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly 76th session General Debate in UN General Assembly Hall at the United Nations...

Photo by AP/PTI

Students attend a class in a school after the Madhya Pradesh government allowed schools to reopen for 1st-5th classes after further ease in COVID-19 restrictions, in Jabalpur.

PTI Photo

Confiscated Rhinoceros horns being burnt in the presence of Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma to mark the World Rhinoceros Day, in Golaghat district.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at Dadar Railway Station in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
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