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Middle East: New Sandstorm Sends Thousands To Hospitals, Flight Service Disrupted

Middle East: New Sandstorm Sends Thousands To Hospitals, Flight Service Disrupted

This storm was the latest in a series of unprecedented nearly back-to-back sandstorms this year that have bewildered residents and raised alarm among experts and officials, who blame climate change and poor governmental regulations.

24 May 2022
Air Pollution Linked To Deadly Heart Rhythm Disorder: Study

Air Pollution Linked To Deadly Heart Rhythm Disorder: Study

The research, which was presented last week at the scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) in Madrid, Spain suggests that people at...

23 May 2022

Supreme Court Penalises 2 Advocates For ‘Misadventure’, Imposes Rs 8 Lakh Fine

Supreme Court termed plea on traffic density, air pollution and emission norms as a ‘moot court competition’, while dismissing it.

Sustainable Vibes 

Sustainable Vibes 

Sustainability is the central theme at this year’s India Art fair, which returns as an on-ground event after a gap of two years  

20 April 2022

Mumbai Police's 'Sunday Street' Initiative Brings Residents On Roads To Fight Air Pollution

Mumbai police have launched a 'Sunday Street' initiative to keep some roads closed for vehicular movement for a few hours every weekend.

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17 March 2022
Vehicular Pollution: Delhi Plans 3rd-Party Audit Of 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' Campaign

Vehicular Pollution: Delhi Plans 3rd-Party Audit Of 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' Campaign

Under the campaign launched on October 16, 2020, to cut down vehicular pollution in the national capital, drivers are encouraged to switch off their vehicles...


16 March 2022
Sustainable Travel: 10 Car-Free Cities For Your Travel Bucketlist

Sustainable Travel: 10 Car-Free Cities For Your Travel Bucketlist

Tired of vehicular noise and pollution? This year, why not try visiting a city without cars, where people travel by boats or gondolas. Or cities where cars are...


10 March 2022
Max Temp Settles At 30 Deg C In Delhi, Strong Winds Likely On Friday

Max Temp Settles At 30 Deg C In Delhi, Strong Winds Likely On Friday

Thursday's minimum temperature was recorded at 16.8 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average. 


08 March 2022
Citizens’ Participation Must To Take Forward Efforts To Improve Air Quality: Union Minister

Citizens’ Participation Must To Take Forward Efforts To Improve Air Quality: Union Minister

At the two-day Interactive Dialogue Towards Clean Air, the Union minister of environment, forest and climate change, Bhupender Yadav, emphasised on the need...


01 March 2022
Deaths Linked To PM2.5 Pollution In India Increased By 2.5 Times In 2 Decades: Report

Deaths Linked To PM2.5 Pollution In India Increased By 2.5 Times In 2 Decades: Report

Poor air quality was the fourth leading risk factor for early death worldwide in 2019, surpassed only by high blood pressure, tobacco use and poor diet.


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25 February 2022
IIT-Delhi Startup Launches 'World's Smallest' Wearable Air Purifier

IIT-Delhi Startup Launches 'World's Smallest' Wearable Air Purifier

The product has been tested and certified by national and international labs for its safety and efficiency.


24 February 2022
Air Pollution May Increase Risk Of ADHD In Children: Study

Air Pollution May Increase Risk Of ADHD In Children: Study

The researchers led by Matilda van den Bosch, from Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), used data from 37,000 children in Vancouver, Canada.


19 February 2022
Send Applications To Obtain Consent To Establish, Operate By March 10: DPCC To Industries

Send Applications To Obtain Consent To Establish, Operate By March 10: DPCC To Industries

In the notice, it has said that no person without its prior consent shall establish or take steps to establish any industrial unit or disposal system thereof...


09 February 2022
UP Election 2022: People Want Parties To Focus On Climate Change, Air Pollution, Reveals Survey

UP Election 2022: People Want Parties To Focus On Climate Change, Air Pollution, Reveals Survey

According to a recent survey conducted in six cities across the poll-bound state, climate-related concerns are emerging as issues that could impact the...


31 January 2022
Nearly 100 Cities See Improved Air Quality As Govt Takes Steps To Check Pollution

Nearly 100 Cities See Improved Air Quality As Govt Takes Steps To Check Pollution

However, air pollution remains a major concern, with 36 cities showing an increasing trend in PM10 concentration in 2020-2021 as compared to 2019-2020, the...


29 January 2022
High Pollution Levels Impact Footfalls At Popular Commercial And Tourist Places In Delhi: Study

High Pollution Levels Impact Footfalls At Popular Commercial And Tourist Places In Delhi: Study

A new study shows how Delhi's popular shopping, commercial, and tourist hubs – Karol Bagh, Lodhi Gardens, and Connaught Place registered a dip from October...


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27 January 2022
MP Pollution Control Board's Fees For Various Permissions Slashed Up To 50 Per Cent

MP Pollution Control Board's Fees For Various Permissions Slashed Up To 50 Per Cent

A committee was also set up by the MPPCB to demonstrate its application software and remove the glitches, in any, Mukherjee added.


25 January 2022
Mumbai: AQI Touches 271, Air Quality 'Severe' In Some Parts Of City

Mumbai: AQI Touches 271, Air Quality 'Severe' In Some Parts Of City

According to an official, the Mazagaon air monitoring station recorded AQI 454, which is labelled as 'severe' category, while Deonar and Navy Nagar-Colaba...


22 January 2022
Number Of Good 'AQI' Days Dipped In Kerala's Kochi, Says CSE Study

Number Of Good 'AQI' Days Dipped In Kerala's Kochi, Says CSE Study

Analysis of days as per AQI categorisation showed that Kochi city has not been able to sustain the air quality gains of 2020.


02 January 2022
Delhi's Air Quality Recorded At 'Very Poor' Category On Sunday

Delhi's Air Quality Recorded At 'Very Poor' Category On Sunday

Delhiites woke up to a cold morning as the minimum temperature settled at 5 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal: IMD.


29 December 2021
Delhi: AQI Improves To ‘Poor’ Category; Shallow Fog Engulfs National Capital

Delhi: AQI Improves To ‘Poor’ Category; Shallow Fog Engulfs National Capital

Delhi’s air quality improved to ‘poor’ category on Wednesday as the air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 288, the Central Pollution Control Board...


28 December 2021
Delhi AQI Improves From ‘Severe’ To ‘Poor’; Slight Dip In Temperature

Delhi AQI Improves From ‘Severe’ To ‘Poor’; Slight Dip In Temperature

Delhi’s AQI (air quality index) after staying in the 'severe' category for six days, had improved to the 'poor' category on Monday, following rainfall.


20 December 2021
Delhi Schools Reopen After 'Pollution Break' But Omicron Scare Keeps Many Wary

Delhi Schools Reopen After 'Pollution Break' But Omicron Scare Keeps Many Wary

Several private schools reopened in Delhi after remaining shut due to pollution. However, a few schools plan to reopen on January 3, depending on the Omicron...


20 December 2021
Delhi Air Quality: CAQM Lifts Curbs On Construction Activities, Truck Entry

Delhi Air Quality: CAQM Lifts Curbs On Construction Activities, Truck Entry

Delhi air quality improvement has made CAQM (Commission for Air Quality Management) to lift restrictions on the construction and entry of heavy trucks in the...


19 December 2021
Experts Welcome Delhi Govt's Move To Deregister 10-Yr-Old Diesel Vehicles, Owners Call It Unfair

Experts Welcome Delhi Govt's Move To Deregister 10-Yr-Old Diesel Vehicles, Owners Call It Unfair

In compliance with the National Green Tribunal's directions, the Delhi government will deregister all diesel vehicles which will complete 10 years on January...


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