SC allows construction in daytime in Delhi-NCR
The order came after the Central Pollution Control Board recommended that the ban be eased as the air quality levels had shown some improvement. The air quality level is no longer “severe” and is now instead in the “poor” category, the CPCB affidavit said.
Mission 80-80-80: A five-step roadmap for cutting pollution
Data shows one out of every two Indians breathes air that does not meet air quali...
Love Is In The Air: Celebrities Who Tied The Knot In 2019
From Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas's impromptu Vegas wedding to Rafael Nadal and Mari...
Bad air can serve a good purpose
Fake pollution cannot cut it; only the real thing can drive home the message.
India's fight against pollution could come with an unintended consequence
Govt-mandated pollution control devices for coal-fired power plants could also boost carbon dioxide emissions.
Chilean Air Force says Antarctica-bound plane missing with 38 on board
The Hercules C130 aircraft took off at 4:55 p.m. (1955 GMT) from the southern city of Punta Arenas and operators lost contact with it shortly after 6:00 p.m.
Mobilising workforce a challenge as developers set to resume construction work
The commercial real estate industry in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) was facing a loss of about Rs 1 crore a day owing to the Supreme Court mandated construction ban in the wake of the hazardous increase in air pollution.
Measuring pollution: How government is ramping up air quality monitoring stations according to Indian standards
Most solutions to battle pollution are imported from foreign shores. Instruments for both measuring and monitoring air quality and cleaning it up is calibrated mostly to European standards. The government of India is ramping up its network of air quality monitoring stations like never before to be able to correctly assess the levels of pollution across states.
VA Tech Wabag, Ion Exchange rally over 15% after NGT grim report on water pollution
Va Tech Wabag is a multinational player in the water treatment industry.
Air quality in national capital remains in 'very poor' category
In the National Capital Region, Ghaziabad performed worst as its air quality index recorded 404. The air quality in Greater Noida, Gurgaon and Noida was 377, 341 and 390, respectively.
Travel portal HappyEasyGo raises Rs 350 crore
The company, promoted by Boris Zha, a Singaporean national, raised the funds from Korea Investment Partners (KIP), SamsungVenture Investment Corporation (SVIC), UOB Venture, 10 Fund, CVCapital, Zero2IPO Ventures and M&S Partners among others.
Pollution concerns in India not skin-deep
Anti-pollution facewashes, toners and face cleansers from brands such as Pond’s, Amway and Lotus have grown 25-30% this year compared with fairness products, which are growing at 8-10%, albeit on a larger base. The country’s top fairness creams include Fair & Lovely, Lotus Whiteglow, Nivea Natural Fairness and Garnier White Complete.
No Indian study to show pollution shortens life: Javadekar; draws flak from environment experts
Earlier in the day, while responding to a query in the Lok Sabha, Javadekar said no Indian study has shown any correlation between pollution and shortening of lifespan. "Let us not create a fear psychosis among people," the minister told the House. Several studies conducted by renowned think tanks and they have blamed pollution for causing deaths in the country.
In a first, DGCA Certifies Boeing’s Singapore Training Facility for Dreamliner Planes
The official said the clearance would help full service carrier Vistara in inducting Boeing 787 planes early next year since there is only one such facility in India which does not have spare capacity. Approval has been accorded to Boeing training facility in Singapore for 787 type of aircraft.
Pensacola City experiences cyberattack; no link to shooting
The FBI said Monday it has found no signs of any link between a cyberattack on computer systems of a Florida Panhandle city and last week's ...
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