Ships entering Indian waters subjected to environmental laws, says NGT
The judgement came on a plea filed by advocate Shibani Ghosh seeking directions to monitor the pollution caused by ships and vessels entering the Indian maritime coastal waters and submit a report to the NGT.
Unable to conceive a baby? Could be due to high pollution levels
High levels of air pollution can adversely affect ovarian reserve.
City needs an action plan to fight air pollution: Activists
Activists and planners said there is discrepancy in the data the monitors provide...
Living in a polluted city? Even low levels of smog can damage heart and lead to failure
Regular exposure to even low levels of air pollution may trigger heart-related problem, says a study.
United Kingdom set for war on nitrogen dioxide emissions
UK's Supreme Court has ordered that the new government make plans to tackle high levels of nitrogen dioxide in London and other cities.
National Pollution Prevention Day: Tips to protect children from the toxicity
Use durable, sustainable bags & keep them in your car so that you are never caught off guard.
Paediatric surgeon files an affidavit urging NGT not to stay diesel vehicle ban in NCR
Dr Sanjay Kulshrestha pleaded that 10 per cent ethanol blending be implemented to counter effects of diesel and petrol.
Beijing's notoriously poor air quality improving: officials
Public complaints about Beijing's smog doubled to 12,599 in the first five months of the year compared to last year.
Centre will fund 102 cities ₹10 crore each to clean up air
In addition to the existing measures across the country to reduce carbon emissions, cities reported with high pollution levels will receive additional funding.
Delhi's air quality drops to 'emergency' category first time since January; Schools shut till Nov 5
The blanket of haze over Delhi thickened on Friday morning with the national capital's pollution levels increasing overnight by around 50 points, taking the overall air quality index to 459. A Central Pollution Control Board official said the AQI entered the "severe plus" or "emergency" category late Thursday night, the first time since January this year.
Lessons for Delhi: How China cut PM2.5 emissions by 33% in 5 yrs
In 2013, it was estimated that the health loss due to PM2.5 pollution in the 74 leading cites in China was 4.2 lakh premature deaths.
Government says WHO report on pollution misleading, will release data to give 'whole picture'
Western countries focus more on India and some other countries and not themselves; key factors also missing from reports, says Javadekar.
Noise pollution, particulate matters exceed limit in Delhi
The Air Quality data for the period 2014-16 for Delhi and NCR does not show day-to-day continuous increase in the level of air pollution, the government said today.
India's sulphur dioxide emissions on the rise: Nasa
Researchers have drafted a map that depicts sulphur dioxide concentrations in 2011-12 and 2005, and the relative size of power plants in India.
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