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India accounts for 75% of air pollution casualties in South East Asian Region: WHO

The WHO report released Tuesday said air pollution is killing nearly 8,00,000 people a year in the South East Asian Region with India alone accounting for at least 75% of the casualties caused by cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer.

NGT summons Delhi Environment Secretary over dirty water issue

NGT summons Delhi Environment Secretary over dirty water issue

The National Green Tribunal has taken exception to non-submission of status report on quality of water supplied to households in the national capital by the Delhi government despite repeated directions.

No political appointments in pollution control boards: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed all the states and union territories to review the post of Chairman and Member Secretary in their respective pollution control boards within three months.

Cloth masks poor at protecting you against air pollution

 Wearing inexpensive cloth masks in the hope of reducing exposure to air pollution may be of only a little benefit and give you a false sense of security, especially in highly polluted areas, new research suggests.

Hum Kya Maange – Azadi!

For Bhola Sah, the upcoming August 15 is the day when he will be spending the whole day with his two children and take them around Delhi. But he insists that it does not mean that Independence Day means just a holiday for him.

NGT orders de-registration of diesel vehicle older than 15 years

NGT orders de-registration of diesel vehicle older than 15 years

In a major move to curb pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday ordered de-registering of diesel vehicles older than 15 years.

Government mulling law to punish those polluting Ganga, says Uma Bharti

Government mulling law to punish those polluting Ganga, says Uma Bharti

The government will soon bring forth a legislation to punish those who pollute the Ganga river, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti said on Monday.

Government mulling law to punish those polluting Ganga

There are 764 industries on the banks of Ganga which are polluting it. We have taken action against some, and our government is committee to taking most stringent action.

Nasal allergy: Symptoms you shouldn't ignore and how to prevent it! (Watch)

Allergies can't be cured permanently, but treatment may help. If symptoms are not treated early, they can actually get worse over time.

Great Smog of 1952 still affects of lives of many Londoners

The researchers studied how London's Great Smog affected early childhood health and the long-term health consequences. 

NASA probe to explore global atmosphere over oceans

The Atmospheric Tomography, or ATom, is the first to survey the atmosphere over the oceans, the US space agency said in a statement.

Air pollution interacts with bees' ability to forage: Study

Air pollution interacts with bees' ability to forage: Study

A new study revealed that air pollution hampers with bees' ability to forage.

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Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

Car buyers seem to have begun lapping up petrol variants in a big way with the diesel vehicles facing wrath of the courts on pollution concerns, prompting automakers to recalibrate their production strategy.

NGT gives 3 weeks time to states to provide information on pollution levels

NGT gives 3 weeks time to states to provide information on pollution levels

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday gave three weeks time to all states to provide information on the pollution levels in the worst affected cities in their respective states.

NGT raps states on pollution, warns of action against chief  secretaries

NGT raps states on pollution, warns of action against chief secretaries

On December 18 last year, the tribunal had refused to vacate its order banning registration of new diesel-run vehicles, saying it won't interfere with the Supreme Court order which has taken a similar stand.

Delhi no longer most polluted city; Gwalior, Allahabad top the chart in India

Delhi no longer most polluted city; Gwalior, Allahabad top the chart in India

The national capital was ranked ninth worst city in the survey, with an annual average PM 2.5 measurement of 122.

Pollution: Parliamentary panel pulls up Environ Ministry for poor performance

Pollution: Parliamentary panel pulls up Environ Ministry for poor performance

The committee chaired by Ashwani Kumar said that whether it was air, water or noise pollution, it has gone beyond permissible limits during the last few years and has serious consequences for health and well-being of the citizens.

Next Odd-Even phase only after public consultation: Satyendar ​Jain

The Delhi government will consult people on the Odd-Even scheme and take into account the experiences of the first two phases before announcing the next round of the traffic rationing measure, PWD Minister Satyendar Jain said on Monday.

Cleaning Ganga is atoning for previous governments' crimes: Uma Bharti

Cleaning Ganga is atoning for previous governments' crimes: Uma Bharti

Taking a jibe at the Congress over pollution of the river Ganga, Union Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday said cleaning of the holy river is atoning for the "crimes" commited by previous governments in the last 70 years.