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.

Beware! 7 am - Peak pollution levels for four Indian cities, including Delhi

Beware! 7 am - Peak pollution levels for four Indian cities, including Delhi

Mornings were the worst time, with PM 2.5 levels reaching as high as 108.16 µg/m3 at 7 am in Delhi.

Fire at Bhalswa dumpyard in Delhi - Watch

Fire at Bhalswa dumpyard in Delhi - Watch

Recently, Mumbai was choked by smoke that spread from the fire at the Deonar dumping ground.

Is your house harming you? Beware of indoor pollution!

Considering the dangerous effects of indoor pollution on human health, in a recent study, researchers have called for policies to ensure closer monitoring of air quality.

Odd-even scheme: After Arvind Kejriwal's warning, Uber, Ola temporarily suspend fare surge

Odd-even scheme: After Arvind Kejriwal's warning, Uber, Ola temporarily suspend fare surge

Uber cab service said that they were temporarily suspending surge with immediate effect.

Delhi odd-even scheme: PM10, PM2.5 concentrations rose on Day 1, says TERI

Delhi odd-even scheme: PM10, PM2.5 concentrations rose on Day 1, says TERI

The concentrations are 1.6-3.6 times above the standard of PM2.5, the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said.

Scientists create power-efficient graphene sensor to detect pollution

Scientists create power-efficient graphene sensor to detect pollution

 Scientists have created a graphene-based sensor and switch that can detect harmful air pollution in the home with very low power consumption.

Odd-even scheme every month if second phase a success: Arvind Kejriwal

Odd-even scheme every month if second phase a success: Arvind Kejriwal

The odd-even vehicle scheme could be enforced for a fortnight every month in the national capital if the second phase beginning from April 15 is also a success, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday.

Rare praise? When Arvind Kejriwal thanked Nitin Gadkari for support - Know why

Rare praise? When Arvind Kejriwal thanked Nitin Gadkari for support - Know why

More or less, it's a rare praise as most of the time, AAP and BJP leaders remain at loggerheads with each other.

Odd-even successful; pollution came down by 13%, claims Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Odd-even successful; pollution came down by 13%, claims Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing a programme on odd-even scheme on Wednesday thanked Delhiites for making the scheme a success.

3D printing to soon tackle pollution

Led by chemistry professor Matthew Hartings from American University, the researchers demonstrated how to use commercial 3D printers to create a structure with active chemistry.

'Transformed' Chambal dacoits join fight against deforestation

'Transformed' Chambal dacoits join fight against deforestation

Turning over a new leaf, former Chambal dacoits have come ahead in full support in the fight against deforestation and contribute in efforts towards saving the environment.

NGT asks Art of Living Foundation to pay Rs 100 crore for Yamuna damage

NGT asks Art of Living Foundation to pay Rs 100 crore for Yamuna damage

The Yamuna river is a sacred water body and has always been in the news for the way it's being polluted. Conscious efforts by various NGO's, till date, are being made to keep it clean.  

DU to study how pollution affects birds’ sound

DU to study how pollution affects birds’ sound

Delhi is only second to Kenya with a rich diversity of birds despite having high levels of noise pollution.

'Hairy Nose' fights China's air pollution with humor – Watch video!

'Hairy Nose' fights China's air pollution with humor – Watch video!

The short film shows how lengthy nose hair has evolved to filter the smog as people go about their daily lives. 

Particulate matter exposure in India higher than in China

Particulate matter exposure in India higher than in China

In 2015, India particulate mater pollution stands higher than of China's, after increasing at an average rate of two percent over the past decade.

Odd-even scheme to be back in Delhi; CM Arvind Kejriwal to announce dates today

Odd-even scheme to be back in Delhi; CM Arvind Kejriwal to announce dates today

According to reports, the second phase is likely to be introduced in April as school examinations will be underway in March.

Odd-even formula is useless for controlling pollution, says Robert Vadra

Odd-even formula is useless for controlling pollution, says Robert Vadra

Being critical towards the Odd-Even scheme by the Delhi Government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Monday said that the initiative had been successful towards curbing traffic but had failed in controlling or bringing down the level of pollution in the national capital.

Ranchi: Central Coalfields Limited workers ride bicycles to curb pollution

Workers from a company called CCL made their minds up to ride bicycles to their office in order to put a curb on Air Pollution. This formula is lot better that what Arvind Kejriwal introduced and called the "Odd-Even Formula".

Less polluted nations most vulnerable to climate change

Less polluted nations most vulnerable to climate change

The majority of the most vulnerable countries are African and small island nations like Maldives, Mauritius, Fiji and Antigua and Barbuda.