09 Feb 2016
New Delhi: 'Distressing' pollution levels in cities have 'breached' people's right to lead a healthy, happy and productive life, President Pranab Mukherjee said today.
09 Feb 2016
Berlin: The levels of traffic-related air pollution and air pollution-associated gases are linked to the formation of dark spots on the skin, a new study has found. The most pronounced changes were observed on the cheeks of Asian women over the age of 50, researchers said.
06 Feb 2016
Navsari: 37 people were killed and 24 injured, four of them seriously, when a state transport bus in which they were travelling plunged from a bridge into Purna river in Navsari district of South Gujarat yesterday, police said.
04 Feb 2016
Greater Noida: Uncertainty of regulations related to the automobile industry in India with regards to emissions norms and pollution control could create 'distrust' and make global investors stay away from investing further in the country, according to the country head of the world's largest car maker Toyota Motor Corporation.
29 Jan 2016
Agartala: Bangladesh is in favour of setting up of a joint basin management system for common rivers, a top diplomat said today, claiming water-sharing remains a 'sensitive' issue between the two countries despite their relations reaching a new height.
02 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Delhi people, who welcomed their New Year with the 'Odd Even' formula, may now share their views on whether the government should bring the air cleansing policy back to the city or not.
04 Dec 2015
Agra:In a novel protest to highlight the pollution in Yamuna river, the city activists rowed a boat in the 'dry' river. The activists lamented that despite tall promises, nothing had been done for one of the holiest Indian rivers, which remains highly polluted and dry for most part of the year.
15 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Pollutants in Delhi's air yesterday showed a marginal rise, a day after bonfires across the NCR region marked Lohri celebrations, even as foggy conditions continued to prevail. The average levels of Particulate Matter (PM) 2.5 and PM 10, extremely fine respirable particles, were 178 and 287 micrograms per cubic metre respectively.
18 Jan 2016
Patna: People in Patna are forced to inhale air containing Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM) much above the permissible limit, an environment body has said, urging the Bihar government to take immediate action to check the pollution.
09 Jan 2016
Beijing: The Chinese capital Beijing will shut down 2,500 polluting firms in 2016 in its latest environmental protection efforts to reduce pollution as the city continues to be engulfed by smog most part of the year.