AIR POLLUTION

  • Delhi among the most polluted cities of the world 4 days ago

    According to a report Delhi has been ranked as most 'choked cities' of India. The effect of pollution can be directly seen in children, mostly newly born. The poisonous air of the cities is causing severe respiratory problems. ...
  • No measures to guard traffic personnel against toxic air despite high pollution levels April 18, 2015

    Despite high pollution levels in our cities there are hardly any measures to guard the traffic police personnel against the toxic air on the road. ...
  • Delhi resident shares ideas to improve air quality in homes, offices April 17, 2015

    With rising air pollution levels in Delhi a big concern for residents, a citizen journalist Kamal Meattle shares his ideas on how to improve air quality in homes and offices. ...
  • Cases of respiratory problems increasing in Chennai due to rising pollution levels April 15, 2015

    Chennai's air pollution levels appear to be moderate compared to cities like New Delhi and Bengaluru but health experts say that the number of people with respiratory problems has increased over the years. The Air Quality Index launched by Prime Minister shows that the sulphur dioxide levels in some parts...
  • NTPC Badarpur power plant a major contributor to Delhi's pollution April 14, 2015

    Sitting on the edge of the national capital - National Thermal Power Corporation's (NTPC) Badarpur power plant is one of the most polluting units in Delhi. While it generates electricity for the city, the plant has also been pumping a cocktail of toxic gases in the air threatening lives in...
  • Is the governmnent doing enough to combat air pollution? April 13, 2015

    The government is only concerned about making policies in relation to the pollution, only for the metropolitan cities which is a lacunae for the small cities, however NGT is playing the major role in the reformation. ...
  • National Green Tribunal halts ongoing construction in Noida April 7, 2015

    In a significant step to improve ambient air quality, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday halted ongoing construction in some areas of Noida in Uttar Pradesh. The Tribunal also directed crackdown on old diesel vehicles over 10 years old. ...
  • Status check: The impact of the toxic air pollution in Delhi March 2, 2015

    An experiment conducted by Centre for Science and Environment reveals the levels of pollution one is exposed to in the national capital on a daily basis. The findings of the pollution levels are at an all time high in open modes like the autos and cycle rickshaws. ...
  • Pollution in Delhi rakes up demand for air purifiers March 2, 2015

    Thanks to worsening air quality in India and specifically Delhi, sales of air purifiers have shot up. After American President Barack Obama's visit to Delhi, the city is being labelled as the world's pollution capital by researchers. Air purifiers are in demand ever since his visit, with now even many...
  • Ashamed that John Kerry had to point out about pollution in Delhi: CSE Director February 27, 2015

    Pollution in Delhi is thriving at an unacceptable level. A recent study claimed that each person loses an average of 3.2 years in life expectancy because of the toxins we breathe. "The government needs to monitor the air we breathe," said Sunita Narain, Director, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus advises not to burst crackers on Diwali October 24, 2014

    To curb the air pollution on Diwali, Cyrus Broacha urges his viewers to not burst crackers. ...
  • CJ Abid fights air pollution in kashmir town June 9, 2013

    In Khrew Kashmir, cement factories have turned a nightmare for the environment. These factories puff out toxic gases into air, thus threatening the ecology of the area. CJ Abid reports on how cement factories are polluting Kashmir. ...
  • Govt introduces new air quality norms to check pollution November 19, 2009

    The Government has revised the air quality norms after 15 years. ...
  • Diwali: Festival of lights or litter? | Who should clean up? November 10, 2007

    New Delhi: It's a day after Diwali and one can still smell the crackers in the air. It's strange how after spending thousands of rupees over the fleeting fun of power crackers, all we are left are with is pollution and huge hospital bills. ...