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  • Delhi among the most polluted cities of the world 3 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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 13, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 13, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Future Rafale deals will also be under government to government, says Parrikar April 13, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to France negotiated with the government there to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition under a new deal. After meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris on April 11, Modi announced that IAF would get 36 Rafale jets. ...
  • 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. ...
  • NGT bans 10-year-old diesel vehicles: Is this the only way to lower Delhi's pollution levels? April 8, 2015

    Two days after the launch of the Air Quality Index, the National Green Tribunal has banned all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old in Delhi. ...
  • India conducts the biggest evacuations of its nationals from Yemen April 8, 2015

    India has conducted the biggest evacuations of its nationals from Yemen. The Military's efforts in operation 'Rahat' was acknowledged not just by the evacuees but also by rest of the world. ...
  • National Green Tribunal bans all diesel vehicles older than 10 years in Delhi April 8, 2015

    Two days after the launch of the Air Quality Index, the National Green Tribunal has banned all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old in Delhi. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Indian Air Force releases video of Indians rescued April 6, 2015

    The Indian Air Force on Monday released a video of Indians being rescued from war stricken Yemen. The sources said the number of Indians across Yemen was around 5,000 out of which 1,000 were women married to Yemeni nationals. The number of Indians in Sana'a would be around 3,000 while...
  • India sends plane to airlift citizens from war-torn Yemen March 30, 2015

    Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife-torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country. ...
  • Air Canada plane leaves runway, 23 injured March 30, 2015

    Air Canada officials said they will cooperate with authorities to find out why a jet carrying 133 passengers and five crew members left the runway as it tried to land on Sunday. ...
  • Germanwings co-pilot intentionally crashed the plane: Officials March 26, 2015

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. The statement came after the New York Times reported that "black box" recordings showed one of the...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 26, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Germanwings co-pilot wilfully crashed jetliner, says French prosecutor March 26, 2015

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. ...
  • Importance of people is only realised after they are dead: Maneck Dalal March 18, 2015

    Former Air India executive Maneck Dalal in an interview with CNN-IBN talks about his meeting with Mahatama Gandhi and JD Tata. ...
  • No evidence of illegal payment made to ex-IAF officer Nayyar in VVIP chopper deal: Ajai Shukla March 16, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Business Standard columnist on strategic affairs, Defence & Diplomacy, Ajai Shukla said that there is no evidence at all that an illegal of payment made to (Retd) IAF Officer Gautam Nayyar. Two former Indian Air Force officers received favours from middleman Christain Michel in the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 10, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 10, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Lok Sabha passes Land Acquisition Bill March 10, 2015

    The contentious Land Acquisition Bill passed the Lok Sabha test on Tuesday after the government carried out nine amendments to it and persuaded most of its allies to support, setting the stage for its consideration in Rajya Sabha where the numbers are loaded against the government. ...
  • 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). ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 11, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 11, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Nitish Kumar wants floor test, knocks President's door February 11, 2015

    Amid political standoff in Bihar, former chief minister Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar on Wednesday evening met President Pranab Mukherjee to convey the support of 130 MLAs and urged him to advise the state Governor to take an immediate decision claiming that any delay will pollute the atmosphere in...