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  • India revises air quality norms after 15 years October 2, 2010

    New Delhi: With pollution levels rising across the country, India on Wednesday revised the national ambient air quality standards after 15 years, bringing about uniform standards for residential and industrial areas. "We have notified the ambient air quality standards in India which is equivalent to the European level and exceeds the...
  • Delhi curtails pollution during Diwali; Mumbai noisier September 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), on Sunday, released figures of how fire-cracker triggered pollution has affected the air we breathe post Diwali. Firecrackers burst during Diwali celebrations are major contributors to air pollution and sound pollution. Director, CPCB, Dr Santosh D Makhijani said, "Of the nine locations...