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Badarpur power plant shut as air turns toxic

The plan came into force even as Delhi already encountered 9 days of ‘poor’ air quality in the first two weeks of October.

16 Oct 2018 1:51 AM

Air poor, emergency plan kicks in

On Sunday, the air quality improved a bit from Saturday as the average Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 204, as against Saturday’s 246.

15 Oct 2018 2:05 AM

Delhi air quality above hazardous levels, haze envelopes Mumbai

Air Quality Index in Delhi on Saturday is 699 which is much higher than 'severe' level. Mumbai continues to have haze cover the skyline.

13 Oct 2018 1:43 PM

41 teams to check pollution violations

Officials said this is the first time that the teams were fanned in the NCR regions too. Earlier, they used to be deployed only in Delhi.

12 Oct 2018 2:21 AM

Nasa photos show pollution in city, India to worsen this winter

Sharp jump in crop residue burning in Punjab, Haryana in last 10 days.

12 Oct 2018 2:14 AM


Air pollution harms your kidneys, too

The harmful toxins in polluted air increases the risk of developing chronic kidney disease and are now being considered as a major risk factor.

08 Oct 2018 12:20 AM

Paris bans cars on first Sunday of every month to improve air quality

The capital of France, which already holds an annual car-free day, is the most polluted city in Western Europe.

04 Oct 2018 5:36 PM

Tracking indoor air quality can help mitigate home pollution

Researchers conducted study to determine if homeowners change way of living if they could visualise microscopic air pollutants in homes.

04 Oct 2018 2:43 PM

BMC still in mess over city’s garbage

The civic body’s efforts to find alternate dump sites outside the city have also failed to materialise so far.

02 Oct 2018 1:45 AM

Even low levels of traffic pollution tied to heart damage

Medications can help strengthen the heart and minimize fluid build-up in the body.

28 Sep 2018 12:34 PM


Ensure compliance of dust norms or face action, warns mantri

“No construction material should be kept in the open and regular sprinkling of water at all construction sites must be done.

27 Sep 2018 1:55 AM

Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia: study

Worldwide, about seven percent of people over 65 suffer from Alzheimer's or some form of dementia.

19 Sep 2018 4:30 PM

Even low levels of traffic pollution tied to heart damage

Air pollution has long been linked to increased risk of heart ailments, yet less is known about how they alter structure, function of heart.

17 Sep 2018 9:11 AM

‘Air pollution is key risk factor for lung disease’

Disability adjusted life years or DALYs are years of healthy life lost to premature death and suffering.

13 Sep 2018 1:22 AM

5 lakh trees planted in mega drive to curb pollution

The chief minister expressed happiness saying that the fight against the air pollution had taken shape of a festive occasion.

09 Sep 2018 1:10 AM


Oz to Prosecute Adani Group for Pollution

Analysts, however, are sceptical about the Adani Group’s defeat.

08 Sep 2018 2:06 AM

Govt offers sops to factories, eateries for using green fuel

The Cabinet also granted an approval to provide subsidy up to Rs 1 lakh to the industries that switch to the Piped Natural Gas (PNG).

05 Sep 2018 12:53 AM

2-wheelers main cause of vehicular pollution in city

To top this, most of these vehicles are found to be using less eco-friendly fuel, such as LPG and CNG.

01 Sep 2018 1:34 AM

Thane, Mumbai top air pollution

Aurangabad had the highest number of one star industries, in sugar, pharmaceuticals, paper and metal sectors.

29 Aug 2018 2:15 AM

51,837 industries in city under green panel’s lens

NGT seeks report on issue within 2 months.

27 Aug 2018 12:35 AM