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Trucks entering Delhi to pay environmental tax, says NGT Oct 7, 11:06 pm
New Delhi, Oct.7 (ANI): Acting tough to curb pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed all commercial vehicles, including trucks, entering Delhi to pay environmental compensation charge in addition to the toll tax.
Take the road less traveled to avoid pollution exposure Sep 28, 12:11 pm
Washington D.C, Sept 28 (ANI): You may want to take quieter routes to work as a new study suggests that doing so can help you avoid peaks in air pollution.
Washington D.C, Sept. 16 (ANI): You may want to start caring about the air you breathe, as a new study has linked air pollution to increased deaths from heart disease.
Vadodara, Sept.10 (ANI): In a bid to prevent pollution of rivers, a group of youngsters here have made an eco-friendly idol of Ganesha ahead of the much celebrated Ganesha Chaturthi festival on September 17.
In wake of rising air pollution, NGT orders roadside mixing plants to be closed (Update) Aug 31, 3:57 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 31 (ANI): In wake of rising air pollution in Delhi-NCR, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday ordered all roadside mixing plants to be closed immediately.
New Delhi, Aug.31 (ANI): In wake of rising air pollution in Delhi-NCR, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday has ordered all roadside mixing plants should be closed immediately.
Washington D.C., Aug 26 (ANI): A 415-million-year-old malformed fossil plankton has revealed that heavy metal pollution might have contributed to some of the world's largest extinction events.
Shocking levels of pollution in Naini Lake revealed Aug 22, 6:32 pm
Nainital (Uttarakhand), Aug.22 (ANI): At least five truckloads of garbage was recently removed from Naini Lake, a popular tourist spot in Uttarakhand.
'Stem cells' could help to study pollution effects on humans Aug 11, 3:40 pm
Washington DC, Aug 11 (ANI): Researchers claim that embryonic stem cells can help in studying the effects of pollution on human health.
IOC boss admits Rio 2016 Olympics face 'pollution challenges' Jul 29, 10:34 pm
London, July 29 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee president has admitted that organizers of the next year's Rio Games face serious challenges over cleaning up the polluted bay where the sailing events are scheduled to be held.
Uma Bharti launches mobile app to aid Clean Ganga Mission Jun 24, 10:49 am
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has launched the 'Bhuvan Ganga Mobile Application' to enable the public to collect and report information on various pollution sources that affect the water quality of the river.
Manmade pollution could be 400,000 yrs old Jun 18, 10:44 am
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Man could have started polluting around 400,000 years ago, suggests a new study.
Delhi's clean air challenge Jun 16, 3:18 pm
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): It is good that deadly air pollution in Delhi has become national headline. But it is bad that we are failing to deal with it and find answers that are commensurate with the scale of the problem. It is time to understand what we have done and the actions we need to take urgently and decisively.
'Polluted air' can reduce white matter in our brains Jun 16, 9:33 am
Washington, June 16 (ANI): In a new study, scientist have claimed that air pollution could cut down the white matter in our brains.
Washington, Jun 7 (ANI): A new study has linked air pollution below EPA standards with higher death rates.
Delhi Govt. introduces mechanical road sweepers Jun 4, 9:11 pm
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): The Delhi Government introduced mechanical road sweepers in the national capital to effectively control air pollution and keep the city clean.
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): No one, including the chief minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, can claim safety from the deadly ozone pollution bedevilling national capital New Delhi, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has said in an analysis.
Expert suggests measure to reduce air toxicity over Delhi Jun 3, 6:31 pm
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), June 3 (ANI): Dr. B. Sengupta, an environmental scientist and former member secretary of the Central Pollution Control Board on Wednesday enumerated factors that cause pollution in the air and suggested measures to reduce the toxic elements in the air for enabling fresh and cleaner environment in Delhi/NCR.
'Breastfeeding' helps shield babies from pollution May 24, 2:30 pm
Washington, May 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that breastfeeding may lessen the negative impact of some environmental pollutants common to high-traffic areas.
Pollution discolouring Taj Mahal, say ASI officials May 15, 9:53 pm
Agra (Uttar Pradesh), May 15 (ANI): Centuries of pollution is slowly turning the Taj Mahal yellow despite continuing government efforts to save the historic monument in northern India, officials of the Archeological Survey have said.
Allergies? You may want to blame childhood pollution exposure May 10, 3:27 pm
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A per a new study, exposure to outdoor air pollution during the first year of life increases the risk of developing allergies to food, mould, pets and pests.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The Delhi government on Sunday directed all automobile dealers across the national capital to set up pollution checking centres at their workshops, in a bid to keep a check on the vehicular emission in the city.
Air pollution triggers asthma in urban India, warn experts May 4, 11:16 am
Kochi, May 4 (ANI): Higher levels of air pollution in urban India poses a threat to a large population of adults and children, exposing them to pulmonary diseases, like asthma, medical experts have warned ahead of World Asthma Day, which is observed on May 5.
Exposure to air pollution for long could damage your brain Apr 24, 10:58 am
Washington, April 24 (ANI): If you are a middle aged or older, and are exposed to polluted air longer durations, you may be at risk of damaging your brain.
Iconic Lotus Temple turning yellow due to pollution Apr 24, 3:00 am
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Activists on Thursday said that the pollution in the national capital's air is corroding the iconic Lotus temple made of pristine white marble.
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