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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.
A team of engineers set to solve Mount Everest's 'poo problem' Apr 22, 2:51 pm
New York, April 22 (ANI): A team of engineers is set to rid Mount Everest of tones of poo that is creating environmental pollution and threatening to spread diseases on the world's highest mountain peak.
Obama urges world powers to strike 'groundbreaking' climate change deal before 'it's too late' Apr 19, 12:11 pm
Washington, April 19 (ANI): President Barack Obama has said that with the United States at the helm, the world must come together and reach a groundbreaking accord on climate change or the planet, as we know it, may cease to exist.
London, Apr 17 (ANI): At least 33 tonnes of dead fish have been removed over the past week from the shores of a Rio lagoon where Olympic rowing and canoeing events are due to take place in 2016, officials said on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr. 17 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday flagged off a cycle rally from Thiruvananthapuram to Kozhikode, which was aimed at spreading awareness about noise pollution.
Delhi Govt. sets target to plant 14 lakh saplings in 2015-16 Apr 14, 11:11 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 14 (ANI): The Delhi Government has set a target to plant 14 lakh saplings across the national capital during the year 2015-16. This move has come in the wake of rising pollution levels in the city and is part of the Aam Aadmi Party's action plan to make New Delhi 'green and clean'.
New Delhi, Apr. 12: Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Sunday said that just as the Aam Aadmi Party government was close to working out a solution to the rising pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal ordered banned the entry of diesel vehicles older than ten years in the city.
Centre to re-categorise industries based on pollution potential Apr 8, 10:37 am
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): The Central government will re-categorise industries into Red, Orange, and Green based on pollution potential in order to discourage more polluting industries.
CSE welcomes release of Air Quality Index Apr 6, 5:08 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 6 (ANI): The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Monday welcomed the release of much-awaited Air Quality Index (AQI), which will be used to inform the people about the daily air quality and to provide advisories on health consequences.
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): A new study has examined that air pollution levels are linked to a dangerous narrowing of neck arteries that occurs prior to strokes.
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