Keyword Results for   'pollution'  
Air pollutants put you at risk of numerous cancers  Apr 30, 12:24 pm
Washington D.C, Apr 30 (ANI): A team of researchers has linked long-term exposure to environmental pollutants to an increased risk of mortality from many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong population.
Beware! Pollution in your house can harm you  Apr 20, 9:42 am
Washington D.C., April 20 (ANI): In a recent study, researchers have highlighted the dangerous effects of indoor pollution on human health and have called for policies to ensure closer monitoring of air quality.
Odd-Even scheme: Gopal Rai silences critics, thanks Delhiites  Apr 19, 11:42 am
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): Attempting to silence the critics of the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government, Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday said the Odd-Even scheme has been a success so far, adding it is the most effective way to curb pollution in the national capital.
Hundreds of fish die of excessive water pollution in Moradabad  Apr 17, 10:22 pm
Moradabad, Apr. 17 (ANI): Hundreds of dead fish washed up on shores of Ramganga river in Moradabad district in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday due to excessive water pollution.
Second phase of Odd-Even scheme begins  Apr 15, 8:18 am
New Delhi, Apr.15 (ANI): The second phase of the Delhi Government's Odd-Even car rationing scheme, aimed at curbing alarming rise in the pollution levels in the national capital, begins today.
`On demand` public transport providers gearing up to make Odd-Even a success  Apr 14, 5:22 pm
New Delhi, April 14 (ANI): The Delhi Government's scheme to curb air pollution which was first implemented for 15 days from January 1 will be back in force from April 15-30th.
Odd-even scheme returns from April 15  Mar 21, 8:48 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): The Delhi Government has come up with the second phase of the odd-even scheme to be enforced from April 15-30 to check the pollution level in the city.
Pay fine by tomorrow or face action: NGT tells AOL  Mar 10, 5:48 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 10 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal on Thursday told Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living (AOL) foundation that it has time till Friday to deposit a fine of Rs. five crore, failing which the law will take its own course.
Closure notices slapped on 141 polluting units  Mar 7, 11:00 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 7 (ANI): The Centre has issued closure notices to 141 polluting units, especially those along the Ganga, for not installing pollution monitoring devices, and action is being initiated against the rest 403 industries.
Fish become victims of rising pollution level in Bengaluru's Ulsoor Lake  Mar 7, 1:43 pm
Bengaluru, Mar.7 (ANI): Thousands of dead fish washed ashore on Ulsoor Lake in the early hours of Monday in Karnataka's Bengaluru city which has been struggling to clean up its badly polluted lakes.
Here's how street lights give you sleepless nights  Mar 2, 5:16 pm
Washington D.C, Mar 2 (ANI): If you struggle falling asleep at night, then you may want to blame your well-lit neighborhood as a new study suggests light pollution may interfere with your sleep.
NGT issues notices to 13 cement companies for causing air pollution (Update)  Mar 1, 4:06 pm
New Delhi, March.1 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued notices to thirteen cement companies over gross violation of its orders, environmental norms and provisions of Motor Vehicles Act for causing air pollution.
NGT issues notices to 13 cement companies for causing air pollution  Mar 1, 3:01 pm
New Delhi, March.1 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued notices to thirteen cement companies over gross violation of its orders, environmental norms and provisions of Motor Vehicles Act for causing air pollution.
Time has come to give a little nudge to accelerate electric mobility, says SMEV  Feb 27, 4:03 pm
New Delhi, Feb.27 (ANI): "To reduce India's humungous fuel import dependency, as well as to tackle the menace of vehicular pollution in our cities, the government needs to galvanize the eco-system for E-vehicles in the country. The Union budget 2016-17 can be an ideal exercise in this direction and built upon the momentum over the previous budget", said Sohinder Gill, director of the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV).
One-Day Conference on 'Accelerating Development of Waste-to-Energy Projects in India'  Feb 25, 6:39 pm
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Rapid urbanization and industrialization over the recent decades has resulted in increased waste generation in Indian cities. The municipal solid waste (MSW) menace has now assumed alarming proportions, with the latest Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report indicating the discharge of 1,44,165 tonnes per day (TPD) in the country, and this is projected to go up to a whopping 2,65,834 TPD by 2017 (MNRE, GoI estimate).
Pollution not only worsens asthma, but also causes it  Feb 22, 8:44 am
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Air pollution plays a well-documented role in asthma and heart attacks and now, a new study shows that it not only worsens them, but also is their direct cause.
The air that is making you fat  Feb 20, 10:15 am
Washington D.C, Feb 20 (ANI): Depending on where you live, the air that is entering and leaving your lungs is either pushing you towards obesity or just helping you stay alive.
Supreme Court adjourns Delhi air pollution case to next week  Feb 18, 2:17 pm
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The Supreme Court of India today adjourned the hearing of the Delhi's air pollution case to next week.
Airports Authority of India organises cycle expedition for green and clean India  Feb 15, 5:20 pm
New Delhi, Feb.15 (ANI): Air pollution and green house gas emissions are posing severe challenges to our health.
Air pollution claims 5.5m lives annually, mainly in China, India  Feb 13, 4:43 pm
Washington D.C, Feb 13 (ANI): Taking a deadly toll on us, poor air quality claims 5.5 million lives worldwide annually, with more than half of the deaths occurring in two of the world's fastest growing economies, China and India.
Odd-Even: Delhi HC seeks response from LG, MHA  Feb 12, 12:46 pm
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday sought a response from Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and the Ministry of Home Affairs on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) which alleges that the government has 'maliciously misdirected themselves' to cut the number of vehicles on road instead of enforcing pollution control rules.
Govt. to focus on construction and demolition waste management rules by march: Prakash Javadekar  Feb 10, 5:05 pm
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): The Centre will come up with rules on construction and demolition waste management by next month as a solution to reduce air pollution caused by construction dust, union minister for environment, forest and climate change, Prakash Javadekar said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.
Traffic air pollution can develop facial Lentigines: Study  Feb 9, 2:19 pm
Washington D.C., Feb. 9(ANI): A new study has revealed a connection between the levels of traffic-related air pollution and air pollution-associated gases which result in the formation of dark spots on the skin, known as Lentigines.
Odd-Even good for curbing traffic, useless for controlling pollution: Vadra  Feb 8, 4:43 pm
Noida, Feb. 8 (ANI): Being critical towards the Odd-Even scheme by the Delhi Government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Monday said that the initiative had been successful towards curbing traffic but had failed in controlling or bringing down the level of pollution in the national capital.
Deonar fire: Congress councillors wear pollution masks in protest  Feb 3, 7:11 pm
Mumbai, Feb. 3 (ANI): The Congress councillors on Wednesday came for a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) budget meeting, wearing pollution masks in protest against the Deonar dumping ground fire leading to 'poor' and 'very poor' air quality and formation of thick blanket of fog.