Keyword Results for   'pollution'  
Traffic pollution can harm lungs of babies in womb  Oct 21, 1:07 pm
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has found that exposure to pollution, especially during the second trimester of pregnancy, could harm a child's lungs.
Heavily polluted India launches national air quality index  Oct 18, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): India has launched a new air quality index to help citizens understand complex pollution data and its implications for their health, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.
Cardiac arrest rates 'elevates' with daily high pollution levels   Oct 12, 12:18 pm
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that cardiac arrest rates are higher a few days after increased levels of several air pollutants.
Pollution level in China reaches 'orange' level as thick smog blankets Beijing   Oct 11, 6:16 pm
Beijing, Oct 11 (ANI): China's capital Beijing was blanketed by thick smog on Thursday, putting the city on a higher air pollution alert from yellow to orange and forcing its dirtiest factories to cut fumes by 30 percent.
Siliguri Municipal Corporation takes steps to prevent river pollution due to idol immersion  Oct 5, 12:47 pm
Siliguri (West Bengal), Oct. 5 (ANI): The Siliguri Municipal Corporation has taken several steps this time to save the Mahananda river from pollution due to the immersion of goddess Durga's idols. Several idols are immersed in rivers on the eve of Dussehra after the nine-day long Durga Puja comes to an end, which ends up choking the rivers.
Air pollution behind decline in monsoon rains  Oct 2, 2:42 pm
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study has shown that it maybe human induced air pollution that has caused a decline in the annual monsoon rainfall over the past 50 years.
Traffic pollution can make older people fat   Sep 15, 12:16 pm
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): A new study has recently associated the increased levels of obesity-related hormone leptin, among older adults, with the higher exposure to traffic related air pollution.
Kids living in megacities likelier to risk brain damage from air pollution  Sep 11, 2:21 pm
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): A new study has recently revealed that kids living in megacities are more prone to brain damage from air pollution.
India's ozone pollution destroys crops enough to feed 94 M people annually  Sep 5, 10:53 am
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that India's ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country's major crops, causing losses of more than a billion dollars and destroying enough food to feed 94 millions of people living below the poverty line.
3 bln people worldwide at risk of ill health, early death due to household air pollution: Lancet   Sep 3, 11:16 am
Washington, Sep 03 (ANI): A new research has revealed that household air pollution, sourced by the use of plant-based or coal fuel for cooking, heating, and lightingaround, could cause 3 million people to suffer from health risks and early death worldwide.
Supreme Court sets Centre two weeks time for Ganga clean-up roadmap  Aug 14, 11:42 am
New Delhi, Aug. 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court has given the Centre a fortnight to come up with a road-map to make the River Ganga pollution free.
Tracking pollution in space may help in finding aliens  Jul 25, 6:52 pm
Washington, July 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that that we could spot the fingerprints of certain pollutants under ideal conditions, which would offer a new approach in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).
China's top court to set up environment tribunal  Jun 28, 2:16 pm
Beijing, June 28 (ANI): In an attempt to curb environmental pollution, China's Supreme People's Court is likely to set up an environment and resources tribunal.
Air pollution may cause autism, schizophrenia  Jun 6, 1:03 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that exposure to air pollution early in life makes people highly prone to autism and schizophrenia.
Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung plants trees on World Environment Day  Jun 5, 8:49 pm
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): On the occasion of World Environment Day Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung visited the Garhi Mandu Forest and planted a Jamun tree sapling near waterbody as part of the plantation drive and urged others present to plant trees to reduce the level of air pollution and improve aesthetics.
Air pollution associated with irregular heartbeat and lung blood clots  Jun 5, 11:17 am
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A new study has linked air pollution to irregular heartbeat and lung blood clots.
Obama to fight carbon pollution emitting from coal plants in US  Jun 2, 11:45 am
Washington, June 2 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly decided to slash carbon pollution emitting from coal plants across the US.
Olive oil supplements can protect you against health problems due to air pollution  May 20, 10:10 am
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that taking olive oil supplements may counteract some of the adverse cardiovascular effects of exposure to air pollution.
Delhi LG Najeeb Jung sets up committee to recommend ways to reduce pollution  May 13, 4:22 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday constituted a high powered committee to look into ways to reduce pollution levels in the city.
WHO report claims New Delhi has world's worst air pollution  May 10, 12:59 pm
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): A World Health Organisation (WHO) study ranks New Delhi as the world's worst city for air pollution, with an annual average of 153 micrograms of small particulates, known as PM 2.5, per cubic metre.
Improving air quality in NYC could boost kids' future earnings by raising their IQ  May 9, 10:07 am
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers have said that reducing air pollution in New York City would result in substantial economic gains for children as a result of increasing their IQs.
New Delhi has dirtiest air among 1600 cities: WHO  May 8, 11:06 am
Sydney, May 8 (ANI): World Health Organisation has revealed that New Delhi is the most polluted city in the world.
People in Kashmir demand restoration of Jhelum   May 3, 2:22 pm
Srinagar, (Jammu and Kashmir), May 3 (ANI): The people of Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir demanded the conservation of the river Jhelum to save the world famous heritage water body and make it pollution free.
How much our food choices affect climate change and nitrogen pollution  Apr 28, 10:59 am
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new report has quantified for the first time how much our food choices affect pollutant nitrogen emissions, climate change and land-use across Europe.
Asian air pollution affecting Northern Hemisphere's weather patterns  Apr 15, 4:19 pm
London, April 15 (ANI): Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is generating sweeping impact on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, it has been revealed.