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Javadekar lists increased forest cover for better monitoring of industrial pollution among top achievements  May 27, 12:03 am
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the vital accomplishments of his ministry included increase in forest cover, better monitoring of industrial pollution and representation of the country's interest in COP Paris meet.
Javadekar lists increased forest cover, better monitoring of industrial pollution among top achievements  May 26, 5:41 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the vital accomplishments of his ministry include the increase in forest cover, better monitoring of industrial pollution and representation of the country's interest in COP Paris meet.
Air pollution may pose threat to your heart  May 25, 2:23 pm
Washington, D.C., May 25 (ANI): A new study has found that air pollution can worsen the blood sugar levels, cholesterol and other risk factors for heart disease.
AAP comes out with 'Yamuna Turnaround Plan'   May 24, 3:19 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): With pollution in Yamuna river affecting water supply in the national capital, the Delhi Government on Tuesday presented the 'Yamuna Turnaround Plan' to Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti to ensure that untreated water does not enter the river.
SC refuses to stay bailable warrant against CBCB chairman  May 20, 12:16 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay its order of issuing bailable warrant against Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) chairman Arun Kumar Mehta.
Centre committed to making Delhi pollution free, says Gadkari  May 18, 6:29 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Sharing his formula to create a pollution free environment in Delhi, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said Delhi is not being polluted only due to diesel vehicles, adding vehicle pollution contributes around 17 to 18 percent.
Centre determined to strengthen compliance regime on pollution: Javadekar  May 18, 5:28 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said the government has taken pollution seriously and is determined to strengthen compliance regime on pollution in the country.
U.S. embassy launches four-city workshop on combating air pollution in North India  May 17, 2:49 pm
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The United States embassy today launched a series of workshops on combating air pollution in North India.
Air Pollution could cause over 5 lakh premature deaths in India  May 13, 8:40 am
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Air pollution could lead to 570,000 premature deaths in India, according to a new report.
Thousands of dead fish found floating in Bengaluru's Ulsoor lake  May 11, 10:13 am
Bengaluru, May.11 (ANI): Thousands of dead fish surfaced in Bengaluru's popular Ulsoor Lake on Tuesday due to rising pollution levels in the lake.
AITP only for long distance purpose: SC on diesel vehicles  May 10, 5:35 pm
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Continuing the clamp down on diesel vehicles plying on Delhi roads to curb pollution, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said the All India Taxi Permit (AITP) would be given only if the applicant gives an undertaking that taxi will only be used for long distance purpose.
Even pollution can't make walking, cycling bad for you  May 5, 8:34 am
Washington D.C, May 5 (ANI): Seems like there is no more excuse left for not working out. A new study has found that the health benefits of cycling and walking outweigh the air pollution risk.
Blueair calls for 'Clean Air Zones' targeting high-polluting vehicles in India  May 4, 12:44 pm
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI-NewsVoir): Cities and towns in India should establish 'clean air zones' to target high-polluting vehicles to help ensure they do not enter city centers, says Blueair a global leader in mobile indoor air purifying technologies. The call by Blueair comes in response to the growing scientific evidence that car, truck and bus emissions are the biggest contributor to early deaths in cities.
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.