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Toxic effects post-wildfires are more harmful than the calamity itself

Scientists have studied wildfires for decades learning much about the impact on air, soil and nearby ecosystems in the urban communities.

13 Mar 2019 6:14 PM

#Trashtag challenge 2019: A revolutionary step to a non- polluted world

New social media trending challenge for a better world.

12 Mar 2019 6:32 PM

7 out of top 10 most polluted cities are in India; Gurgaon the worst: Study

According to a new study, Gurugram which is located in India’s capital New Delhi, was the most polluted city in the world.

05 Mar 2019 11:16 AM

Kent Magic Hepa Pure car air purifier review: Helps keep your car air clean

Air purifier inside the car can promise better air quality whilst you are driving on a polluted road.

26 Jan 2019 4:09 PM

India 4th highest emitter of carbon dioxide, says study

Top emitters in 2017, which covered 58 pc of global emissions, were China, US, European Union and India.

07 Dec 2018 2:01 PM


Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

Smog kills more than one million Indians every year and Delhi has worst air of any major city on planet, World Health Organization says.

05 Nov 2018 10:10 AM

Delhi air quality turns ‘severe’; pollution may rise ‘faster’ now: Official

The overall AQI was 401, falling in 'severe' category, the highest this season, Central Pollution Control Board said.

30 Oct 2018 5:22 PM

The enemy within

Foul air is not just an outdoor scourge. It has seeped into many Indian homes. Can high tech help us breathe easy?

29 Oct 2018 11:27 AM

India’s air quality sinks to worst category possible, people advised to wear masks

Most recent air pollution data from World Health Organisation released said India was one of the world's 10 most polluted countries.

29 Oct 2018 8:59 AM

Delhi records worst air quality of season as thick haze engulfs city

The overall Air Quality Index of the national capital was recorded at 381 which falls in the very poor category

28 Oct 2018 1:44 PM


Delhi holds breath as burning farms herald pollution season

Every November, air pollution in north India reaches high levels, forcing schools shut and filling hospital wards with patients.

21 Oct 2018 9:14 AM

More urban Indians want to escape pollution during festivals

Owing to the increasing pollution levels in metro cities, during the festive season, more and more people are planning 'green getaways'.

14 Oct 2018 12:59 PM

Even low levels of traffic pollution tied to heart damage

Medications can help strengthen the heart and minimize fluid build-up in the body.

28 Sep 2018 12:34 PM

Study shows carbon from polluted air is reaching placenta

Evidence of tiny particles of carbon, typically created by burning fossil fuels, has been found in placentas for the first time.

17 Sep 2018 9:03 AM

Will have ethanol industry worth 1 lakh crore in 5-7 years: Gadkari

Terming pollution "India's biggest problem", Gadkari said that Ethanol-based fuel will help tackle pollution.

07 Sep 2018 12:13 PM


Here's how genetics, pollution severe asthma symptoms

Researchers also found that asthma patients that lack this genetic profile do not have the same sensitivity to traffic pollution.

03 Sep 2018 6:08 PM

Crop waste use in power plants can cut pollution

Research advocates increase in LPG use in NCR by 75 % by 2025.

23 Aug 2018 5:37 AM

Centre opposes complete ban on sale of crackers during Diwali in top court

However, the Centre suggested that certain conditions can be imposed on the manufacture and sale of high-decibel level crackers.

21 Aug 2018 7:30 PM

'Smart wristband to monitor health, environment'

Next-generation wristbands could be used in a variety of biomedical and environmental applications.

08 Aug 2018 7:15 PM

Pollution level is better in last 2 years: Centre

He said the government planed to spend a significant amount of money on the National Clean Air Programme involving 102 cities.

07 Aug 2018 4:42 AM