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Govt sanctions Rs 1200 cr to clear pollution in Delhi

Kant said that for the initiative to be a success, Delhi would require the support of its neighbouring states as well.

26 Feb 2018 3:41 PM

Taiwan to ban disposable plastic items by 2030

The island started recycling plastic and pushing to reduce single-use plastic items more than a decade ago.

23 Feb 2018 1:41 PM

New air monitoring stationspart of draft action plan

Officials asserted that Mumbai roads need to be pothole-free to prevent accumulation of dust and also prevent traffic congestion .

23 Feb 2018 7:51 AM

Cleaning house with chemicals is worse than smoking, experts warns

The study claims that cleaning homes is as bad for lungs as smoking 20 a day for 20 years.

17 Feb 2018 11:26 AM

‘CM calls for scientific study to fight pollution’

Odd-even not a permanent solution, says Arvind Kejriwal.

11 Feb 2018 3:06 AM


Cold wave in Delhi impedes rail services, 18 trains cancelled

As cold wave still continues in Delhi, minimum temperature was recorded at 9 degree Celsius and maximum temperature at 23 degree Celsius.

07 Feb 2018 2:13 PM

Glitter's toxic, scientists want it banned

Experts believe glitter can be harmful for both skin and the environment.

02 Feb 2018 6:58 PM

Watch your steps!

Men often end up ignoring women, as they don’t know what to say; But it has more to do with a lack of etiquette than presence of misogyny.

31 Jan 2018 12:09 AM

India ranks 4th lowest in environment report

Moderate annual air quality was recorded at 29 cities, while 13 cities recorded poor annual air quality.

25 Jan 2018 2:59 AM

Air pollution around conception tied to birth defects

Women who breathe polluted air during the month right before or after they get pregnant may have babies with birth defects.

04 Jan 2018 10:44 AM


India limits local visitors to Taj Mahal

According to experts, vast crowds increase wear and tear on the white marble tomb.

03 Jan 2018 5:14 PM

Cookstoves in India more polluting than thought: Study

More than twice the emission levels were detected when compared to the previous lab findings.

03 Jan 2018 12:32 PM

New Year, new me, but same old health issues

The work will never end, but one day our life will.

01 Jan 2018 1:10 PM

Semen quality linked to air pollution fine particles, says study

Particulate matter contains many toxic chemicals which have demonstrated harmful to semen quality in laboratory and animal studies.

12 Dec 2017 7:42 AM

Delhi air quality detoriates again

The city's average Air Quality Index (AQI) Friday, however was 217, on a scale of 500, classified as 'poor'.

09 Dec 2017 8:48 AM


Is your skin a slave to pollution?

Our skin is exposed to smog, dust, and much more that can damage it on a daily basis.

07 Dec 2017 9:50 AM

Satellite images show extent of air pollution worldwide

Nitrogen dioxide is mainly caused by vehicle emissions and in industrial processes.

02 Dec 2017 12:09 PM

Good night, night: Light pollution increasing around globe

Light pollution is threatening darkness almost everywhere and researchers say this is actually worse.

23 Nov 2017 2:20 PM

Light pollution boosted by overuse of energy-saving LEDs

Data shows Earth's night getting brighter, and artificially lit outdoor surfaces growing at pace of 2.2 percent per year from 2012 to 2016.

23 Nov 2017 8:38 AM

Need to tackle air pollution? Consider these four air purifiers

Similar to water purifiers becoming a necessity, air purifiers are also inching towards becoming a must-have gadget for every household.

18 Nov 2017 7:14 PM