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Pakistan indifferent to pollution, smog killing scores more than years of militancy

As the smog peaked in recent weeks, roughly 1,000 new patients were treated each day for respiratory issues.

16 Nov 2017 3:32 PM

Air pollution puts men and women at higher risk of infertility

Air pollutants cause defects during gametogenesis leading to a drop in reproductive capacities in exposed populations.

15 Nov 2017 5:30 PM

Global carbon pollution rises after three straight flat years

Preliminary figures project that worldwide carbon dioxide emissions are up about 2 percent this year.

14 Nov 2017 7:08 PM

Climate change pushing Earth toward risky 'tipping points': report

Scientists say that threshold is higher and climate change is here. It is dangerous and it is about to get much worse.

14 Nov 2017 3:03 PM

Doctors urge people to wear N90 masks as protection against toxic Delhi smog

Rising levels of air pollution in national capital can cause cancer and heart disease.

11 Nov 2017 8:16 AM


Centre, states must come together, says Delhi CM Kejriwal

Mr Kejriwal said banning entry of trucks, construction activities and introducing odd-even is not the solution to high pollution level.

10 Nov 2017 5:02 AM

Air purifier makers breathe easy in pollution

Air purifiers makers like Blueair, Eureka Forbes, Panasonic India and Sharp are betting big on the season.

09 Nov 2017 11:33 AM

Air quality index 'severe' as Delhi covered in thick layer of smog

IMA declares 'public health emergency' as air quality index touched 'severe' category; experts advise against outdoor activities.

08 Nov 2017 11:10 AM

Mumbai ‘winters’ tickle the funny bone

For comedian Neeti Palta, Mumbai winter is like “Satan had a meltdown and he had a party.”

07 Nov 2017 4:03 AM

Rs 1,000 fine on bus drivers for adding to pollution

In the recent past, the DTIDC has taken steps to check air and noise pollution at the three ISBTs at Anand Vihar, Kashmere Gate and Saray Kale Khan.

05 Nov 2017 2:33 AM


Living near parks may boost brain development in kids: study

Previous studies have already indicated that green spaces within and surrounding schools could enhance cognitive development in children.

28 Oct 2017 1:34 PM

Pollution, the silent killer

There is no denying that outdoor and indoor pollution causes serious diseases of the heart and lungs.

22 Oct 2017 12:41 AM

World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger: study

One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure.

20 Oct 2017 8:09 AM

Guwahati NGO fights to make Diwali safer for animals

An Assam NGO is working overtime to spread awareness on how excruciating a firecracker can be to a dog or a bird.

18 Oct 2017 1:08 PM

Our biodiversity, our life, our future

Living systems evolve, adapt and regenerate; they are not engineered.

06 Oct 2017 6:26 AM


Rickshaws to kickstart India’s all-electric drive

India, one of the world's most polluted nations, has one of the most ambitious plans to kick its fossil fuel addiction.

18 Sep 2017 8:12 AM

NGT refuses to lift ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

The Centre had earlier opposed the ban, saying there was a 'misconception' that only diesel pollutes the environment.

14 Sep 2017 2:18 PM

Turn on your car air conditioner to cut down air pollution

A research has highlighted that air conditioners are the most effective method of keeping your cabin air clean.

12 Aug 2017 12:55 PM

Delhi: Littering may land you in prison for two years

Officials said strict action was necessitated as the existing laws failed to deter lawbreakers.

30 Jul 2017 1:39 AM

Pollution could be the cause for premature delivery, says study

Experts are of the firm opinion that the study proves that mums-to-be should avoid heavy pollution areas.

28 Jul 2017 2:05 PM