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Less harmful components found in Delhi air, says study

The chemical characterisation of particulates, meaning what they are made of chemically, primarily decides the toxicity of air.

24 Jul 2017 1:08 AM

Rush hour pollution more dangerous than previously thought

Experts say rush hour pollution contains twice amount of chemicals which is thought to be involved in many diseases.

22 Jul 2017 5:08 PM

India must act soon before 'smog chokes Delhi': research

Experts said that crop burning in neighbouring Haryana and Punjab states, car emissions, construction and use of fireworks during Diwali.

21 Jul 2017 11:36 AM

New Delhi is running out of water

Water shortages are becoming something of an annual ritual in Delhi, the world’s second most populous city.

15 Jul 2017 3:58 PM

Mahindra to Tesla's Musk: Make e-vehicles in India

Elon Musk, who is Tesla chief executive, had earlier lauded India's vision 2030 for electric vehicles.

03 Jun 2017 11:19 AM


Polluted air can generate power

Researchers from the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven have succeeded in developing a process that purifies air and generates power.

11 May 2017 4:29 PM

Pollution to harm India’s future: Rajnath Singh

The Paris Agreement itself recognises the important role that natural ecosystems play in limiting the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.

27 Mar 2017 2:02 AM

Pollution kills 1.7 million kids a year, claims WHO

In India, out of 1 crore people, approximately 24,815 children died due to environmental reasons in 2012, the report revealed.

07 Mar 2017 2:20 AM

Polluting industries face Supreme Court fury

The CJI wanted the Central government to come up with a scheme in this regard and allocate finance this year itself.

23 Feb 2017 5:38 AM

2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution: study

The study says causes of air pollution and climate change are intricately linked and needed to be tackled together.

19 Feb 2017 9:03 AM


Humans are polluting even the farthest reaches of our planet

The level of chemicals is so high that it is affecting the crustaceans that are present in the deep parts of the ocean

14 Feb 2017 12:55 PM

Now, produce ink with your car

Kaalink pen can collect enough carbon to produce one fluid ounce of ink, enough to fill a pen, in about 45 minutes.

09 Feb 2017 2:28 PM

Smoke, smog and slush: the sorrow of Anand Vihar, Delhi's pollution hotspot

Anand Vihar suffers a toxic blend of heavy traffic, dust and emissions from nearby industries in Ghaziabad.

05 Feb 2017 11:57 AM

In cancer belt, Congress promises free treatment

The PPCC president said he was committed to rescuing the people of the region.

01 Feb 2017 1:28 AM

Coal-fired plant polluted river, utility faces trial

The environmental groups say toxins are being spread to groundwater and the river via numerous area sinkholes.

31 Jan 2017 6:23 AM


B'desh cyclist group enter Guinness Records for longest moving line of bicycles

The event was organised by BDCyclists, a social community that aims to promote healthy living as well as reduce congestion and pollution.

26 Jan 2017 4:32 PM

Is capital ready to even the odds?

For a city growing at a fast pace, a robust public transport system remains a distant reality.

22 Jan 2017 1:38 AM

Mystic Mantra: Nature — A divine work

This spells out that water conservation and the environmental protection is an individual duty incumbent on all people.

21 Jan 2017 1:23 AM

Air quality over Delhi continues to remain 'very poor', says traffic police

In Anand Vihar, the Air Quality Index (AQI) was pegged at 585, in R K Puram at 382, in Mandir Marg at 326 and in Gurugram at 316 (AQICN).

12 Jan 2017 1:48 PM

Delhi's heart Connaught Place to go vehicle-free for 3 months

Besides cycle hiring, the battery-operated vehicles would be deployed to take people to the business district.

05 Jan 2017 9:05 PM