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Air pollution leads to 12 lakh deaths in India, Delhi tops most polluted cities list

Delhi tops the list of 20 most polluted cities in the country where 1.2 million deaths take place every year due to air pollution, according to a Greenpeace India report published...

Jan 11, 2017 20:11 PM

Beijing announces new environmental police to combat pollution

Chinese authorities have announced a new environmental police squad to combat pollution in Beijing to crackdown on activities like open-air barbecues, garbage incineration and...

Jan 08, 2017 18:30 PM

Year ender 2016: NGT cracks whips on Delhi's air pollution, AOL, Ganga

2016 also witnessed cracking the whip on airlines for dumping excreta in air and auto majors over sale of diesel vehicles.

Dec 27, 2016 13:25 PM

NGT notice to MoEF, Delhi govt on rising air pollution level plea by six kids

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to the Ministries of Environment and Urban Development, Delhi government, Delhi Development Authority...

Dec 26, 2016 19:49 PM

Air pollution may weaken working of blood vessels in lungs

Air pollution weakens the function of blood vessels in the lungs, a study in more than 16,000 patients has found.

Dec 10, 2016 16:09 PM

India witnessed more air pollution fatalities than China in 2015: Study

India has overtaken China in terms of the number of deaths due to ambient (outdoor) air pollution with the country witnessing 50 deaths more than China reported per day in 2015,...

Nov 18, 2016 23:12 PM

Air pollution in Delhi: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung issues instructions to seize all diesel vehicles older than 15 years

In a move to combat air pollution in Delhi, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday issued “strict” instructions to police to impound all diesel vehicles older than 15 years in the...

Nov 17, 2016 22:46 PM

NGT slams builders, warns to face consequence for air pollution

The green panel clarified that whenever work is halted due to air pollution caused by construction activity in the city,it the builder who has to face all its consequences...

Nov 17, 2016 22:02 PM

Delhi Police to begin crackdown on 1.91 lakh old diesel vehicles today

Delhi Police has been directed by AAP government to launch a crackdown against 1.91 lakh diesel vehicles older than 15 years across national capital as per direction of National...

Nov 15, 2016 08:30 AM

Watch | Delhi a wakeup call for world on air pollution: UNICEF

The “record-high” air pollution in New Delhi is a “wake-up call” for the world that unless decisive actions are taken to reduce air pollution, the smog in India’s capital...

Nov 12, 2016 12:00 PM

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