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1,000 dams on Ganga basin obstructing tributaries: Study

India, Nov. 26 -- There are at least a thousand dams on the Ganga basin obstructing the flows of its various tributaries and adversely affecting the overall health of the river system, according to a ... Read More


Delhi surrounded by critically polluted industrial clusters, finds CPCB study

New Delhi, Nov. 22 -- Assessments by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) suggest the national capital is home to and surrounded by critically polluted industrial clusters that do not meet air, ... Read More


Delhi surrounded by critically polluted industrial clusters, finds CPCB study

India, Nov. 22 -- Assessments by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) suggest the national capital is home to and surrounded by critically polluted industrial clusters that do not meet air, wate... Read More


Government huddles to prevent another spike in bad air

India, Nov. 19 -- The Union government said on Monday it will crack down on those violating anti-pollution rules over the next fortnight in an attempt to prevent another severe deterioration in air qu... Read More


An early warning system that helps scientists check sources of foul air

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- As Delhi gasps for breath under a spell of severe air pollution, an early warning system - developed by the Union ministry of earth sciences - has been helping scientists accurat... Read More


Foul air a slow poison for Delhi lungs round the year

New Delhi, Nov. 15 -- People in Delhi were exposed last year to pollution levels 11 times higher than what is considered safe by the World Health Organization, an analysis of average PM2.5 particle co... Read More


Foul air a slow poison for Delhi lungs round the year

India, Nov. 15 -- People in Delhi were exposed last year to pollution levels 11 times higher than what is considered safe by the World Health Organization, an analysis of average PM2.5 particle concen... Read More


Lancet report says daily exposure to wildfires increased in India in 3 years

New Delhi, Nov. 14 -- India recorded an increase of 21 million daily exposures to wildfires between 2015 and 2018 compared to 2001-04 period according to a Lancet report released on Friday. Of the 19... Read More


Explore hydrogen fuel, smog towers to combat toxic air, SC tells Centre

New Delhi, Nov. 14 -- As Delhi's air pollution levels shot through the roof on Wednesday, the second severe pollution spike this month, the Supreme Court asked the Centre to explore two emergency solu... Read More


Explore hydrogen fuel, smog towers to combat toxic air, Supreme Court tells Centre

India, Nov. 14 -- As Delhi's air pollution levels shot through the roof on Wednesday, the second severe pollution spike this month, the Supreme Court asked the Centre to explore two emergency solution... Read More