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India's PM2.5 levels worst in world in '19

India, Oct. 22 -- New Delhi: India recorded the world's highest annual average concentration of PM 2.5 exposure in its air in 2019, according to the State of Global Air 2020 (Soga 2020) report release... Read More


India's PM2.5 levels worst in world in 2019

India, Oct. 22 -- India recorded the world's highest annual average concentration of PM 2.5 exposure in its air in 2019, according to the State of Global Air 2020 (Soga 2020) report released on Wednes... Read More


India recorded highest air pollution exposure globally in 2019: Report

India, Oct. 21 -- India recorded the highest annual average PM 2.5 concentration exposure in the world last year, according to the State of Global Air 2020 (SOGA 2020) report released on Wednesday. I... Read More


Over 100,000 infants in India did not survive a month due to severe air pollution in 2019: Report

India, Oct. 21 -- Over 116,000 infants in India died within a month after their birth due to exposure to severe air pollution in 2019, according to the State of Global Air 2020 report. US-based Health... Read More


Paddy stubble can decompose in 25 days with microbial solution: ICAR

India, Oct. 20 -- Initial results from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) about trials on the effectiveness of a microbial consortium to decompose paddy stubble show that the latter ca... Read More


Centre may acquire land for mining in protected area

New Delhi, Oct. 20 -- The coal ministry plans to acquire 1,760 hectares of land in Surguja, Chhattisgarh, for mining, 98% of which is protected forest area, according to a notice by the ministry publi... Read More


Share of farm fires in PM2.5 forecast to rise

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- Stubble fires that continued to burn in northern India, aided by north-westerly winds that blew the fumes in Delhi's direction, worsened air pollution in the capital at the weeke... Read More


Centre may acquire land for mining in protected area

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- The coal ministry plans to acquire 1,760 hectares of land in Surguja, Chhattisgarh, for mining, 98% of which is protected forest area, according to a notice by the ministry publi... Read More


Share of farm fires in PM2.5 forecast to rise

India, Oct. 19 -- Stubble fires that continued to burn in northern India, aided by north-westerly winds that blew the fumes in Delhi's direction, worsened air pollution in the capital at the weekend. ... Read More


Centre may acquire land for mining in protected area

India, Oct. 18 -- The coal ministry plans to acquire 1,760 hectares of land in Surguja, Chhattisgarh, for mining, 98% of which is protected forest area, according to a notice by the ministry published... Read More