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Air Pollution
India  /  Published 17.10.20

Delhi air quality poor, but winds may help

The national capital's air quality was recorded in the 'poor' category on Saturday morning but is likely to improve slightly due to favourable wind speed, according to government agencies....
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.10.20

Delhi pollution: role for Lokur

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By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

State slammed for old vehicles

The state government is making “no serious effort” in phasing out old polluting commercial vehicles, the National Green Tribunal said on Thursday. The bench comprising Justice S.P. Wangdi...
By Jayanta Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.20

In danger: Air pollution affecting wild bees

Sir — A study has shown that air pollution in cities does not only affect the respiratory and cardiovascular health of human beings — it is also causing significant behavioural, physiologi...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 24.09.20

Air quality improves in Delhi’s 13 hotspots

Air quality in Delhi’s 13 pollution hotspots improved significantly because of restrictions on industrial operations and commercial and vehicular activity during the lockdown, according to the C...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.09.20

Steel city air quality still OK, but…

He said that during the May survey, there was an appreciable improvement in the air quality index of Jamshedpur and Adityapur due to the Covid-19 induced lockdown which prompted closure of industries ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 17.09.20

Police turn down plea for cycling lanes

Police have turned down a proposal to have dedicated lanes for cycles on some roads in Calcutta, arguing that such corridors will shrink the road space, slow down vehicles and lead to an increase in a...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 13.09.20

Worst air quality on planet in West Coast

Exhausted fire crews worked on Sunday to beat back raging wildfires that have scorched millions of acres across three western US states, all while an anguished search goes on for the dozens of people ...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.20

Shameful: Dr Maroona Murmu's casteist trolling

Sir — We, the undersigned teachers of the Department of History, Jadavpur University, strongly and unambiguously condemn the vilification and the rancorous trolling on social media platforms of ...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.09.20

State left out of clean air initiative

The world is set to observe the first ever International Clean Air for Blue Skies Day on Monday, but at least five highly polluted cities of Jharkhand are yet to make it to the non-attainment list of ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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