Air Pollution
Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.20

BCCL bid to clean Dhanbad air

Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL), under glare from the state pollution watchdog for contributing to the worsening air quality in Dhanbad, is planning to procure 14 sprinklers and three dust-sweeping mach...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

City rings in New Year with toxic air

The city’s air quality varied between “very poor” and “severe” around midnight on December 30, raising concern that January 2020 would be highly polluted.The state pollution control board bl...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.02.20

Inspection delay for road sweep machines in Ranchi

Residents of the state capital will have to bear dust and pollution of manual mopping on roads till next month before sweeping machines are finally made operational.Ranchi Municipal Corporation deputy...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 16.04.19

South Asia must unite on climate change

What Africa did yesterday, can South Asia do tomorrow? Will South Asian countries be able to rise above their political differences and come together to fight the likes of toxic air and climate change...
By Jayanta Basu

World  /  Published 08.04.19

London introduces pollution tax

Anyone with an older car will now have to pay £24 simply to drive in London, following the introduction of a tough new “Ultra Low Emission Zone” on Monday by the mayor Sadiq Khan aimed at reducin...
By Amit Roy in London


Odisha  /  Published 08.11.18

6 cities in Odisha fail air quality tests

Six cities in the state, including Cuttack and the state capital, are among the 102 cities in the country that have failed to maintain the national ambient air quality standards fixed by the Central P...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.18

Administrative laxity is behind air pollution

It is, as always, a question of will. The highest court of the land has demonstrated its will over and over again, coming to the aid of India’s citizens by delivering them from a clutch of threats. ...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.11.18

Stricter watch on air quality

The steel city and its neighbouring Adityapur, in Seraikela–Kharsawan, can now look forward to continuous monitoring of ambient air quality through PM2.5 dust sampler, an advanced machine that can ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 01.11.18

You can complain about pollution on Twitter, FB

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it has created social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook where citizens can lodge complaints about pollution ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.11.19

Sibal blasts Modi government over Delhi pollution

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over the pollution crisis in Delhi, saying the Centre should have paid as much attention to poor air quality as i...
By PTI in New Delhi


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