Air Quality
India  /  Published 01.10.22

Delhi: PUC must for fuel

Vehicle owners will not be provided fuel at petrol pumps in Delhi without showing a valid pollution under control certificate from October 25, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Saturday. The dec...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.22

Foul air: Tracking sources

Soon, sources of pollution at any location in the national capital can be tracked in real-time as the Delhi government's source apportionment system will start providing data from October 20. Adv...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 03.09.22

Pollution control board contests Kolkata’s PM2.5 measurement in global study

According to the international study, Air Quality and Health in Cities: A State of Global Air Report, published recently by the US-based Health Effects Institute (HEI), only Delhi had a higher annual ...
By The Plurals News Network in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.08.22

Key data divergence in Kolkata air pollution reports triggers confusion

The report prepared by NEERI, which was assigned by the state pollution control board to carry out the study, says vehicles were responsible for 23.5 per cent of Kolkata’s PM 2.5 load. The SAFA...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 03.08.22

Letters to the editor: repercussions of global warming are being felt across the globe

Simple steps Sir — The repercussions of global warming are being felt across the globe. As unprecedented heatwaves sweep across countries that have historically experienced mild summers, people...
By The Telegraph


News  /  Published 20.07.22

Kolkata among list of cities with improvement in air quality

Kolkata has witnessed an overall improvement in PM10 concentration in the air in the last four years.  Only 95 out of 132 non-attainment cities covered under the National Clean Air Programme (NC...
By My Kolkata & PTI

India  /  Published 08.06.22

Use of coal banned in Delhi-NCR from 2023

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has issued directions to ban the use of coal in industrial, domestic and other miscellaneous applications in the entire Delhi-NCR region from January 1...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 06.06.22

Kolkata air was second worst among 4 metros in October to December 2021

The city’s air quality dropped from “good” to “very unhealthy” in the last three months of 2021, says a report released by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board on Sund...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 02.05.22

Muzaffar Izamuddin of Dyson answers a few questions around air pollution and quality

Muzaffar Izamuddin is design manager, environmental care at Dyson ...
By Muzaffar Izamuddin

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Trolleybus to run with tram power on trial basis on Kolkata streets

The city will have a trial run for a trolleybus that will draw power from electric cables meant for trams, transport minister Firhad Hakim said last Saturday. If the trial works out, the state govern...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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