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Central Pollution Control Board
Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.21

Clean air funds lie unused in Dhanbad

Hubban Mallick, Director of Pay and Clean service, which is looking after the operation and maintenance of the five dust sweeping machines, said that they have been operated for less than seven months...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 10.01.21

33,000 tonnes: India’s Covid waste in 7 months

Over the past seven months, India generated around 33,000 tonnes of Covid-19 waste, with Maharashtra contributing the maximum (3,587 tonnes) to it, according to a data by the Central Pollution Control...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Firecrackers shatter prudence

Calcutta rang in 2021 with incessant bursting of firecrackers. The noise pollution data of the Central Pollution Control Board confirms the noise spike post-midnight in most parts of the city. Accor...
By Jayanta Basu in Ballygunge

Calcutta  /  Published 03.12.20

‘Poor’ or ‘very poor’: Calcutta’s recent air quality

Average air quality over 24 hours till 11am on the days mentioned Victoria Memorial  Poor: On December 1 and 2; November 26, 27 and 29  Moderate: On November 28 and 30  Ra...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 27.11.20

Supreme Court blow to VW

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to quash the criminal cases of cheating and breach of trust  against Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited and its officials for allegedly installing &...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 24.11.20

Delhi's air quality in 'very poor' category

Delhi's overall air quality deteriorated on Tuesday but remained in the "very poor" category with six of the 38 stations recording "severe" air quality, government agencies sai...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.11.20

Steel city flouts noise norms

The residential area of Indira Chowk at Adityapur recorded 94.5 decibel during the window period against 93 decibel last year, both readings way above permissible limits of 55 decibel during day ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 12.11.20

Air quality still 'very poor' in Delhi

The national capital recorded its air quality in the 'very poor' category on Thursday morning even as experts said the situation was much better compared to two days ago when pollution levels ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

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

Business  /  Published 31.08.20

Green ruling aids gas

The crackdown by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on polluting units is expected to push up the demand for natural gas. Demand for the "clean fuel" will also go up from fertiliser units and...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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