Calcutta  /  Published 28.08.20

Report nails goods carrier pollution

Goods vehicles are responsible for the bulk of automobile pollution in Calcutta and Howrah and the proportionate share is more in Howrah, a study by the National Environmental Engineering Research Ins...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

Pollution a factor in Covid deaths

Years of exposure to industrial pollution has weakened the lungs of East Singhbhum residents and made them more susceptible to severe symptoms of Covid-19 virus and fatalities caused by lung dysfuncti...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

India  /  Published 20.08.20

Indore cleanest tag for 4th year

Indore was adjudged India’s cleanest city for a fourth straight year while Surat and Navi Mumbai grabbed the second and third positions, respectively, as the Centre announced the results of its ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.08.20

PIL on pollution board chief

A Jamshedpur-based environmentalist on Wednesday filed a PIL in Jharkhand High Court against appointment of principal chief conservator of forests P.K. Verma as chairperson of the Jharkhand State Poll...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.08.20

12 real-time air quality monitors for Kolhan

The three districts of the Kolhan region will soon have 12 continuous, real-time air monitoring stations to be set-up by the Adityapur-based regional office of Jharkhand State Pollution Control B...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

India  /  Published 07.08.20

Kejriwal launches 'Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy'

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday launched 'Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy' under which his government will waive registration fee and road tax, and provide incentive of up to Rs 1.5 lak...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.20

Breathless: India's worsening air quality

The mandatory wearing of masks in India may now be serving more than the purpose of just warding off the coronavirus infection. This would be a reasonable inference to make in the light of recent data...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.20

A rare symphony: Sound of silence

Each day begins with a raga. The melody is composed of distinct, mellifluous notes: bird-calls —avians have not deserted cities completely — the sound of the breeze or, during monsoon...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Waste land: Disposing bio-medical trash

One false move can foil grand stratagems, especially in the battle against a deadly virus. Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, governments and healthcare organizations have directed their attent...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 31.07.20

India, China, Russia ‘don’t take care of their air’

US President Donald Trump has alleged that India, China and Russia do not take care of their air, while America does, noting that he withdrew from the “one-sided, energy-destroying” Paris ...
By PTI in Washington


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