Opinion  /  Published 05.04.20

Pollution levels offer sliver of hope

There can, perhaps, be a silver lining in the darkest of clouds. This would be especially welcome in the middle of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Such a sliver of hope, however temporary, seems to have...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 08.11.18

Deadly cocktail: Poison and noisy rule breakers

Air quality steadily worsened across the National Capital Region on Wednesday night while Diwali revellers played hide-and-seek with a police force struggling to implement the restrictions on firecrac...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Odisha  /  Published 08.11.18

Bhubaneswar air pollution shoots up on Diwali

Diwali celebrations pushed up the air pollution level here by a few notches despite the efforts of the city administration to ensure an eco-friendly festival.While pushing up the pollution level, Diwa...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.19

By 2050 the sea may have more plastic than fish

Sir — All life is believed to have evolved from the oceans, yet people show little concern about marine life. According to a study by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the dumping of plast...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 01.11.18

UP pollution directive to districts

The Uttar Pradesh government has asked the state’s western districts, in and around the National Capital Region, to suspend all construction activities between November 1 and 10 and shut for a week ...
By PTI in Noida

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.18

Pollution watch on air in Diwali season

The state pollution control board has started monitoring the city’s air quality as part of its exercise to collate data a week before and after Diwali.The study is aimed at finding out how the level...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.10.18

SC extends age ban to private cars in NCR

The Supreme Court on Monday prohibited the plying of 15-year-old petrol vehicles and 10-year-old diesel vehicles in the National Capital Region, describing the air pollution in Delhi as “horrible”...
By PTI and Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 27.10.18

Cracker diktat in festive season

The Bihar State Pollution Control Board has sent an advisory to all district magistrates (DMs) and superintendents of police (SPs) asking them to enforce the Supreme Court order of October 23 on limit...
By Dipak Mishra in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.18

Jharkhand district heads to get Diwali note

For the first time this Diwali, Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) will give the state police and administration a detailed advisory on firecracker use in the wake of the recent Supreme C...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.19

Electric vehicle home rule

All apartment blocks to come up in Calcutta have to reserve a certain portion of their parking area to set up electric vehicle charging stations, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Friday.Apartment blocks wit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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