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Consider Expanding Scope Of Volkswagen Case To Other Carmakers: Top Court To NGT

By : editor_2, Jan 22, 2019

The Supreme Court on Monday favoured widening of judicial scrutiny of a case pertaining to use of cheat device in diesel cars to flout emission norms in vehicles made by German auto major...

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Pan-India clean air programme set to roll out with Rs 300 crore initial support and a mid-term

By : editor_2, Dec 26, 2018

The Centre has earmarked Rs 300 crore for implementation of the upcoming National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) for financial year 2018-19 and 2019-20. Overall cost of taking multiple air pollution...

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Niti Aayog sets stiff targets to curb air pollution, pitches for stringent civil penalties

By : editor_2, Dec 21, 2018

The central government’s think-tank, Niti Aayog, in its strategy paper ‘New India at 75’, has set ambitious targets to curb air pollution and recommended introduction of “stringent civil...

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Central Pollution Control Board directs enforcement authorities to address pollution-related complaints within 24 hours

By : editor_2, Dec 18, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board has sent notices to various enforcement authorities, directing them to address complaints on pollution-related activities within 24 hours of their receipt and...

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EPCA proposed ban non-CNG private vehicles

By : editor_2, Nov 15, 2018

The ‘big idea’ to solve Delhi’s pollution crisis shows that the primary custodians of the capital’s air quality have run out of ideas.

The Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority, or EPCA, on Wednesday reiterated its unprecedented recommendation to...

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Farm fires contribute 33% to Delhi’s PM 2.5

By : editor_2, Nov 8, 2018

If you were wondering why the pollution situation had again become grim after two days of relative calm, here’s part of your answer: a change in wind direction has resulted in the capital...

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National Buildings Construction Corporation issues new guidelines for contractors to curb air pollution

By : editor_2, Nov 2, 2018

With all construction activities halted in the national capital for 10 days starting November 1 in view of rising air pollution, NBCC has come up with new guidelines for contractors at all its...

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10-day campaign to combat air pollution as Delhi gasps for breath

By : editor_2, Nov 2, 2018

Deteriorating air quality in the National Capital Region (NCR) has set alarm bells ringing, pushing the centre to launch an aggressive Clean Air Campaign to combat the increasing air pollution...

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India home to 3 of the largest NO2 emission hotspots

By : editor_2, Oct 31, 2018

As Delhi continues to battle alarming pollution levels, a new study has found that three of the world's largest nitrogen dioxide emission hotspots that contribute to formation of finer...

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Telangana State Pollution Control Board gears up to install air quality stations every 10 km

By : editor_2, Oct 26, 2018

In a far-reaching move to keep citizens informed about air pollution, the Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) is gearing up to issue regular health advisories based on ambient air...

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