SC allows construction in daytime in Delhi-NCR
The order came after the Central Pollution Control Board recommended that the ban be eased as the air quality levels had shown some improvement. The air quality level is no longer “severe” and is now instead in the “poor” category, the CPCB affidavit said.
Love Is In The Air: Celebrities Who Tied The Knot In 2019
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Mission 80-80-80: A five-step roadmap for cutting pollution
Data shows one out of every two Indians breathes air that does not meet air quali...
Bad air can serve a good purpose
Fake pollution cannot cut it; only the real thing can drive home the message.
Chilean Air Force says Antarctica-bound plane missing with 38 on board
The Hercules C130 aircraft took off at 4:55 p.m. (1955 GMT) from the southern city of Punta Arenas and operators lost contact with it shortly after 6:00 p.m.
India's fight against pollution could come with an unintended consequence
Govt-mandated pollution control devices for coal-fired power plants could also boost carbon dioxide emissions.
Measuring pollution: How government is ramping up air quality monitoring stations according to Indian standards
Most solutions to battle pollution are imported from foreign shores. Instruments for both measuring and monitoring air quality and cleaning it up is calibrated mostly to European standards. The government of India is ramping up its network of air quality monitoring stations like never before to be able to correctly assess the levels of pollution across states.
VA Tech Wabag, Ion Exchange rally over 15% after NGT grim report on water pollution
Va Tech Wabag is a multinational player in the water treatment industry.
Air quality in national capital remains in 'very poor' category
In the National Capital Region, Ghaziabad performed worst as its air quality index recorded 404. The air quality in Greater Noida, Gurgaon and Noida was 377, 341 and 390, respectively.
Pollution concerns in India not skin-deep
Anti-pollution facewashes, toners and face cleansers from brands such as Pond’s, Amway and Lotus have grown 25-30% this year compared with fairness products, which are growing at 8-10%, albeit on a larger base. The country’s top fairness creams include Fair & Lovely, Lotus Whiteglow, Nivea Natural Fairness and Garnier White Complete.
No Indian study to show pollution shortens life: Javadekar; draws flak from environment experts
Earlier in the day, while responding to a query in the Lok Sabha, Javadekar said no Indian study has shown any correlation between pollution and shortening of lifespan. "Let us not create a fear psychosis among people," the minister told the House. Several studies conducted by renowned think tanks and they have blamed pollution for causing deaths in the country.
As air fares soar, Indians decide to holiday near home
There’s been a 15-20% jump in advance bookings for destinations such as Goa, Udaipur and Jaipur from the year earlier as an increase in winter schedule capacity has resulted in a decline in some domestic fares. Advance bookings for international destinations like Singapore, Colombo, Bangkok, Dubai, Mauritius and Malaysia are up 10-12%.
In ode to former IAF Chief BS Dhanoa, Rafale jets to have tail numbers with BS initials
Six Rafale trainer aircraft will carry RB series tail numbers which stand for Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, the current Chief of Air Staff who played a key role as lead negotiator for the mega deal.
Install retrofitted device in DG sets to reduce pollution
The Government said DG sets are used in a large scale in metro line construction, emergency power supply in metro rail, places with tourist infrastructure, central command rooms, waste-water treatment plants, construction and infrastructure works.
No Indian study has shown pollution shortens life: Prakash Javadekar
Indian studies have not shown a correlation between shortening of life and pollution, the Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change said.
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