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Sparkling PHOTOS of cities from the night sky

Clusters of yellow lights on the Indo-Gangetic Plain reveal numerous cities large and small in this astronaut photograph of northern India and northern Pakistan. Of the hundreds of clusters, the......

Rafting down the Ganga, for a cause

IMAGE: Team leader Surinder Khatri on one of the rafts during the expedition. 'Kanpur and Hoogly district are the most polluted on the Ganga.' 'Records say there are alligators in the Ganga. It is......

Delhi to breathe less polluted air in New Year

The residents of Delhi can look forward to usher in the New Year with a relatively better air quality that is expected to be 'moderate' to 'very poor', largely due to favourable weather conditions.......

Nagaland: One political compromise after another

'The Naga Hills region, Nagaland and Manipur, have had the most uncaring and corrupt state governments with little to show on the ground despite the nation's highest per capita development......

Thousands relieved as landslide dammed Nepal river resumes flow

The danger of a possible flash flood in Nepal and India was averted on Monday as a landslide dammed river started flowing normally after sweeping away debris that had blocked it, allowing thousands......

New tech to raise productivity at a low cost

The Indo-Gangetic plain, which has been the home to the Green Revolution that is now showing signs of fatigue, is witnessing an agricultural revolution of another kind.This is aimed at transforming......

Perils of climate change: Wheat growth in UP, Punjab may fall

With temperature likely to rise in the coming years because of climate change, essential food crops such as wheat are likely to witness a drastic fall in production, according to a report by the......

ONGC may start commercial production of shale gas next year

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation plans to start commercial production of shale gas sometime next year, company Chairman Sudhir Vasudeva said on Friday. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs......

Will shale gas become a game-changer for India?

The UK shale gas 'pad allowance' would cut tax on production income by about half to 30 per cent, notes Kunal Bose. Experts across the world feel India, largely dependent on imports of oil and gas,......

Monsoon deficiency to narrow down soon: IMD

Monsoon deficiency is expected to narrow down in the coming days with rains likely to improve in the eastern, central and Indo-Gangetic parts of the country, India Meteorological Department said on......
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Grab your masks, time to relive the terrible smog

Air quality steadily worsened on Thursday as pollution levels rose to the dangerous mark Once again, it's time for Delhiites to grab their masks... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/delhi-air-alert-grab-your-masks-time-to-relive-the-terrible-smog-116120800227_1.html
Delhi air quality very poor, avoid exertion if you have heart, lung problem

Air quality in the Capital stayed very poor on Wednesday morning even as fog covered the city in the early hours. According to forecast, the air... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi/delhi-air-quality-very-poor-avoid-exertion-if-you-have-heart-lung-problem/story-tPjHtUQzRjVS26fh728adN.html
Fog clogs heartland, trains crawl

A train arrives at Patna Junction on Tuesday morning. Picture by Deepak Kumar Patna, Dec. 6: Fog has severely affected railway schedules,... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1161207/jsp/bihar/story_123326.jsp
Greenpeace India urges apex court to implement country-wide air p...

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IBNS): Greenpeace India, on Saturday, welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to sanction the graded response system to tackle air... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/health-details/E/2304/greenpeace-india-urges-apex-court-to-implement-country-wide-air-pollution-control-measures.html
Met sounds fog alert

A family, wrapped in woollens, at Kargil Chowk near Gandhi Maidan on Monday. Picture by Ranjeet Kumar Dey Patna, Dec. 5: Dense fog in Patna has... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1161206/jsp/bihar/story_123194.jsp

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