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Choked! 2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution

According to a study by the medical journal, the Lancet, air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide. The air......

The A to Z of 2016

It was the year 'anti-national' became the 'it' gaali, and our humble haldi-doodh became the toast of the West's wellness brigade as 'Tumeric Latte.' It was the year 'cash' became unholy and 'fake......

To curb pollution, SC bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR

In a stern action to curb air pollution during the ongoing wedding season, the Supreme Court on Friday suspended the licences of all firecracker sellers in Delhi and National Capital Region with......

Delhi schools to remain closed due to air pollution

Nearly 580 schools under the south corporation will remain closed for the entire week, while those in the jurisdiction of north and east civic bodies will be shut till Wednesday in view of the......

Delhi haze similar to 'Great Smog of London'

The dense cover of grey haze shrouding Delhi for almost a week, reminiscent of the 1952 Great Smog in London, plunged the city’s air quality to the season’s worst, with even the......

Air purifier sales soar as Delhi chokes on pollution

As Delhi-NCR chokes on post-Diwali pollution, demand for air purifiers has spiked with manufacturers such as Eureka Forbes, Blueair, Kent RO and Panasonic expecting up to four-fold jump in sales.......

Delhi is the world's most polluted megacity!

In 2012, with one million deaths, China reported the highest toll from PM2.5 and PM10 pollution. At the time, India followed, reporting 621,138 deaths, nearly 10 per cent of the global toll......

9 ways to clean up India's polluted cities

Measures that will make Indian cities more organised and liveable need to be implemented to tackle the menace of pollution, says Govindraj Ethiraj.     Petroleum Minister Dharmendra......

Pollution: WHO report misleading, says government

  The latest WHO report on pollution, which listed over 30 Indian cities among hundred most polluted globally, was ‘misleading’ and India will soon come out with air pollution......

What ails India's airports?

Delays at immigration counters blamed on shortage of officers, increase in passengers arriving on e-tourist visas Around 200,000 tourists entered India using e-tourist visa (e-TV) in the first two......

Chat@1: Discuss Oscars 2015 with Raja Sen

The 87th annual Academy awards have been announced amidst much excitement and jubilation. While Birdman win Best Film and Best Director for Alejandro G Inarritu, Eddie Redmayne was visibly......

Chat@1:30 with actress Barkha Bisht

  Television actress Barkha Bisht, who rose to fame with Pyaar ke do naam...Ek Radha Ek Shyaam on Star Plus, is currently seen in new channel Sony Pal's show Tum Saath Ho Jab......

Chat@1.30: Connect with Jai Ho star Sana Khan, RIGHT HERE!

Sana Khan, who rose to fame with her feisty turn on Bigg Boss 6, recently starred along side Salman Khan in his newest film Jai Ho.The model-turned-actress, who plays a negative character in the......

Chat with Mickey Virus actor Manish Paul, RIGHT HERE!

Television's funniest man Manish Paul, whose popularity has grown leaps and bounds thanks to his hosting stint on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, will soon be seen on the 70 mm screen. The actor-comedian's......

Chat with Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa's Lauren Gottlieb, right here!

American contemporary dancer Lauren Gottlieb, who finished second in the recently concluded Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6, was one of the highest scorers on the show and quite popular with the viewers......

Zhangjiakou has training schools and overseas projects for winter sports, says mayor

A villager walks along billboards with the bidding logo of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics near Genting Ski Resort, which could host some Olympic skiing events, in Chongli county of Zhangjiakou.......
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EPCA drafts mega plan to fight Delhi's air pollution

The Delhi-NCR belt, a pollution hotspot, needs a drastic reduction in level of pollutants, by up to 76 per cent in some areas, and several radical... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/epca-drafts-mega-plan-to-fight-delhi-s-air-pollution-117031900318_1.html
Historic Makaibari tea garden's bungalow gutted in fire

The director’s bungalow of the Makaibari tea estate was destroyed in a fire in Kurseong, Darjeeling, on Wednesday afternoon. The property... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/in-photos-historic-makaibari-tea-garden-s-bungalow-gutted-in-fire-54878.html
Vitamin B an unlikely weapon in war against pollution

In the first study of its kind, a team of international researchers have discovered that something as simple as a daily vitamin B supplement could... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/vitamin-b-an-unlikely-weapon-in-war-against-pollution-117031500097_1.html
Smog density in Beijing fell by 30 pc but concerns remain

The average air pollution levels in Beijing and surrounding cities which suffered recurring smog fell by 30 per cent since 2013 but public concerns... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/smog-density-in-beijing-fell-by-30-pc-but-concerns-remain-117030100716_1.html
Meerut worse than Delhi; NGT notice to Centre

A plea claiming that ambient air quality in Meerut was worse than in Delhi and seeking restrictions on the entry of 10-year old diesel vehicles... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/air-pollution-meerut-worse-than-delhi-ngt-notice-to-centre-117022800897_1.html

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