Tag: pollution

Health benefits of using Electric car

Washington: Migration from polluting vehicles, that burn fossil fuels, to electric vehicles, ideally using electricity generated sustainably, could significantly reduce…

In Leh, tree plantation drive to stem spike in pollution

Leh (Jammu and Kashmir): To address increasing air pollution caused due to deforestation in the rugged terrain of Leh, local…

Five more years required to clean Ganga from Congress’ pollution: Amit Shah

Prayagraj: BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said that five more years are required to clean river Ganga from 70…

Study debunks the association of lung cancer with non-smokers

Washington: Lung cancer is not only diagnosed in smokers but a large population of non-smokers too, a new study claims.…

London becomes first city to implement 24×7 pollution charge zone

London [UK]: London on Monday (local time) became the first city in the world to implement a special Ultra Low…

Study finds link between pollution and diabetes

An international study conducted in China revealed that long-term exposure to the major air pollutant PM2.5 increases the risk of…

Serious action on industries, hospitals for pollution: Indrakaran

Hyderabad: Forest, environment and housing minister A Indrakaran Reddy today directed officials to take criminal action against the industries and…

Nitrogen pollution is a big issue: UN Environment

Nairobi: Nitrogen pollution is one of the biggest environmental issues faced by humans today and requires urgent action from nations…

Delhi to witness rain on Feb 26

New Delhi: The national capital is likely to receive rainfall accompanied by hail and thunderstorm on Tuesday. According to Skymet…

Kolkata’s air quality worsening faster than Delhiā€™s

The rising air pollution in the country is very unhealthy and a serious matter of concern considering its effects on…

Tourism-savvy Goa should have flying buses: Gadkari

Panaji: Goa needs to introduce less polluting flying double decker buses, like those manufactured in Austria since the coastal state…

Taj Mahal police brandish catapults to scare monkeys away

NEW DELHI: Police at the Taj Mahal are being given catapults to scare monkeys away from the UN heritage site…

Kabul chokes on dirty air as temperatures plunge

Kabul: Kabul residents have long run the gauntlet of suicide attacks and bombs. This winter, however, they face another deadly…

Planting hedges could help curb air pollution

Washington: Outdoor pollution has become a menace, having risen at an alarming rate in the past few years. Now, according…

Gadkari emphasizes cooperation between governments to free Delhi of pollution

New Delhi: All stakeholders and the governments need to work together to free Delhi from water and air pollution, Union…

Hyderabad: Pollution increased due to rise in number of vehicles

Hyderabad: The number of vehicles has increased in the city which is the main reason for the increase in pollution…

New sustainable ‘plastics’ in the offing

Jerusalem: Researchers have developed a new sustainable biopolymer technology to make bioplastic polymers which may one day free the world…

Hazardous levels of pollution in Delhi on cold Monday morning

New Delhi: Pollution in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) reached hazardous levels on Monday morning as minimum temperature…

Light pollution at night disrupts ecosystem: Study

New York: Increased exposure to artificial or outdoor light, referred to as light pollution, at night not only raises health…

The risk of miscarriage increases if exposed to polluted air for a week: study

Air pollution is an issue bothering residents of many cities all around the world and it threatens several serious health…