Dirty air and water increase cradle deaths

8 March 2017 4:39 PM GMT
While absolute level of pollution increases risk, vulnerability is enhanced due to resource poverty.

Govt initiates probe into chemical dumps

16 July 2012 1:38 AM GMT
India has initiated a probe into alleged dumping of a chemical, mainly used in photography and medical applications, by China, following complaints by...

Rio: not plus or minus, just 20

1 July 2012 11:14 AM GMT
The Rio+20 UN conference on sustainable development is over. The conference declaration, titled The Future We Want, is a weak and meaningless...

The steel shock

12 Jun 2012 12:44 AM GMT
When the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) started its Green Rating Project in the mid-1990s, India had just liberalised its economy. Fears...

708 challans on Day One

12 Jun 2012 12:20 AM GMT
As many as 708 challans were issued and eight vehicles were impounded on the first day of the massive pollution check drive by the transport...

Get car checked for pollution or pay Rs 1,000

11 Jun 2012 1:19 AM GMT
In an effort to control pollution, Delhi government will launch a mega drive on Monday to crackdown on motorists who do not have a valid pollution...

Massive pollution control drive on anvil

8 Jun 2012 12:30 AM GMT
Delhiites should get their PUC (pollution under control) certificates renewed at the earliest, as in a bid to make Delhi pollution free, enforcement...

Iron, steel sectors get poor green score

5 Jun 2012 2:04 AM GMT
The iron and steel industry in India is struggling to meet environmental norms. While some plants and companies are making efforts to clean up their...

Environmental policy for firms

25 May 2012 3:21 AM GMT
That the Ministry of Environment and Forests seeks to widen the scope of corporate environmental responsibility for a sustainable future is welcome....

Sanjay Lake on last legs?

14 May 2012 4:44 AM GMT
Environmentalists and morning walkers of Mayur Vihar claim that Sanjay Lake in East Delhi is shrinking by the day. The ongoing concretisation of...

Pollution: the great leveller

3 May 2012 11:25 PM GMT
A harried parent called a few weeks ago. She wanted to know if the pollution levels in Delhi were bad and if so how bad. The answer was simple and...
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