air pollution

With Diwali approaching, air pollution levels shoot up

With Diwali approaching, air pollution levels shoot up

November 12, 2020

The last fortnight has been particularly hard for nearly half the Indian population that resides in northern plains of the country. Pollution levels have ranged between severely unhealthy to sheer hazardous and even beyond, thanks in part to the stubble burning by farmers, but al...

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Big ticket investments in oil & gas as Modi opens India Energy Forum

Big ticket investments in oil & gas as Modi opens India Energy Forum

October 28, 2020

Inaugurating the fourth edition of the India Energy Forum-CERA Week, earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the participants that India was well on track to meet its commitment of 275 GW of installed capacity in renewable energy by the year 2022.

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1.67 million deaths due to air pollution in India, says study

1.67 million deaths due to air pollution in India, says study

October 22, 2020

The first-ever State of Global Air 2020, a report on air pollution around the world prepared by US-based Health Effects Institute, says that long-term exposure to outdoor and household air pollution in India played a role in more than 1.67 million deaths from a variety of disease...

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Air pollution in India

Air pollution in India

November 16, 2019

India’s air pollution continues to worsen each year, inflicting thousands of deaths on a hapless populace while politicians play blame game.

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Air pollution is killing more people in India than smoking, says study

Air pollution is killing more people in India than smoking, says study

April 13, 2019

In 2014, Delhi was named the most polluted city in the world by World Health Organisation (WHO), along with 13 more cities hailing from India in the 20 most polluted cities of world. According to a study titled ‘State of Global Air 2019’, air pollution has contributed...

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Air pollution in South Asia

Air pollution in South Asia

February 21, 2019

In various global studies, South Asia, home to nearly two billion people, continues to top air pollution-related deaths, with little signs of improvement.

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Looking back at COP24

Looking back at COP24

December 19, 2018

COP24 was the last chance to stave off climate disaster. At the end, a slow progression towards securing the future of earth is far lesser than what the climate justice activists had bargained for.

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India struggles with air pollution

India struggles with air pollution

October 31, 2018

India has long struggled to pull together the type of coordinated national approach that has helped countries like China reduce pollution. While the government of India is focused on the economic growth of the country, its people are dying breathing world's worst toxic air.

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Replacing traditional stoves with solar cooking solutions

Replacing traditional stoves with solar cooking solutions

October 17, 2018

In order to encourage the development of solar operated facilities in the country, the Indian government is inviting researchers from academic and research institutions, organisations and industries, to submit designs for solar chulhas (traditional Indian cooking stove) before De...

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Air pollution: a major cause for diabetes

Air pollution: a major cause for diabetes

August 1, 2018

Diabetes, a chronic condition that results in excessive sugar in the blood, has always been associated with genetic and lifestyle factors such as obesity, lack of exercise etc. But recently, studies have shown that even air pollution can be a cause for diabetes. In the year 2016,...

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Diwali without crackers in Delhi

Diwali without crackers in Delhi

October 18, 2017

The rising levels of air pollution have resulted in re-imposition of the ban on the sales of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR.

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Green Initiatives

Green Initiatives

June 14, 2017

The concept of green airports is not just a hyped new fad. It is a must-have. Realising this, the stakeholders have made sustainability their focal point, even as India is engaged in building new airports and reinvigorating old ones. Air transport plays a significant role in the ...

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