User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Oct 28 2020 11:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Coronavirus: PM Modi urges people to exercise caution while voting in Bihar 28.10.2020 Scroll.in
India’s coronavirus tally rose to 79,90,322 on Wednesday and the toll reached 1,20,010.
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Air pollution adds to Covid-19 mortality, says ICMR, cites international studies 28.10.2020 Scroll.in
Meanwhile, a NITI Aayog member said the trend in Kerala, Delhi and West Bengal was worrisome, and that Delhi was experiencing a third peak in cases.
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Air pollution may hinder India's fight against Covid 27.10.2020 Rediff: News
Long-term exposure to chronically high PM2.5 levels weakens the ability of the lungs to fend off infections, therefore making people more susceptible to COVID-19, the scientists said.
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15% COVID-19 deaths related to air pollution: Study 27.10.2020 Rediff: News
The results are based on epidemiological data collected up to third week in June 2020 and the researchers say a comprehensive evaluation will need to follow after the pandemic has subsided.
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India is proud of role played by infantry in protecting our nation: PM Modi 27.10.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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The slow disappearance of a lake in Bihar has pitted two castes against each other 27.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The fishing community, or Sahnis, wants to safeguard the shrinking lake, while the landlords, or Bhumihars, want to use the land it covers for agriculture.
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Coronavirus: Long-term exposure to air pollution linked to 15% global Covid deaths, shows new study 27.10.2020 Scroll.in
In East Asia, about 27% of the deaths could be attributed to pollution, while it was 19% in Europe and 17% in North America.
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Lakhimpur dist admin adopts NGT directives for immersion 27.10.2020 The Assam Tribune
Lakhimpur dist admin adopts NGT directives for immersion
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Pollution: SC suspends committee to monitor stubble burning after Centre promises to create new law 26.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Retired Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur had been appointed as the head of the committee.
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SC stays 1-man committee order on stubble burning 26.10.2020 Rediff: News
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde passed the order while considering the Centre's stand that it is coming out with a comprehensive legislation to deal with air pollution, including the aspect of stubble burning.
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Delhi: Air quality worsens after Dussehra, drops to ‘very poor’ category 26.10.2020 Scroll.in
On Sunday, the index value was in the ‘severe’ category in least three areas in the city.
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Delhi: What did the Covid-19 lockdown teach scientists about controlling pollution levels? 26.10.2020 Scroll.in
The unlikely shutdown of industrial activity and vehicular movement allowed researchers to set a baseline standard to target.
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Biden slams Trump for calling India 'filthy' 25.10.2020 Rediff: News
It's not how you talk about friends and it's not how you solve global challenges like climate change,Biden said in a tweet.
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Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor' 24.10.2020 Rediff: News
"The overall Delhi's Air Quality Index is in the very poor category with few Delhi locations entering at higher zone but that will be short lived. This is mainly because the extremely calm local surface winds which were prevailing yesterday are likely to increase slightly and may further pick-up by Oct 26," SAFAR said.
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Interview: Indian Ocean’s Rahul Ram on how environmental and social issues influenced his music 24.10.2020 Scroll.in
Ram’s introduction to environment activism started when he spent a few days at Sunderlal Bahuguna’s home.
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Pakistan vs Zimbabwe: PCB shifts T20I series to Rawalpindi due to poor air quality in Lahore 24.10.2020 Scroll.in
The rescheduling also affects the remaining four Pakistan Super League matches which will now be held in Karachi.
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New Parliament building to be ready by October 2022 24.10.2020 The Assam Tribune
New Parliament building to be ready by October 2022
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New Parliament building to be ready by Oct 2022 23.10.2020 Rediff: News
Officials also said that sufficient steps have been taken to control air and noise pollution during the construction work for the new parliament building, which will have separate offices for all MPs and those will be equipped with the latest digital interfaces as a step towards creating 'paperless offices'.
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How Delhi plans to curb and control pollution 23.10.2020 Rediff: Business
In December 2016, the Supreme Court directed the central government to have a graded action plan to tackle the menace of air pollution. There are two plans - Comprehensive Action Plan and Graded Response Action Plan.
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Air quality in Delhi, Noida, Gurugram falls to ‘poor category’, likely to deteriorate 23.10.2020 Scroll.in
Ten of 35 monitoring stations across the national Capital recorded the air quality slipping into ‘severe’ category.
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