User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Dec 09 2019 23:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The Daily Fix: If India is to tackle its air pollution crisis effectively, Modi must play a key role 14.11.2019 Scroll.in
Blaming state governments for the problem won’t make it go away.
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Cricket friendly played to raise lung cancer awareness 14.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Cricket friendly played to raise lung cancer awareness
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All schools in Delhi, Noida to remain closed on November 14, 15 13.11.2019 DNA
The decision has been taken on the recommendation of Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority or EPCA.
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Schools in Delhi-NCR to be closed for next two days as air quality plummets 13.11.2019 Scroll.in
The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority has also asked industries using coal and other such fuels to remain closed till November 15.
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SC seeks pollution data from Delhi government, CPCB; Kejriwal says odd-even scheme may be extended 13.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The court also ordered the Centre to examine the feasibility of using hydrogen-based fuel technology to tackle air pollution.
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Sunday Club focuses on water conservation and pollution 12.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, “Sunday Club” organised by drama division of Jawahar Bal Bhavan was focused on water conservation. After their basic exercises, the children were divided into four groups and were given the topic “Water Conservation” and “Pollution”. The children gave very good presentations on both subjects. The in-charge of the drama division, KG Trivedi, said that […]
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Delhi’s air quality slips into ‘severe’ category due to below-normal temperature 12.11.2019 Scroll.in
On November 10, there were 1,846 stubble burning incidents in the states of Haryana and Punjab.
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Watch: After Ayodhya verdict, here are ten things that need attention, according to Akash Banerjee 12.11.2019 Scroll.in
‘What is the point of making a Ram temple in Ayodhya if it will not be visible because of the air pollution?’
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‘Smart’ T Nagar among top five polluted neighbourhoods in Chennai: Report 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The spike in pollution levels has been drawing public attention in Chennai over the last one week. But a study from Health Energy Initiative and Doctors for Clean Air-Tamil Nadu shows that poor air quality in the city is neither an isolated nor a seasonal incident.
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Tablighi Ijtima: This time 42 parking lots on 223 acres to be set up 11.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, 72nd Almi Tablighi Ijtima will be unique in many ways this time. Comprehensive changes have been made in the arrangements compared to earlier. Ijtima’s theme from November 22 to 25 is ‘Clean Ijtima-Green and pollution-free Ijtima’. Large number of volunteers are engaged here day and night to give it a physical appearance. For the […]
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Delhi: Haze keeps air quality ‘very poor’, odd-even plan to be relaxed for two days 11.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
At 10 am, the 24-hour-average air quality index in the city was 331, a tad higher compared to 321 on Sunday evening, according to the pollution board.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to take over nearly all city lakes | Doctors call off strike | BMTC to relaunch Bus Day 9.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP, which has rejuvenated many lakes over the years, will now take over all city lakes except three. Meanwhile BDA has started rejuvenating Varthur lake. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Explainer: Why does the same part of Delhi show different Air Quality readings at the same time? 9.11.2019 Scroll.in
A location can have an AQI of 490 or 700 at the same time.
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Odd-even: Arvind Kejriwal says scheme will be suspended on November 11, 12 due to Guru Nanak Jayanti 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
The chief minister said people from the Sikh community had requested the Aam Aadmi Party-led government to relax the rules on the two days.
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Green tribunal says advancing paddy transplantation in Punjab will improve air quality 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
Crop burning is considered one of the main reasons for the rising level of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region and other northern states at this time of year.
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Pollution red alert: Chennai’s Delhi moment is almost here 8.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Are you aware that on the afternoon of Nov 7th, the Air Quality Index (AQI) level in Velachery stood at 271, only marginally better than Delhi's (282) at the same time? Both data from monitors and snapshots from different areas in the city show why we need urgent action on air pollution.
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Top news: Centre says fundamentals of Indian economy robust as Moody’s lowers outlook to ‘negative’ 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Delhi government’s claim that air pollution levels reduced by 25% is false, says Greenpeace India 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
The AAP government said it was not concerned about the analysis, and dismissed the report.
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Air pollution levels shoot up in Kolkata and parts of South India, experts link it to smog in north 7.11.2019 Scroll.in
The air quality in cities such as Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata ranged between poor and very poor categories on Thursday afternoon.
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Waste woes in Paradise: Srinagar’s struggle to clear garbage from streets during lockdown 7.11.2019 Citizen Matters
In the days following abrogation of Article 370, Srinagar became a stinking mess, as municipal staff were unable to report to work and mounds of garbage accumulated on streets. While proactive officers and safai karamcharis have managed to tide over the crisis in the face of odds, waste management in the city needs serious fixes for the long term.
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