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» 2019-09-03

Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, said it has received BS-VI emission norm certificates for all its heavy duty truck, ahead of the April 1 deadline for the switch […]

» 2019-02-12

Annual meteorological data has revealed that 2018 was yet another year of improvement for Delhi’s air quality. In 2018, the number of ‘Good’ to ‘Moderate’ days — based on air […]

» 2017-12-19

Around 1,500 farmers from Haryana have been fined a total of Rs 39.85 lakh for burning agricultural stubble between July to October this year, the government said. The action was […]

» 2017-10-02

Indraprastha Gas Ltd, which sells CNG to the National Capital Region, said it has raised the price of CNG by 95 paise per kg in Delhi and by Rs 1.26 […]

» 2017-02-07

Air pollution, particularly levels of Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide, rose sharply in towns and cities in Western Maharashtra in 2016, according to data from the National Air Quality Monitoring […]

» 2016-11-18

NTPC Ltd said the Delhi Pollution Control Committee has given directions to keep all its units in Badarpur Thermal Power Station closed till January 31, 2017. The reason for the […]

» 2016-09-21

The government has approved the setting up of National Mission for Clean Ganga in the place of the existing National Ganga River Basin Authority to fast track rejuvenation projects. The […]

» 2016-09-19

Many international lighting companies are displaying double standards by challenging India’s new mercury recycling rules, said environmental NGO Toxics Link. The NGO said these companies are resisting India’s new e-waste rules […]

» 2016-09-01

Ducon Infratechnologies, a technology company providing solutions in the digital and infrastructure space, signed an agreement with Zhejiang Hailiang Ecological Materials of China to market and distribute DeNOx catalyst — […]

» 2016-08-19

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti launched various projects worth Rs 560 crore under Namami Gange programme at Ganga Barrage in Kanpur today, […]

» 2016-08-18

The Supreme Court has directed all manufacturers and dealers of Delhi & National Capital region selling diesel cars with engine capacity of 2000 cc and above, to pay 1% Environment […]

» 2016-08-18

A new study by Down To Earth magazine has unearthed clear links between air pollution and the incidence of deaths by lightning. According to an article in the magazine, published […]

» 2016-08-18

BARC (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre) said they developed a portable kit to detect toxic chromium in drinking water and tap water, lakes, rivers as well as ground water at a […]

» 2015-06-18

Terra Motors, a Japanese maker of e-rickshaws and two-wheelers, will open dealerships across the country, the company said. The company is aiming at opening 80 outlets pan India by the […]

» 2015-06-03

It is the underbelly of India’s electronics and e-waste industry, but a new study has shone some light on just how dangerous working with scrap electronics can be for Indians. […]

» 2015-04-18

The proportion of people who suffer liver damage from alcohol consumption vs the traditional cause — hepatitis — is on the rise in cities like Mumbai, doctors said. Hepatitis virus […]

» 2014-08-28

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi-based research and advocacy think-tank, released a statementin response to what it called myths perpetuated by the Indian poultry industry. Following the […]