Pollution(Search results - 154)
India29, Jul 2020, 3:40 PM
Coronavirus: Allergy care does not stop with COVID-19; here’s what you should do
Being confined at home, prolonged exposure to indoor air pollution increases the possibility of health issues, especially for those suffering from allergies
India29, Jul 2020, 12:41 PM
People in Delhi can live nearly 10 years more if air pollution reduced, says study
Due to air pollution in the country, Indians tend to live less, as per a study. Air pollution across the nation has reduced the life expectancy of Indians by 5.2 years
WORLD28, Jul 2020, 4:00 PM
Coronavirus: Nitrogen dioxide levels reduced by 70% during COVID-19 lockdown in Delhi, says UN
The brief said that while pollution and greenhouse gas emissions have fallen sharply during the pandemic when countries halted their economies to contain the spread of the virus, these environmental gains are expected to be temporary if economies reopen
India22, May 2020, 9:46 AM
Lockdown effect: Kathmandu gets a glimpse of Mount Everest as pollution levels decrease
In yet another instance of lower air pollution levels leading to some stunning views of the Himalayas, residents of Kathmandu Valley in Nepal woke up to a glimpse of the Mount Everest last week.
India13, May 2020, 12:48 PM
Coronavirus-induced lockdown gives migratory birds and animals a reason to cheer
With reduced human interference and pollution during lockdown, birds are staying in sanctuaries a bit longer; injuries to marine animals have come down
India6, May 2020, 10:56 AM
Have you viewed Mount Everest from Bihar's Singhwahini village?
The lockdown and reduction in pollution level has reportedly ended up providing a beautiful view of Mount Everest from Bihar's village, a women panchayat member has claimed. Her photo capturing the view is now going viral on social media.
India26, Apr 2020, 1:37 PM
Delhi, Mumbai's pollution hotspots turn into green zones during COVID-19 lockdown
With vehicles off the road and most industries shut for over a month due to the coronavirus lockdown, some pollution hotspots in Mumbai and Delhi have turned into green zones recording minimal or no pollution
India22, Apr 2020, 1:00 PM
Earth day 2020: Post COVID-19 world - Paving a sustainable and inclusive future ahead
“We have to be able to pull together as a planet, as a species. We need to start tackling climate change with a unified passion,” said Dennis Hayes, founder of Earth Day Network on Earth Day 2020, which marks its 50 years
Coronavirus India5, Apr 2020, 6:40 PM
Lockdown gives Bengaluru good air in return; quality improves after ages
A senior state Pollution Control Board official said that the COVID-19 related lockdown has substantially improved the air quality of Bengaluru.
India13, Feb 2020, 6:35 PM
Machines to sweep streets of Bengaluru, clear the air for residents
Roadside dust and silt contribute to over 15% of air pollution in Bengaluru. The BBMP has deployed Rs 18 lakh worth machines to clear the killer dust. By deploying these machines, BBMP wants to prevent a polluted atmosphere
India23, Dec 2019, 10:08 AM
‘Oxygen Parlour' at Nashik railway station to combat air pollution
The commuters at the Nashik railway station also commended the effort to install the Oxygen Parlour, terming it as a positive step towards combating air pollution in the cities across the country
India24, Nov 2019, 10:29 AM
Lake pollution: Karnataka state officials to submit report on failure in maintaining lakes
As the Supreme Court rejected the state’s appeal against the order of paying Rs 500 crore fine for the failure of maintaining Varthur, Agara and Bellandur lakes, the state officials have been instructed to submit a report on the same on Nov 27.
Lifestyle21, Nov 2019, 5:01 PM
From asthma to premature death, here are few harmful effects of air pollution
These particles come from traffic exhaust, smoke and dust and their tiny size allows them to remain airborne for long periods, get inside buildings, be inhaled easily, and reach and accumulate in the brain
Entertainment19, Nov 2019, 1:46 PM
Leonardo DiCaprio expresses concern over Delhi pollution levels on Instagram
The 45-year-old actor, Leonardo DiCaprio a vocal advocate for a clean environment, on Monday shared a post by Extinction Rebellion, a global climate movement, on the social media site.