Pollution(Search results - 188)
India NewsJun 16, 2021, 8:30 PM IST
Karnataka HC raps Bengaluru Police over use of loudspeakers at religious places
The High Court of Karnataka pulled up the Bengaluru cops for failing to obey its order on the use of loudspeakers at the place of worship. The cops filed a unsatisfactory report before the HC.
Top StoriesJun 4, 2021, 6:25 PM IST
Karnataka: After gov't immerses COVID victims' ashes in Cauvery, villagers express fear of water pollution
After the Karnataka government immersed 1,200 unclaimed Covid victims' ashes into the Cauvery river stream in Malavalli taluk, the villagers say the water to town and other villagers may get polluted and also with people coming to immerse the ashes might end up spreading the infection.
TechnologyMay 12, 2021, 5:59 PM IST
Confused about where to dispose of your e-waste? Here are 5 ways to do it
Do you know e-waste emits toxic chemicals? Here where you can dump your outdated gadgets or e-waste.
India NewsFeb 5, 2021, 1:53 PM IST
Illegal catfish rearing exposes swarm of fish in dried up lake, worries environmentalists
A shocking video shows school of banned catfish gasping for air and water in one of the lakes in Bengaluru.
Top StoriesFeb 4, 2021, 6:28 PM IST
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign to promote electric vehicles to combat pollution
Appealing delivery chains and big companies, resident welfare associations, market associations, malls and cinema halls, he said electric vehicles should be promoted and charging stations should be set up at their premises.
Weird NewsFeb 2, 2021, 11:15 AM IST
Couple marries underwater to spread awareness about ocean pollution
An IT engineer couple had a dream wedding by getting married underwater, for their love for the ocean and to spread awareness about water bodies pollution.
PoliticsNov 20, 2020, 7:07 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi leaves 'heavily polluted' Delhi amid a storm within Congress
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son flew down to Goa on Friday after doctors advised the former to shift out of the national capital in view of the heavy pollution and poor air quality that has aggravated her chest infection.
IndiaNov 19, 2020, 1:44 PM IST
Howrah in West Bengal seals top rank in the list of most polluted cities of India
Howrah in West Bengal topped the list of the most polluted cities in India. According to the daily AQI (Air Quality Index) bulletin of the Central Pollution Control Board, the 24-hour average AQI value of Howrah on Wednesday was 285.
IndiaNov 18, 2020, 9:45 AM IST
Delhi wakes up to Hazy skies, air quality wavers between ‘poor’ and ‘moderate’ categories
"There used to be dense smog and we used to feel irritation in eyes but it got better after the rain. Today it is hazy again. The government needs to come up with a permanent solution," said a local.
IndiaNov 16, 2020, 2:13 PM IST
Kolkata see improvement in post-Diwali air
Kolkata saw marked improvement in the post-Diwali air quality this year compared to 2019 following the ban on fire-crackers imposed by the Calcutta High Court.
IndiaNov 16, 2020, 12:39 PM IST
Rain, gusty winds bring respite from pollution in Delhi-NCR, temperature dips
Delhi's air quality index improved to 300 at 9 am, which falls in the poor category, from 467 around the same time on Sunday.
Coronavirus IndiaNov 15, 2020, 7:42 PM IST
Paramilitary doctors to more ICU beds: 12-point strategy to tackle Covid-19 in Delhi
During an urgent meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and other officials, a 12-point strategy was devised to contain the spread of the virus in Delhi, especially in view of the festive season and the decreasing temperatures, accompanied by increasing pollution.
IndiaNov 15, 2020, 10:05 AM IST
Air pollution worsens as Delhi defies firecrackers ban
Bursting of firecrackers could be heard across Delhi and its neighbouring areas on Diwali night even though a ban was imposed on its sale and use in the national capital region in view of rising air pollution and COVID-19 pandemic.
IndiaNov 13, 2020, 1:22 PM IST
Coronavirus: Main reason behind surge in COVID-19 cases in Delhi is pollution, says CM Kejriwal
"COVID-19 situation in Delhi should come under control in 7-10 days; we are considering taking several steps next week." CM Kejriwal said.