Varanasi, from where PM Modi had won in 2014, is witnessing a rise in the number of people suffering from allergies and respiratory problems due to a "lot" of construction in the city, the report s
Since the last 60 years, the village has never had piped water supply or even a single hand pump to draw water.
The green panel said the absence of implementation of noise pollution norms affects health of citizens, especially infants and senior citizens.
Several initiatives are taken to deal with the problem of air pollution, including ban on construction activities, burning of crackers, restriction of outdoor activities in schools, Mukesh Khare, P
The CPCB had earlier slapped a fine of Rs. 1 crore each on three public sector oil companies for their failure to install vapour recovery system (VRS) systems at fuel stations.
El Nino is a phenomenon associated with the warming of the Pacific waters and it is largely believed to have an impact on the Indian subcontinent's weather.
The forum will be hosted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) this December.
Stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana is a major cause of air pollution not only in the two states but also in the national capital.
Residents of Bengaluru's Whitefield have been complaining against the Graphite India factory since 1980.
Ms Espinosa, who was elected this year as only the fourth woman to lead the UN General Assembly in over 70 years, also referred to heatwaves, forest fires and storms
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