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
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel ordered the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board to conduct a joint inspection and submit
Justice Sikri said, "Diwali is a festival of lights. Firecrackers are not necessary to bring people together. People can be brought together by distributing and sharing sweets also."
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the tribunal would deal with only those cases which have an important question relating to environment and ecology.
Greenpeace India said instead of being euphoric about few improved air quality days, the authorities must ensure the source of pollution is tackled
About 20 million vehicles that require scrapping have accumulated in India, according to a report by an Indian think tank.
The Environment Ministry has prepared a draft NCAP with an objective to come up with a comprehensive plan for prevention, control and abatement of air pollution, and to augment the air quality moni
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