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Kolkata: Environment scientists at the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) expect this Kali Puja and Diwali to be the most environment-friendly in recent memory, not due to a sudden behavio

The Supreme Court, earlier this month, has imposed a temporary ban on the sale of the firecrackers in Delhi-NCR region during Diwali this year to check the alarming air pollution level.

GURGAON: It will be difficult, if not impossible, to extend the ban on diesel gensets that kicked in on October 17 in Delhi to its immediate neighbours in NCR - Gurgaon in the south and Noida and G

The Lancet study concluded that pollution is now the largest environmental cause of disease and death in the world today — three times more those from HIV-AIDS, TB and malaria put together.

Air pollution is a significant contributor to increasing cases of heart attack in the city.

VADODARA: Students of M S University's Department of Environmental Studies with the help from personnel from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) will closely monitor the air and sound pollut

This landmark study published in Lancer finds that toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9 millon people and cost trillions of dollars every year. Pollution kills more people in India than anywhere else in the world revealed the study.

This is a compilation of select court orders , judgements and directives by the pollution control boards to control air and noise pollution on Diwali by the India Environment Portal.

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Test results of sound emitting fireworks carried out by FRDC during the period 2011- 2012

This Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) came into effect from Oct 17, 2017 to prevent a repeat of the severe air pollution Delhi witnessed after Diwali last year. Measures under the GRAP's 'very poor' and 'severe' categories will remain in force till March 15, 2018 said Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) appointed by the Supreme Court.

This Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) came into effect from Oct 17, 2017 to prevent a repeat of the severe air pollution Delhi witnessed after Diwali last year. Measures under the GRAP's 'very poor' and 'severe' categories will remain in force till March 15, 2018 said Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) appointed by the Supreme Court.

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