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An Act to provide for the prevention, control and abatement of air pollution, for the establishment, with a view to carrying out the aforesaid purposes, of Boards, for conferring on and assigning to such Boards powers and functions relating thereto and for matters connected therewith.

This is a segment of WION which brings to you latest updates. 100 Indian cities to cut pollution by 50% in 5 years. Watch this video for more information.

Doctors on call brings you a quick update on this new report investigating environmental triggers and how they affect our health. "Over 61% of all deaths in India are due to lifestyle or non-communicable diseases (NCDs). But India cannot curb NCDs unless environmental risk factors are addressed" shows a latest research publication on the state of India's health by the CSE. We also spoke to Vibha Varshney, Associate Editor, Down To Earth about these new findings.

Transportation is a major source of air pollution in many countries around the world due to the high number of vehicles on the roads. Vehicles introduce toxic materials into the atmosphere that have several bad effects on human health and the ecosystem. Examples of such pollutants include Carbon monoxide, Hydrogen, Nitrogen Oxide, particulate matter, Ammonia and Sulphur Dioxide.

The Sri Lankan players had to wear pollution masks on day 2 of the third Test against India at Feroz Shah Kotla due to increased level of smog. However, this is not the first time a cricket match has been held up due to inclement weather conditions but it is the first time that a match has been halted due to increased level of pollution as the Lankan players complained about the poor air quality. Should Sri Lankans have continued to play or is it too much to ask international athletes to expose themselves to hazardous levels of pollution to play?

Innovations to make the air we breathe cleaner:
Our cities are fast becoming hard to live in, courtesy the polluted atmosphere. Breathability is at an all-time low. In this episode of Future Perfect 2.0, we talk about solutions that are making our indoor, and outdoor air quality a bit better.

NGT slammed Delhi government for not taking effective steps to curb pollution. The green tribunal pulled up Kejriwal government and instructed it to come up with action plan within 48 hours.

Public Forum : Delhi's Pollution Crisis

India's top environmentalist Sunita Narain speaks about what she would do if she was the environment minister, and why she thinks the government, institutions, big companies and citizens need to do more to save the environment.

The Delhi government is planning to implement the third phase of the odd-even scheme from the 13th to 17th of November. The move comes after the National Green Tribunal and the Delhi High Court came down heavily on the state government for the pollution menace. Watch exclusive Newsroom from smog covered Central Delhi bringing the ground zero report on the killer pollution.

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