An environment ministry official said that Delhi witnessed 56 good air days in January-June period in 2017, while this year the national capital had 65 such days.

Niti Aayog has proposed 15-point action plan for combating air pollution in ten most polluted cities in the country, including Delhi, Kanpur and Varanasi. The draft action plan titled 'Breathe India' includes encouraging electric vehicles, phasing out private diesel vehicle and development of crop residue utilisation policy.

In compliance to the direction of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi Dated: November 17, 2017 (in the matter of Vardhman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others vide OA No. 44/2018 (Earlier OA No.

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

In a bid to monitor the extent of air pollution on a real time basis, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) will set up 11 new automatic air quality monitoring stations in the state.

The Delhi government’s Environment Department has decided to commission a study to know the real-time identification of distribution of source for air pollution to enable it to design its action-pl

Briefing about the Cabinet's decisions, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the University of Washington will conduct the study.

Over a month after it closed the window for public comments and objections on the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), the Union Environment ministry has sent an Expenditure Finance Committee note

GURUGRAM: A study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found that pollution levels (PM2.5 and PM10) increase by 30% in residential areas of the city due to use of diesel ge

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s capital was once again identified as one of the worst places for air quality in May, ministry data showed on Wednesday, although general air quality in its nearby region

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