Air pollution is a major planetary health risk, with India estimated to have some of the worst levels globally. To inform action at subnational levels in India, we estimated the exposure to air pollution and its impact on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy in every state of India in 2017.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaurav Govind Vs State of Bihar & Others dated 04/12/2018. This application seeks direction to stop construction work of Mithpur leg and Patna Junction leg of the Mithapur Road Over Bridge Project and to resume construction only after obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC) from State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) Bihar.

PATNA: The state transport department will launch a campaign from Monday to seize vehicles that emit excessive smoke in a bid to curb air pollution in Patna.

PATNA: Air quality in Patna continued to deteriorate for the third consecutive day on Wednesday.

PATNA: Even though Diwali is nearly a fortnight away, air quality in city slipped to “very poor” category on Thursday following rise in concentration of harmful pollutants in the atmosphere with th

PATNA/GAYA: Dengue has assumed alarming proportions in the state with the number of people suffering from the mosquito-borne disease reaching 671 on Tuesday.

PATNA: Thanks to the state government’s move to ban polythene carry bags anytime this month, thongas (paper bags) of different shapes and sizes have resurfaced in the city markets after a gap of ne

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Bihar government to constitute a team to check illegal sand mining being carried out during the Monsoon season in Son and Ganga rivers at Koilwar and Pa

PATNA: The Patna high court has directed the Bihar government to formulate a law to ban the use of plastic bags across the state.

Patna: The agriculture department has sanctioned Rs 23 crore to be spent over three years to help 10,000 farmers adopt practices in line with a decision to develop 100 climate smart villages.

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