‘India Demands Safety Standards’ campaign aims to raise consumer awareness on the advantages of using safety-compliant products, devices and technologies – vis-a-vis non-certified alternatives across varied categories, such as consumer products, electronic devices, chemicals, medical devices and infrastructure.
In a landmark ruling, Supreme Court today banned the sale of BS-III vehicles across India, with effect from April 1, 2017. The court observed that public health is more important than commercial interests. Car manufacturers can no longer sell vehicles that do not comply with Bharat Stage IV emission norms. Will our netas follow the ruling? We debate on The Buck Stops Here.
Did you know that India accounts for the second highest death rate of children under five due to pollution and poor sanitation? That's an alarming new report by the WHO and it comes as NDTV exposes how a deadly fuel, which has been banned in Delhi for causing cancer, still continues to be used. Is there zero political will to fight pollution?
Every day eight people on an average are dying in Delhi due to air pollution-related diseases, the Supreme Court today said, quoting a study, even as it directed the Centre to consider banning the use of fuels high in sulphur content - furnace oil and pet coke - by industries in NCR.
The Country Will See A Pan India Rollout Of Bharat Stage Four Emission Norms From April. But Is Motown Ready? We reach out to Rajiv Bajaj of Bajaj Auto, Shekhar Viswanathan of Toyota Kirloskar & Vinod Dasari of Ashok Leyland for a status check. We also spoke to Sunita Narain of CSE who feels that Motown had enough time to adapt
India already has the uncomfortable honour of having the world's deadliest air. A Boston-based advocacy group's report called the Study of Global Air 2017 says over 1 million people had early deaths because of pollution in India and that India and China together accounted for half the world's total pollution deaths. Yet, just a few days ago, our environment minister went on record to say there's 'no conclusive data to establish direct correlation of death exclusively with air pollution'.