The countdown to the cleaning up of the Yamuna has begun. The Supreme Court sets a deadline

For his outstanding work in fighting malaria, V P Sharma gets the Green Scientist Award 2001

Yet again, DTC plays games on the conversion of its buses to CNG

The cse study shows that the cng strategy will help to get closest to the clean air target compared to slow changes in diesel technology. • When buses, autos and taxis move to cng by 2001,

• When all buses, autos and taxis which ply in Delhi move to cng by 2001, the total pollution load of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from vehicles will reduce by about 18 per cent against the target of

Saboteur in chief. Is responsible for making procedures. Has botched them up, discouraging those keen on CNG

Blames others for its failures. Is raring to destroy the CNG market by hiking prices

Has a lot of power to safeguard public health. Prefers not to use it

Utterly confused. Speaks for polluters who have business interests in scuttling CNG

Though private bus operators will have to shoulder a bulk of the responsibility of