While the number of auto rickshaws is increasing in the city, the State Transport Authority appears to be busy in maintaining its figures, pertaining to checking pollution caused by the autorickshaws, mainly the ones that run on diesel. The STA challaned 666 autorickshaws, in 2010, for violating pollution norms.

The pollution control board on Friday issued a set of guidelines for election campaigners but major political parties do not seem to attach much importance to them.

The guidelines, which will soon be sent to all political parties, are related to the use of microphones, vehicles and generators during the campaign.

All microphones have to be fitted with sound-limiters and the candidates and th

CHENNAI: The rapid growth in the number of automobiles in the city has turned the focus on the need for the authorities to take stringent measures to contain air and noise pollution.

The number of motor vehicles has been steadily growing over the past 12 years, according to the Transport Department.

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New Delhi: With barely three months in hand, Delhi government has woken up to the need of putting together a comprehensive plan to improve the city

New Delhi: Delhiites should get their PUC (pollution under control) certificates renewed at the earliest. The enforcement wing of Delhi government

The state pollution control board has directed 11 auto emission testing centres in the city and its fringes to stop issuing

KOLKATA, 18 May: The state pollution control board has given closure notices to 11 pollution under control certificate issuance centres (PUC) in and around Kolkata, as they

New Delhi: Out of the city

Bangladesh is far behind in taking Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects under the Kyoto Protocol to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emission.

Statistics show that out of 1,800 CDM projects approved by the CDM Executive Board of the United Nations, only two projects of Bangladesh have got the approval.