Environment News Bulletin
October 22, 2018
CSE's Environment News Bulletin brings you a selection of latest news from India and the South Asian countries on almost all topics of environmental concerns.
KOLKATA: The air quality in the city has deteriorated over the past few days and experts put some of the blame on the festivities.
The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) is planning to increase the green footprint in the country from current 5 per cent to 15 per cent in the next 4-5 years, a top IGBC official has said.
AHMEDABAD: The daily congestion on city roads and longer commuting hours for the city is thanks to ever-growing vehicular population — increasing by about 10% annually.
AHMEDABAD: Our dependence on vehicles to travel even short distances leads to injecting of approximately 1,500 tons of carbon dioxide daily — or 1 ton every minute — into our respirable air!
At times when the Delhi Government is taking all possible measures to deal with the menace of pollution with contingency plans already set in motion to combat it, a scientific study has revealed th
Gurgaon: Monitoring teams appointed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has identified 21 most polluted spots in the city, where rampant violations of GRAP measures resulted in high level
NEW DELHI: The air quality in the capital improved slightly on Sunday as wind speed increased.
GURUGRAM: Not many who take pride in the continued existence of Mangar Bani, the last virgin forest in Delhi-NCR, are aware that the Bani survived only after Vivek Kamboj, a resident of Sushant Lok
NEW DELHI: In a bid to actualise the dream of a "nirmal" and "aviral" Ganga, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said Sunday the government is looking to complete about 200 projects for ghats and cremator
The forum will be hosted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) this December.
JAIPUR: It’s a double whammy for the state’s health authorities.
PUNE: As many as 75 people succumbed to swine flu in the state in October alone, taking Maharashtra’s H1N1 death count to 244 till October 18 this year.
The virus, transmitted through the aedes aegypti mosquito, causes fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain.
Nearly a month after the roll out of the Centre's PMJAY health insurance scheme, one lakh people have availed the benefits of the ambitious programme, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said Sunday.