Environment

KOLKATA: The air quality in the city has deteriorated over the past few days and experts put some of the blame on the festivities.

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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.

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Air Pollution

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.

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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!

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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

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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

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NEW DELHI: The air quality in the capital improved slightly on Sunday as wind speed increased.

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Forests

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

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Water Resources

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

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Health

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.

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NDTV

JAIPUR: It’s a double whammy for the state’s health authorities.

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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.

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The virus, transmitted through the aedes aegypti mosquito, causes fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain.

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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.

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