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We're facing a conspiracy of silence: Environmentalist Sunita Narain (IANS interview)
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We're facing a conspiracy of silence: Environmentalist Sunita ...

Environmentalist Sunita Narain, who heads the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and is a member of the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA), says the environment challenges we confront are progenies of "a conspiracy of ... Prokerala, 1 month ago

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Delhi, the No-No capital

Delhi is a year-round health hazard that visitors shun like the plague, says Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: India Gate, obscured by Delhi's smog. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo   A frequent piece of advice offered to long-term visitors or foreign residents -- journalists, diplomats and suchlike -- in the capital used to be: "If you want to see the country, get out of Delhi." It's a worthless suggestion now. They're getting out fast anyway.   Two years ago, when a disgusted New York ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Advancement of BS-VI fuel norms welcomed

Environmentalists have welcomed the Union Petroleum Ministrys decision to advance the rollout of cleaner BS-VI fuel in Delhi in an effort to improve the air quality. BS-VI fuel will bring down sulphur by five times from the current BS-IV levels - A whopping ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Sorry, there are no quick fixes for Delhi's toxic smog

The air pollution problem in the national capital won’t go away till we take action -- such as ban the use of dirty fuels, ramp up public transport and oversee crop burning, says Sunita Narain. IMAGE: Air pollution in Delhi is lower this year than the previous year -- but because the levels are so high, actions against it are needed now! Photograph: Saumya Khandelwal/Reuters Do not read me wrong. A couple of weeks ago, I had said we may breathe easier this winter. This does not ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Toxic smog suffocates Delhi; schools shut, construction halted  Rediff.com2 months ago Smog-hit Delhi bans entry of trucks, construction works; odd-even on cards  DNA2 months ago
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How to make air poisonous!

On Tuesday when the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi clocked 468 in the most severe category — anything above 100 is considered unhealthy — a state of public health emergency was declared by the Indian Medical Association (IMA). With a steady rise ...
 DNA2 months ago Year's worst air quality leaves Delhi gasping  Rediff.com2 months ago
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Delhi is gas chamber, authorities scramble to combat pollution

New Delhi: Delhi and its suburbs turned into a virtual gas chamber on Wednesday with dense haze and toxic air enveloping the region, forcing authorities in the capital to shut schools and colleges till Monday, ban entry of trucks, halt all civil construction ...
 Sify2 months ago Smog turns Delhi into 'gas chamber', parking fees hiked  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Will urge Centre to bring natural under GST: EPCA to

Supreme Court-empowered green authority EPCA has assured industries operating in the NCR that it will urge the Centre to bring natural gas under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST).The EPCA's assurance came following a clutch of petitions by industry ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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India-Kiwi T20 denied permission to use diesel genset

New Delhi: An environmental authority on Tuesday denied permission for the use of a diesel generator to operate the flood lights for the T20 international cricket match between India and New Zealand at the Firozshah Kotla Stadium on Wednesday evening. The ...
 Sify2 months ago

Supreme Court bans use of dirtier coal alternative in New Delhi

By Sudarshan Varadhan NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's top court on Tuesday banned the use of petroleum coke, a dirtier alternative to coal, in New Delhi in a bid to clean the air in one of the world's most polluted cities. The Supreme Court, which recently ...
 Sify2 months ago
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