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Breads, pavs, buns and pizza bases contain cancer-causing chemicals, says latest CSE report

According to the report, 84 per cent of bread and bakery samples collected from across Delhi contain residues of potassium bromate, potassium iodate or both.

Early morning is when pollution spikes in capital

Delhi is among the 13 cities in India that follows the Bharat Stage (BS) IV emission norms, while smaller cities implement BS III norms.


Special drive for safety of cyclists to begin next week: Police

A day after director general of Centre for Science and Environment Sunita Narain was hit by a car while she was cycling,police announced a drive to put in place safety measures for cyclists.

Over 30,000 houses to generate solar power in state

The state government plans to generate 60 MW power from rooftops by bringing in 30,000 houses under the project within the next three years.

Diesel,the alternative source of power: Cheap and handy,yet hazardous

Diesel generators are being used more and more frequently amid shortage of power.

CSE report says not many takers for Sarojini Nagar multi-level parking lot,DLF says give it time

A study by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on the automated multi-level parking at Sarojini Nagar has revealed that even during peak hours,its occupancy is only between 20 and 40 per cent,while the parking area around it is packed.


Sunita Narain bats for sustainable development

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) director general Sunita Narain on Monday cited the successful campaign in Delhi where public transport such as buses and autos have taken to CNG due to rising air pollution.

Air pollution dips this Diwali,overall worsens

Increased awareness and favourable meteorological factors have led to a decrease in overall air pollution this Diwali compared to last year’s figures

Briefly Region

Forty veteran golfers from North India and 30 local players will compete for the coveted Koti Cup on Sept 24.

Delhi seems less polluted now,but autos not best way to travel: Study

An Autoricshaw ride in Delhi comes at a great cost,and not just for your pocket.