Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023



Delhi: Pollutant study gets underway

February 16, 2022 8:50 am

The project, called ‘real-time source apportionment study and pollution forecasting’, was approved by the Delhi Cabinet last year, and the Delhi government had signed a memorandum of understanding with IIT-Kanpur for the study.

Delhi govt signs MoU with IIT-Kanpur for study on source apportionment of pollutants

October 23, 2021 2:21 pm

The Delhi Cabinet had earlier approved the project called ‘Real-time source apportionment and forecasting for advance air pollution management in Delhi.’

Air pollution on rise in Indian cities: study

April 29, 2021 1:58 pm

The researchers speculated that increases in PM2.5 and NO2 in India reflect increasing vehicle ownership, industrialisation and the limited effect of air pollution policies to date

NOx,Ozone emerging threats to cities: TERI

June 23, 2011 1:30 am

Pollutants like NOx and Ozone are emerging threats to Indian cities,a study said on Wednesday and pitched for “proactive policies” for their control as it is likely to impact human health and agriculture yield.

Water pollution linked to male fertility problems

January 19, 2009 10:57 am

A collaborative study has lent more force to the suggestion that water pollution is triggering male fertility problems.


Fishermen in Rameswaram wary of venturing into polluted sea waters

February 28, 2016 2:15 pm

Rameswaram, Feb 28 (ANI): Untreated sewage, factory waste and other pollutants have turned the waters of Agni Tirtham beach in Rameswaram into black sludge. The fishermen community in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram complained that their repeated pleas to clean the beach and its surroundings have fallen on deaf ears. With garbage floating on the water, it has become difficult for fishermen to go fishing. The farmers also fear that the chemicals from factory waste could prove hazardous. Water pollution not only affects fishermen directly but the untreated sewage and chemicals endanger marine life. The fishing community in turn incurs huge loss as more and more fish die due to polluted water.