Articles about Pollution Control Board

Rajasthan: Petrol pump offers discount on fuel against single-use plastic

09 Aug 2022

Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Petrol pump offers discount on fuel against single-use plastic

Bring empty plastic milk pouches and water bottles to receive a discount of Re. 1/liter on petrol and 50 paise/liter on diesel!

UNEP lists UP's Moradabad as 2nd noisiest city, official rejects

29 Mar 2022

Delhi
UNEP lists UP's Moradabad as 2nd noisiest city, official rejects

Raising concerns over rising global noise pollution levels, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently released a report listing the noisiest cities in the world, where people may be at risk of hearing loss.

Agra gets makeover before Trump's visit, water released into Yamuna

20 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi
Agra gets makeover before Trump's visit, water released into Yamuna

Uttar Pradesh's Agra boasts of the Taj Mahal but it also is one of the dirtiest tourist destinations around the world.

Should more Indian cities adopt 'Honk More, Wait More'?

14 Feb 2020

Chennai
Should more Indian cities adopt 'Honk More, Wait More'?

Recently, the Mumbai Police introduced a scheme to discipline reckless honkers at traffic signals: 'Honk More, Wait More'.

NGT forms committee over private colleges within Agra's bird Sanctuary

08 Nov 2018

Uttar Pradesh
NGT forms committee over private colleges within Agra's bird Sanctuary

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has constituted a committee to decide whether two private engineering colleges have been constructed inside Agra's Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary.

NGT anguished over Ganga's condition; says water unfit for use

27 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh
NGT anguished over Ganga's condition; says water unfit for use

The National Green Tribunal today said the water of the Ganga river, between Haridwar in Uttarakhand and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, was unfit for drinking and bathing and expressed anguish over the situation of the river.

6 held for violence in Tuticorin anti-Sterlite-protests detained under NSA

12 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu
6 held for violence in Tuticorin anti-Sterlite-protests detained under NSA

The six people arrested on May 22 for their alleged involvement in the violence during anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin (TN) last month were yesterday detained under the National Security Act (NSA), police said.

Varanasi Brahmins burn 500 quintals of wood to "reduce pollution"

19 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi Brahmins burn 500 quintals of wood to "reduce pollution"

In a democracy, protests/rallies are a strong tool of the people, but sometimes, they just miss the mark.

Poop from the sky! NGT asks panel to analyze "waste"

03 Dec 2017

Delhi
Poop from the sky! NGT asks panel to analyze "waste"

Delhi's "poop-from-the-sky" problem is back again, and the NGT wants to know if it is human or bird excreta.

Amitabh Bachchan donates Rs 51 lakh for KMC audi's renovation

11 Feb 2017

Delhi Police
Amitabh Bachchan donates Rs 51 lakh for KMC audi's renovation

Celebrity alumni of Kirori Mal College, including Amitabh Bachchan, Satish Kaushik and Kabir Khan, recently attended a fundraiser in Mumbai for the dilapidated Frank Thakurdas Memorial Auditorium at the college.

A quick glance at Delhi-NCR

17 Dec 2016

Haryana
A quick glance at Delhi-NCR

Indian weddings, known for their lavishness, are gradually heading towards being a sober affair in the wake of demonetization.