01 Apr 2020
Follow these tips to keep your lungs healthy
Lungs supply oxygen to the heart and other parts of the body.
07 Dec 2019
BJP leader Javadekar says, No Indian study shows pollution kills
On Friday, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar delivered an appalling statement, claiming no Indian study has established a direct link between pollution and a reduced lifespan.
25 Nov 2019
Better kill Delhiites with explosives, end suffering: SC on #DelhiPollution
On Monday, the Supreme Court pulled up the Central and Delhi governments for not taking action against the deteriorating air quality in the national capital.
22 Nov 2019
Delhi's air-quality may slip from 'very poor' to 'severe' today
The air quality in Delhi, which was marked as 'very poor' on Thursday, will follow a downward trend, and may slip into the dreaded 'severe' category by Friday.
16 Nov 2019
In polluted Delhi, this bar serves oxygen. No kidding!
In the face of adversities, new opportunities spring up, and 26-year-old entrepreneur Aryavir Kumar has shown the same.
15 Nov 2019
Air pollution: Five houseplants that can help purify indoor air
At a time when air quality in our cities have hit such low levels that 'severe' is the new normal, schools have been ordered to remain shut, and government's apathy is incredulous, taking small steps for combating/dealing with pollution is the need of the hour.
06 Nov 2019
Five common myths about air purifiers you should stop believing
With such harrowing levels of pollution around us, buying an air purifier is no longer a luxury, but a necessity.
05 Nov 2019
Air purifier installed near Taj Mahal as pollution worsens
While a severe pollution grips northern India, an air purifier van has been deployed at the gates of the Taj Mahal in Agra, in a bid to provide relief to tourists visiting the Mughal-era monument.
04 Nov 2019
As pollution breaks records, odd-even scheme starts in Delhi today
Delhi is dealing with a grave situation with residents looking towards governments, both Centre and State, to give them a reprieve from air pollution.
03 Nov 2019
Delhi Pollution: BJP minister suggests 'yajna' to please Lord Indra
As the national capital gasps for air, an Uttar Pradesh minister has made a shocking statement.
03 Nov 2019
Day before odd-even, Delhi's air quality remains severe despite rains
A day before the odd-even road rationing scheme comes into force, residents in Delhi woke up to a thick blanket of smog on Sunday morning even as some areas received light rainfall.
02 Nov 2019
Delhi air quality becomes severe: How to protect your children
Once again, in November this year, the air quality in Delhi slipped into the dreaded 'very poor' category. In some areas of the city, it has even entered the 'severe' category.
01 Nov 2019
Pollution: Five Yoga poses to help you breathe better
Today, the pollution levels around us are harrowing.
31 Oct 2019
Delhi pollution: Dos and Don'ts to help you stay safe
The ever worsening air quality in the national capital is no mystery.
29 Oct 2019
Buying an air purifier? Here are important things to consider
Given the harrowing levels of pollution around us, buying an air purifier is no longer a luxury, but a necessity.
27 Oct 2019
#HealthBytes: 6 tips to stay safe from Diwali pollution
Today it's Diwali, and one sees excitement and smiles all around.
17 Oct 2019
Delhi government's plan: Rs. 1,000 parking fee for 10 hours
A committee of Delhi government and civic officials has formulated a new plan, under which parking a private car in popular areas of the capital such as Connaught Place (CP) could cost you Rs. 1,000 for a 10-hour workday.
13 Oct 2019
Delhi's air quality remains 'poor' on Sunday as stubble-burning continues
Residents of Delhi woke up to hazy skies on Sunday morning as the national capital's air quality took a hit.
12 Oct 2019
Women exempted from odd-even, not private CNG vehicles, says Kejriwal
As Delhi gears up for the odd-even scheme a third time, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that privately-owned CNG vehicles will not be exempted from the rule unlike previous editions of the scheme.
26 Jul 2019
Vegetables in Delhi found to have high lead content: Study
If you think eating your vegetables is going to assure good health, you might want to check again.
16 Jun 2019
This IIT-Delhi start-up offers pollution fix for just Rs. 10
With 22 of the world's 30 most polluted cities in India, it is one of the most polluted countries. The national capital itself is so polluted, that breathing in Delhi is just the same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day.
06 Jun 2019
Trump blames India for pollution, says US has 'cleanest climate'
United States President Donald Trump doesn't need to prove he's dumber than we already know, but he continues setting new lows for humankind.
30 May 2019
Mother-daughter sue France government over air pollution, seek €160k damages
People may not debate environmental issues as much as they should, but it is a pressing concern that is leading to health crises, species extinction, climate change, on a massive, global scale.
16 Mar 2019
Acne: What to eat, what not to eat?
Hands down the most common skin problem out there is of acne. It reportedly affects at least 85% of the world population at some point of time or the other.
01 Feb 2019
NGT raps DPCC over report on Wazirpur's 'polluting' industrial unit
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) over its report on a factory allegedly causing pollution in Delhi's Wazirpur area, terming it a "fixed match".
23 Jan 2019
12-year-old Pune boy designs ship to clean oceans
What were you doing when you were 12? Reading comic books, playing with friends and trying to study, right?
22 Jan 2019
How this nanotech start-up by IIT-Roorkee alumnus is fighting pollution
We are living in testing times when pollution of all forms is on the rise and a switch to renewable sources of energy has become the need of the hour.
17 Jan 2019
NGT to Volkswagen: Deposit Rs. 100cr tomorrow or face arrest
On Thursday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered German car manufacturer Volkswagen to deposit Rs. 100cr with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) by 5pm tomorrow, as reparations for the 2015 emissions scandal.
12 Jan 2019
Air quality 'severe' in Delhi, rainfall may bring respite
Delhi's air quality was recorded in the severe category today due to reduced wind speed even as authorities have forecast rainfall in the next couple of days.
07 Jan 2019
Delhi's air improves after rainfall but remains 'very poor'
Delhi recorded its lowest pollution levels this year today after rains washed away the pollutants and cleansed the air, but the air quality still remained in the very poor category, the authorities said.
05 Jan 2019
Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'
Delhi's air quality deteriorated again to the severe category today due to unfavorable meteorological conditions after showing a slight improvement yesterday.
04 Jan 2019
#HealthBytes: Tips to stay safe from the winter smog
As if the hazardous air quality wasn't enough, the winter season makes life even worse for urban Indians, due to the formation of smog, a thick layer of harmful pollutants that engulfs the air.
30 Dec 2018
Attention, Delhiites! City's air quality slips into 'severe' category
Delhi's air quality slipped into the severe category today due to unfavorable meteorological conditions slowing down dispersion of pollutants, authorities said.
24 Dec 2018
Delhi-NCR: EPCA shuts industries, bans construction activities for 3 days
The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) today imposed a three-day ban on industrial activities in pollution hotspots and construction work across Delhi-NCR in view the national capital's severe air quality.
24 Dec 2018
Delhi's pollution level remains 'severe' for third consecutive day
Pollution in Delhi remained in the severe level for the third consecutive day, as wind speed and other meteorological factors remained "highly unfavorable" for dispersion of pollutants today, according to authorities.
23 Dec 2018
Attention Delhiites! City's AQI worsens, CPCB suggests minimum outdoor exposure
A Central Pollution Control Board-led task force has advised people to minimize outdoor exposure for the next three to five days and avoid using private vehicles, with Delhi's air quality slipping to the severe category.
20 Dec 2018
After Hyderabad, IKEA eyes Noida with Rs. 5,000cr investment
A few months after opening its first Indian store in Hyderabad, Swedish furniture giant IKEA has now set its sight on Noida.
12 Dec 2018
Delhi's air-quality remains 'severe', mild rain adds to pollution woes
Thick haze engulfed Delhi today as air quality in the national capital remained severe for the third consecutive day with mild rains further adding to pollution woes, authorities said.
03 Dec 2018
#DelhiAirPollution: Delhi government fined Rs. 25cr for not curbing pollution
At a time when the national capital is choking on "very poor" air, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a Rs. 25 crore fine on the Delhi Government for failing to curb pollution.
02 Dec 2018
Delhi's air quality deteriorates, slips to 'very poor' category
Delhi's air quality deteriorated again today and slipped into very poor category due to local pollutants as authorities predicted further increase in pollution level.