air pollution

New Delhi: On World Stroke Day on Monday, doctors have warned that breathing in low-quality air can cause a stroke. Stroke is a medical condition in which brain cells die due to reduced blood supply. A stroke can be caused by blockage or rupture of the blood vessels supplying the brain. Gaurav Thukral, Chief Operating Officer, …

New Delhi: With Delhi air quality worsening, Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Thursday formed an inspection team to carry out surprise checks in the capital to check air pollution violations. Hussain asserted that the inspections by the six-member committee will be carried out to check “ground level steps” being taken by various municipal and local bodies …

Bengaluru: With the aim of creating awareness about rising air pollution levels, technology major Dell on Sunday organised an experimental event in collaboration with tech start-up Chakr Innovation which converts diesel soot into ink (POINK) through their retrofit emission control device for diesel generators. The technology from Chakr Innovation can capture over 90 per cent of …

Melbourne: The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday rated Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) pitch poor. MCG had hosted the fourth Ashes Test match between Australia and England. The decision was taken under the ICC Pitch and Outfield Monitoring Process. ICC Match Referee Ranjan Madugalle submitted his report to the world’s cricket governing body expressing the concerns of …

Panaji: Air quality levels in the national capital will come back to normal within the “next few days”, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday, while adding that pollution levels had dropped considerably over the last 24 hours. “Whether the steps which have to be taken by the Delhi government, they should be doing it …

To put a check on pollution level in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday called an emergency meeting in which he announced list of emergency measures.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday called an emergency meeting to discuss on the issue of air pollution in the national capital. Kejriwal said,"Pollution levels in Delhi are so high that Delhi has become a gas chamber. Smoke from other states because of stubble burning and meteorological factors is responsible."