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How to pinpoint Delhis air-pollution sources

Indiaspend.org | Mumbai | January 20, 2016 09:59 IST

The new IIT-Kanpur study improves on previous attempts by taking seasonal variation in pollution into account, showing that vehicles are a much bigger contributor to air pollution in the winter than in the summer. The study also documents a broad range of sources like garbage burning, dust, and crop burning to paint a more complete picture of whats causing air pollution in Delhi.

SparkTG releases pollution level chart of Delhi during the Odd-Even run

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | January 08, 2016 09:33 IST

Spark TG is working with Indian Meteorological Departments Weather Toll Free (1800-180-1717) that not only gives current Weather Information for most of the cities in India but also current Air Quality Index information runs on SparkTGs platform.

Pollution soars, Odd-Even not enough for Delhi

Indiaspend.org | Mumbai | January 05, 2016 09:48 IST

Monday was seen as a litmus test for the odd-even plan, with people returning to work for the first time in the new year with registration restrictions in place.

2016 will see its disruptive indoor Air Purification Technologies: Blueair

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | January 01, 2016 14:05 IST

The Company was founded by Rittri twenty years ago in Sweden with the ethos that clean air is a basic human right.

Delhi Air Quality Plunges, IndiaSpend Rejigs Sensor Readings

Indiaspend.org | Mumbai | December 26, 2015 15:55 IST

Delhi would benefit if the government introduces dust control for construction sites, landfills and roads. The California EPA has also used landscaping, barrier, and fencing to reduce windblown dust to control the sources of PM10 emissions.

Delhis pollution one-and-half times worse than Beijing

Indiaspend.org | Mumbai | December 10, 2015 14:07 IST

Delhis PM 2.5 concentration exceeded 250 g/m thrice over the last week, placing it under severe category. The severe rating means the PM 2.5 concentration is so high that it might affect healthy people and seriously impact those with existing diseases.

Chennai needs Disaster Management to handle flood victims: Dr. Pon Mohaideen Pitchai

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 10, 2015 10:09 IST

The people in Chennai are in bleak. No, doubt, NRIs and other International Communities are willing to offer help. Provided, the present Government must be qualified and accept external assistance and handle in a professional way.

Tremors in Capital! Earthquake felt in New Delhi

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | December 07, 2015 13:34 IST

Reports state that a strong 7.2 magnitude quake took place in Tajikistan and the tremors were felt in New Delhi, NCR.

Keep the faith! 1.8 million people of faith demand action on climate

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | November 29, 2015 09:42 IST

The pilgrimages represent, in a political way, that the time for talking is long over. Irrespective of what our leaders produce from Paris, across the globe we are working as communities and cities, as faith groups and organisations, and as pilgrims, walking together out of love, faith and hope that we can build a better future together.

TN, Puducherry to experience intense downpour for next four days

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | November 26, 2015 13:28 IST

The department has predicted Chennai to have a heavy, sustained downpour tomorrow, one or two passing showers are the forecast for today.

The oceans are becoming too hot for coral, and sooner than we expected

TheConversation.com | Mumbai | October 12, 2015 12:28 IST

The situation has been worrying scientists like myself for many months. Over the past 12 months, the temperatures of the upper layers of the ocean have been running unseasonably warm.

India to cut carbon emissions by 33-35% by 2030

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | October 03, 2015 10:57 IST

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said that India's INDC was submitted to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change on Thursday.

Rain deficit falls to 14% but overall picture grim

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | September 21, 2015 08:10 IST

During the week ended 16th September, rainfall was below normal by 30% over the country as a whole. Cumulative rainfall for the country as a whole from 1-16th September is 42% below the LPA.

Monsoons predicted at 82% of Long-term Average by IMD

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | September 07, 2015 15:09 IST

IMD had earlier foretasted South-West monsoon forecast at 88 per cent of the 50-year long period average (LPA) of 89 cm which had already further triggered El Nino woes.

El Nio is strongest since 1997-98: Australian Bureau

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | September 02, 2015 08:36 IST

All surveyed models indicate that sea surface temperature (SST) indices will remain above El Nio thresholds until at least the start of 2016.

Well distributed monsoon rainfall to benefit kharif crops

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 31, 2015 09:02 IST

In South India as well, coastal Karnataka, Kerala, and Konkan & Goa are deficient in terms of rainfall received as the western arm of Monsoon is not very active.

Monsoon is expected to remain weak in August: IMD

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | August 14, 2015 08:25 IST

Seasonal rainfall deficit has increased from 7% below normal at the end of last week to 9% below normal as of Thursday, according to the IMD.

Cumulative rainfall deficiency remains stagnant at 6%: Skymet

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | July 27, 2015 14:17 IST

The well-marked low pressure area over East Rajasthan and adjoining areas could intensify into a depression very soon. Southwest Monsoon will remain vigorous in this part of the country.

India: Make-Or-Break Player for Climate Change

Indiaspend.org | Mumbai | July 20, 2015 10:22 IST

The forecast had placed Indias average emissions growth rate at 2.3% (the highest among major polluters). That may soon be revised upwards, now that BPs estimate has shown Indian emissions growth rate for 2014 to be 8.1%.

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