Officials failing to curb Delhi-NCR pollution to be punished

New Delhi, Nov 18 : The Union Environment Ministry and the states in the Delhi NCR region have agreed on a special campaign for rolling out anti-pollution measures, including taking action against negligent officials. Environment Secretary C.K. Mishra said that the previous instructions of the Ministry, and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have been […]

Ashoka Trust to receive UNESCO prize for eco-conservation

Paris, Nov 18 : Bengaluru-based environment think-tank Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) will be awarded the 2019 UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for environmental conservation. According to a statement released by the UNESCO on Monday, the award is being given in recognition of ATREE’s socially-just environment conservation and sustainable development activities […]

Airshed management may help tackle pollution: Experts

New Delhi, Nov 18 : Amid pollution turning into a serious national issue and the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) largely staying limited to Delhi, experts here on Monday advocated airshed management to tackle pollution. These experts and pollution control boards officials were participating in a panel discussion, organised by Climate Trends, a Delhi-based climate […]