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Debayan Saha

How technologist-cum-eco warrior Debayan Saha is fighting air pollution, one award-winning innovation at a time

The IIT Kharagpur alumnus believes that young people should be motivated to create a social impact through innovation and is all set to mentor future innovators through a collaboration with IIT-M

Published on 28th November 2019
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Pollution shocker: Chennai breathes toxic air 100 days in a year

The World Health Organisation prescribes 25 ug/m3 as safe limit, while India has fixed a standard of 60 ug/m3

Published on 25th November 2019
Air Pollution

This IIT alumni start-up launched a free app 'Breezo' that will provide real-time updates on air pollution

Called 'BreeZo,' the air quality data app utilises Satellite Tracking to compare pollution levels in multiple locations in real-time, access historic trends acro all pollution control boards in India

Published on 20th November 2019
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70 percent of Delhi parents want scheduled 'smog-break' for schools in November

Delhiites got some respite on Sunday morning as the air quality improved from "severe" category to "poor" category

Published on 17th November 2019
Siddharth Singh

Why Siddharth Singh's book The Great Smog of India is NOT a breath of fresh air!

Currently, Delhi is in the news for having one of the worst AQI among other cities in the world. This book takes things a step further and talks about how much worse things can get

Published on 4th November 2019
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This coating made from rice husk, by Shiv Nadar University, can save India's monuments from corrosion

Developed by extracting the nano-silica particles of rice husk — an agriculture waste product, it also has the potential to offer an alternative to crop residue burning by farmers

Published on 23rd September 2019
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NGT seeks report on plea alleging air pollution by schools in Meerut

NGT directed the committee to submit the report within a month by email after site inspection and said that the nodal agency for compliance and coordination will be Meerut District Magistrate

Published on 15th July 2019
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Unless people are made aware of shocking pollution levels, no action possible: Infosys Prize Winner who developed ultra-precise gas sensors

The scientists have said that it is quite likely that we will see such gas sensors integrated into our smartphones in the next five to 10 years' time frame.

Published on 4th June 2019
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Aalok Khandekar, IITH researcher is coordinating an air pollution governance study on Indian cities

The study has now been expanded to include four more Indian cities including Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Pune besides Los Angeles as well

Published on 22nd January 2019
Kerala State Pollution Control Board

Kerala State Pollution Control Board to give awareness classes on air and noise pollution to school students

All the State Pollution Control Boards and the Central Pollution Boards will also be measuring the particulate matters (PM) 2.5 and 10 in the air seven days ahead of Diwali

Published on 24th October 2018
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Experts say air pollution increasing factor for stroke among youngsters

Among early symptoms, one may face weakness on one side of the body, feel difficulty in speaking or understanding speech and seeing with one or both eyes

Published on 29th October 2018
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Tiruchy teen’s mini-satellite to study air pollution launched from Mexico

Housed in a conical capsule, Anitha-SAT took off with the help of a hot-air balloon

Published on 9th May 2018

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