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  • IITD startup develops technology to convert crop residue into useful products

    IITD startup develops technology to convert crop residue into useful products

    New Delhi (ISW) - Crop residue burning has begun in the Northern states, posing a threat to air quality in the region. While several measures are being tried to prevent burning of paddy straw and mitigate the pollution, a startup incubated in the Indi...

    16 Oct 2018 12:39 PM GMT
  • Air pollution adding to Indias diabetes burden: Study

    Air pollution adding to India's diabetes burden: Study

    Mumbai (ISW) - The ill-effects of air pollution on human health have been reported extensively; some estimates attribute nearly one fourth of all deaths in India to air pollution, particularly exposure to particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns i...

    19 Sep 2018 12:19 PM GMT
  • Indias green firecrackers still in its labour

    India's green firecrackers still in it's labour

    New Delhi (ISJ) - Indian scientists started working on a 'green firecracker', which is non-polluting and safe after the Supreme Court of India suspended sale of firecrackers in Delhi and NCR in November 2017 with steadily deteriorating air quality. A...

    26 July 2018 5:41 AM GMT
  • Ozone pollution can damage wheat crop

    Ozone pollution can damage wheat crop

    Varanasi (ISW) - Air pollution is not only injurious to human health, but to plant life also. Scientists from Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have found most wheat cultivars developed after the year 2000 are more sensitive to damage due to ozone -a byp...

    8 May 2018 11:13 AM GMT
  • New study finds odd-even scheme led to increase in emissions

    New study finds odd-even scheme led to increase in emissions

    New Delhi (ISW): There seems to be no early end to the debate on whether the odd-even scheme implemented by Delhi Government in January 2016 was a success or not. A new research study, published in journal Current Science, indicates that ...

    2 April 2018 2:30 PM GMT
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