During the hearing in December last year, the petitioner’s lawyer Asim Sarode had told the tribunal that no manufacturers of sanitary napkins were providing a pouch or wrapper for disposal of sanitary napkins or diapers, which was in violation of the law.
Delhi and Varanasi are among the 14 Indian cities that figured in a list of 20 most polluted cities in the world in terms of PM2.5 levels in 2016, data released...
Less than 1 per cent of coffee cups are recycled in Britain, which has led to politicians calling for a "latte levy" on disposable cups. Britain has resisted those calls and instead encourages voluntary measures to limit cup use.
Not quite. According to the real-time Air Quality Index, the PM 2.5 concentration in Delhi today is as high as 612mpcm. It's even higher in a couple of other cities, however.
Igdir in Turkey is registering a whopping 999. In Piedras Negras, Mexico, the figure is 814. Hazardous readings are also reported in Aguascalientes, Mexico, Carmel, Israel, and Dazhou, China.
The world's oceans have lost more than two per cent of their oxygen since 1960, with potentially devastating consequences for sea plants and animals, marine scientists said Wednesday.
In those five and a half decades, parts of the oceans devoid of oxygen, called anoxic waters, have quadrupled, said a study in the science journal Nature.
New Delhi: In scathing criticism of the ban on sale of high-end diesel cars in Delhi, Tata-owned luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has said the air sucked in by its latest technology vehicles on Delhi roads is "far dirtier" than what they emit.