Posts by: Aastha Ahuja

Aastha Ahuja

Delhi Based Start-up Has Developed World’s First Helmet With Air Purifier To Combat Pollution

Delhi Based Start-up Has Developed World’s First Helmet With Air Purifier To Combat Pollution
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The air purifier fitted at the back of the helmet traps air, purifies it and provides fresh air to the two-wheeler rider
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Delhiites Wake Up To Rain, Pollution Levels Drop Down To ‘Very Poor’

Delhiites Wake Up To Rain, Pollution Levels Drop Down To ‘Very Poor’
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Drizzle on Tuesday and during early morning hours on Wednesday aid in bringing down AQI to ‘very poor’. Experts show apprehension, rain might increase the levels of pollution
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How This Man From Bengaluru Is Educating Women About Menstrual Hygiene With The Help Of Other Women

How This Man From Bengaluru Is Educating Women About Menstrual Hygiene With The Help Of Other Women
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What started with improving the state of menstrual hygiene in India by providing safe menstrual products has turned into an awareness programme
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Delhi Turns Into A Gas Chamber Ahead Of Diwali

Delhi Turns Into A Gas Chamber Ahead Of Diwali
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Because of winds coming from south west direction, increase in the moisture in the air and decrease in wind speed, air pollution increased significantly on the morning of Dhanteras in Delhi
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Celebrate ‘Green Wali Diwali’, Donate Paper Waste And Take Home An Air Purifying Plant

Celebrate ‘Green Wali Diwali’, Donate Paper Waste And Take Home An Air Purifying Plant
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To celebrate Diwali in an eco-friendly way, Noida based Wasteroots is running a week long (October 29 – November 4) campaign under which it is collecting paper waste and giving away plants in exchange
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Pollution Free Diwali: Ditch Regular Earthen Lamps And Switch To Eco-friendly Diyas

Pollution Free Diwali: Ditch Regular Earthen Lamps And Switch To Eco-friendly Diyas
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This diwali opt for an eco-friendly diya or earthern lamp as traditional diyas usually made from clay, with a cotton wick dipped in vegetable oil produce harmful carbon dioxide
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Expert Talk: Remember To Consider These Three Things While Buying An Air Pollution Mask

Expert Talk: Remember To Consider These Three Things While Buying An Air Pollution Mask
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It is the onset of winters and even before Diwali festivities kick in, air pollution is at severe levels, it is the time to protect yourself from the toxic air. Here are what to keep in mind before buying an air pollution mask
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Only Green Crackers For Delhi-NCR This Diwali, Says Supreme Court; Traders Body Asks For Reconsideration

Only Green Crackers For Delhi-NCR This Diwali, Says Supreme Court; Traders Body Asks For Reconsideration
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The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has requested the apex court to allow the sale and use of traditional firecrackers this year and make green cracker mandatory from next year, as there is lack of awareness among manufacturers and consumers and a piled up stock of already manufactured traditional crackers.
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Delhi Environment Minister Continues To Visit Construction Sites To Check Violation Of Anti-Pollution Norms

Delhi Environment Minister Continues To Visit Construction Sites To Check Violation Of Anti-Pollution Norms
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Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain has been inspecting construction sites to check if the norms to check air pollution are being adhered to and wherever violations are found the minister has been taking action
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Supreme Court Allows Bursting Of Crackers For Any 2 Hours On Diwali In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Supreme Court Allows Bursting Of Crackers For Any 2 Hours On Diwali In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
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In a plea to the Supreme Court, the Tamil Nadu government requested to allow the state to burst crackers on Diwali morning from 4:30 AM to 6:30 AM besides the already permitted slot of 8 PM to 10 PM
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No Construction Site Should Be Left Uncovered In Delhi: Environment Minister Imran Hussain

No Construction Site Should Be Left Uncovered In Delhi: Environment Minister Imran Hussain
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Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain conducts a surprise inspection at three ready-mix concrete (RMC) plants in Burari and construction sites at Pragati Maidan to check on the implementation of pollution control measures
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Air Pollution Kills One In 10 Children Under The Age Of Five Globally: WHO Report

Air Pollution Kills One In 10 Children Under The Age Of Five Globally: WHO Report
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'Air Pollution and Child Health: Prescribing Clean Air', a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) highlights the health impact of pollution on children and pregnant women
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IIT Delhi Students Give Eco-Friendly Touch To Cremation, Replace Wood Logs With Cow Dung Logs

IIT Delhi Students Give Eco-Friendly Touch To Cremation, Replace Wood Logs With Cow Dung Logs
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A team of students from IIT Delhi has come up with eco-friendly cow dung logs that aim at solving the problem of air pollution, deforestation and dumping of cow dung
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Air Pollution In South Delhi: 20 Teams To Patrol 24x7 To Stop Instances Of Leaves And Waste Burning

Air Pollution In South Delhi: 20 Teams To Patrol 24x7 To Stop Instances Of Leaves And Waste Burning
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South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) will conduct night patrolling starting today to avoid instances of leaves and waste burning in the open which contribute to rising levels of air pollution
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