2019-12-07 14:39:41| The Economic Times
India is on the march! It became a 3.0 trillion economy this year (IMF World Economic Outlook, Oct 2019). It took us nearly 60 years after independence to reach the 1 trillion mark, only 12 years since then to take it to 3.0 trillion and only 5 years, from 2014-2019, to take it from 2.0 trillion to 3.0 trillion.
2019-12-07 04:07:36| The Economic Times
Most solutions to battle pollution are imported from foreign shores. Instruments for both measuring and monitoring air quality and cleaning it up is calibrated mostly to European standards. The government of India is ramping up its network of air quality monitoring stations like never before to be able to correctly assess the levels of pollution across states.
2019-12-06 15:10:18| The Economic Times
'No Indian study to show pollution shortens life'Earlier in the day, while responding to a query in the Lok Sabha, Javadekar said no Indian study has shown any correlation between pollution and shortening of lifespan. "Let us not create a fear psychosis among people," the minister told the House. Several studies conducted by renowned think tanks and they have blamed pollution for causing deaths in the country.
2019-12-06 14:01:19| Telegraph Business
2019-12-06 08:58:29| The Economic Times
Indian studies have not shown a correlation between shortening of life and pollution, the Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change said.