Tag: Air Pollution

Air Pollution: MCC slaps fine on Mysore University
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Air Pollution: MCC slaps fine on Mysore University

January 12, 2020

Mysuru: Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000 on Mysore University for violating Air Pollution Control Act. On Jan. 1, 2020 at 4.30 pm, fire was lit to the dust bin containing plastic and other wastes in front of the Chemistry Department resulting in the fire emanating thick toxic smoke causing…

“Day by day environment’s fresh air is getting polluted”, Regrets Environmentalist Alaknanda
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“Day by day environment’s fresh air is getting polluted”, Regrets Environmentalist Alaknanda

June 10, 2019

Mysuru: “Now-a-days man-made sources of the air pollution are industries, agriculture, power plants, automobiles, domestic sources,” said Environmentalist Alaknanda J. Adur, Coordinator of Sciences, Surana College, Bengaluru. She was delivering a talk on “Air Pollution” as part of World Environment Day celebrations at the Institution of Engineers-India (IEI), Mysuru Local Centre, here recently and said,…

Mysuru sends a green message
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Mysuru sends a green message

June 5, 2019

Mysuru: There is a paramount need to protect the environment at the moment, and this is what World Environment Day, which is celebrated every year on June 5, highlights. This year, the theme is ‘Air Pollution’. Mysuru joined the country this morning to celebrate World Environment Day. Jathas, planting of saplings, bicycle rallies, special lecture…

Mysuru among 21 air-polluted cities in Karnataka
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Mysuru among 21 air-polluted cities in Karnataka

February 3, 2019

Mysuru: Weeks after the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change released the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) to improve air quality by 20-30 percent in the next five years, a new report has said the NCAP uses limited data and its list of 102 cities omits a number of highly-polluted locations. The report…

‘Checking of vehicles for air pollution throughout year’: Joint Transport Comr.
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‘Checking of vehicles for air pollution throughout year’: Joint Transport Comr.

December 3, 2017

Mysuru: Checking air pollution is a year-round process and hence awareness must be created among vehicle users about complying with emission norms throughout the year, said Joint Regional Transport Commissioner  Dr. C.T. Murthy. He was speaking during the valedictory function of the “Air Pollution Control Awareness Month” and Kannada Rajyotsava celebration organised by the West…

Air Pollution attributed for rise in diabetic patients: Dr. Manjunath
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Air Pollution attributed for rise in diabetic patients: Dr. Manjunath

March 31, 2017

Increase in air pollution has contributed for the rise in diabetes across the world and around 25 percent of the population are suffering heart attacks even before crossing 40 years said Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru, Director Dr. C.N. Manjunath. He was speaking after inaugurating a series of lecture programme organised by…

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