Can India’s air support its Olympic dreams?

Authors: Yogesh Ranganath and Asavari Raj Sharma Source: Deccan Herald Earlier this year, India submitted an official interest to bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics – a huge opportunity for athletes in a nation where results have never matched potential, mostly because of abysmal funds, facilities and management. The Indian Olympic Association has also said.

Air pollution crisis: Bengaluru’s going up in smoke

Source: Deccan Chronicle Author: Aksheev Thakur Bengalureans of old may lament at the way the city has changed over the years, and office-goers may find driving on its roads tough with its traffic growing by leaps and bounds, but despite all the grumbling and concerns about Bengaluru’s future, the authorities seem little concerned about where.

Act on air pollution

Authors: Yogesh Ranganath and Asavari Raj Sharma Source: Deccan Herald It’s World Environment Day today, and the United Nations Environment Programme has set ‘air pollution’ as the theme for 2019. Air pollution is now a public health emergency. Some seven million people die prematurely every year worldwide because of polluted air, with more than half.

Hedge Your Bets!

Author: Anil Ramaprasad Air pollution has been in the news every day for the past few months and there is a strong sense among people to act and to find solutions to the problem. A common reaction to air pollution is to recommend mass planting of trees across the city. Trees are great, don’t get.