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Deserted roads in Chennai on March 27, 2020.(Arun Sankar/AFP)

Lockdown Diaries: The moral importance of frugality by Krupa Ge

Hindustan Times | By Krupa Ge
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 02:16 PM IST
Events have forced individuals to look inward and appreciate gentler ways of being
The state government’s response to the pollution emergency has been half-hearted.(HT Photo)
The state government’s response to the pollution emergency has been half-hearted.(HT Photo)

Mumbai needs to walk an extra mile to curb air pollution

Hindustan Times | By Manoj R Nair
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2019 01:06 AM IST
Mumbai has had a lackadaisical attitude towards air pollution, believing that sea breezes will sweep away the murk, but the CSE study has shown that the city needs more than the sea to clean up its air.
While most cities witnessed mixed trends, particulate pollution rise was highest in Mumbai as compared to any other coastal city.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
While most cities witnessed mixed trends, particulate pollution rise was highest in Mumbai as compared to any other coastal city.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Mumbai’s PM10 levels highest among 3 major coastal cities in India: Study

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:42 AM IST
80% increase recorded over 12 years; dust, industrial, vehicle emissions contribute most
(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Mercury touches 39.5 degrees Celsius in Mumbai

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 01:04 AM IST
While Colaba recorded 35 degree Celsius, 3.4 degree Celsius above normal, mercury was 6.7 degrees Celsius above normal.
Keeping air-purifying plants, or those which require less water, will help keep your room cool during summer.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Keeping air-purifying plants, or those which require less water, will help keep your room cool during summer.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Beat the heat naturally: Best tried and tested tips to keep your room cool this summer

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 06:20 PM IST
From air-purifying plants to keeping the blinds and curtains in your room shut, here are the top tricks for you to keep your room cool when summer is at its peak.
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