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2017-11-10 Breathing in Delhi air equivalent to smoking 44 cigarettes a day Delhi, New Delhi
C. 2016-10-30 Angry Indians tweet after Diwali fireworks choke Delhi Delhi, New Delhi
D. 2015-01-15 Skeletons, decayed bodies surface in holiest river Unnao, India
E. 2014-12-02 Indians mark 30th anniversary of Bhopal disaster Bhopal, Central India
F. 2014-04-12 China water pollution hits 2.4m Lanzhou, Western China
6. 2011-09-30 Burma U-turn on controversial dam Myitsone, Myanmar
H. 2010-06-20 Millions in Bangladesh exposed to arsenic Bangladesh
8. 2010-06-07 Execs guilty in Bhopal disaster Bhopal, Central India
J. 2009-12-02 25 years since Bhopal devastation Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Central India

  Angry Indians tweet after Diwali fireworks choke Delhi Map of Delhi India
Breathing in Delhi air equivalent to smoking 44 cigarettes a day Map of Delhi India


year 2017 Top ^

Nov.10   New Delhi
  United Airlines temporarily suspended flights to Delhi on Friday over air quality concerns there


year 2016 Top ^

Oct.30   New Delhi
  Angry residents of the Indian capital, Delhi, are sharing images of smog, one day after Diwali celebrations saw huge quantities of fireworks set off



year 2015 Top ^

Jan.15   India
  Up to 80 bodies, mostly decomposed skeletons, surfaced in the Ganges, which is India's holiest river after its water level went down on Tuesday


year 2014 Top ^

Dec.2   Central India Indians mark 30th anniversary of Bhopal disaster
Map of Bhopal India
  Indians are marking the anniversary of the gas leak tragedy with protests demanding harsher punishments for those responsible
Apr.12   Western China China water pollution hits 2.4m Map of Lanzhou China
  China's biggest oil company has been blamed for water contamination affecting over 2.4 million people in Lanzhou


year 2011 Top ^

Sep.30   Myanmar Burma U-turn on controversial dam
Map of Myitsone Myanmar  Burma's president has suspended construction of controversial Chinese-backed hydroelectric Myitsone dam

year 2010 Top ^

Jun.20   Bangladesh Millions in Bangladesh exposed to arsenic
  A new study published in The Lancet says that up to 77 million people in Bangladesh are being exposed to toxic levels of arsenic in drinking water Jun.7   Central India Execs guilty in Bhopal disaster
Map of Bhopal India  A court ruled that 7 top executives and the company they worked for are guilty for their role in the 1984 industrial disaster that killed thousands

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.2   Central India 25 years since Bhopal devastation
Map of Bhopal Madhya Pradesh India  Activists and survivors marched through the city, holding torches and chanting slogans against Union Carbide - the US firm that owned the plant   New Delhi World Bank loans India $1bn for Ganges  The World Bank has agreed to loan India over the next five years to clean up the Ganges, one of the most polluted rivers in the world Aug.14   Western China Lead poisons at least 615 children Map of Shaanxi China  Abnormal lead levels have been detected in children living near a smelting plant in northwest China. 166 were hospitalized Mar.15   Maldives Carbon-neutral goal for Maldives  The country will become carbon-neutral within a decade by switching completely to renewable energy sources like wind and solar power

year 2005 Top ^

Mar.13   Nepal Himalayan glaciers 'melting fast'  Melting glaciers could lead to water shortages for hundreds of millions of people

year 2004 Top ^

Jul.20   New Delhi Court orders Bhopal victim payouts  Supreme Court has ordered the government to distribute millions of dollars in compensation to victims of a 1984 toxic gas leak

year 2002 Top ^

Aug.28   Central India Bhopal charges stay, court rules  Magistrate has ruled that charges against the ex-chairman of Union Carbide chemicals will not be reduced


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