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Tackling the world's worst smog in India, one scooter at a time

The government has pledged millions of dollars and deployed extra teams to improve enforcement of existing environmental laws that include banning farmers from burning their fields.

published on : 5th December 2018

Delhi smog blanket

Visibility on the roads of Delhi, were considerably low and is expected to get worse at night.

published on : 6th November 2018

Delhi: 26 trains cancelled due to low visibility

As the cold wave and fog prevail in the national capital, at least 23 trains are running late, four are rescheduled and 26 have been cancelled due to low visibility and operational reasons.

published on : 2nd February 2018

If government has failed, then emitters should also take responsibility: CK Mishra on Delhi smog

The Centre is determined to not let the Delhi smog-like situation recur, Environment Secretary C K Mishra said here today and asserted that no single authority can be held responsible.

published on : 27th November 2017

Delhi NCR: Parents want smog break in schools, says survey

Residents of the Delhi NCR region want schools to be shut between November 1 and 20 to protect their children from pollution, a survey participated in by 13,000 respondents has revealed.

published on : 16th November 2017

‘Delhi, We Need to Talk’: Virat Kohli urges people to battle toxic smog

Taking to Twitter, Virat Kohli posted a video of himself describing measures Delhiites could take to improve the situation.

published on : 16th November 2017

Dust storm in West Asia precipitated Delhi smog crisis: Centre-run monitoring agency

On November 8, the contribution of the dust storm was 40 per cent, eclipsing the role of emissions from stubble burning, which stood at 25 per cent, Pune-based SAFAR said.

published on : 16th November 2017

Rain, snow in Jammu and Kashmir will help reduce Delhi smog, pollution level: MeT official

New Delhi is presently battling the smog and rising air pollution, prompting the AAP government to again go for the odd-even formula to bring some respite to the people.

published on : 14th November 2017

SC to hear fresh plea today to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR; NGT says no review plea on odd-even scheme filed

The fresh plea seeks direction to the Centre and the states concerned to take measures on curbing road dust and stubble burning.

published on : 13th November 2017

Rain may bring some respite from smog soon in Delhi

After a relative respite on Saturday, the national capital was enveloped in a thick blanket of smog on Sunday due to high levels of humidity.

published on : 13th November 2017

Air quality remains ‘severe’ in Delhi, NCR on Sunday

Dense smog continued to enshroud Delhi and the National Capital Region on Sunday, with pollution level remaining in the ‘severe’ category.

published on : 12th November 2017

AAP says Punjab stubble burning is not causing Delhi smog, but industrial and vehicle pollution

The Aam Aadmi Party said the smog in Delhi is not due to stubble burning in Punjab, but is being caused by industrial and vehicle pollution.

published on : 10th November 2017

No need to panic over air pollution in Delhi: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

The minister, said it was expected that in another 24 hours things would be under control due to measures being undertaken by various government agencies.

published on : 9th November 2017

High Court issues emergency directions to curb killer fog in Delhi

Calling it an "emergency situation", the bench asked the government to consider the option of "cloud seeding" to induce rainfall artificially, as an immediate step.

published on : 9th November 2017

WATCH | Smog leads to three pile-ups after collisions involving over 20 vehicles on Yamuna Expressway; 22 injured

Dense smog hampered visibility and led to three instances of pile-ups, involving over 20 vehicles, on the Yamuna expressway resulting in injuries to at least 22 people.

published on : 8th November 2017
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