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Indian Railways to become 'net zero carbon emitter' by 2030: Piyush Goyal 

He was speaking at an event - 'The Rail Contact 2018', organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry. 

published on : 19th June 2018

Delhi's pollution level remains severe for fifth day; air quality sees improvement

The pollution level that dipped to "severe plus" state is slowly reducing due to the dispersion of pollutants, Centre-run SAFAR said.

published on : 16th June 2018

Delhi's air quality remains severe for fourth day; strong winds expected to clear stagnant air

As the national capital region struggles with a severe dust pollution, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had yesterday ordered stoppage of all civil construction activities across the city till Sunday.

published on : 15th June 2018

Delhi continues to remain dusty on Friday

published on : 15th June 2018

Delhi's air quality remains beyond severe for third day as dusty haze persists

According to the Met department, wind speed reaching up to 35 kmph is predicted for today in Delhi.

published on : 14th June 2018

Delhi air quality beyond 'severe' due to dust storm in western India

The CPCB data showed that the PM10 (particles with diameter less than 10mm) level was beyond "severe" at 778 in Delhi-NCR area and 824 in Delhi particularly.

published on : 13th June 2018

China to take aim at diesel vehicles in new smog push

As part of its war on pollution, China has taken more than 20 million outdated vehicles off the roads over the last five years, and the country routinely restricts traffic during smog build-ups.

published on : 4th June 2018

Here is how you can avoid indoor air pollution

From everyday consumer products and household habits such as paints, pet allergens to cooking gas, can be an additional source of air pollution.

published on : 30th May 2018

SC asks Centre to decide by June 30 on banning pet coke import

The apex court also asked the government to consider implementing the National Clean Air Programme  first in Delhi as the people were "struggling" due to pollution in the national capital.

published on : 10th May 2018

Raipur emerges successful at countering pollution unlike Delhi

The far-reaching efforts were simultaneously directed to prevent pollutants coming from vehicular sources, construction activities, burning crop residue and biomass.

published on : 6th May 2018

Jammu and Kashmir government rebuts WHO report on air pollution in Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday refuted the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) report naming Srinagar as the tenth most polluted city in India, with the J&K State Pollution Control Board (SP

published on : 5th May 2018

NGT asks Delhi, northern states to respond to WHO report on most-polluted cities 

According to the WHO global air pollution database, 14 out of the 15 most- polluted cities in the world in terms of PM 2.5 concentrations are in India.

published on : 3rd May 2018

After WHO report, Delhi seeks meeting of environment ministers of neighbouring states over rising air pollution

Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain said the fight against the increasing level of pollution can be ensured by the active involvement of states surrounding the national capital.

published on : 2nd May 2018

Nine out of 10 people globally breathe toxic air: WHO

Air pollution represents the biggest environmental risk to health. Yet solutions exist and the data shows some countries have made substantial progress.

published on : 2nd May 2018

Supreme Court expresses concern over change in colour of Taj Mahal

The apex court suggested that the Centre take the assistance of experts from India and abroad to first assess the damage and then take steps to restore the historic monument.

published on : 1st May 2018
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