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My eyes are burning': Delhi half marathon goes ahead despite smog

Runners expressed frustration at being forced to take precautions unnecessary elsewhere, like wearing masks that filter pollutants but also restrict breathing.

published on : 19th November 2017

NTPC to blend farm stubble with coal

The government on Thursday brought in state-owned firms to begin finding a solution to the stubble burning issue and the consequent exacerbation of air pollution in the national capital.

published on : 17th November 2017

Delhi-NCR air pollution: High Court terms authorities' efforts 'woefully inadequate'

The observation came as none of the authorities, including the city municipal bodies, were able to show they had complied with the court's urgent directions of last week.

published on : 16th November 2017

Pollution, stubble burning: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal seeks meeting with Amarinder

Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh to meet him in Chandigarh over stubble burning by farmers leading to smog and pollution in the capital and surrounding areas.

published on : 14th November 2017

Foggy Tuesday morning in Delhi, 118 trains delayed

The national capital woke up to a moderate foggy Tuesday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 14.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, the Met office said.

published on : 14th November 2017

Bikes, autos have to be included in Delhi odd-even restrictions for impact: Columbia researcher

According to V Faye McNeill, associate professor of Chemical Engineering in the institute, the impact of the odd-even scheme fizzles out eventually as drivers find ways around the restrictions.

published on : 13th 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

Foggy Monday morning in Delhi, 69 trains delayed

At least 69 trains were delayed, 22 rescheduled and eight trains were cancelled due to the shallow fog in northern India.

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

Dust storm in the Middle East also behind Delhi smog crisis: System of Air Quality And Weather Forecasting And Research

A Centre-run pollution agency has identified a late October dust storm in the Middle East and stubble-burning in northern states as the prime factors behind the ongoing air pollution crisis in Delhi.

published on : 10th November 2017

Odd-even in Delhi for five days from November 13, women and two-wheelers exempt

The scheme will be in place from 8 am to 8 pm and there will exemptions for women drivers and two-wheelers, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said.

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

Delhi pollution: Primary schools shut on Wednesday

Delhi Deputy CM Sisodia all outdoor activities in schools, including morning and afternoon assemblies, have been suspended.

published on : 7th November 2017

Long power cut may disrupt mobile services in Delhi: TAIPA

Long power cuts due to grid failure or a natural calamity can cause disruption in mobile telephony services in Delhi NCR.

published on : 5th November 2017

Delhi imposes Rs 1,000 fine on bus drivers for picking up passengers at ISBT exit gates

The passengers will be picked up from the bus bays only and not from any other place at the terminals, a DTIDC official said.

published on : 4th November 2017
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