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Delhi air quality turns severe, forecast grim for next two days

The air quality in the National Capital Region (NCR), especially Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Noida, also dropped to the ‘severe’ category.

published on : 11th December 2018

Two per cent of Yamuna stretch accounts for 76 per cent of river pollution

This 2 per cent stretch from Wazirabad to Okhla sees maximum discharge of untreated industrial and domestic wastes.

published on : 10th December 2018

Foul air: Delhiites exposed to more than five times of PM 2.5 limit in 2017

Released on Thursday, the report said 12,322 deaths were attributable to air pollution in Delhi last year.

published on : 7th December 2018

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

Silver lining: Delhi’s air quality a bit better, but stays in ‘poor’ category 

The air quality in the national capital improved a little due to favourable meteorological conditions on Saturday.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Delhi air quality stays ‘very poor’

 A shallow fog enveloped the national capital on Friday even as the air quality index remained a cause of worry.

published on : 1st December 2018

Delhi air quality remains very poor 

The CPCB said 25 areas of Delhi recorded ‘very poor’ air quality while 11 areas recorded ‘poor’ air quality.

published on : 30th November 2018

Air quality in Delhi remains ‘very poor’

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology said a haze had engulfed Delhi and the wind speed and ventilation index were “extremely unfavourable” for dispersion of pollutants.

published on : 29th November 2018

Pull your socks up to address pollution cases, CPCB tells agencies

The pollution watchdog also set up a separate cell for management of citizens’ complaints being received via Facebook, Twitter, e-mails and the CPCB website since November 5.

published on : 28th November 2018

Government bets on e-vehicles to clean Delhi’s air

The policy provides for a subsidy of up to Rs 22,000 on purchase of e-two-wheelers to ensure that the cost of commuting comes close to that of petrol-driven two-wheelers.

published on : 28th November 2018

Yamuna blamed for dirty water piped to homes

Last year, 22,227 complaints were received by the Delhi Jal Board, while this year the number has jumped to 33,884. Officials blame the poor quality of water on the rise of the ammonia level in the Ya

published on : 27th November 2018

Prosecute babus ignoring pollution complaints, says Supreme Court

According to the CPCB, the highest number of air pollution complaints in Delhi-NCR pertained to construction and demolition work, followed by burning of waste and road dust. 

published on : 27th November 2018

‘We must not make pollution a political issue’

Delhi grapples with air pollution every year.

published on : 25th November 2018

‘Review list of polluting units in Delhi’

The NGT and the High Court had pulled up authorities over mushrooming of polluting units in residential areas. 

published on : 21st November 2018

30 per cent rise in respiratory diseases: Doctors

According to health experts, there is a “dose-response relationship” between air pollution and the number of patients. 

published on : 11th November 2018
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