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Air quality in Delhi best in over a month: Central Pollution Control Board

The Air Quality Index, at 298, was classified as 'poor' by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). It was an improvement over 'very poor' recorded over the last few days.

published on : 18th November 2017

Delhi smog: Trains delayed, cancelled due to low visibility

At least 49 trains were delayed, 14 rescheduled and one cancelled in Delhi on Saturday morning due to low visibility and operational reason.

published on : 18th November 2017

Supreme Court asks states, Union Territories to consider banning pet coke and furnace oil

The apex court has already banned the use of pet coke and furnace oil from November 1 in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan.

published on : 17th November 2017

Here's how you can fight air pollution

Here are few small but effective steps that can help you fight this battle against pollution. 

published on : 17th November 2017

Delhi government has done 'too little' to augment bus fleet: EPCA

The government's "lack of action" has led to the weakening of measures implemented under the Graded Response Action Plan , the EPCA said.

published on : 17th November 2017

Dean of Diplomatic Corps takes up air pollution issue with MEA officials

The meeting was to seek assurance that efforts were being made to bring down levels of air pollution, officials said.

published on : 17th November 2017

Air pollution in North India: NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, allows trucks

The National Green Tribunal ordered the concerned states to submit their "Action Plan" in two weeks to show how they will tackle pollution.

published on : 17th November 2017

Patna Diary: Woollen clothes, air pollution, liquor and more in winter

Although the chill is yet to set in and the nip in the morning and evening air says that winter is around the corner, Patnites are bracing for the cold season.

published on : 17th 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 MLAs tie protective mask on Mahatma Gandhi's statue

They were protesting against the Delhi government's "non-utilisation" of environment fund to combat air pollution.

published on : 16th November 2017

Air pollution crisis: Is the April 2018 date to roll out BS-VI fuel in Delhi feasible?

Bharat stage emission standards - known as Bharat Stage (BS) - are emission standards to regulate the air pollutants output.

published on : 16th November 2017

Interactive map shows air quality in real time across Europe

An interactive map that makes it possible to check air quality in real time across Europe, where air pollution has been linked to hundreds of thousands of premature deaths every year.

published on : 16th November 2017

Power plants to mix coal with 10 per cent straw to curb air pollution and maybe even stubble burning

Farm stubble, the burning of which is a major cause of the air pollution crisis, could be used to make straw briquettes or pellets to be used as fuel in power generating plants.

published on : 16th 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

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
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