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Mumbai and Delhi, two heavily populated cities, records the highest levels of pollution.
Twenty-two-year-old graduate C Yashwanth Kumar embarked on an all Andhra Pradesh cycle yatra on Wednesday with a mission to ‘save the coastline from human greed’.
With temperature hovering around 40 degree Celsius, numerous furnaces at illegal brick kilns across the district have added to the miseries of the silver city’s residents.
He said water quality of downstream of confluence of Budha Nullah with river Sutlej deteriorated due to discharge of untreated/partially treated sewage and industrial effluents of Ludhiana.
Baijal made the remarks after inaugurating a high-tech nursery at the Lodhi Gardens in the heart of the city.
He was speaking at an event - 'The Rail Contact 2018', organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry.
In a move aimed at boosting green transport in Kerala, the KSRTC (Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) launched the electric-bus service in the capital.
The air quality in Delhi remained 'severe' for the sixth day today as both government and private hospitals continued to get cases of breathing issues and eye-related complications.
The dispersion of pollutants has become faster after the local winds picked up speed, which in turn has rapidly decreased the pollution level and improved air quality.
Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan has ordered civic agencies to be on 'maximum' alert and ensure necessary measures are taken to contain the spread of dust particles.
Dyeing, tannery, old tyre retreading and old battery processing units at the SIPCOT industrial growth centre at Perundurai has polluted air and water leading to increased cancer cases.
The pollution level that dipped to "severe plus" state is slowly reducing due to the dispersion of pollutants, Centre-run SAFAR said.
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.
The air quality in Delhi remained beyond the "severe" level for the third day today and the authorities warned that dusty conditions were likely to prevail for another 3-4 days.