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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

Delhi smog blanket

Visibility on the roads of Delhi, were considerably low and is expected to get worse at night.

published on : 6th November 2018

Experts blame perfume, hair gel for fuelling smog in Beijing

The air quality index in Beijing climbed to 213, which is categorised by the World Health Organisation, (WHO) as "very unhealthy".

published on : 15th October 2018

Delhi: 26 trains cancelled due to low visibility

As the cold wave and fog prevail in the national capital, at least 23 trains are running late, four are rescheduled and 26 have been cancelled due to low visibility and operational reasons.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Beijing blanketed by heavy air pollution

China has made heavy investments to replace coal fired heating plans with that of natural gas to reduce air pollution in the country.

published on : 29th December 2017

If government has failed, then emitters should also take responsibility: CK Mishra on Delhi smog

The Centre is determined to not let the Delhi smog-like situation recur, Environment Secretary C K Mishra said here today and asserted that no single authority can be held responsible.

published on : 27th November 2017

Delhi's air quality oscillates between 'poor', 'very poor'

Delhi's air quality improved a shade and remained in the 'poor' category throughout the day today on the back of strong surface winds, but dipped towards the evening.

published on : 23rd November 2017

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

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

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

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

‘Delhi, We Need to Talk’: Virat Kohli urges people to battle toxic smog

Taking to Twitter, Virat Kohli posted a video of himself describing measures Delhiites could take to improve the situation.

published on : 16th November 2017

NGT directs all schools, colleges in Delhi to install rainwater harvesting systems within two months

The National Green Tribunal has directed all schools and colleges in Delhi to install rainwater harvesting systems within two months.

published on : 16th November 2017

Dust storm in West Asia precipitated Delhi smog crisis: Centre-run monitoring agency

On November 8, the contribution of the dust storm was 40 per cent, eclipsing the role of emissions from stubble burning, which stood at 25 per cent, Pune-based SAFAR said.

published on : 16th November 2017

Delhi air pollution: Ban on trucks and construction lifted, hike in parking fee rolled back by EPCA

The hike in parking fees to discourage use of private vehicles was rendered "ineffective" due to lack of public transport and laxity in acting against illegal parking, says the EPCA.

published on : 16th November 2017
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