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Runners expressed frustration at being forced to take precautions unnecessary elsewhere, like wearing masks that filter pollutants but also restrict breathing.
At least 49 trains were delayed, 14 rescheduled and one cancelled in Delhi on Saturday morning due to low visibility and operational reason.
The National Green Tribunal ordered the concerned states to submit their "Action Plan" in two weeks to show how they will tackle pollution.
Bharat stage emission standards - known as Bharat Stage (BS) - are emission standards to regulate the air pollutants output.
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.
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.
Taking to Twitter, Virat Kohli posted a video of himself describing measures Delhiites could take to improve the situation.
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.
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.
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.
The polluted air that has lingered in Islamabad in recent days was finally dispelled by rain this week, bringing the surrounding Margalla Hills into view once again.
The Royal Thai embassy has sought the “hardship post” tag on staff appointments in New Delhi after the severe spike in the city’s pollution levels over the past week.
Sources in the Ministry of Civil Aviation confirmed that the idea has been put on hold by state-run helicopter operator Pawan Hans Limited.
Lucknow Diaries: Smog situation ignored, Awadhi architectural grandeur and civic poll fever grips the city
A thick layer of smog has enveloped the city, with around 20 lakh private and 50,000 commercial vehicles spitting toxic fumes on its roads but nobody seems to care about the city.
Vehicular emissions, as well as illegal crop burning in the farm states surrounding New Delhi, have caused air quality to deteriorate dramatically, prompting calls for tough action.