Delhi Air pollution

UP man invents bicycle-based shredding machine to avoid stubble burning

Particles shredded by the machine can be easily converted into compost.

published on : 6th December 2019

No funds to sprinkle water on trees, says Delhi PWD officials

Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) have said that they don’t have enough funds or resources to sprinkle water on trees lining city roads.

published on : 5th December 2019

Delhi's air quality in 'poor' category again, minimum temperature at 8 degree celsius

The air quality in the national capital turned poor on Sunday, primarily due to slow wind speed, and is likely to dip further.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Delhi breathes easy, air quality index at 65

Respite to be brief as reduced wind speed to result in slight dip in air quality today, says Met

published on : 30th November 2019

Smog towers ‘expensive’, ‘inefficient’ to combat Delhi pollution: Experts in open letter to SC

Earlier this week, the apex court asked the Centre to take concrete decision within 10 days on having smog towers in Delhi-National Capital Region to combat pollution, which risks public health.

published on : 30th November 2019

Air pollution can cause blindness: UK study

People in neighbourhoods with higher amounts of fine particulate matter pollution were at least six per cent more likely to report having glaucoma than those in the least polluted areas.

published on : 26th November 2019

Supreme court seeks data on Delhi’s water quality

'We are shocked that water is polluted in Delhi and this blame game is going on,' a bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta observed.

published on : 26th November 2019

Delhi Fire Services sprinkles water across pollution hotspots

According to officials, 20 fire tenders have been deployed at 13 areas across the national capital where sprinkling of water is underway.

published on : 24th November 2019

Emraan Hashmi needs 'gas mask' to shoot 'Chehre' in Delhi

Directed by Rumi Jafferey, 'Chehre' also features Amitabh Bachchan, Kriti Kharbanda, Rhea Chakraborty and Annu Kapoor in important roles.

published on : 23rd November 2019

Delhi’s air quality likely to improve in two days

The night temperatures have also dropped and the wind speed is expected to improve by Saturday. 

published on : 23rd November 2019

Cong MP takes dig at ministers' suggestion of eating carrots, listening to music to check pollution impact

Participating in a discussion on pollution, Pratap Singh Bajwa said Health Minister Harsh Vardhan recently tweeted that people should eat carrots for protection from pollution-related harm to health.

published on : 21st November 2019

AAP didn't take steps to tackle air pollution in last 5 years: Vijay Goel

The air quality in Delhi and its adjoining areas such as Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad again plunged to 'very poor' category on Thursday.

published on : 21st November 2019

Delhi air quality set to deteriorate due to cooler temperatures, slower winds

The AQI is forecast to deteriorate to the higher end of the very poor category by Wednesday and then to the lower end of the severe category.

published on : 20th November 2019

Breathing in Delhi-NCR poses huge risk to even healthy individuals, warn experts

Air pollution levels in Delhi and the National Capital Region can pose a huge risk to the lungs of even healthy individuals, experts have warned.

published on : 20th November 2019

‘Inaction by Delhi government contributed to pollution’: Report

The report gives the results of an analysis of pollution in the national capital by Public Policy Research Centre, a think tank. 

published on : 20th November 2019
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