Emergency

Marathon for kids in soaring air pollution levels draws flak in Delhi

The event, ‘Run for Children’, was organised jointly at Nehru Park by morning walkers and NGOs led by Prayas, also a non-profit body.

published on : 15th November 2019

BJP leaders speaking in different voices on air pollution, claims AAP

Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh slammed the Delhi BJP leaders of speaking in different voices on the issue of air pollution.

published on : 15th November 2019

Italy declares state of emergency in Venice after flood

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the cabinet had approved the state of emergency and ordered the immediate release of 20 million euros in funds for 'the most urgent interventions.'

published on : 15th November 2019

Delhi gasps for breath in poisonous air

In  south and central Delhi, five areas checked randomly by The Morning Standard showed an AQI above 440.

published on : 14th November 2019

Schools in Delhi, NCR to remain closed on November 15, 16 due to rising pollution levels

In its order, the Environment Pollution Authority ordered industries using coal and other such fuels and hot mix plants to remain shut till Friday, November 15.

published on : 13th November 2019

Delhi's air quality nears 'severe' levels again; northwesterly winds, farm fires to blame

The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor, SAFAR, said the air quality will turn "severe" on Tuesday.

published on : 11th November 2019

Australian state declares emergency due to wildfires

Fires in the state's northeast have claimed three lives, destroyed more than 150 homes and razed more than 970,000 hectares (3,700 square miles) of forest and farmland since Friday.

published on : 11th November 2019

Air India flight makes emergency landing at Raipur airport due to tail fire

The flight got airborne at 5.06 pm from Bhubneshwar for Mumbai and landed at Swami Vivekanand Airport Raipur at 5.50 pm.

published on : 8th November 2019

Light rain drags Delhi air quality to ‘very poor’ again

High concentration of pollutants or ambient particles dragged the Air Quality Index down to the ‘very poor’ category at several parts of the city.

published on : 7th November 2019

Over 11,000 scientists worldwide declare global climate emergency

In a paper published on Tuesday in the peer-reviewed journal BioScience, 11,258 signatories, including 69 from India, presented trends in climate change.

published on : 6th November 2019

Supreme Court orders complete halt to stubble burning as Delhi chokes

The World Health Organisation's recommended safe daily maximum is just 25. Flights were diverted and hospitals reported a surge in patients with respiratory complaints.

published on : 5th November 2019

Supreme Court refers to air pollution as worse than 1975 'Emergency'

The court's observation came during the argument on the actions of farmers which has caged the Delhi-NCR in an envelope of smog having severe health impact.

published on : 5th November 2019

Egypt extends state of emergency for three months

It was first declared in April 2017 following deadly attacks on churches in northern Egypt which left dozens of people dead.

published on : 5th November 2019

Delhi air quality: Prakash Javadekar urges Kejriwal to find solutions to mitigate pollution

The air quality in the national capital and its adjoining regions on Saturday continued to remain in the 'hazardous category' with the pollution level hovering near 400.

published on : 2nd November 2019

'Severe' Delhi air emergency may dissipate over weekend

According to the forecast by Safar India, the overall air quality of Delhi continues to be in the severe plus.

published on : 2nd November 2019
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