Smog

'Smog tower, landfill reduction big achievements': BJP MP Gautam Gambhir releases report card

East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir has donated his salary for the renovation and reconstruction of several public places that were not covered under the MPLAD funds.

published on : 10th October 2020

Centre, five states including Punjab, Delhi to discuss air pollution on October 1

The move comes as air quality in Delhi-NCR is expected to further deteriorate the next month.

published on : 30th September 2020

A smog tower is just pseudoscience: Experts

Though IIT-B is back onboard to complete the court-project smog tower at Anand Vihar, experts say Delhi needs over 2.5 million smog towers for any effective change in AQI levels

published on : 13th August 2020

SC asks Centre to start work soon on smog tower installation project in Delhi

The apex court asked Mehta to apprise it on August 10 about the time frame and also when the work for the installation of the smog tower can be started.

published on : 4th August 2020

First smog, now rain as conditions cause havoc at Australian Open

Hazardous smog left several players with coughs and breathing difficulties during qualifying last week.

published on : 20th January 2020

Install smog towers at Connaught Place, Anand Vihar in three months: SC

With respect to water quality supplied in Delhi, the bench sought a report from the pollution control boards concerned as well as the Indian Bureau of Standards.

published on : 15th January 2020

Smog engulfs Chennai on Bhogi day as bonfires spike pollution levels

With 91 per cent humidity, absence of wind and the pollution from Bhogi bonfires along with other usual sources, smog hit the city on Tuesday morning.

published on : 14th January 2020

Set up 'smog tower' to fight pollution in 3 months: Supreme Court

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, representing the Delhi government, said the smog tower, being a pilot project, would require nearly nine months.

published on : 16th December 2019

Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

Many were built in the past five years as heavy industry and construction fuelled a booming economy.

published on : 7th December 2019

Government advances BS-VI fuel roll out in Delhi to April 2018 in bid to cut pollution

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.

published on : 15th November 2017

SC to hear fresh plea today to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR; NGT says no review plea on odd-even scheme filed

The fresh plea seeks direction to the Centre and the states concerned to take measures on curbing road dust and stubble burning.

published on : 13th November 2017

Foggy Monday morning in Delhi, 69 trains delayed

At least 69 trains were delayed, 22 rescheduled and eight trains were cancelled due to the shallow fog in northern India.

published on : 13th November 2017

Rain may bring some respite from smog soon in Delhi

After a relative respite on Saturday, the national capital was enveloped in a thick blanket of smog on Sunday due to high levels of humidity.

published on : 13th November 2017

After a brief respite, Delhi gets engulfed by thick smog

According to a MeT department official, the minimum temperature fell to 13 degree Celcius, one degree below the season’s average. The weatherman also predicted the rain on November 14 or 15.

published on : 12th November 2017

Air quality remains ‘severe’ in Delhi, NCR on Sunday

Dense smog continued to enshroud Delhi and the National Capital Region on Sunday, with pollution level remaining in the ‘severe’ category.

published on : 12th November 2017
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