The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday released its revised Air Quality Guidelines, the first update since 2005.
From every known science and engineering angle, the concept of vacuuming air in the open is not a practical solution. In the open where every puff of air is replaced with another puff of air in no time, with equal or sometimes more pollution, this effort to clean air is an illogical operation.
Built at a cost of Rs 22 crore, the smog tower can improve air quality in a radius of around 1 km.
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The report is prepared by the Swiss organisation, IQAir, in the form of the 'World Air Quality Report, 2020', which has released globally.
Centre introduced the ordinance that put in place the commission and provided for up to five years of jail term and Rs one crore fine for violators to curb pollution
According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, vehicles like strong hybrids, electric vehicles and those running on alternate fuels like CNG, ethanol and LPG will be exempted.
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On Saturday, the national capital’s air quality index was 401
Health Minister K Sudhakar along with officials today held a meeting with TAC members on their advisory/recommendations to control the second wave.
Green crackers can be used on Christmas and New Year only for 35 minutes at midnight in NCR and neighbouring areas with decent air quality.
The city's air quality index (AQI) was 381 at 9 am. The 24-hour average was 367 on Tuesday. It was 318 on Monday and 268 on Sunday.
The city also recorded nine 'severe' air days this November, the maximum number in the month in four years.
Delhi had recorded a mean minimum temperature of 10.2 degrees Celsius in November 1949.
‘This year, 73,000 cases of farm fires were reported until November 17,’ Air Quality Commission officials said.
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Annual crop residue burning incidents lead to air pollution, with Punjab and Haryana contributing to Delhi's hazardous AQI.
Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.PTI Photo
A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.PTI Photo
Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.PTI Photo
Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
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