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Delhi's 'Winter Action Plan' To Fight Pollution Will Be Ready By September 30: Gopal Rai

Sep 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Winter Action Plan will focus on 10 points, including stubble burning, pollution hotspots, working of smog tower and vehicular and dust pollution.

Delhi Environment Minister To Hold Meeting On Air Pollution, Stubble Burning Tomorrow

Sep 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

At the meeting, the city government's strategy to deal with stubble burning and pollution in winter will be discussed

Delhi's Air Pollution Remains High Despite No Stubble Burning: Prakash Javadekar

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a notice to Delhi government over other polluting activities like improper waste disposal being carried in the national capital.

Delhi's Air Quality Inches Closer To 'Severe' Zone

Dec 02, 2020 PTI

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.

Power Minister Launches Hackathon To Deal With Farm Fires, Residue

The Hackathon has been organised by state-owned Energy Efficiency Service Ltd and NVVN (NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam), a wholly-owned subsidiary of state-owned power giant NTPC Ltd

25 November, 2020

Punjab Sees Steep Rise In Stubble Burning This Year, Downward Trend In Haryana


Annual crop residue burning incidents lead to air pollution, with Punjab and Haryana contributing to Delhi's hazardous AQI.

25 November, 2020

Air Quality In Delhi Slips Back To 'Severe' Category


The national capital's AQI had improved and remained in either 'poor' or 'moderate' category until November 22.

15 November, 2020

Pollution Levels Higher In Delhi This Diwali As Compared To Last Year: CPCB


High instances of stubble burning also contributed to a rise in pollution levels this year, officials said.

15 November, 2020

Punjab Records Highest Stubble Burning Cases; Anger Over Farm Bills Major Reason


Punjab government official said, "farmers are not happy" as the ruling dispensation has not disbursed the financial incentive to prevent stubble burning.

11 November, 2020

Delhi Air Quality Slips Back To 'Very Poor' From 'Severe' Category


The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 388 at 9 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 476 on Tuesday.

09 November, 2020

Need To Enforce Existing Laws To Reduce Pollution On Emergency Basis: Panel On Air Quality


Commission recommends urgent measures as air quality in the national capital has plummeted to the 'severe category'.

09 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Severe, But Immediate Relief Unlikely


The national capital's air quality is unlikely to improve with farm fires, slow wind speed, and festive season ahead.

06 November, 2020

SC Asks Centre To Ensure There's No Smog In Delhi


The top court had raised concern over the worsening air quality in Delhi-NCR

06 November, 2020

Air Pollution May Increase Covid-19 Cases In Delhi, Officials Warn Parliamentary Panel


On Thursday, Delhi’s air quality index dropped to its worst level since December 2019.

06 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality 'Very Poor', May Improve Slightly


Experts said unfavourable meteorological conditions – calm winds and low temperatures – and smoke from farm fires in neighbouring states pushed the air quality index to the “severe” zone

05 November, 2020

CM Arvind Kejriwal Asks Delhites To Join 'Laxmi Puja' From Home This Diwali


Amid a surge in Coronavirus cases and rising pollution levels, CM Arvind Kejriwal appealed people not to burst firecrackers.

04 November, 2020

Stubble Burning: Pusa Bio-decomposer Successful; Will Tell SC, Says Kejriwal


Delhi CM proposes bio-decomposing solution developed by Indian Agricultural Research Institute

04 November, 2020

West Bengal To Observe November 4 As Anti-Stubble Burning Day


The Agriculture department will also work towards dissuading farmers from burning stubble, the official said.

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