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Obtain Valid Pollution Under Control Certificate Or Face Action: Delhi Government To Vehicle Owners

Obtain Valid Pollution Under Control Certificate Or Face Action: Delhi Government To Vehicle Owners

In a bid to curb vehicular pollution, the Delhi government has decided to ban the entry of medium and heavy goods vehicles to the national capital from October to February, officials had said.

25 June 2022
Rains Likely To Splash Delhi At Night: IMD

Rains Likely To Splash Delhi At Night: IMD

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also issued a yellow alert, warning of thundershowers or light rain over the next six days in the national capital,...

16 June 2022

Drizzle Brings Respite From Scorching Heat In Delhi

The maximum temperature settled at 40.7 degree Celsius, normal for this time of the season while the minimum temperature was recorded at 28.7 degree Celsius,...

River Ganga’s Water Is Fit For Bathing: Govt

River Ganga’s Water Is Fit For Bathing: Govt

Under the Namami Gange Programme, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is carrying out water quality assessment of the River Ganga at 97 locations in...

14 March 2022

Delhi Feels The Heat As Temperature Soars To 27.2 Degrees Celsius

The humidity levels oscillated between 85 per cent and 47 per cent.

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01 March 2022
Deaths Linked To PM2.5 Pollution In India Increased By 2.5 Times In 2 Decades: Report

Deaths Linked To PM2.5 Pollution In India Increased By 2.5 Times In 2 Decades: Report

Poor air quality was the fourth leading risk factor for early death worldwide in 2019, surpassed only by high blood pressure, tobacco use and poor diet.


25 January 2022
Mumbai: AQI Touches 271, Air Quality 'Severe' In Some Parts Of City

Mumbai: AQI Touches 271, Air Quality 'Severe' In Some Parts Of City

According to an official, the Mazagaon air monitoring station recorded AQI 454, which is labelled as 'severe' category, while Deonar and Navy Nagar-Colaba...


27 December 2021
Delhi AQI ‘Very Poor’; Temperature Recorded At 10.4 Degrees Celsius

Delhi AQI ‘Very Poor’; Temperature Recorded At 10.4 Degrees Celsius

Delhi’s AQI (air quality index) was recorded in the 'severe' category on Sunday evening at 459, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data showed. The...


21 December 2021
Delhi Reels Under Cold Wave; Air Quality Index ‘Very Poor’

Delhi Reels Under Cold Wave; Air Quality Index ‘Very Poor’

Delhi recorded a low of 3.2 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal. The national capital recorded the lowest temperature of the season so far.


20 November 2021
Delhi’s Air Quality Remains ‘Very Poor’; Officials Say Conditions Likely To  Improve From Tomorrow

Delhi’s Air Quality Remains ‘Very Poor’; Officials Say Conditions Likely To Improve From Tomorrow

The Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 374, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.


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15 November 2021
Delhi Pollution: Kids Have Missed School For At Least 26 Days In Last 5 Years

Delhi Pollution: Kids Have Missed School For At Least 26 Days In Last 5 Years

In the last 5 years, school shutdowns due to air pollution in Delhi have cost the kids of Delhi and surrounding areas of NCR, at least 26 days of education.


06 November 2021
Agra: Air Quality Index Plunges To 'Very Poor', People Report Increased Respiratory Trouble Post Diwali

Agra: Air Quality Index Plunges To 'Very Poor', People Report Increased Respiratory Trouble Post Diwali

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality index (AQI) at Agra was recorded at 380 at 4 pm.


05 November 2021
Peak Pollution In Delhi: Despite Cracker Ban, AQI Touches Hazardous 999 After Diwali

Peak Pollution In Delhi: Despite Cracker Ban, AQI Touches Hazardous 999 After Diwali

Diwali Pollution In Delhi: As the city rested after bursting crackers in Diwali, despite the ban, the particulate matter did too. The Air Quality Index(AQI) in...


03 November 2021
Delhi’s Air Quality Continues To Remain ‘Poor’, No Respite On Diwali

Delhi’s Air Quality Continues To Remain ‘Poor’, No Respite On Diwali

According to the Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 314. It was 303 on Tuesday and 281 on Monday.


10 July 2021
Delhiites To Pay Fine Of Rs 10,000-Rs 1 Lakh On Flouting Noise Pollution Norms

Delhiites To Pay Fine Of Rs 10,000-Rs 1 Lakh On Flouting Noise Pollution Norms

Permissible noise level in residential areas is 55 decibel during day time and 45 decibel during night. Similarly, in commercial areas, the permissible sound...


19 February 2021
Yes, Prime Minister!

Yes, Prime Minister!

Political will is a must if India were to win the battle against air pollution, one of the biggest crises facing the country


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23 December 2020
Catch Bull By Horn

Catch Bull By Horn

Perverse incentives won’t work in reducing, stopping air pollution unless robust checks and balances are designed and implemented


16 November 2020
Note To Companies: Get Eco-Friendly, Or Prepare To Fold

Note To Companies: Get Eco-Friendly, Or Prepare To Fold

Environmental, social and governance credentials of a company are key factors determining its success and growth.


27 October 2020
‘India Will Be Cleaner, Cleaner And Cleaner Year After Year’

‘India Will Be Cleaner, Cleaner And Cleaner Year After Year’

Union ­environment minister Prakash Javadekar talks about ­government plans to control air pollution and the need for public participation.


13 October 2020
Flipkart, Patanjali Issued Show-Cause Notice For Closure Over PWM Rules

Flipkart, Patanjali Issued Show-Cause Notice For Closure Over PWM Rules

In a report submitted to the National Green Tribunal, the CPCB has said the show cause notice has been issued to these units for non-compliance of provisions...


13 October 2020
Delhi's Air Quality Hits 'Very Poor' Level, First Time This Season

Delhi's Air Quality Hits 'Very Poor' Level, First Time This Season

A senior scientist at the Delhi Pollution Control Committee said the dip in the air quality in the city can be attributed to low wind speed and temperatures...


03 November 2019
IND Vs BAN, 1st T20I: Light Rain Compounds Pollution Woes, Visibility Gets Worse Ahead Of Series Opener In Delhi

IND Vs BAN, 1st T20I: Light Rain Compounds Pollution Woes, Visibility Gets Worse Ahead Of Series Opener In Delhi

Officials and groundsmen are keeping fingers crossed that the smog settles down in time for India vs Bangladesh first T20I in Delhi as air pollution has gone...


01 November 2019
Public Health Emergency Declared In Delhi By EPCA, Construction Banned Till Nov 5

Public Health Emergency Declared In Delhi By EPCA, Construction Banned Till Nov 5

The air quality in Delhi-NCR deteriorated further Thursday night and is now at the severe plus level or emergency level.


03 July 2019
SC Imposes Rs 100 Cr Fine On Meghalaya Govt For Failing To Curb Illegal Coal Mining

SC Imposes Rs 100 Cr Fine On Meghalaya Govt For Failing To Curb Illegal Coal Mining

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph directed the state administration to hand over the illegally extracted coal to Coal India Limited (CIL) which...


25 December 2018
Will Implement Odd-Even Scheme In Delhi Whenever Required: Arvind Kejriwal

Will Implement Odd-Even Scheme In Delhi Whenever Required: Arvind Kejriwal

In view of the city's severe air quality, authorities have advised people to minimise outdoor activities and avoid use of private vehicles.


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