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SC to hear environmentalist MC Mehta's plea on air pollution

SC to hear environmentalist MC Mehta's plea on air pollution

The apex court earlier on January 17 warned that the problem of air pollution was very serious and it is important to find a solution for the same, on an urgent basis.

Delhi air pollution: Supreme Court to hear PIL today

Delhi air pollution: Supreme Court to hear PIL today

The Supreme Court will hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed in relation with the rising level of air pollution in the national capital, Monday.

Indian, British experts to battle Delhi air pollution

Indian, British experts to battle Delhi air pollution

Researchers from India and Britain have partnered for a project that may help tackle health problems associated with air pollution in Delhi.

Air pollution: These are India's most polluted cities; Delhi tops the list

Air pollution: These are India's most polluted cities; Delhi tops the list

The study pointed out that it's not just Delhi, but none of the 168 Indian cities monitored comply with the WHO standards.

Air pollution: What Delhi can learn from Paris

Air pollution: What Delhi can learn from Paris

To halve the emissions from road vehicles, the Paris government has also made public transport free and ordered half of all private cars to keep off the road.

Delhi govt directs immediate implementation of six measures to curb air pollution

Delhi govt directs immediate implementation of six measures to curb air pollution

The ideas and their proposals stem from scientific reports of Government of India by CPCB, CSIR and NEERI and orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Delhi: Air quality in national capital rises to 'severe' category

Delhi: Air quality in national capital rises to 'severe' category

The Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday reached 410 - which is labelled 'severe' - from 368 or 'very poor' on Tuesday and 229 or 'poor' on Monday.

Delhi pollution: No study that crop residue burning impacts air quality

Delhi pollution: No study that crop residue burning impacts air quality

As per the Report of IIT Kanpur, the back trajectory analyses suggest that the crop residue burning and other biomass emissions may be transported to the national capital from the sources upwind of Delhi.

Delhi: Pollution level drops, ban on demolition, construction work lifted

Delhi: Pollution level drops, ban on demolition, construction work lifted

After the Delhi Pollution Committee recorded a 1/3rd fall in the particulate matter (PM) 10 levels and 1/4th fall in PM 2.5 levels, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday lifted the ban imposed on construction and demolition activities in the city, in the second review meeting held today. 

Delhi's air quality still 'very poor', likely to improve this week

Delhi's air quality still 'very poor', likely to improve this week

The air quality in Delhi on Monday improved to 'very poor', which was over two times the standard of 60 micrograms PCM, from 'severe' last week.

Launch crackdown against diesel vehicles older than 15 yrs, AAP tells Delhi police

Launch crackdown against diesel vehicles older than 15 yrs, AAP tells Delhi police

In order to combat air pollution, the AAP government today asked Delhi Police to launch a crackdown against 1.91 lakh diesel vehicles older than 15 years across the national capital.

Air pollution: How it affects your eyes? Helpful tips to protect your vision!

Air pollution: How it affects your eyes? Helpful tips to protect your vision!

Studies have also linked high air pollution levels to increased occurrences of dry eye syndrome. 

Delhi air pollution: Five major developments you need to know!

Delhi air pollution: Five major developments you need to know!

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting & Research (SAFAR), the pollution level at Pitampura, Dhirpur, Pusa, and Airport Terminal 3 came down to "very poor" level from "severe".

Delhi smog: SC to hear CSE plea on rising air pollution in national capital

Delhi smog: SC to hear CSE plea on rising air pollution in national capital

The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) director Sunita Narain`s plea over the rising levels of pollution in Delhi.

Delhi government launches "Swachh Delhi" app

Delhi government launches "Swachh Delhi" app

To combat air pollution, Delhi`s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday launched the "Swachh Delhi" app to empower citizens to complain against garbage, burning of dry leaves in the open and polluting vehicles.

Bhubaneswar girl gets 2016 IGNITE Award for innovative methods to check pollution

Bhubaneswar girl gets 2016 IGNITE Award for innovative methods to check pollution

Priyanka Panda from Bhubaneswar received the 2016 IGNITE Award from the President on Monday for her innovative idea aimed at reducing pollution and saving the environment.

Delhi air pollution: Five ways particulate matter affects your health!

Delhi air pollution: Five ways particulate matter affects your health!

Particulate matter, also called PM or soot, in air pollution can cause a number of health problems.

Real Estate industry opposes ban on construction work in Delhi-NCR

Real Estate industry opposes ban on construction work in Delhi-NCR

Realtors' body CREDAI today opposed the NGT order banning construction activities in Delhi-NCR saying this will not help in solving the pollution problem and rather impact adversely the delivery of real estate projects.

Delhi air pollution: SC wants Centre to devise a 'common minimum graded response'

Delhi air pollution: SC wants Centre to devise a 'common minimum graded response'

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to devise a common minimum graded response to growing air pollution in Delhi NCR.

Alarming post-Diwali pollution to cripple NCR economy; tourism, transport to be hit: Assocham

Alarming post-Diwali pollution to cripple NCR economy; tourism, transport to be hit: Assocham

The alarming post-Diwali pollution is likely to take a toll on the entire National Capital region (NCR), crippling sectors like tourism, transport, automobile and real estate, according to a report.