UPA did little to improve Delhi's air quality: Prakash Javadekar
UPA did little to improve Delhi's air quality: Prakash Javadekar

 Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday blamed the erstwhile UPA government for not doing much to improve the national capital's air quality, which started deteriorating in 2007.

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Transporters' group suggests ways to reduce Delhi pollution
Transporters' group suggests ways to reduce Delhi pollution

A delegation of the Delhi Transporters Association on Wednesday met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and suggested ways to reduce air pollution in the national capital.

National Green Tribunal permits dredging in Yamuna

Noting that dredging needs to be carried out in public interest and maintain the flow of the river, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday permitted Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to carry out the process in Yamuna at Wazirabad and Jagatpur bund areas.

Rules to curb dust in Delhi to be framed in 15 days

The government has decided to unveil within 15 days, the norms to curb dust generation in Delhi, looking at its contribution to the rising levels of air pollution in the city.

Delhi pollution: Authorities asked to list 15-year-old vehicles

 In efforts to improve air quality in the national capital, Delhi government has asked transport authorities to prepare a comprehensive realistic data on private vehicles which are 15 or more years old.

HC to hear plea to control Delhi air pollution

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it would hear on March 11 a PIL seeking directions to the government to take immediate steps to control increasing air pollution in Delhi.

`Most Indians lose over three years of their lives due to high air pollution`
`Most Indians lose over three years of their lives due to high air pollution`

India's high air pollution, ranked by the World Health Organisation among the worst in the world, is adversely impacting the lifespans of its citizens, reducing most Indian lives by over three years, a new study has said.

Govt to ask Delhi to prepare master plan to check pollution
Govt to ask Delhi to prepare master plan to check pollution

Many recent studies have earned Delhi the tag of being one of the most polluted cities in the world.

India visit: Will Barack Obama be indoors due to air pollution?

Delhi's terrible air quality and high levels of air pollution might keep US President Barack Obama indoors. US embassy pollution monitor has termed the air quality in Delhi as 'poor'.

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NDMC celebrates World Environment Day

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Thursday marked World Environment Day by planting some 100 saplings and 250 shrubs of various varieties at Nehru Park in Chanakyapuri here.

Promote plantation drives: Jung tells Delhiites

On the eve of World Environment Day, Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung planted 250 saplings in Delhi. He also urged Delhiites to promote plantation drives in their neighbourhoods which will help curb pollution.

Delhi`s air most polluted in the world: WHO

As per a new study conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the air in the national capital is laden with dangerous small particles of pollution, leapfrogging Beijing - the city which was once considered one of the most polluted.

Pollution increasing lung cancer in Indian women

In a worrying trend noted by oncologists, lung cancer is increasing rapidly among Indian women. The foremost reason, much against popular perception, is not smoking but environmental pollution.

Pollution levels in Delhi to rise

Delhi might see a sudden rise in its pollution levels in the coming days, thanks to the difference between the maximum and minimum temperatures which has reduced, the System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research said in a statement.

Delhi pollution likely to worsen during weekend

Pollution in Delhi is likely to worsen during the weekend with the day temperature expected to fall by 2-5 degree Celsius and calm winds, thus hampering dispersion of suspended pollutants.

Delhi govt mulls measures to check vehicle growth

The govt has taken an in-principle decision to increase parking fees on the recommendation of the EPCA and the HC-appointed Special Task Force.