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Five oxygen cylinders daily? Delhi-NCR stares at terribly toxic future

Five oxygen cylinders daily? Delhi-NCR stares at terribly toxic future

Health and environmental experts have repeatedly warned against alarmingly high levels of pollution in and around New Delhi. Most of them agree there is no concrete plan in place and none are expected either.

Dec 30, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
EPCA gives Delhi Dec 2018 deadline to augment bus fleet to 10,000

EPCA gives Delhi Dec 2018 deadline to augment bus fleet to 10,000

Currently, the DTC has a fleet of 3,944 buses while the Delhi Integrated Multimodal Transit System (DIMTS) runs 1,634 buses under the cluster scheme, as per the transport department statistics.

Nov 26, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Air purifiers cannot save us from ill-effects pollution, says environmentalist Sunita Narain

Air purifiers cannot save us from ill-effects pollution, says environmentalist Sunita Narain

Air purifiers cannot "save us" from the ill-effects of pollution, environmentalist Sunita Narain has said.

Nov 22, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
Delhi pollution: Ban on entry of trucks, construction work removed

Delhi pollution: Ban on entry of trucks, construction work removed

Issuing directions for the ban to be removed, the EPCA also ordered doing away with the four-time hike in parking fees.

Nov 16, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
Odd-even 2017: List of exemptions

Odd-even 2017: List of exemptions

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Saturday gave its nod for the implementation of the Delhi government's odd-even car rationing scheme for five days from November 13 to tackle high pollution level, with certain riders.

Nov 11, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
Delhi vs Beijing: India's capital miles ahead in race to be most polluted

Delhi vs Beijing: India's capital miles ahead in race to be most polluted

In Delhi, unlike in Beijing, the air pollution emergency is mostly felt only when it is visually confirmed. Even then, the city seems to lack a consensus and effective plan to tackle toxic air.

Nov 08, 2017, 11:44 AM IST
Drop metro fare, close brick kilns, bring odd-even, orders panel as Delhi air quality dips

Drop metro fare, close brick kilns, bring odd-even, orders panel as Delhi air quality dips

EPCA- the Supreme Court-appointed panel - on Tuesday expressed concerns over the worsening air quality bin Delhi.

Nov 07, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
Parking fee hiked four times to curb air pollution in Delhi

Parking fee hiked four times to curb air pollution in Delhi

Vehicle parking fees has been hiked by four times in Delhi in a bid to curb worsening air quality in the national capital.

Nov 07, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Delhi air quality enters red zone: Diesel generators banned, parking fee may be hiked

Delhi air quality enters red zone: Diesel generators banned, parking fee may be hiked

Air quality in Delhi has entered the red zone as the Graded Response Action Plan came into effect.

Oct 17, 2017, 18:51 PM IST
Delhi: EPCA to enforce graded response plan to tackle air pollution

Delhi: EPCA to enforce graded response plan to tackle air pollution

If pollution levels touch emergency proportions, the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA may enforce a host of emergency measures, including implementation of the odd-even scheme on Delhi roads.

Jan 16, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
NGT blasts Delhi, Punjab, Haryana govts over alarming air pollution, bans all construction works in NCR

NGT blasts Delhi, Punjab, Haryana govts over alarming air pollution, bans all construction works in NCR

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday imposed a ban on all construction works in Delhi-NCR for a week in the wake of alarming air pollution in the national capital.

Nov 08, 2016, 13:57 PM IST
Mobile app 'Hawa Badlo' launched to control air pollution

Mobile app 'Hawa Badlo' launched to control air pollution

To control air pollution in the country, a mobile app named 'Hawa Badlo' has been launched by the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA), a Supreme Court-appointed pollution watchdog on Friday.

Oct 21, 2016, 21:53 PM IST
Booster for Kerjiwal's Even-Odd scheme: Peak pollution level at lowest, says SC-appointed panel

Booster for Kerjiwal's Even-Odd scheme: Peak pollution level at lowest, says SC-appointed panel

The car rationing "odd-even" scheme, which has reduced the traffic volume, has managed to bring down the peak level of pollution in the national capital to its "lowest", a Supreme Court appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) has said.

Jan 08, 2016, 20:27 PM IST

Annual fitness test of vehicles to start in Delhi

All private car owners in the city may soon have to go for an annual fitness test of their vehicles with the Delhi government all set to implement a two-year-old proposal aimed at reducing environment pollution.

Jun 24, 2012, 09:34 AM IST