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Conduct activities for pollution awareness: Delhi government to schools

Conduct activities for pollution awareness: Delhi government to schools

Delhi government has directed schools in the national capital to spread awareness among students about air pollution by conducting special assemblies and inviting experts from technical organisations and civil society.

Dec 16, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Worse air pollution this year but Diwali less polluting: CPCB

Worse air pollution this year but Diwali less polluting: CPCB

The air pollution situation in the NCR was worse this year against the situation in the peak season last year, the CPCB said on Friday.

Dec 16, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Don't let the smog throttle you, beat its effects with these five foods

Don't let the smog throttle you, beat its effects with these five foods

Delhiites look forward to the city's winters, but this time, the prolonged smog has made it impossible to enjoy the weather.

Dec 13, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Delhi-NCR air quality 'improves' to poor, but likely to worsen again

Delhi-NCR air quality 'improves' to poor, but likely to worsen again

The air quality of Delhi-NCR improved from "very poor" to "poor" on Tuesday.

Dec 13, 2017, 00:53 AM IST
Air quality back to ''very poor'' in Delhi-NCR

Air quality back to ''very poor'' in Delhi-NCR

At 7 pm, the level of major pollutant PM2.5 or particles in air with diameter less than 2.5mm, across 22 locations in Delhi-NCR was 126 or "very poor" against 87 or "moderate" on Thursday. 

Dec 08, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Playing in pollution was tough: Dinesh Chandimal

Playing in pollution was tough: Dinesh Chandimal

Chandimal and his team work masks to combat pollution on day two at the Feroze Shah Kotla with some of them falling sick.

Dec 06, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
Delhi government relents, says Odd-Even rule to have no exceptions

Delhi government relents, says Odd-Even rule to have no exceptions

The Delhi government on Wednesday submitted its action plan to combat pollution recommending no exemption be given under the odd-even car rationing scheme in the state. 

Dec 06, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Delhi-NCR chokes again, air quality back to 'hazardous' category

Delhi-NCR chokes again, air quality back to 'hazardous' category

The air quality in Delhi-NCR has deteriorated again in the last two days with doctors advising people against outdoor activities.

Dec 05, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
NGT fumes as Lankan cricketers wear masks at Kotla, asks 'why was the match held'

NGT fumes as Lankan cricketers wear masks at Kotla, asks 'why was the match held'

The Sri Lankan cricket team had complained of poor air quality in Delhi.

Dec 04, 2017, 12:18 PM IST
Chhattisgarh bans use of firecrackers in six cities

Chhattisgarh bans use of firecrackers in six cities

The ban will be implemented every year during the period to curb pollution in the state.

Nov 29, 2017, 07:01 AM IST
This Chinese man has 'bizarre' plans to tackle Beijing smog

This Chinese man has 'bizarre' plans to tackle Beijing smog

According to Du's calculations, the plan could move more than 1 trillion cubic metres of air over the distance of a metre, enough to disperse Beijing of its smog.
 

Nov 27, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
At least six areas witnesses 'emergency' and 'severe' category air quality in Delhi

At least six areas witnesses 'emergency' and 'severe' category air quality in Delhi

The national capital is set to inhale more toxins in next three days.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Delhi-NCR air quality still toxic as stubble burning on, winds slow

Delhi-NCR air quality still toxic as stubble burning on, winds slow

Some regions across Delhi-NCR saw an improvement in the air quality from "severe plus or emergency" to "severe" on Saturday.

Nov 25, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
Not a joke: China government warns cities to get serious in war on smog

Not a joke: China government warns cities to get serious in war on smog

Some northern Chinese cities failed to improve air quality by much last month, hitting the smog-prone region`s overall results in a drive against pollution, the government said as it warned provincial officials to comply with stringent steps to clear the skies.

Nov 23, 2017, 13:47 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
Air pollution: Delhi government asks schools, parents to restrain children from outdoor activities

Air pollution: Delhi government asks schools, parents to restrain children from outdoor activities

Keeping in view of the poor air quality, the Delhi government has issued a notice to all schools to restrict students from undertaking outdoor activities.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Delhi's air quality improves, but stubble burning in Punjab up

Delhi's air quality improves, but stubble burning in Punjab up

The air quality in the National Capital Region, including Delhi, has recorded an improvement.

Nov 20, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
Delhi's air quality deteriorates, becomes 'very poor'

Delhi's air quality deteriorates, becomes 'very poor'

The air quality of Delhi-NCR deteriorated from "poor" in the morning to "very poor" in the evening on Saturday.

Nov 18, 2017, 23:18 PM IST

Plea on measures to tackle pollution; Supreme Court seeks Centre's reply

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to respond to a plea which has sought its direction on issues, including availability of sufficient gas supply in the NCR and review of status of existing coal-based power plants, aimed at tackling the problem of air pollution.

Nov 17, 2017, 21:52 PM IST
NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, entry of trucks

NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, entry of trucks

The NGT stated on November 11 that it would not exempt women and two-wheelers from the odd-even vehicle rationing plan to tackle pollution.

Nov 17, 2017, 20:57 PM IST