Central Pollution Control Board

Stubble burning, unfavourable winds affect Delhi's air

On Friday, Delhi`s PM10 was recorded at 142 microgrammes/cubic metre and PM2.5 at 74 microgrammes/cubic metre. For Saturday, SAFAR has projected it to be 138 and 70 respectively.

Oct 06, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
NGT notice to Centre on air pollution caused by ships

NGT notice to Centre on air pollution caused by ships

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by lawyer Shibani Ghosh seeking directions to monitor the pollution caused by ships and vessels entering the Indian maritime coastal waters and submit a report to the NGT.

Jul 17, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
Supreme Court allows Delhi Police's plea for registration of vehicles

Supreme Court allows Delhi Police's plea for registration of vehicles

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed a plea of Delhi Police seeking its permission for registration of heavy vehicles, having engine capacity of above 2000cc, used for services like fire fighting and riots control.

Apr 13, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Air pollution: Data on ozone-related deaths needs to be scrutinised, says Environment Minister Dave

The data related to ozone collected by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for 2016 shows that ozone levels have not exceeded the permissible level of 100ug/m3 at any of the locations during 2016.

Mar 15, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

Supreme Court ban on sale, stocking of firecrackers to remain

The court in November directed suspension of all licences permitting the sale of fireworks in Delhi and NCR.

Feb 10, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
After two-day breather, Delhi's air quality plunges again

After two-day breather, Delhi's air quality plunges again

According to experts the rainfall that took place between January 25 to 27 was the reason behind the two-day breather.

Jan 30, 2017, 23:54 PM IST

'If need be, Delhi govt prepared to roll out odd-even'

Odd-even plan was implemented twice by the AAP government in the national capital-- in January and April last year.

Jan 16, 2017, 22:09 PM IST
National Green Tribunal slams Centre, Delhi govt over rising air pollution; summons environment secretaries of four states

National Green Tribunal slams Centre, Delhi govt over rising air pollution; summons environment secretaries of four states

The development came as Delhi's air quality deteriorated to alarming levels and witnessed its worst smog situation in 17 years on Wednesday and Thursday.

Nov 04, 2016, 12:50 PM IST
Diwali effect: Delhi gasps for breath as pollution levels soar

Diwali effect: Delhi gasps for breath as pollution levels soar

On Diwali, Pitampura in North Delhi recorded the maximum at 1,238 micrograms per cubic metre, which is 20.63 times higher than the permissible limits.

Nov 01, 2016, 09:35 AM IST
Polluted Ganga river needs to be rejuvenated: NGT

Polluted Ganga river needs to be rejuvenated: NGT

 With over 1,000 Seriously Polluting Industries (SPI) and 30 storm water drains lining the Ganga in the stretch between Haridwar and Kanpur and more than 800 million litres per day (MLD) of untreated sewage being poured into it, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has called for efforts to rejuvenate the river.

Sep 16, 2016, 00:18 AM IST
Policies in auto sector cannot only be driven by NGOs, activists: Tata Motors

Policies in auto sector cannot only be driven by NGOs, activists: Tata Motors

The auto major said the industry should be made a stakeholder while dealing with the policies as it has the right expertise and technical knowledge about the industry.

Aug 31, 2016, 18:15 PM IST
Delhi diesel ban revoked: But there's a catch!

Delhi diesel ban revoked: But there's a catch!

The Supreme Court has lifted the ban that barred registrations of vehicles with diesel engines larger than 2,000cc. 

Aug 13, 2016, 10:44 AM IST
Companies in NCR may soon begin offering flexi working hours

Companies in NCR may soon begin offering flexi working hours

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The Central Pollution Control Board( CPCB) has turned innovative in its efforts to curb vehicular pollution in the National Capital Region.

Jul 08, 2016, 11:51 AM IST