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All you need to know: January 5, 2018

All you need to know: January 5, 2018

Jan 05, 2018, 21:59 PM IST
Air quality deteriorates, pollution board asks Delhi-NCR to be prepared to implemment odd-even scheme

Air quality deteriorates, pollution board asks Delhi-NCR to be prepared to implemment odd-even scheme

Earlier, the NCR faced an "emergency or severe plus" air pollution situation between November 7 and 14.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:17 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
Air pollution to wreak havoc in Delhi-NCR in coming days

Air pollution to wreak havoc in Delhi-NCR in coming days

Easterly winds blowing from UP will trigger moisture in the air over the next few days and fog will start building from October 29.

Oct 26, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

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
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
NGT orders surprise inspection of NBCC redevelopment project in Delhi

NGT orders surprise inspection of NBCC redevelopment project in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal has directed a surprise inspection at the redevelopment project being carried out by state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) at East Kidwai Nagar in southwest Delhi.

Jan 22, 2017, 11:45 AM IST
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).

Nov 30, 2016, 23:07 PM IST
Delhi government urges Centre to determine cause of rising pollution

Delhi government urges Centre to determine cause of rising pollution

The Delhi Government on Monday urged Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave to direct the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct a comprehensive study to determine the exact cause of rising air pollution in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR).

Nov 07, 2016, 17:24 PM 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
Pollution: Parliamentary panel pulls up Environ Ministry for poor performance

Pollution: Parliamentary panel pulls up Environ Ministry for poor performance

The committee chaired by Ashwani Kumar said that whether it was air, water or noise pollution, it has gone beyond permissible limits during the last few years and has serious consequences for health and well-being of the citizens.

May 10, 2016, 10:59 AM IST

Diesel emissions cause huge damage to human physiology, say experts

As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), diesel emission is considered as a Class One carcinogenic and diesel emission coated with dust creates huge damage to human physiology.

Apr 29, 2016, 16:28 PM IST

Arunachal rivers free from pollution: CGWB

As per CPCB report, only about 40-50 per cent of the population of the major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore were served by sewer systems.

Jan 31, 2016, 19:28 PM IST
Marked pollution drop this New Year: Delhi government

Marked pollution drop this New Year: Delhi government

PM 2.5 are the particulate matter capable of causing harm to human respiration, if present above permissible levels. DPCC prescribes 60 units of PM 2.5 levels as the standard level.

Jan 02, 2016, 22:37 PM IST

35 per cent school children have poor lung health: Govt

Thirty-five per cent of school going children, including 21 per cent in Delhi, are suffering from poor lung health, Health Minister JP Nadda said today.

Dec 22, 2015, 20:41 PM IST

Delhi's air quality in November varied from poor to severe

Delhi's air quality in the month of November and first 10 days of December varied from poor, very poor to severe due to increased Particulate Matter (PM), Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Dec 21, 2015, 16:48 PM IST
Check out: Air Quality Index of some Indian cities as Delhi chokes on toxic air

Check out: Air Quality Index of some Indian cities as Delhi chokes on toxic air

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has released the Air Quality Index (AQI) of some major Indian cities.

Dec 04, 2015, 19:15 PM IST

No detectable presence of arsenic contamination in rivers at monitored locations: Govt

CPCB is monitoring water quality at 1,275 locations on 445 rivers including Ganga.

Dec 02, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

Senior officers to watch high pollution areas as govt says thrust on compliance

The officers have been directed to undertake field visits and review the progress at least once every quarter in these CPAs in coordination with Central Pollution Control Board.

Oct 20, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

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