Odd-even formula is useless for controlling pollution, says Robert Vadra

Odd-even formula is useless for controlling pollution, says Robert Vadra

Being critical towards the Odd-Even scheme by the Delhi Government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Monday said that the initiative had been successful towards curbing traffic but had failed in controlling or bringing down the level of pollution in the national capital.

Ranchi: Central Coalfields Limited workers ride bicycles to curb pollution

Workers from a company called CCL made their minds up to ride bicycles to their office in order to put a curb on Air Pollution. This formula is lot better that what Arvind Kejriwal introduced and called the "Odd-Even Formula".

Less polluted nations most vulnerable to climate change

Less polluted nations most vulnerable to climate change

The majority of the most vulnerable countries are African and small island nations like Maldives, Mauritius, Fiji and Antigua and Barbuda.

Not Delhi, but Varanasi and Muzaffarpur the most polluted cities in India

Not Delhi, but Varanasi and Muzaffarpur the most polluted cities in India

This is indeed a good news for the residents of the national capital.

China's air quality improved in 2015

The density on PM2.5, or particles measuring less than 2.5 microns in diametre, dropped 14.1 percent from the previous year in 74 key cities in 2015, and readings of PM10 fell by 11.4 percent.

Delhi asks UP, Haryana to stop trucks going to other states from entering national capital

The Delhi government has asked Uttar Pradesh and Haryana governments to stop trucks travelling to other states from entering the national capital as the vehicles were found contributing to the high pollution level during the trial of odd-even car rationing formula.

Exposure to environmental toxin ups Alzheimer's risk

The cause of neurodegenerative disease remains largely unknown, and the role of environmental factors in these illnesses is poorly understood.

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PM Modi to inaugurate Mahamana Express in Varanasi today.

PM Modi to distribute aids and devices to differently-abled in Varanasi.

After odd/even, time to think of EVs

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The time for electric vehicles, or EVs, may not yet be ripe for India, but the idea of non-polluting passenger cars is surely and certainly maturing - and must be welcomed.

Odd-Even scheme: Will do again; in improved form, says Kejriwal

The CM requested the people of Delhi to voluntarily continue with the scheme. "It is a question of our health, our children's health, our city."

Odd-even succeeded as people found it appealing: HC

The Delhi High Court made the observation in response to the submission of Delhi Traffic Police that the scheme was successful mainly due to the fine payable for violation.

Delhi HC allows AAP govt to continue Odd-Even scheme till January 15

Delhi HC allows AAP govt to continue Odd-Even scheme till January 15

Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government on Sunday said that air pollution caused by vehicular traffic has declined by 50 percent in the national capital.

DNA: Indoor plants helps improve air quality

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PM 2.5 levels down by 25 percent, says Delhi minister

Delhi's Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday said the level of particulate matter PM 2.5 that causes air pollution has come down by at least 25 percent in the inner areas of the city a week after working the odd-even vehicle formula.

Can odd-even formula end on Friday? Delhi High Court asks Kejriwal govt

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Aam Aadmi Party government if the odd-even formula that is being tested in Delhi could be wound up by Friday.

Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor' on 2nd day of odd-even formula

Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor' on 2nd day of odd-even formula

The Delhi government, however, issued a statement saying that level of pollutants showed a "marked decrease" as compared to previous year.

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.

Delhi woman invents formula to cut down pollution

Veena Prakash from Mayur Vihar invented a formula of 'Havan' where she claims that the gases released from the process usually purify the air we breathe. She adds on that these gases are also responsible for killing harmful bacterias.

DNA: Will India become pollution-free in 2016?

The big challenge which India is already facing is of high level pollution in its different cities among which Delhi leads the chart. The odd-even formula which started today will be of any use or not?

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