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World Environment Day: Beat air pollution with IIT-Delhi alumni's low-cost solution

Launched by IIT-Delhi alumni, Nanoclean Global Pvt Ltd is an Indian start-up, providing low-cost solutions to tackle air pollution. It had won the prestigious Startup National Award for their effort. #WorldEnvironmentDay #BeatAirPollution #IIT

Jun 05, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Ganga River water unfit for direct drinking, bathing: CPCB

According to the latest data with the CPCB, most of the Ganga River water in the Uttar Pradesh-West Bengal stretch is unfit for drinking and bathing.

May 30, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

Delhi's air quality remains in 'poor' category, may improve in coming days

According to CPCB, the air quality in at least 25 areas in Delhi was in "poor" category, while it was "very poor" in two areas, PTI reported.

Feb 18, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Review ground-level action to curb pollution: CPCB to municipal commissioners, district magistrates

The task force also sought a daily action-taken report to CPCB and Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority.

Jan 18, 2019, 22:28 PM IST

Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'; entry of trucks banned

As many as twenty-six areas in Delhi recorded 'severe' air quality, while 8 gauged 'very poor', the CPCB data said.

Jan 05, 2019, 14:18 PM IST

Delhi air quality 'very poor', likely to decline further on Sunday

Delhi's air quality has been oscillating between 'very poor' and 'severe' categories for the past 10 days.

Dec 29, 2018, 19:25 PM IST

Ensure implementation of SC order on firecrackers on New Year: CPCB to Delhi Police

CPB has asked Delhi Police to ensure burning of green firecrackers in Delhi on New Year 2019.

Dec 29, 2018, 17:58 PM IST

Odd-even scheme may be brought back, says CM Arvind Kejriwal as air pollution rises in Delhi

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'severe' category for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday.

Dec 25, 2018, 16:00 PM IST

Air pollution: 18 arrested in Greater Noida for flouting NGT orders

Eighteen people were arrested in Gautam Buddh Nagar's Greater Noida Saturday for allegedly violating the National Green Tribunal's orders on checking air pollution, officials said.

Dec 08, 2018, 21:47 PM IST

Thick haze envelopes Delhi, air quality 'very poor'

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'very poor' category for the third consecutive day on Wednesday

Nov 28, 2018, 20:17 PM IST

Delhi breathes poison as air quality falls to 'severe' in several areas

The air quality over the National Capital Region (NCR) fell into the 'severe' category in at least eight areas on Tuesday evening even as Met officials predicted weather pattern to further worsen the situation.

Nov 27, 2018, 22:18 PM IST

Most air pollution complaints relate to construction, demolition activities, CPCB informs SC

The board said that garbage dumping incidents were high in eastern part of Delhi

Nov 26, 2018, 21:18 PM IST

Prosecute government officials for not acting on air pollution complaints: SC to CPCB

A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said that officials who have failed to act on the complaints were required to be prosecuted.

Nov 26, 2018, 21:14 PM IST

SC pulls up CPCB over Diwali pollution, says act against officials who failed in duty

The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), directing it to take action against officials who failed to act against those who burst banned crackers during Diwali celebrations. The top court also asked the body as to why action was taken on complaints received through social media in this regard.

Nov 26, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor'; CPCB asks agencies to join social media

Delhi's air quality remained in the "very poor" category on Wednesday, with four areas recording "severe" pollution levels even as the Cental Pollution Control Board (CPCB) directed agencies to join social media to help citizens lodge complaints directly.

Nov 21, 2018, 21:05 PM IST

Air Quality in Delhi drops to 'very poor' category, likely to improve due to drop in stubble burning

Delhi is currently suffering largely due to pollution generated by local sources.

Nov 19, 2018, 19:31 PM IST

Illegal shops in Shahdara: NGT imposes Rs 1L fine on DPCC for submitting report based on 'hearsay'

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) for submitting a report based on "hearsay" without verification on burning of tyres and illegal denting and painting shops in northeast Delhi.

Nov 18, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

Air quality in Delhi 'very poor', likely to decline further

SAFAR has warned that the air quality is expected to be in the very poor category in the next two days. 

Nov 18, 2018, 14:18 PM IST

More stubble burning this year compared to last year: EPCA chairperson

More cases of stubble burning in the neighboring states were recorded this time as compared to last year

Nov 16, 2018, 15:50 PM IST

Air quality in Delhi 'very poor', people advised to stay indoors

The air quality in Delhi continues to remain in the 'very poor' category. 

Nov 13, 2018, 08:43 AM IST