Pollution

50 Days Of Save Soil Movement: 2 Billion People Touched. Watch Highlights Video

With 52 per cent of the agricultural lands already degraded, the soil crisis in the world needs urgent attention. The 100-day, 30,000 km “Journey To Save Soil” that Sadhguru started off as a lone motorcyclist in March has hit the half-way mark. In the last 50 days, Sadhguru has ridden through most of Europe, parts of central Asia as well as the Middle East to bring the focus on the dire need to Save Soil.

May 20, 2022, 20:13 PM IST

DNA: 'Virus' of Pollution is more dangerous than COVID-19

Recently there was a report of the World Health Organization in which it claimed 47 lakh people died due to Covid in India. After this, India raised a strong objection to this report of WHO. The big question is that everyone expressed their concern on the figures of deaths due to coronavirus, but there is silence everywhere on the latest report on the deaths due to pollution.

May 19, 2022, 00:44 AM IST

Delhi Secretariat to ban single-use plastic items from June 1

All manufacturers, retailers, general public, and shopkeepers in Delhi have already been asked not to keep any stock of single-use plastics by June 30, 2022, reports PTI.

May 14, 2022, 16:36 PM IST

SC directs pollution control boards to conduct surprise inspections of brick kiln industries in NCR

The Supreme Court has directed the officers of both the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCB) to conduct surprise inspections of the brick kiln industries in the National Capital Region without any notice and warning, as per ANI.

Apr 15, 2022, 16:47 PM IST

DNA: How 'pure' is purifier's report on Pollution?

A company making a purifier has recently claimed India is the most polluted country in the world. In its report, the company has said that Delhi is the most polluted capital of the world.

Mar 25, 2022, 00:44 AM IST

Germany retracts goal of putting 15 million electric vehicles by 2030, know why

Transport Minister of Germany, said that the country’s goal of getting 15 million electric vehicles on the road by 2030 includes fully-electric and hybrid vehicles.

Jan 18, 2022, 10:39 AM IST

Pollution level is still 'very poor' in Delhi-NCR, AQI crosses 300 in Noida

Due to the changed weather and light rain, there has been a slight reduction in the air pollution of Delhi-NCR. Despite this, the air quality level of Delhi remained very poor on Tuesday.

Dec 29, 2021, 11:52 AM IST

Start making Flex-Fuel Vehicles within six months: Nitin Gadkari to automakers in India

The minister said this move will drastically reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions from vehicles, helping India reduce the total carbon emissions by One Billion Tonnes as commited at COP26.

Dec 28, 2021, 10:35 AM IST

Delhi govt to ask Zomato, Swiggy, Ola, Uber to completely switch to electric vehicles

The Delhi Electric Vehicles policy introduced in August 2020 aims at increasing the Electric Vehicle share in the capital region to 25 percent of the total vehicle sales by 2024. 

Dec 27, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

Yearender 2021: Top electric cars to buy in India under Rs 25 Lakh: In Pics

2021 has proved to be a milestone for electric vehicles in India and as the year comes to an end, we list down all the electric cars you can buy in India under Rs 25 lakh.

Dec 20, 2021, 14:27 PM IST

Delhi pollution: Owners call it unfair to ban 10-yr-old diesel vehicles, experts appreciate

Measuring commercial and private vehicles with the same yardstick is unfair and authorities should make such decisions based on individual vehicle's health and condition, said diesel vehicle owners. 

Dec 20, 2021, 11:47 AM IST

Petrol/ Diesel RC expiring in Delhi: What are your options and how to keep your vehicle running?

The state government has also informed that no No Objection Certificate (NOC) will be issued for diesel and petrol vehicles that have completed 15 years or more on the date of applying for NOC. 

Dec 17, 2021, 10:00 AM IST

Delhi air pollution: Trucks, construction activities to remain suspended in National Capital

For children of Class 5 and below, the education department has suggested reopening schools from December 20.

Dec 13, 2021, 16:13 PM IST

Nirmala Sitharaman calls on DRI to catch 'big fish' involved in huge toxic waste smuggling

"Huge toxic waste which comes into the country, they get dumped here is a threat. I am afraid quite a large and frequent attempt is being made on bringing in toxic waste. I would like to see more action from the DRI," said  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Dec 04, 2021, 15:54 PM IST

Next hearing in Delhi's pollution crisis to be conducted on 10th December

Supreme Court has said that hospital construction work won't be stopped in Delhi. The court also added that hearing in Delhi's pollution crisis will be conducted next Friday.

Dec 03, 2021, 12:22 PM IST

Schools closed in Delhi from tomorrow

School closed from tomorrow in view of pollution level in Delhi. After the rebuke of the SC, the Delhi government has taken this decision.

Dec 02, 2021, 16:04 PM IST

Why were schools not closed in Delhi? - Supreme Court

There is no hope of getting relief from pollution in Delhi at the moment. Today again Delhi's AQI is very poor level. Supreme Court reprimands Delhi government on pollution, says no work has been done except assurances and slogans.

Dec 02, 2021, 15:38 PM IST

Supreme Court reprimanded Delhi Government on pollution

There is no hope of getting relief from pollution in Delhi at the moment. Today again Delhi's AQI is very poor level. Supreme Court reprimands Delhi government on pollution, says no work has been done except assurances and slogans.

Dec 02, 2021, 14:12 PM IST

No relief for Delhi from pollution at present, AQI reached 342

There is no hope of getting relief from pollution in Delhi at the moment. Today again Delhi's AQI is very poor.

Dec 02, 2021, 10:50 AM IST

'Will sign a file in 2 days', Nitin Gadkari on less-polluting flex-fuel vehicles in India

Nitin Gadkari said that top officials of Toyota Motor Corporation, Suzuki and Hyundai Motor India have assured him that they will introduce flex engines in their vehicles.

Nov 30, 2021, 12:14 PM IST