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Monday, Oct 21, 2019
news about Air pollution
Oct 21, 2019 14:15
The drop in temperature and slow wind-speed traps the toxic air, turning Delhi and National Capital Region into what is often described as a “gas chamber”. read more
Oct 19, 2019 12:00
At Dhirpur, the AQI was 271 in the morning, while in Mathura Road area it dipped to ‘poor’ category at 236. Furthermore, AQI near Chandni Chowk, Airport, Terminal 3 and Delhi University stood at 375, 234and 256 respectively. read more
Oct 19, 2019 01:04
Schools should also provide transport to students to avoid the bunching of private vehicles outside, said CPCB member secretary Prashant Gargava. read more
Oct 17, 2019 23:47
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has identified 13 ‘hot spots’ where unchecked violations cause pollution to spike. read more
Oct 17, 2019 12:11
The city has also reported a spike in respiratory problems and cough and eye infections among adults. “The pollution has increased in the past three days. I am feeling very suffocated. read more
Oct 17, 2019 08:57
Debayan Saha, a mechanical engineering graduate from IIT Kharagpur, who has invented the device claims that one car fitted with the device can neutralise the pollution emitted from 10 cars in its vicinity. read more
Oct 17, 2019 00:22
Tribunal asks Punjab, Haryana and UP to report daily on air pollution caused due to burning of paddy straw; seeks action-taken report by Nov 15 read more
Oct 16, 2019 22:54
According to the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) directions, polluting activities such as dumping and burning of waste and open storage of construction material, among others, are prohibited. read more
Oct 16, 2019 22:36
The AQI for Loni rural (Dehat) in Ghaziabad stood at 358 while that for Ghaziabad city was recorded at 339 under the “very poor” category. The AQI figures for Noida and Greater Noida stood at 326 and 314, respectively. read more
Oct 16, 2019 08:56
The institutions which have been made a part of the National Knowledge Network (NKN) are IITs of Delhi, Kanpur, Madras, Bombay, Roorkee, Guwahati, Hyderabad and Tirupati. Apart from IITs, institutes like PGI Chandigarh and Bose Institute Kolkata are... read more
Oct 15, 2019 21:39
On Friday, the transport department had suggested inclusion of two-wheelers in the odd-even drive, but only during off-peak hours. read more
Oct 13, 2019 11:06
The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) has said the pollution level will plunge on Monday with AQI oscillating between ‘poor’ to ‘moderate’ category’. read more
Oct 12, 2019 23:14
Deputy commissioner Amit Khatri said the odd-even scheme could be brought in to check pollution levels if they turn dangerous. read more
Oct 12, 2019 11:42
The Delhi government plans to roll out the odd-even road space rationing arrangement from November 4 to 15 as a measure to curb air pollution which rises during this time of the years due to stubble burning in the neighbouring states of Punjab and H... read more