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Saturday, Nov 23, 2019

Air pollution

Nov 22, 2019 05:51
Scientists at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the wind speed was slow throughout Thursday and is expected to remain so by Friday afternoon which will push the air quality into the ‘severe’ zone. read more
Nov 21, 2019 21:06
The dip in the air quality was attributed to meteorological factors, such as low wind speed, which was recorded at six kilometres per hour (kmph), as per the CPCB, which is insufficient to disperse pollutants. read more
Nov 21, 2019 19:46
Nobody is safe. But there are solutions which both tackle pollution, and also help battle climate change read more
Nov 21, 2019 13:09
Air pollution can cause excessive rubbing of eyes resulting in weak vision. read more
Nov 21, 2019 09:13
A parliamentary panel met on Wednesday to take a stock of the measures taken and possible options for reducing air pollution. read more
Nov 21, 2019 00:07
The deterioration was expected but comes at a time when a key anti-pollution measure – the odd-even car use curbs – is no longer in force and schools have been reopened. read more
Nov 20, 2019 10:22
SC-mandated EPCA is the enforcing body for Graded Response Action Plan that defines specific measures to tackle different levels of air pollution throughout the year. read more
Nov 20, 2019 08:51
The air quality had improved to ‘very poor’ category on November 16 and further to ‘poor’ category on November 17. Since then, it remained in ‘poor’ category until Wednesday. read more
Nov 20, 2019 08:09
As per the State of Global Air 2018 report, the country lost 11 lakh people due to air pollution. But, we have still not understood the severity of the issue. read more
Nov 20, 2019 08:05
Weather analysts said the city’s respite from high pollution levels was only brief as the air quality is expected to fall into the ‘poor’ or the ‘very poor’ category on Wednesday and on Thursday. read more
Nov 20, 2019 05:33
Delhi’s air quality in this period was bad even without the effect of stubble-burning, which only made it worse. read more
Nov 19, 2019 22:38
The Finance Commission was likely to reject the power ministry’s spending proposal, according to the ministry official, who is not authorised to speak to media and so did not wish to be identified. read more
Nov 19, 2019 21:32
The UK has extensive experience of conducting atmospheric chemistry measurements and carrying out computer modelling of air pollution that is world-leading. India has a rapidly growing research base in this field and a huge amount of local knowledge... read more
Nov 19, 2019 20:46
The two steps are part of the graded action plan devised by the Supreme Court-mandated air pollution control body EPCA. read more
Nov 19, 2019 10:47
India’s losses from air pollution increased more than four times to $560 billion between 1990 and 2013, according to the World Bank, which attributed the economic burden to the rising costs of public health-care and workforce disruption. read more