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Friday, Feb 21, 2020

Air pollution

Feb 19, 2020 17:16
The “Kejriwal ka Guarantee Card” (Kejriwal’s guarantee card) contains 10 “guarantees”, including a promise to reduce Delhi’s air pollution by three times. read more
Feb 19, 2020 15:26
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde enquired from Additional Solicitor General A N S Nadkarni as to whether the minister can come over for an interaction to assist this court. read more
Feb 17, 2020 09:59
The incident took place after England opener Jason Roy was dismissed in the second over during 223-run chase. A climate activist ran up to South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock who was giving her a smile. read more
Feb 14, 2020 02:26
“The free bus ride for students just needs a cabinet approval, followed by a clearance from the Delhi Transport Corporation’s (DTC) board,” said Kailash Gahlot, who served as transport and environment minister in the previous cabinet. read more
Feb 11, 2020 02:24
Party functionaries said though preparations are underway to celebrate the victory in the polls, whose results will be announced on Tuesday, Kejriwal has asked party volunteers not to burst firecrackers as it contributes to pollution. read more
Feb 10, 2020 01:03
Mohali RTA head Sukhwinder Kumar said strict action has also been taken against overloaded vehicles read more
Feb 03, 2020 15:41
For the findings, published in the journal Environmental Health, researchers from the University of British Columbia analysed data for 678,000 adults in Metro Vancouver. read more
Feb 03, 2020 12:38
Grey matter includes regions of the brain involved in motor control as well as sensory perception, such as seeing and hearing. Cortical thickness reflects the outer grey matter depth. read more
Feb 02, 2020 03:01
Apart from the financial boost to large cities implementing the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said state utilities will be advised to close down old thermal power plants that do not meet the emission ... read more
Jan 30, 2020 18:07
Living in highly polluted cities can most definitely aggravate the symptoms related to allergies. Long term exposure to air pollutants causes suffering in eyes, nose and throat. read more
Jan 30, 2020 03:34
The TomTom Traffic Index, released by Netherlands-headquartered satellite navigation equipment-maker TomTom, said the traffic situation in 57% of the cities it covered worsened — while it improved only in about 15% of the cities. read more
Jan 29, 2020 11:28
The purchases come as the central and city governments faced criticism for failing to address the problem of worsening air pollution, especially in the winter, and drew criticism from one activist. read more
Jan 21, 2020 14:27
On Tuesday, the concentration of PM 2.5 was 100 microgrammes per cubic metre (µg\/m3) on Thursday against the safe limit of 60. read more
Jan 20, 2020 23:52
The Supreme Court, in October last year, had banned the use of diesel generators in Gurugram and the rest of the NCR to combat air pollution. The Haryana government had then submitted an affidavit in the court assuring it would provide electricity to... read more
Jan 20, 2020 14:47
Air pollution has damaging effects on the brains of infants and children, leading to loss of IQ and, in turn, poor grades at school. read more