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Friday, Nov 22, 2019

Air pollution

Nov 15, 2019 08:55
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Nov 14, 2019 22:33
Friday, November 15, is the last day of the odd-even road rationing scheme in Delhi. However, Delhi’s transport minister has said they have received a number of requests to extend the drive as the air quality is still in the severe category. read more
Nov 14, 2019 20:04
On Wednesday night, the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) stepped in to direct that schools in the national capital and its suburbs should be closed for two days. read more
Nov 14, 2019 13:26
With a thick layer of noxious smog blanketing Delhi-NCR, organisers were forced to push the start of the Asian Tour event at the Classic Golf and Country Club here from 6:40am to 11:00am. read more
Nov 14, 2019 05:46
Since October 1, when the pollution levels in the northern plain started to deteriorate, several northern cities had higher pollution levels than Delhi. Tracking air pollution this winter clearly shows that several cities in Haryana, Punjab and Uttar... read more
Nov 14, 2019 04:30
The Supreme Court had asked the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) last June to look into the use of hydrogen-fuelled buses to reduce air pollution in Delhi. read more
Nov 14, 2019 04:30
The Supreme Court had asked the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) last June to look into the use of hydrogen-fuelled buses to reduce air pollution in Delhi. read more
Nov 13, 2019 22:10
Stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana is a cause of air pollution in Delhi and governments of both states are taking several steps to check the practice. read more
Nov 13, 2019 19:35
Within months, China’s state-controlled media had trashed the tower, calling it an “eyewash” and ineffective in a megacity with more than 20 million people like Beijing. read more
Nov 13, 2019 19:14
Cities belong to more than just human beings. To safeguard their future, adopt a biophysical understanding read more
Nov 13, 2019 16:01
Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh had highest AQI level of 500 on November 4 in the country, a day after Rohtak in Haryana topped the CPCB’s AQI charts of 102 cities across India. On November 6, Jind in Haryana was most polluted place in the country. read more
Nov 13, 2019 12:47
Taking suo motu cognizance of the worsening air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court asked the Centre to submit a report by December 3 after centre told the court that was exploring the feasibility of the hydrogen-based technology. read more
Nov 13, 2019 03:01
Scientists at IIT-Delhi said that stubble burning in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana was forecasted as a “background concentration” to the ultra-fine PM2.5 particulate matter in the city. read more
Nov 13, 2019 00:07
Owing to a huge population, India reported the second highest pneumonia-related child mortality 2018 in terms of absolute numbers. However, with a mortality rate of 5.2 children per 1,000 live births, India is one of the better performers among the 30... read more
Nov 13, 2019 00:06
According to several hospitals in the city, there has been a rise in cases where hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), which involves breathing oxygen in a pressurised room or tube, has been administered to patients with respiratory illnesses. The therapy... read more