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Rain hit the tricity on Sunday evening, bringing down pollution levels considerably.(Gurminder Singh/HT photo)

Diwali pollution levels lowest in Chandigarh since 2017

By Rajanbir Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 11:45 PM IST
Except for Sector 39, other stations monitoring AQI recorded a dip, with Sector 17 registering 227 (poor). Although this was lower as compared to 247 in 2019, it was still higher than levels recorded in 2018 and 2017
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The CPCC had surveyed the N-Choe recently and discovered that discharge from untreated sewage from Mohali area mixes with the N-Choe at the Garden of Springs outlet and pollutes the drain.(HT File Photo)
The CPCC had surveyed the N-Choe recently and discovered that discharge from untreated sewage from Mohali area mixes with the N-Choe at the Garden of Springs outlet and pollutes the drain.(HT File Photo)

Resurvey sewage discharge points along seasonal rivulets in 3 days: NGT tells Chandigarh MC

By Munieshwer A Sagar | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 12:00 AM IST
UT administration was also directed to complete phytoremediation of the two rivulets within the month
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MC, which currently has 100 vehicles, will receive 200 more vehicles this month, but still would not be able to cover all the wards for collecting segregated solid waste.(HT FILE PHOTO)
MC, which currently has 100 vehicles, will receive 200 more vehicles this month, but still would not be able to cover all the wards for collecting segregated solid waste.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Door-to-door garbage collectors in Chandigarh threaten stir from October 23

By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2020 12:05 AM IST
Civic body set to miss the October-31 deadline set by NGT to start segregated collection
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Mechanised sweeping to begin in northern sectors of Chandigarh next week

By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 01:00 AM IST
We have received one machine and are expecting to get another in 2-3 days, says MC chief KK Yadav
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Sukhna Choe near Sector 26 Chandigarh(FIle photo)
Sukhna Choe near Sector 26 Chandigarh(FIle photo)

Untreated sewage still flowing into Chandigarh’s Sukhna rivulet

By Rachna Verma | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 07:07 AM IST
Contrary to the Chandigarh civic body’s claim, the pollution control board found sewage being drained into the two Sukhna rivulets, that further drain into Ghaggar river
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Biomedical waste recovered during a raid at Makhan Majra village in Chandigarh. The waste was found in bags with markings of Mohali-based Ivy Hospital. Other bags had barcodes registered in Haryana.(HT PHOTO)
Biomedical waste recovered during a raid at Makhan Majra village in Chandigarh. The waste was found in bags with markings of Mohali-based Ivy Hospital. Other bags had barcodes registered in Haryana.(HT PHOTO)

CPCC seizes 1,100 kg biomed waste from Chandigarh scrap dealer

By Rachna Verma | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 11:48 PM IST
Biomedical waste is generated during the diagnosis, treatment or immunisation of human beings or animals or for research.
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Chandigarh gets a breather as air quality improves due to winds

By Rajanbir Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 01:05 AM IST
The average AQI remained at 107 on Tuesday, just past the 100 mark, placing it in the moderate bracket
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Chandigarh’s air quality deteriorates further

By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2019 12:25 AM IST
AQI recorded higher than what it was day after Diwali, to worsen amid cloudy weather and falling mercury
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Even before Diwali, the Air Quality Index (AQI) of the city shot up to 237 on Saturday(PTI)
Even before Diwali, the Air Quality Index (AQI) of the city shot up to 237 on Saturday(PTI)

Chandigarh’s air quality at year’s worst on Diwali eve

By Rajanbir Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 04:22 AM IST
AQI recorded at 237 on Saturday evening, it had touched 311 after Diwali in 2018
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Pollution panel to identify all sources of air pollution, improve air quality in Chandigarh

By Rachna Verma | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 12:59 AM IST
CPCC official says we keep blaming vehicles, but their contribution to air pollution is only around 40%
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The industries are mainly engaged in electroplating.(HT file photo)
The industries are mainly engaged in electroplating.(HT file photo)

11 polluting factories in Chandigarh lose power, water supply

By Rachna Verma | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 06:10 AM IST
The guidelines of the Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti and SC directions dictate that no industry is permitted to operate unless it has a functional effluent treatment plant capable of meeting the prescribed norms for removing pollutants from the effluent before discharging.
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In his speech, Baghel thanked all party leaders who worked with him over the past five years and remembered their contribution to the party in Chhattisgarh.(JTwitter/ANI)
In his speech, Baghel thanked all party leaders who worked with him over the past five years and remembered their contribution to the party in Chhattisgarh.(JTwitter/ANI)

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel tears up while handing over state Congress president post

By Asian News International | Raipur (Chhattisgarh
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 09:02 AM IST
Congress leader PL Punia and newly appointed CPCC president Markam were also present at the event held on Saturday.
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