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Friday, Aug 23, 2019
news about Crop burning
Apr 10, 2019 04:50
The air pollution conversation in India usually develops around the start of winter. This coincides with two episodic events, i.e., Diwali and crop burning. The conversation ends around the new year, which again coincides with the change in weather. read more
Apr 04, 2019 07:53
It sets a target without a realistic roadmap, proposes a city-based approach that downplays regional effects, and adopts a something-for-everyone laundry list approach rather than prioritising action. read more
Mar 05, 2019 08:55
The economic life years lost is estimated to be at least $150 billion over five years according to the IFPRI study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. read more
Nov 15, 2018 23:29
PM1, or particulate matter measuring less than 1 micron, is so fine that it can reach the blood stream and organs. Scientists say these particles are highly toxic as they are formed because of complex chemical reactions between pollutants in the air,... read more
Nov 03, 2018 09:20
IMD scientist, Vijay Soni said that winds over Delhi-NCR had changed from northwesterly to easterly, so there was hardly any influence from crop fires in Punjab and Haryana read more
Nov 01, 2018 07:47
There is usually a rise in the number of people with upper respiratory tract infections in the end of August, it starts getting colder and then in October when temperature dips and crop is burnt. read more
Oct 17, 2018 23:18
Burning of paddy straw in Punjab and Haryana from mid-October to November, the harvest season, is a major contributor to air pollution in the capital. read more
Oct 13, 2018 13:24
Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi on Saturday afternoon was 300, which is considered poor. read more
Oct 05, 2018 10:49
Both Haryana and Punjab have banned stubble burning but farmers still do it because they don’t have the agricultural equipment to clear the fields quickly and manual field labour is expensive. read more
Oct 04, 2018 08:51
The speciated data from NASA’s Multi-Angle Imager for Aerosols satellite will be useful for policymakers to identify and target different sources of air pollution on a real-time basis over the entire geographical location without adding more ground-based... read more
Sep 23, 2018 05:01
During the monitoring period, officers of the agriculture department will demonstrate paddy harvesting practices and encourage farmers to adopt crop residue management. read more
Apr 03, 2018 18:24
The National Green Tribunal granted a week to the Rajasthan government for filing the action plan and posted the matter for hearing on April 20. read more