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Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020


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 08, 2019 11:07
The EPCA has very few active members and lacks dedicated central funding. At best, it can request for vehicles or a couple of support staff from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). read more
Nov 04, 2019 08:55
Priyanka Chopra is in Delhi for the shoot of her Netflix film, The White Tiger, but has expressed how difficult it is to shoot in such conditions. read more
Nov 01, 2019 13:08
The air quality in Delhi-NCR deteriorated further Thursday night and is now at the severe plus level, EPCA chairperson Bhure Lal said in a letter to the chief secretaries of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi. read more
Oct 19, 2019 01:04
Schools should also provide transport to students to avoid the bunching of private vehicles outside, said CPCB member secretary Prashant Gargava. read more
Oct 18, 2019 09:59
The Haryana government had on Tuesday requested Epca to exempt certain residential and commercial areas of Gurugram from the ban on diesel generators. read more
Oct 16, 2019 23:24
Experts have blamed the dip in the capital’s air quality mainly on local factors such as construction and road dust, and garbage burning that need to be reined in urgently. read more
Oct 08, 2019 23:24
In Delhi, the drones can only be used with permissions. Even with permissions, certain restrictions such as flying only during day time and within a height of 50 feet, needs to be followed. read more
Oct 08, 2019 01:34
An AQI in the range of 0-50 is considered ‘good’, 51-100 ‘satisfactory’, 101-200 ‘moderate’, 201-300 ‘poor’, 301-400 ‘very poor’ and 401-500 ‘severe’, as per norms laid down by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). read more
Sep 14, 2019 22:43
A month after the use of RFID tags was made mandatory, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, which is the nodal agency to implement the RFID project, said that only 14,654 commercial vehicles — as against over three lakh tags sold — were using the tag... read more
Sep 13, 2019 23:25
The comments came hours after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the scheme will be in force in the capital during the first half of November. read more
Sep 10, 2019 23:08
Representatives from the Delhi Metro said they will take up the suggestion for further consideration. read more
Sep 04, 2019 08:42
Till date, around 306,000 commercial vehicles got the RFID tags and documents for another 30,000 are being processed, only 429 transactions have been made suing online facilities. read more
Aug 16, 2019 22:06
The decision to extend the deadline was taken after several transporters’ unions wrote to the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) and the south corporation seeking more time to buy the RFID tags. read more
Aug 14, 2019 04:24
In the first week of the project, commercial vehicles without the tags will have to shell out twice the Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) and the municipal toll tax, depending on the category of the vehicle. read more