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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

National capital region

Dec 09, 2018 13:55
Can digital learning help reduce the weight of schools bags? Some schools tried it and failed, while a few succeeded. HT tries to find out if technology can ease the burden on children and the challenges in implementing it read more
Dec 05, 2018 10:29
The task force comprising members from CPCB, state pollution control boards, health experts and meteorologists, recommended on Tuesday that government agencies adopt a hotspots-first approach while tackling pollution in Delhi-NCR. read more
Nov 28, 2018 10:09
The minimum temperature was recorded at 13.5 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average against 10.7 degrees on Tuesday. read more
Nov 22, 2018 12:21
Gurugram had the highest implementation score of 17%, indicating that 17 of every 100 incidents of polluting activity were being checked, according to an inspection conducted across Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram and Faridabad. read more
Nov 12, 2018 11:50
Delhi’s deteriorating air quality was the reason that the Supreme Court banned the sale and use of conventional firecrackers in the National Capital Region this year. However, a few hours into the celebration, the ban went up in smoke. read more
Nov 09, 2018 13:44
A day after Diwali, Gurugram was the least polluted among the NCR cities. However, the deterioration in air quality remained conspicuous. At 2am on Thursday, Gurugram recorded its highest measure of particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5) this season at 622\u03BC... read more
Nov 07, 2018 08:28
The number of people visiting city hospitals with burn injuries before Diwali has halved, government figures show. Doctors say the trend is expected to continue this year in light of Supreme Court order. read more
Nov 06, 2018 09:07
At retail outlets around Delhi’s Mayur Vihar phase-I, Trilokpuri sector-27 and New Kondli, the firecracker shops were closed, but the owners were reachable over phone numbers displayed on the boards of their shops. All promised home deliveries. read more
Oct 31, 2018 07:59
Road dust is one of the major contributors to air pollution during this time of the year pushing up PM 10 (coarse dust particle) levels – one of the prominent pollutants in the National Capital Region (NCR). read more
Sep 24, 2018 22:02
Neither the Delhi government nor the central government has the political will to address the issue. They depend on the generosity of our monsoons, winds and overall climate to mitigate air pollution. If anything, their respective policies on urbanisation... read more
Aug 27, 2018 04:37
The absence of adequate public transportation leads to increased dependence of residents on their cars. read more
Aug 14, 2018 06:57
Gurugram is the lowest ranked city in the National Capital Region (NCR), behind Faridabad, which is ranked at 82. read more
Jul 23, 2018 12:27
The sky will remain mostly cloudy with chances of moderate rain in the National Capital Region read more
Jul 04, 2018 14:35
The one of its kind bookstore in the National Capital Region specialises in hardbounds and rare first editions. read more
Jun 29, 2018 11:00
The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 35.2 degrees Celsius, two degrees below the season’s average. read more