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Thousands of pilgrims take a ritualistic dip at the Sangam, during the Kumbh.(AP File Photo)

Pollution watchdog suggests Kumbh example to clean up Yamuna water

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 08:30 AM IST
Even though only 2% of the Yamuna flows through Delhi between Wazirabad and Okhla, the city contributes nearly 76% of the total pollution load in the river.
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Diesel emissions are a major contributor to concentration of particulate matter (PM) 2.5, the prominent pollutant in Delhi-NCR.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Diesel emissions are a major contributor to concentration of particulate matter (PM) 2.5, the prominent pollutant in Delhi-NCR.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

SC-appointed pollution watchdog wants diesel cabs taken off Delhi roads

By Vatsala Shrangi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2018 12:25 PM IST
The SC-appointed body has asked the taxi aggregators to also submit an undertaking stating that diesel taxis engaged by them will not be engaging in point-to-point services within the capital. The taxi aggregators have been asked to furnish the details latest by Tuesday.
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The officials of all work circles, including water, civil, electricity, health, sewer and horticulture, among others, participated in the workshop held at the Indira Gandhi Kala Kendra in Sector 6.(HT File Photo)
The officials of all work circles, including water, civil, electricity, health, sewer and horticulture, among others, participated in the workshop held at the Indira Gandhi Kala Kendra in Sector 6.(HT File Photo)

Pollution watchdog informs Noida building contractors on dust-control measures

By Preety Acharya | Hindustan Times, Noida
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2018 04:23 AM IST
The UPPCB held a meeting with officials of the Noida Authority and its contractors to sensitise them on ensuring implementation of dust mitigation measures on authority sites. The meeting took place on the orders of the district magistrate
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