Air Pollution(Search results - 61)
India NewsSep 8, 2021, 10:41 AM IST
Delhi, neighbouring states should develop common plan to tackle air pollution in winters: Gopal Rai
Rai stated that Delhi would begin developing a "winter action plan" next week and urged Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan to put the measures put in place by the national capital to avoid air quality from deteriorating.
India NewsSep 1, 2021, 4:28 PM IST
Air pollution may lower life expectancy of 40% Indians by 9 years: Study
According to research published by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, more than 480 million people live across broad swaths of central, eastern, and northern India, including New Delhi.
Fact CheckAug 23, 2021, 6:07 PM IST
Fact-check: Delhi gets a smog tower, but Kejriwal's 'India's first' claim is wrong
Aam Aadmi Party's claims about its path-breaking smog tower project in Delhi seems to be losing wind even before the turbines swallowed pollutants in Delhi's air.
India NewsAug 20, 2021, 1:53 PM IST
Delhi government to allot 35 per cent of over 4,200 e-auto permits to women
According to a department official, the Transport Department has given over 95,000 licences and reserved more than 4,200 for e-autos to stimulate the use of electric cars to battle air pollution.
PoliticsNov 20, 2020, 7:07 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi leaves 'heavily polluted' Delhi amid a storm within Congress
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son flew down to Goa on Friday after doctors advised the former to shift out of the national capital in view of the heavy pollution and poor air quality that has aggravated her chest infection.
IndiaNov 18, 2020, 9:45 AM IST
Delhi wakes up to Hazy skies, air quality wavers between ‘poor’ and ‘moderate’ categories
"There used to be dense smog and we used to feel irritation in eyes but it got better after the rain. Today it is hazy again. The government needs to come up with a permanent solution," said a local.
IndiaNov 16, 2020, 2:13 PM IST
Kolkata see improvement in post-Diwali air
Kolkata saw marked improvement in the post-Diwali air quality this year compared to 2019 following the ban on fire-crackers imposed by the Calcutta High Court.
IndiaNov 15, 2020, 10:05 AM IST
Air pollution worsens as Delhi defies firecrackers ban
Bursting of firecrackers could be heard across Delhi and its neighbouring areas on Diwali night even though a ban was imposed on its sale and use in the national capital region in view of rising air pollution and COVID-19 pandemic.
IndiaNov 9, 2020, 10:00 AM IST
Delhi wakes up to hazy skies, air quality continues to remain in ‘very poor’ category
Meanwhile, in order to combat, Kejriwal-led government announced a ban on crackers ahead of Diwali festival.
IndiaNov 8, 2020, 2:42 PM IST
What are green crackers? Expect more light, less noise and pollution this Diwali
The green crackers developed by the Indian Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) include flower pots, pencils, sparkles, and chakkar. No doubt that green crackers are environment-friendly and are developed to reduce air pollution that causes health hazards.
IndiaNov 6, 2020, 10:20 AM IST
Maharashtra government issues SOP ahead of Diwali celebrations, urges citizens to avoid bursting crackers
The Government of Maharashtra has issued Standard Operating Procedures ahead of Diwali celebrations. The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi govt has urged citizens to avoid bursting crackers to curb noise and air pollution.
IndiaNov 5, 2020, 10:41 AM IST
Delhi chokes as haze, Karva Chauth celebrations take pollution to highest level since November last year
If a dense layer of haze was not enough, a large number of people across Delhi-NCR burst firecrackers to mark the festival of Karva Chauth.
IndiaNov 4, 2020, 12:34 PM IST
Bengal government restricts people to burst firecrackers during Kali puja, Diwali
The West Bengal government on Tuesday (November 3) appealed to the people of the state to avoid bursting firecrackers during the upcoming Kali Puja and Diwali festivals in order to check air pollution and prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection.
IndiaOct 29, 2020, 10:04 AM IST
President signs ordinance to create panel to tackle air quality in NCR
The ordinance proposes to establish a permanent commission for air quality management in Delhi-NCR for coordination, research, identification and resolution of problems concerning air quality.