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Sep 27, 2017
Delhi stares at another smoggy winter as stubble burning picks up in neighbouring Punjab, HaryanaThis time the Delhi government is especially concerned about farm residue burning as the city will host a few matches of the U-17 FIFA world cup in October
Sep 04, 2017
Watch: Air pollution throws shade on India's solar successAir pollution is diminishing India's capacity to harness power from the sun, experts say, undermining billions being invested in renewables as the energy-hungry giant emerges as a solar superpower.
Mar 29, 2017
U-17 Fifa World Cup 2017: New Delhi missing out on marquee fixtures a result of its apathetic mindsetWill this humiliation jolt the government into any sort of long-term action? Unlikely, partially because the magnitude of a Fifa World Cup and its global reach will be lost on these officials.
Jan 26, 2017
Smog pushes Beijing residents to innovate for the worldBeijing residents concerned about breathing the capital's thick gray air are adapting, inventing and even creating businesses to protect the health of their families and others. Some of their efforts could help people around the world.
Jan 08, 2017
China announces new 'environmental police' to tackle smog issueOfficials in Beijing have announced a new environmental police squad to root out illegal burning, the latest government response to the widespread public anger over China's persistent problems with smog.
Jan 06, 2017
Schools in China begin installing greenhouse-like anti-smog domes to protect children from polluted airSeveral schools in northern China are installing huge domes where children can play and exercise during recess to protect them from the smog outside, officials reported on Friday.
Dec 30, 2016
China issues highest possible pollution alert as smog engulfs BeijingChina on Friday issued red — the highest level response — and orange alerts as heavy smog engulfed Beijing and other parts of the country ahead of the New Year.
Dec 26, 2016
China to levy new tax to curtail environmental pollutionattling recurring pollution enveloping its cities, China has passed a new law to levy environment tax on polluters, specially on heavy industries.
Dec 14, 2016
Delhi: Nine flights cancelled, 19 delayed due to fog leading to zero visibility conditionsShallow to dense fog was witnessed in some parts of the city on Wednesday with Delhi Airport witnessing zero visibility conditions leading to cancellation of nine domestic flights and delaying 19 others.
Nov 21, 2016
Delhi pollution: ‘95% of China's power plants have pollution filters; in India, 10% do’Delhi’s smog may have made national headlines in early November 2016 – when air-quality levels exceeded by 40 times safe limits set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) – and subsequently receded from public attention.