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Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis orders probe by senior IPS officers into Deonar fire and smog

Feb 05, 2016

Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis orders probe by senior IPS officers into Deonar fire and smog

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday ordered a probe into the recent fire and smog in suburban Deonar by a panel headed by a senior IPS officer. #NewsTracker #Smog #probe #Devendra Fadnavis #Deonar fire #Deonar #Deonar fir
The Silent Killer: Fouled by trash fire, Mumbai air still 95% better than Delhi

Feb 04, 2016

The Silent Killer: Fouled by trash fire, Mumbai air still 95% better than Delhi

Large enough to be seen from space, the fire from a burning garbage dump on Mumbai’s eastern edge shut schools, but the city’s air-pollution levels were almost twice as good–relatively speaking–as Delhi’s, according to data from IndiaSpend’s #Breathe air-quality sensors. #HowThisWorks #Delhi #Mumbai #Air pollution #Smog #Delhi Pollution #Deonar fire #Dumping ground #pollution in Mumbai
Odd-Even: Fair is foul, foul is fair; Delhi, why go back to filthy air?

Jan 16, 2016

Odd-Even: Fair is foul, foul is fair; Delhi, why go back to filthy air?

After showing so much enthusiasm for odd-even scheme and making it work, it is foolish of Delhi to return to the chaotic, polluting ways #Smog #Pollution #smoke #CarPool #odd-even ##arvindkejriwal ##dehi ##fumes ##Delhipollution
Odd-Even scheme: Public transport faces the real test on a working day

Jan 04, 2016

Odd-Even scheme: Public transport faces the real test on a working day

Crowded buses and metros marked the first few hours of the implementation of the 'odd-even' scheme today, while roads had cars with largely even-number registration plates and an augmented number of traffic police men and volunteers. #Delhi #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Pollution Control #Air pollution #Smog #odd-even scheme
Delhi is not alone in choking on smog; Rome and Milan issue no-car day edicts

Dec 25, 2015

Delhi is not alone in choking on smog; Rome and Milan issue no-car day edicts

Rome and Milan have ordered no-car days next week to combat pollution, which has hit unhealthy levels for weeks mainly because no rain has fallen to wash away the smog. #Delhi #NewsTracker #Rome #Milan #Smog #No car day
Kejriwal unveils details of Delhi odd-even formula, promises 4,000-plus buses

Dec 24, 2015

Kejriwal unveils details of Delhi odd-even formula, promises 4,000-plus buses

Kejriwal said that he would take a pledge on 30 January in Delhi schools, where kids will convince their parents to follow the 'Odd-Even Formula'. #India #Environment #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Smog #Delhi Air pollution #Delhi Pollution #Odd Even Formula
Factories to close, cars to go off the streets as Beijing issues second red alert for smog

Dec 18, 2015

Factories to close, cars to go off the streets as Beijing issues second red alert for smog

Weeks after putting its emergency response plan into action for the first time, Beijing issued its second-ever red alert for smog #China #NewsTracker #Beijing #World Health Organisation #Smog #TenCent #red alert #PM.2.5 #Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau
Naysayers in Delhi should take a cue from China, smog measures reduce pollution by 30 percent

Dec 10, 2015

Naysayers in Delhi should take a cue from China, smog measures reduce pollution by 30 percent

China's environment ministry says pollutants were reduced by a third in Beijing during this week's temporary restrictions to reduce heavy smog #China #Environment #NewsTracker #Smog #Pollution #red alert
Amid high levels of smog in China, online sales of condoms and sportswear see an upturn

Dec 09, 2015

Amid high levels of smog in China, online sales of condoms and sportswear see an upturn

China's capital registered a boom in online orders for condoms and sportswear rather than masks and air purifiers #China #NewsTracker #Smog #Condoms #online sales #red alert
Schools closed, Beijing traffic slashed after first pollution red-alert

Dec 08, 2015

Schools closed, Beijing traffic slashed after first pollution red-alert

Half of Beijing's private cars were ordered off the streets on Tuesday and many construction sites and schools were closed under the Chinese capital's first-ever red alert for pollution. #Construction #China #NewsTracker #Beijing #Global warming #Air pollution #Smog #Pollution #COP 21 #Chinese capital