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CNG, electric trucks carrying non-essential items allowed into New Delhi starting today; details here
India

CNG, electric trucks carrying non-essential items allowed into New Delhi starting today; details here

he ban on petrol and diesel run-transportation vehicles, except those carrying essential commodities, remains in force for the time being, as a means to improve the air quality of the city

Delhi schools, colleges and govt offices to reopen from 29 Nov as Capital sees improvement in air quality
India

Delhi schools, colleges and govt offices to reopen from 29 Nov as Capital sees improvement in air quality

The ban on the entry of vehicles operating on other fuels will remain till 3 December, said Environment Minister Gopal Rai

SC to continue hearing PIL on Delhi's air pollution today; city's AQI records significant improvement
India

SC to continue hearing PIL on Delhi's air pollution today; city's AQI records significant improvement

On Wednesday, for the first time in the last 10 days, the air quality in the city has shown significant improvement from the "very poor" to the "poor" category, according to SAFAR

Lahore beats Delhi as world’s most polluted city: Here’s why it has poor air quality and what Pakistan is doing about it
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Lahore beats Delhi as world’s most polluted city: Here’s why it has poor air quality and what Pakistan is doing about it

While crop burning in India is blamed for the ‘Lahore smog’, experts suggest it isn’t the culprit.

Air pollution didn't drop during COVID-19 lockdown in India as thought: Study
India

Air pollution didn't drop during COVID-19 lockdown in India as thought: Study

The study says that blue skies and an absence of visible smog can be deceiving and hide pollutants that could potentially cause health issues

Centre proposes slew of measures to reduce air pollution in Delhi-NCR
India

Centre proposes slew of measures to reduce air pollution in Delhi-NCR

Delhi-NCR recorded its air quality in the very poor category on Wednesday morning and no major improvement is likely until Sunday, authorities said.

Delhi air pollution: From shutting schools to banning construction, a look at the Capital's yearly 'unbreathable' problem
India

Delhi air pollution: From shutting schools to banning construction, a look at the Capital's yearly 'unbreathable' problem

Delhi's government has been vowing for years to clean up the city's air. The burning of agricultural waste in Delhi's neighbouring states — a major contributor to the city's pollution levels every winter — has continued despite a Supreme Court ban.

SC tells Centre to hold emergency meeting for NCR air pollution, says 'hue and cry' over stubble burning without basis
India

SC tells Centre to hold emergency meeting for NCR air pollution, says 'hue and cry' over stubble burning without basis

According to reports, the farmer stubble burning contributes only 4 percent of the pollution in the NCR region, which is termed 'insignificant' by the bench

'Stop passing the buck': SC slams Delhi govt on pollution; asks Centre, CAQM to submit plan by Wednesday
India

'Stop passing the buck': SC slams Delhi govt on pollution; asks Centre, CAQM to submit plan by Wednesday

"The way we expected executive will discuss and come with a solution hasn’t been done. This is unfortunate," the bench said.

Three Indian cities, including Delhi among world’s 10 most polluted cities; check list here
India

Three Indian cities, including Delhi among world’s 10 most polluted cities; check list here

As per the list, the national capital tops the chart with an average AQI of 556 while Kolkata ranks fourth and Mumbai comes sixth on the list set by the IQAir service.

India struggles to breathe as it battles deadly combination of COVID-19 and air pollution
India

India struggles to breathe as it battles deadly combination of COVID-19 and air pollution

Doctors across India including in cities such as Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, and Indore, have started witnessing a surge in cases of chronic cough attacks, asthma and inflammation of the tissues around airways

How air purifiers work, why they are important and different features; what you need to know
India

How air purifiers work, why they are important and different features; what you need to know

Working in a closed system, air purifiers use fans to suck in the outside air. The air is then filtered and pushed out as clean air. The filters of the air purifier is made out of - paper, fibreglass, fibre and mesh

Delhi deploys 114 tankers to sprinkle water to settle dust; higher wind speed flushes out pollution
India

Delhi deploys 114 tankers to sprinkle water to settle dust; higher wind speed flushes out pollution

The weather office has predicted strong surface winds that will help clear out pollutants in the city's air whose AQI stood at 449 in the severe category at 8 am on Saturday

Delhi's all smogged up! Capital turns into gas chamber as pollution levels rise significantly
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Delhi's all smogged up! Capital turns into gas chamber as pollution levels rise significantly

The rampant firecracker bursting on Diwali and stubble burning has led to the air quality being in the 'severe' category with no respite till Sunday evening

To sensitise students about climate change, overhaul environment education in Indian schools
India

To sensitise students about climate change, overhaul environment education in Indian schools

Developing self-reliance through environmental education in students requires an active engagement with local communities that have adopted sustainable practices over generation

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Kindle wisdom in every heart, the light of life in every home, and bring a smile on every face
India

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Kindle wisdom in every heart, the light of life in every home, and bring a smile on every face

Diwali is essentially celebrated to kindle wisdom in every heart, the light of life in every home, and bring a smile on every face

After cleaner October, Delhi's air quality enters red zone first time this season
India

After cleaner October, Delhi's air quality enters red zone first time this season

Stubble burning accounted for six percent of PM2.5 pollution in Delhi. The rest of the pollution is due to local sources, said Gufran Beig, the founder project director of SAFAR.

UN passes resolution that clean, healthy environment is a fundamental human right
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UN passes resolution that clean, healthy environment is a fundamental human right

According to the WHO, around 13.7 million deaths a year are linked to the environment, caused by air pollution, chemical exposure, etc.

Air pollution claims over 10 lakh lives every year and yet we tend to ignore it
India

Air pollution claims over 10 lakh lives every year and yet we tend to ignore it

In India, environmental impact contributes to 30 percent of the deaths, the reasons being infectious, parasitic, neonatal and nutritional issues, non-communicable diseases and injuries

Delhi HC to hear plea against complete ban on sale, use of firecrackers by Kejriwal govt on 22 Oct
India

Delhi HC to hear plea against complete ban on sale, use of firecrackers by Kejriwal govt on 22 Oct

The petitioners have contended that the ban was arbitrary, unreasonable and excessive.