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Air quality in Delhi-NCR on brink of emergency, people advised to limit outdoor activities
India

Air quality in Delhi-NCR on brink of emergency, people advised to limit outdoor activities

Over 4,000 farm fires, accounting for 35 percent of Delhi's pollution on Friday, played a major role in pushing the 24-hour average AQI to 471 by 4 pm, the worst this season so far

Delhi's air quality likely to enter severe’ category due to Diwali, stubble burning, says study
India

Delhi's air quality likely to enter severe’ category due to Diwali, stubble burning, says study

Under the zero firecracker emission scenario, Delhi's PM2.5 concentration is predicted to be in the upper end of the 'very poor' category from November 4 to November 6.

At over 1,500 mm Delhi records second-highest rainfall since 1901
India

At over 1,500 mm Delhi records second-highest rainfall since 1901

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi gauged 1,534.3 mm of rainfall in 1933, the highest annual precipitation in the 1901-2021 period

Day after Diwali, Delhi records worst air quality in four years as pollution crosses emergency threshold
India

Day after Diwali, Delhi records worst air quality in four years as pollution crosses emergency threshold

The levels of PM2.5, which can lead to premature deaths from heart and lung diseases, were 329 microgram per cubic meter in Delhi-NCR at 7 pm, above the emergency threshold of 300 g/m3

Delhi records 'very poor' air quality, likely to enter 'severe' category on Diwali, says IMD
India

Delhi records 'very poor' air quality, likely to enter 'severe' category on Diwali, says IMD

A fresh western disturbance is likely to increase the wind speed and improve the air quality in Delhi-NCR post Diwali, according to IMD

Tackling menstruation sustainably: How India's battle to provide environment-friendly sanitary pads is far from won
India

Tackling menstruation sustainably: How India's battle to provide environment-friendly sanitary pads is far from won

Though the Suvidha Initiative, which Narendra Modi championed in his Independence Day Speech, helped improve access to affordable sanitary pads, the oxo-degradable pads do not meet environmental quality standards

Valid pollution control certificate a must to renew car insurance; not needed for claims: IRDAI
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Valid pollution control certificate a must to renew car insurance; not needed for claims: IRDAI

The apex court called on general insurance companies to ensure that the rule is followed scrupulously, with special focus on compliance in Delhi–NCR.

NGT directs CPCB to finalise emergency plans for storage, handling of hazardous substances
India

NGT directs CPCB to finalise emergency plans for storage, handling of hazardous substances

The NGT passed the order after it was informed that 37 containers with 697 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, an explosive substance, were sent to a detonator manufacturing unit having a license for ammonium nitrate in Telangana

SC pulls up IIT-Bombay for backing out of smog tower project in Delhi, warns of action
India

SC pulls up IIT-Bombay for backing out of smog tower project in Delhi, warns of action

The top court had directed IIT-Bombay to take responsibility for the project — a large air purifier in Delhi's Connaught Place to tackle air pollution

NGT slaps Rs 25 lakh fine on two Noida units for unauthorised extraction of water, says depleting groundwater may cause irreversible damage
India

NGT slaps Rs 25 lakh fine on two Noida units for unauthorised extraction of water, says depleting groundwater may cause irreversible damage

Noida Golf Course and Advant Navis Business Park have been directed by the NGT to pay an interim compensation of Rs 25 lakh.

CPCB Recruitment 2020: Pollution control board notifies opening for 48 posts for scientists, technicians; online application to start from 5 May
India

CPCB Recruitment 2020: Pollution control board notifies opening for 48 posts for scientists, technicians; online application to start from 5 May

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has notified for direct recruitment to 48 vacancies in various posts. The CPCB recruitment 2020 online application will commence from 5 May

India sees improved air quality during coronavirus lockdown, says CPCB; AQI improves to 'good' in 23 cities, 'satisfactory' in 65
India

India sees improved air quality during coronavirus lockdown, says CPCB; AQI improves to 'good' in 23 cities, 'satisfactory' in 65

There has been an improvement in air quality in 85 cities due to the Janata Curfew and lockdown due to coronavirus since 24 March, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said in a report

Several coal-fired plants around New Delhi running despite missing emissions compliance deadline
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Several coal-fired plants around New Delhi running despite missing emissions compliance deadline

More than half of the country's coal-fired power plants and 94 percent of the coal-fired units ordered to retrofit equipment to curb air pollution would likely miss the phased deadlines

Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories
India

Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories

At several major junctions of the national capital Delhi, the Air Quality Index oscillated between 'poor' and 'very poor' category

Delhi's air quality improves to 'moderate' category; AQI logged at 158 two days after dropping into 'poor' zone
India

Delhi's air quality improves to 'moderate' category; AQI logged at 158 two days after dropping into 'poor' zone

The weatherman has forecast generally cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain or drizzle on Wednesday in Delhi with the maximum temperature likely to settle around 27 degrees Celsius.

Dip in wind speed to once again affect Delhi-NCR's air quality; pollution levels likely to enter 'severe' zone by Thursday
India

Dip in wind speed to once again affect Delhi-NCR's air quality; pollution levels likely to enter 'severe' zone by Thursday

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority, EPCA, on Monday asked Delhi and NCR states to step up surveillance and enforcement to check local sources of pollution and crop burning in view of the predicted dip in air quality.

Delhi pollution: After five days of breathing toxic air, respite for National Capital, NCR as over all air quality index improves to 'poor' category
India

Delhi pollution: After five days of breathing toxic air, respite for National Capital, NCR as over all air quality index improves to 'poor' category

After almost five consecutive days of choking on toxic air, Delhi and neighbouring NCR on Sunday woke up to some respite with the Air Quality Index (AQI) improving to 'poor' category from 'severe' category on Saturday

Smog dissipates over Delhi-NCR as high-velocity winds bring respite from high pollution levels
India

Smog dissipates over Delhi-NCR as high-velocity winds bring respite from high pollution levels

Schools in Delhi and neighbouring Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida also reopened on Saturday after remaining shut for two days in view of a harmful spike in air pollution.

Delhi records AQI of 458 as air quality remains 'severe'; Gautam Gambhir and 24 MPs skip crucial parliamentary meet on pollution
India

Delhi records AQI of 458 as air quality remains 'severe'; Gautam Gambhir and 24 MPs skip crucial parliamentary meet on pollution

Delhi remained blanketed by a thick smog for the fourth consecutive day on Friday as unfavourable weather hampered the dispersion of pollutants, with improvement in air quality expected only by Sunday.

Delhi Air Pollution Updates: AAP slams Gautam Gambhir for skipping parliamentary meet; SC asks DPCC to conduct random checks on three-wheelers
India

Delhi Air Pollution Updates: AAP slams Gautam Gambhir for skipping parliamentary meet; SC asks DPCC to conduct random checks on three-wheelers

Delhi Air Pollution LIVE Updates: The Supreme Court on Friday asked Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to conduct random checks on three-wheelers running on polluting fuels and to file a report about it. It also said that the Odd-Even scheme may not be a permanent solution, especially when the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) stated that cars constitute three percent of pollution levels.