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Gautam Gambhir, top officials skip key parliamentary meet on Delhi air pollution; ex-cricketer says 'work will speak for itself' after criticism
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Gautam Gambhir, top officials skip key parliamentary meet on Delhi air pollution; ex-cricketer says 'work will speak for itself' after criticism

According to sources, members present at the meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development were upset with those absent and plan to raise the issue with the Speaker.

Odd-Even rule in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal says final call on extension of scheme to be taken on Monday as air quality likely to improve
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Odd-Even rule in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal says final call on extension of scheme to be taken on Monday as air quality likely to improve

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said a final call on extending the Odd-Even scheme would be taken on Monday as the air quality is expected to improve in the next two-three days

Daily Bulletin: Odd-Even scheme in National Capital to end today; Delhi HC to hear petitions seeking framing of Uniform Civil Code; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Odd-Even scheme in National Capital to end today; Delhi HC to hear petitions seeking framing of Uniform Civil Code; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Odd-Even to end today: Supreme Court to hear petition challenging scheme today; Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla to appear before Parliamentary panel to discuss J&K, Ladakh situation; and more

SC issues notice to Delhi govt on plea challenging Odd-Even scheme, asks for data on air pollution
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SC issues notice to Delhi govt on plea challenging Odd-Even scheme, asks for data on air pollution

The petition, filed by a Noida-based advocate, has alleged that the Delhi government's 1 November notification on the scheme also violates fundamental rights. It alleged that the odd-even rule violates citizens' rights to practice any profession, carry out any occupation, trade or business and to move freely throughout the country.

After air quality in Delhi turns 'severe', Congress MP to introduce bill to strengthen central pollution control body
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After air quality in Delhi turns 'severe', Congress MP to introduce bill to strengthen central pollution control body

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi said on Thursday he will introduce a private member's bill to give "more teeth" to the apex pollution control body, CPCB, in the upcoming session of Parliament.

Delhi, adjoining areas gasp for breath as Punjab, Haryana govts fail to prevent stubble burning; environmentalists decry apathy
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Delhi, adjoining areas gasp for breath as Punjab, Haryana govts fail to prevent stubble burning; environmentalists decry apathy

The thick, smoky haze hanging over the National Capital Region has led to a sudden rise in cases of respiratory illness, breathing difficulty, itchy throats and watery eyes.

CPCB extends ban on night-time construction in Delhi-NCR till 2 Nov, asks Punjab and Haryana to take immediate action to curb stubble burning
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CPCB extends ban on night-time construction in Delhi-NCR till 2 Nov, asks Punjab and Haryana to take immediate action to curb stubble burning

It recommended coal-based industries, barring power plants, in satellite towns of Faridabad, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Sonepat, Bahadurgarh be also shut till 2 November

Delhi pollution levels reduce significantly due to gusty winds, rainfall; overall air quality index jumps up to ‘moderate’ category
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Delhi pollution levels reduce significantly due to gusty winds, rainfall; overall air quality index jumps up to ‘moderate’ category

Delhiites breathed easy on Saturday as pollution levels in the national capital reduced significantly owing to gusty winds and rainfall in neighbouring areas.

Prakash Javadekar refuses to comment on Aarey Colony protests, but says India's green cover up by 15,000 square kilometres
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Prakash Javadekar refuses to comment on Aarey Colony protests, but says India's green cover up by 15,000 square kilometres

India's green cover has increased by 15,000 square kilometres, Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.

SC directs Meghalaya govt to deposit Rs 100 cr with CPCB for causing environmental degradation by 'illegal, unregulated' coal mining
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SC directs Meghalaya govt to deposit Rs 100 cr with CPCB for causing environmental degradation by 'illegal, unregulated' coal mining

Environmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining has taken place in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court held Wednesday and directed the state to deposit Rs 100 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board for restoration work. It said however that Meghalaya has very limited sources of revenue and allowed it to transfer Rs 100 crore from the Environment Protection and Restoration Fund. A total of 15 miners were trapped on 13 December last year in an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, about 3.7 kilometres deep inside a forest, when water from the nearby Lytein river gushed into it.

Ganga water in UP-WB stretch unfit for direct drinking and bathing, contains high level of coliform: Pollution control board
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Ganga water in UP-WB stretch unfit for direct drinking and bathing, contains high level of coliform: Pollution control board

The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said

Sterlite seeks new panel for inspection of copper smelter unit in Tuticorin; TN govt opposes
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Sterlite seeks new panel for inspection of copper smelter unit in Tuticorin; TN govt opposes

The state government ordered closure of Sterlite's copper unit in the backdrop of protests by the locals against it turning violent and resulting in the death of 13 people in police firing on 22 May, 2018.

National Ganga Council chaired by PM Modi hasn't met once since its start in 2016
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National Ganga Council chaired by PM Modi hasn't met once since its start in 2016

The NGC is arguably the single largest committee overseeing the cleanup of river Ganga today.

Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Narmada on the cusp of extinction with six big dams, sand-mining, pollution threatening its survival
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Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Narmada on the cusp of extinction with six big dams, sand-mining, pollution threatening its survival

With six big dams and power projects on it, the river has been facing environmental threats from illegal mining, deforestation, and now the river linking project.

Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Rampant sand-mining, unabated deforestation sound death knell for Ken, Betwa rivers
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Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Rampant sand-mining, unabated deforestation sound death knell for Ken, Betwa rivers

Betwa river enters Uttar Pradesh through Jhansi where the pollution level goes even more up due to other problems.

Volkswagen slammed with a Rs 500 crore penalty for cheating on emission tests
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Volkswagen slammed with a Rs 500 crore penalty for cheating on emission tests

NGT has directed Volkswagen to pay the penalty in a matter of two months time.

Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Awash in trash, Shipra may cease to exist when Ujjain holds Kumbh Mela in 2028
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Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Awash in trash, Shipra may cease to exist when Ujjain holds Kumbh Mela in 2028

Shipra, also known as Kshipra, is now dry in long stretches and wherever one finds water it’s all mixed with solid waste, sewage and silt.

Delhi air quality reaches 'satisfactory' levels for first time in 2019, but foggy weather in Delhi delays 21 trains
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Delhi air quality reaches 'satisfactory' levels for first time in 2019, but foggy weather in Delhi delays 21 trains

The overall AQI in Delhi was docking at 85 on Wednesday morning, falling in the 'satisfactory' category for the first time in a span of four months, after a long period of oscillation between 'poor' and 'hazardous' categories.

Delhi records this year's lowest pollution level after spell of rain, but air quality remains in 'very poor' category
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Delhi records this year's lowest pollution level after spell of rain, but air quality remains in 'very poor' category

Pollution in Delhi reduced significantly on Sunday after rainfall washed away pollutants and cleansed the air, authorities said. The city's air quality has been oscillating between the upper range of the 'very poor' and 'severe' category for the past two weeks.

Delhi pollution: As temperature drops further in Capital, thick smog blankets city; govt measures fail to curb dip in air quality
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Delhi pollution: As temperature drops further in Capital, thick smog blankets city; govt measures fail to curb dip in air quality

The air quality index of the state-run Central Pollution Control Board showing the concentration of poisonous particulate matter known as PM 2.5 stood at 440, up from 430 on Wednesday, and about 12 times the US government recommended level of 35.