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Explained: Why Bhalswa and other landfills are a concern for Delhi
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Explained: Why Bhalswa and other landfills are a concern for Delhi

With the massive blaze at the Bhalswa landfill site, Delhi has witnessed its fourth large-scale fire in the last month, three of which had erupted at the Ghazipur landfill site

Diesel cars that complete 10 years on 1 Jan will be deregistered in Delhi
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Diesel cars that complete 10 years on 1 Jan will be deregistered in Delhi

No NOC will be issued for diesel vehicles, which have completed 15 years or more on the date of applying for it, according to an order issued earlier this week by the Delhi transport department

Delhi air pollution: Panel issues new orders to tackle crisis; educational institutes to be shut
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Delhi air pollution: Panel issues new orders to tackle crisis; educational institutes to be shut

All schools, colleges and educational institutions in the NCR shall remain closed, allowing only online mode of education, except for the purpose of the conduct of examinations and laboratory practices, the commission said.

Day after SC’s warning, Centre sets up enforcement task force to check Delhi air pollution |10 points
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Day after SC’s warning, Centre sets up enforcement task force to check Delhi air pollution |10 points

This comes a day after the apex court pulled up the central and state government over the rising air pollution levels in the National Capital Region.

Delhi schools to close over pollution crisis till further notice; board exams, online classes to continue
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Delhi schools to close over pollution crisis till further notice; board exams, online classes to continue

The decision came after the Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up the Delhi government for resuming physical classes in schools amid a rise in the air pollution levels in the city

Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'very poor' category with overall AQI of 372
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Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'very poor' category with overall AQI of 372

Delhi has reimposed ban on construction and demolition activities following the Supreme Court's directions and extended the ban on entry of trucks till 30 November

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

Air pollution: SC re-imposes ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, asks states to pay affected workers
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Air pollution: SC re-imposes ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, asks states to pay affected workers

The bench said as of now, the action is proposed after air quality has deteriorated and directed the commission to take preventive advance measures to deal with the rise in air pollution

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

'Look at the signals we are sending to the world': SC pulls up Centre for Delhi's air pollution crisis
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'Look at the signals we are sending to the world': SC pulls up Centre for Delhi's air pollution crisis

On the stubble burning, the apex court bench wondered as to what bureaucrats are doing and said that officials like chief secretaries and others should go and meet farmers, experts and scientists.

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

Delhi's air quality improves slightly but remains in 'very poor' category; ban on construction, demolition activities lifted
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Delhi's air quality improves slightly but remains in 'very poor' category; ban on construction, demolition activities lifted

The Air Quality Index in the national capital is likely to improve to the 'poor' or 'lower end of very poor' category in the next two days

Air pollution: Schools shut indefinitely as smog worsens in Delhi-NCR
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Air pollution: Schools shut indefinitely as smog worsens in Delhi-NCR

Government office employees were asked to operate from home (WFH) at 100 percent capacity for a week, while private offices were issued an advisory to go for WFH (work from home) option as much as possible

Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category, likely to improve tomorrow
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Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category, likely to improve tomorrow

To combat pollution, the Delhi government had on Wednesday issued 10 directions, including a ban on the entry of trucks carrying non-essential items in the city and closure of schools and colleges till further orders

Delhi air quality remains 'very poor', mercury dips to 10.9 degrees Celsius
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Delhi air quality remains 'very poor', mercury dips to 10.9 degrees Celsius

According to the concerned authorities, the air quality is likely to improve "significantly" from Sunday owing to relatively strong winds and reach "poor category"

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

Air pollution: Schools and colleges in NCR closed, offices advised WFH at 50%
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Air pollution: Schools and colleges in NCR closed, offices advised WFH at 50%

All public and private schools, colleges and educational institutions in NCR shall remain closed until further orders allowing only online mode of education, the CAQM directions read

Supreme Court to hear Delhi govt's proposal today on two-day lockdown to curb pollution
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Supreme Court to hear Delhi govt's proposal today on two-day lockdown to curb pollution

The apex court had on Saturday termed the rise in pollution levels an "emergency situation" and suggested clamping a lockdown in the national capital.