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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

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

'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.

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport
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Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport

Ahead of the Delhi assembly election, two environmental NGOs have drafted a "green manifesto" demanding a blanket ban on the felling of trees and income tax rebate for those using metro train and bus for travel

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day; calm surface winds, less ventilation coefficient allowing pollutant accumulation, says SAFAR
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Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day; calm surface winds, less ventilation coefficient allowing pollutant accumulation, says SAFAR

According to SAFAR, rise in air pollution in Delhi is because of the prevalence of calm surface winds, a decrease in ventilation coefficient which creates a conducive environment for pollutant accumulation

Leonardo DiCaprio expresses concern over Delhi pollution crisis: Despite promises, the air is still unsafe
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Leonardo DiCaprio expresses concern over Delhi pollution crisis: Despite promises, the air is still unsafe

Leonardo DiCaprio has raised his concerns regarding Delhi's air pollution crisis, reposted a bunch of photos from a public protest at India Gate

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

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.

Odd-even scheme back in Delhi from 4 to 15 November: Arvind Kejriwal launches seven-point plan to combat pollution in winters
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Odd-even scheme back in Delhi from 4 to 15 November: Arvind Kejriwal launches seven-point plan to combat pollution in winters

The odd-even vehicle rationing scheme will be enforced in the capital from 4 November to 15 November, post-Diwali, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday

As Delhi's air quality nosedives to 'severe' category, BJP slams AAP govt over rising pollution
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As Delhi's air quality nosedives to 'severe' category, BJP slams AAP govt over rising pollution

With Delhi's air quality on the brink of turning to 'severe category', people took to streets, displaying placards during a protest staged by BJP ministers against AAP government.

Air quality in 16 of 36 Delhi regions 'severe or severe-plus'; pollution in Faridabad 25 times higher than safe standards
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Air quality in 16 of 36 Delhi regions 'severe or severe-plus'; pollution in Faridabad 25 times higher than safe standards

Among the most polluted regions in Delhi were Dwarka, Anand Vihar, Rohini, Mundaka, Bawana, Mathura Raod, Delhi Technical University, Jahangirpuri, Narela, Nehru Nagar, Delhi University North Campus, Punjabi Bagh, R.K. Puram, Sonia Vihar, Vivek Vihar and Wazirpur.

Anti-smog guns fails CPCB's test to control pollution in Delhi, board declares machine ineffective
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Anti-smog guns fails CPCB's test to control pollution in Delhi, board declares machine ineffective

Delhi government's experiment with anti-smog guns to control pollution has failed the test of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)

Delhi pollution: CPCB to install 49 air quality monitoring stations across capital, NCR
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Delhi pollution: CPCB to install 49 air quality monitoring stations across capital, NCR

The National Capital Region (NCR), including Delhi, will have total 127 pollution monitoring stations by March 2018 against the present 78, CPCB officials said on Friday.

Delhi's air quality drops to 'very poor' due to unabated stubble burning, virtually no winds
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Delhi's air quality drops to 'very poor' due to unabated stubble burning, virtually no winds

Delhi-NCR started inhaling toxins again with virtually no winds and cases of stubble burning in the national capital