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Jul 15, 2018
JNU professor accused of sexual harassment Atul Johri removed from pollution control body; Centre cites misconductIn March, several JNU students had accused JNU professor Atul Johri of sexual harassment, after which there were protests at the university.
Jun 15, 2018
Delhi's toxic air is now a perennial problem; experts say afforestation, controlling emissions key to curbing pollutionThe phenomenon of air pollution in Delhi is no longer confined to the winter months, but is a reality that people have to face round the year.
Mar 01, 2018
Delhi pollution: Badarpur power plant to start temporarily, brick kilns to resume production as air quality improves in cityStarting Thursday, the Badarpur power plant that has been shut for over four months can start temporary operation due to "some visible improvement" in air quality in Delhi.
Dec 20, 2017
Delhi High Court asks state govt to consider multi-level bus parkings, augment number of vehiclesThe Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government to consider building multi-level bus parkings at DTC depots, which would be vital to augment number of buses ferrying commuters on Delhi roads.
Dec 15, 2017
Delhi air pollution: NGT rejects AAP govt's plea seeking to exempt two-wheelers from odd-even schemeNGT dismissed the AAP government's review plea seeking an exemption for two-wheelers in the odd-even scheme, saying such a relaxation would defeat the purpose of improving Delhi's ambient air quality
Dec 03, 2017
In bid to curb emissions, Central government proposes to set 30 June, 2020 deadline for BS-IV vehiclesIn a bid to curb emissions from the vehicles based on outdated technology, the Central government has proposed to set the registration deadline for BS-IV standard vehicles.
Nov 26, 2017
EPCA tells Delhi govt it has until December 2018 to augment bus fleet to 10,000 as part of plan to tackle smogTo clean the national capital's air, the EPCA has set December 2018 as the deadline for the Delhi government to augment the city's bus fleet to 10,000 in a mega plan, which awaits the Supreme Court's clearance.
Nov 25, 2017
Delhi pollution: State govt informs EPCA that contractors refused to pay labourers during construction banThe ban on construction activities during the emergency levels of pollution had left migrant labourers in the lurch as contractors refused to pay them, the Delhi government informed EPCA
Nov 24, 2017
Delhi will soon get a comprehensive action plan to control pollution, says EPCA chairpersonDr Bhure Lal, the Chairman of EPCA, told Firstpost that public awareness in Delhi on measures which can be taken to reduce pollution has increased from earlier.
Nov 17, 2017
Delhi air pollution: After EPCA criticism, AAP govt announces plan to roll out 2,000 new CNG buses within a yearCensured by the Supreme Court-mandated EPCA for having done "too little" to augment the city's public transport, the Delhi government on Friday announced that 2,000 new CNG buses will be rolled out in next one year.