New Delhi: Air quality in the National Capital Region (NCR), including Delhi, deteriorated to ‘severe plus or emergency’ category on Thursday after a hiatus of 36 days.
New Delhi: The Delhi government today sprayed water from an ‘anti-smog gun’ at the highly-polluted Anand Vihar area, but it had very little effect in containing the level of particulates, and they kept rising by the hour.
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Monday pulled up the Delhi government for its “lackadaisical” approach over rising pollution levels in the city, a day after bad air quality plaguing the capital for several weeks interrupted play during the ongoing Test match between India and Sri Lanka at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here.
New Delhi: Taking a dig at Sri Lankan players for halting second day’s play during the third Test in Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, veteran journalist Sunandan Lele has said the visiting team did that intentionally to break the rhythm of the Indian batsmen.
New Delhi: With at least six areas witnessing “severe-plus or emergency” and “severe” category of air quality on Monday, the national capital is set to inhale more toxins in next three days due to unfavourable changes in weather conditions and the stubble burning that continues unabated in Delhi-NCR itself.
New Delhi: At least 49 trains were delayed, 14 rescheduled and one cancelled in Delhi on Saturday morning due to low visibility and operational reason.
New Delhi: Delhi‘s first two wheeler e-bike taxi ‘Pillion’ is all set to provide commuters with an eco-friendly mode of transport. Pillion has added 60 battery operated bikes to its fleet and will be operating in Karol Bagh, Jhadewalan and nearby areas.
New Delhi: Raising concern over the toxic blanket that enshrouds Delhi and the surrounding areas over the last few days, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli has urged the public to do something about pollution in the national capital region rather than playing a blame game. Taking to Twitter, the 28-year-old posted a video of himself describing measures Delhiites could take to improve the situation.
New Delhi: As Delhi and its neighbours spar over stubble burning, a Centre-run monitoring agency has identified a West Asian dust storm as the chief trigger behind the recent smog episode in the region.
New Delhi: With Delhi’s air quality having improved to “very poor”, a Supreme Court-appointed environment body on Thursday ordered lifting of a ban on entry of trucks and on construction activities in the city.
New Delhi: In the backdrop of the anti-pollution rhetoric has come an RTI revelation that the Arvind Kejriwal government raised Rs. 787 crore as environment cess in two years but has spent only a fraction of it on fighting pollution.
New Delhi: The government on Wednesday advanced the introduction of ultra-clean Euro-VI grade petrol and diesel in the national capital by two years to April 2018, in a bid to fight air pollution that has reached alarming levels.
Chandigarh: Chief Ministers Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana and Arvind Kejriwal of Delhi on Wednesday met for nearly 90 minutes here and agreed to take steps to prevent a repeat of smog in the National Capital Region (NCR) next year.
Chandigarh: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here to discuss the issues of stubble burning and air pollution.
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal left for Haryana on Wednesday to meet Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and discuss the issue of stubble burning and air pollution. Kejriwal in a tweet said he along with Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain, Environment Department Secretary Keshav Chandra was on their way to the neighbouring state “to discuss issues related to pollution” with Kattar and his team.
It is that time of the year, the time we all wait almost with waited breath because you do not have to put your AC on to cool the room which burns a hole in your pocket (provided you’re from the great Indian middle class family, because in India there is only middle class, either upper middle class or lower middle class, nobody is rich or poor here.)
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre and Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab state governments on a plea seeking to curb rising pollution in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR).
Delhi is experiencing its worst smog in the past few years. The city is engulfed with a toxic smog with the air pollution level soaring to a dangerous low. After food, clothing, and shelter, masks and air purifiers seem to be the basic needs. Meanwhile, a Delhi-based photographer Ashish Pareek has a unique take on the capital’s toxic smog. Pareek conducted a pre-wedding photo shoot where a couple is seen wearing masks
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday did not file a review petition in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on the odd-even ruling, two days after it decided to hold the traffic rationing scheme in abeyance and said it would request the green court to exempt women and two-wheelers from the restrictions.