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Delhi continues to reel under ‘very poor’ air quality from few days

The air quality in the national capital and the nearby region continued to dip on Saturday, as a thick blanket of haze engulfed the region. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research 11/3/2018 Delhi continues to reel under ‘very poor’ air quality. (SAFAR), Air Quality Index (AQI) remained in the ‘very poor’ category despite stringent measures

Gautam Gambhir corners AAP govt. over rising pollution in Delhi

Gautam Gambhir corners AAP govt. over rising pollution in Delhi

Gautam Gambhir corners AAP govt. over rising pollution in Delhi. Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government over the rising pollution level in the national capital. The 37-year-old accused the government of making “false promises” to people and failing to curb pollution and dengue menace. Taking to his

Pollution roads

Here is why your home should be away from roads

Turns out, traffic-related pollution is linked to the risk of asthma in children. According to a research conducted by the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, children living within a football field’s length of major roadways had nearly three times the odds of pediatric asthma compared to children who lived four times farther away.While physicians have

China pollution: Beijing to be hit by another bout of smog

Beijing, Jan 12, China’s capital Beijing and the neighbouring provinces will be affected with the fresh bout of smog following a considerable rise in the pollution levels, the China National Environmental Monitoring Centre warned today. The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and Shandong, Shanxi, Henan provinces will be hardest hit from January 12 to 17. Beijing and Tianjin

Delhi: Doctors ask traffic cops to wear pollution masks during duty

New Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police personnel have been advised by doctors to adopt a healthy lifestyle and wear pollution masks while on duty in view of current weather conditions.Traffic personnel are exposed to harsh weather conditions, dust, pollution, heat and cold. These can have an adverse effect on their health, the police said in a

Adityanath orders measures

Adityanath orders measures to tackle rising pollution

Lucknow, Nov 16, Adityanath orders measures to tackle rising pollution : Taking a serious view of rising air pollution, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed municipal corporations to ensure that garbage is not burnt and sprinkling of water to control dust. A statement issued by the UP government said that at a meeting here yesterday,

Delhi government prepares short-term plan to tackle pollution

New Delhi, Nov 15, Under attack from the opposition for not spending a single penny in 2017 out of the Rs 787 crore collected as environment cess, the Delhi government on Wednesday said it has prepared a one-year short-term plan to tackle air pollution, an official said. A Delhi government official said Chief Minister Arvind

Khattar, Kejriwal pledge to fight smog in 2018

Chandigarh, Nov 15, 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. “We … are happy to have had a very fruitful meeting at Chandigarh.

Join hands to find a permanent solution of pollution: Mohindra

Ludhiana, Nov 13, Punjab Health Minister Brahm Mohindra today exhorted the political leadership of the state to join hands with the government in resolving the looming pollution problem.Mohindra also warned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to desist from playing politics on the issue of stubble burning. “It is the need of the hour that politicians,

Pollution levels still severe in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 11, The air quality of Delhi-NCR showed slight improvement on Saturday but the residents continued breathing toxins as the pollution levels remained at ‘severe’ for the fifth day in a row. As per the data collected from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi’s average Air Quality Index (AQI) at 3 p.m.

West Asia pollutants triggered

West Asia pollutants triggered Delhi’s haze : Met

West Asia pollutants triggered Delhi’s haze : Met : Pollution level in Delhi has increased day by day and it had breached emergency level on Tuesday. The air quality is likely to return to the pre-haze level of ‘very poor’ by Sunday night.Experts from SAFAR, said that a major portion of the pollutants that triggered

NGT okays odd-even, says only emergency vehicles exempted

New Delhi, Nov 11, The National Green Tribunal on Saturday gave the go ahead to the odd-even vehicle rationing scheme from November 13-17 and said there will be no exemption for women, two-wheelers and government vehicles. It said that in future the odd-even scheme will automatically come into force if the PM2.5 level goes above

NGT bans construction waste burning

Air pollution: NGT bans construction, waste burning in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 9, Air pollution: NGT bans construction waste burning in Delhi : The National Green Tribunal today issued a slew of directions to deal with the situation, including banning construction and industrial activities and entry of trucks, while lambasting the Delhi government and civic bodies over the worsening air quality in Delhi and

Delhi pollution would have been the same, even if unsold crackers were burst

Delhi pollution would have been the same, even if unsold crackers were burst

Delhi pollution : Since Delhi‘s pollution was alarming, Supreme court gave orders to ban the sale of firecrackers in National Capital Region (NCR) a week before Diwali. The court, however, had allowed the bursting of firecrackers that had already been bought by residents.A study by Goa-based research group Urban Emissions has now concluded that the

Smaller companies least welling to comply

Smaller companies least welling to

Delhi’s air quality enters red zone

New Delhi, Oct 4, The air quality of the national capital today turned “poor” and the situation would further deteriorate in the next few days, according to central government agency SAFAR, which monitors air pollution.The day-long average of PM 2.5 and PM 10, which are ultrafine particulates, were 178 and 94 micrograms per cubic metre

Sadhus refuse Ganga holy dip due to pollution

Sadhus refuse to take holy dip in Ganga due to pollution

Sadhus refuse Ganga holy dip due to pollution. Sadhus from several ashrams refused to take a holy bath in Ganga on the occassion of Vijayadashmi near Shukertal area here allegedly after finding the water to be polluted. Several sadhus yesterday alleged that the river water had turned black due to the discharge of waste by factories. Sub

Delhi needs e-vehicles to check pollution: Kejriwal

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app Click For Android Click For IOS New Delhi, Jul 15,  Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government wants to run battery-operated buses and cars to bring down pollution level in the national capital. Addressing e-rickshaw drivers at an event for the payment of subsidy

Ponty Chadha-owned AB Sugars distillery in trouble with PPCB

In a crackdown on AB Sugars Limited’s mill and distillery division in Dasuya’s Randhawa village, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) closed down the bio-composting process and sealed the bio methanisation tanks containing spent wash. The firm is run by late liquor baron Ponty Chadha’s family. In view of public complaints from adjoining areas regarding

Be careful! Delhi’s Air has become cancerous…..

New Delhi: If you or any of your relatives or other close-ups live in Delhi-NCR then beware! This news will disturb you. Everyday thousands of people in Delhi are looking for employment, but do they know that the poison is in the air here? Yes, the cancer factor in Delhi’s air has reached alarming levels.