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Delhi's air quality plunges to 'severe' category

Delhi’s air quality plunges to ‘severe’ category

Delhi’s air quality plunges to ‘severe’ category. Smog and dust continued to blanket the national capital on Wednesday, as air quality in a number of areas fell to the ‘severe’ category. In its advisory, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) instructed people to avoid morning walks and any other outdoor

Smog hits visibility in Delhi, temp 8.3 deg C

New Delhi, Dec 4, A poor visibility was recorded in several parts of the national capital today as smog continued to engulf the city, even as the mercury settled at 8.3 degrees Celsius. “At 8:30 am, the visibility had dropped to 700 mts at the Safdarjung Observatory, while the Palam station registered it at 900 mts,”

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.

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder refuses to meet Arvind Kejriwal

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder refuses to meet Arvind Kejriwal

Captain Amarinder refuses meet Arvind Kejriwal: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has refused to meet his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal over the issue of paddy stubble burning contributing to smog in Delhi, saying he “did not have the same luxury of time.”In a statement issued on Tuesday after a tweet by Kejriwal seeking a meeting

Railways to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices

New Delhi, Nov 13, In a bid to ensure timely running of trains during winter, the Railways has planned to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices in the trains to alert the loco pilot about approaching signals. A railway official told IANS that plans were afoot to use the GPS-based devices in trains that would provide

Light rains expected in Delhi, may clear smog: Met office

New Delhi, Nov 11, Delhi woke up to a hazy morning today, with the weather office predicting light rainfall later in the day, which may clear the smog enveloping the national capital.A dense blanket of smog enveloped Delhi this week, prompting authorities to announce the “odd-even” rationing of cars from November 13 for five days,

Foggy Saturday morning in Delhi, 64 trains delayed

New Delhi, Nov 11 : It was a foggy Saturday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 12.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average. At least 64 trains were delayed, 14 rescheduled and two trains were cancelled due to the shallow fog in northern India.“The sky will remain partly cloudy during the

Pakistan, India must collaborate on smog: Minister

Islamabad, Nov 9, India and Pakistan need to get together to find a sustainable solution to smog, the Pakistani Punjab Minister of Environment Zakia Shah Nawaz Khan has said. The only proper forum to do this is the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc), Geo News quoted Khan as saying on Thursday.”There are no

Are private school teachers different from govt. ones ?

While the state govt of Punjab issued order for closure of schools for 3 days owing to bad whether condition, most of the private schools in Ludhiana ignored the orders  and asked the teachers to come to schools. initially causing confusion among parents.Many accidents had taken place in different parts of the state due to

Top Five Evening news Daily Post India

Top Five Evening news Daily Post

10 People killed in accident on Bathinda-Bhucho Road

Bathinda, Nov 8 : – 10 people have been killed in the accident on Bathinda Bhucho Road. Giving this information here today, the Deputy Commissioner Bathinda Mr Diprava Lakra stated that Punjab government has announced Rs 1 lac compensation for the deceased and Rs 50000 for the injured.He stated that in the first accident ten people

All schools in Delhi to be closed till Sunday: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi, Nov 8, The Delhi government today announced that all schools in the national capital will remain closed till Sunday in view of the “unbearable” air pollution. The air quality in Delhi is turning worse, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said. “Can’t compromise with the health of children.All schools including private and government will

Indian farmers reason behind smog in Pakistan: Officials

Indian farmers reason behind smog in Pakistan:

Indian farmers reason behind smog in Pakistan: Officials

Indian farmers reason behind smog in Pakistan: Officials

Indian farmers reason behind smog in Pakistan: Officials: Islamabad, Stubbles burnt by the Indian farmers after wheat harvest caused thick blanket of fog in east Punjab province of Pakistan, said officials.    Officials with the Environment Protection Department of Punjab province told Xinhua news agency on Saturday night that smog is causing various diseases among residents