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GAIL supports launch of book for children- “Pollution Solutions: For a Cleaner, Greener Earth”

GAIL supports launch of book for children- “Pollution Solutions: For a Cleaner, Greener Earth”

🕔05:22, 30.Mar 2022

New Delhi, 29th March 2022: To reinforce its commitment towards a better and cleaner environment, GAIL has supported a children’s book – ‘Pollution Solutions: For a Cleaner, Greener Earth’. The book published by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has

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Rs 460 crore allocated for air pollution, Rs 300 crore for tigers

Rs 460 crore allocated for air pollution, Rs 300 crore for tigers

🕔07:22, 2.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Tigers, air pollution, wildlife management, and coastal development dominated the allocation to the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change in the Budget 2022-23 presented on Tuesday. The Ministry has received a total of Rs 3,030.00

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IMD forecasts rain for Delhi, AQI ‘very poor’

IMD forecasts rain for Delhi, AQI ‘very poor’

🕔11:12, 28.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday forecast the possibility of light rain or drizzle in the national capital with a generally cloudy sky throughout the day, while the air quality marginally improved to the ‘very

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Air pollution: No lockdown, but several other restrictions in Delhi-NCR

Air pollution: No lockdown, but several other restrictions in Delhi-NCR

🕔07:37, 17.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Work from home for 50 per cent staff for both government and private offices, shutting down six of the 11 thermal power plants in 300 km radius of Delhi, ban on construction activity till November 21

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Many nations join call for no new coal plants

Many nations join call for no new coal plants

🕔13:43, 25.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Following China’s announcement to stop overseas coal power finance, a group of countries like Sri Lanka, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Montenegro and the UK have announced a ‘No New Coal Power Compact’, aiming to encourage all

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How clean is Delhi’s air this winter? Not much, say experts

How clean is Delhi’s air this winter? Not much, say experts

🕔19:17, 11.Nov 2020

New Delhi [India], November 11 – Environment experts have again voiced concern over rising vehicular pollution in the national capital with onset of winter while farmers burn stubble in fields across neighbouring states after the harvest of rice and before

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Increased wind speed to improve Delhi’s air quality by Nov 1

Increased wind speed to improve Delhi’s air quality by Nov 1

🕔16:54, 30.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 30  Increased surface wind speed and faster dispersion is likely to result in significant improvement of air pollution levels in the national capital by November 1, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research, which

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65% Delhi-NCR households have 1 or more individuals with pollution-related ailments

65% Delhi-NCR households have 1 or more individuals with pollution-related ailments

🕔14:48, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  About 65 per cent households of Delhi have one or more individuals who have already started experiencing pollution-related ailments, a survey has revealed. Forty-seven per cent are facing cold, cough or sore throat issues, while 26

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Delhi records season’s worst air day, AQI mounts to 304

Delhi records season’s worst air day, AQI mounts to 304

🕔12:19, 13.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 13 The air quality index of the national capital turned foul and mounted to ‘very poor’ category at 304 on Tuesday morning, with northwest district recording the most polluted air, according to the Central pollution Board’s data. Tuesday

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Delhi AQI in very poor range but relief likely on Saturday

Delhi AQI in very poor range but relief likely on Saturday

🕔06:40, 23.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 23  Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) has deteriorated sharply to 339 on Friday with a toxic haze covering the city and neighbouring areas but relief is likely to come on Saturday as wind speed provides ventilation for

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Pollution needs systematic, scientific solution: Javadekar

Pollution needs systematic, scientific solution: Javadekar

🕔11:35, 22.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 22  The debate on pollution, particularly in the Delhi-NCR area, in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed heated and emotional appeals with members demanding either to declare an environmental emergency or take the issue up as a

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Parl panel asks for final report to curb pollution woes

Parl panel asks for final report to curb pollution woes

🕔20:15, 20.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 20 A parliamentary panel meeting on combating air pollution in Delhi-NCR area, which was originally scheduled for last week but got cancelled because of the absence of key officials, was held at the Parliament committee room on Wednesday.

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Delhi AQI improves, down to ‘very poor’ after a week

Delhi AQI improves, down to ‘very poor’ after a week

🕔12:46, 5.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 5  The toxic smog hovering over Delhi lifted on Tuesday morning with bright sunshine and wind speeds aiding dispersion of pollutants, and pollution levels coming down considerably from “severe” to “very poor” category after almost a week.

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Several places in Haryana, UP even more polluted than Delhi

Several places in Haryana, UP even more polluted than Delhi

🕔07:23, 18.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 18  While Delhi hogs all the attention for its high air pollution, there are towns and cities in the vicinity of the national capital which have even higher pollution levels. To be clear, the air quality index

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‘Delhi air to be ‘very poor’ from Tuesday’

‘Delhi air to be ‘very poor’ from Tuesday’

🕔14:11, 14.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 14  For those living in and around Delhi, the coming days spell bad news as air quality entered the higher end of the poor category on Monday, with a worsening AQI score of 280, and is slated

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Rains likely in Delhi

Rains likely in Delhi

🕔10:58, 30.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 30  It was a cold Wednesday morning here with minimum temperature at 5.2 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal, the Met said, adding the city may witness light rains during the day. “There was shallow fog in

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Shallow fog dips visibility in Delhi

Shallow fog dips visibility in Delhi

🕔11:23, 5.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 5  There was shallow fog on Monday in the national capital hampering visibility in the region that has already been facing ‘very poor’ air quality. The minimum temperature was recorded at 18 degrees Celsius, three notches above

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WAYU device to purify air in Delhi: Harsh Vardhan

WAYU device to purify air in Delhi: Harsh Vardhan

🕔10:32, 26.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 26  To filter particulate matter and dilute air pollutants in the national capital, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday inaugurated air pollution control device WAYU (Wind Augmentation Purifying Unit) here. Speaking at the inauguration

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Kejriwal meets Khattar on stubble burning, air pollution

Kejriwal meets Khattar on stubble burning, air pollution

🕔10:01, 15.Nov 2017

Chandigarh, Nov 15 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. Kejriwal was greeted with protests by activists of the Shiromani Akali Dal and

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‘Gas Chamber’ Delhi: GOVTS PASS THE BUCK…

‘Gas Chamber’ Delhi: GOVTS PASS THE BUCK…

🕔10:15, 11.Nov 2017

‘Gas Chamber’ Delhi GOVTS PASS THE BUCK By Insaf National capital Delhi should make both the AAP and Central government hang their heads in shame. It is choked, engulfed in polluted and unsafe air with the High Court describing it

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