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Regions around Delhi contribute to its pollution: Expert

The regions surrounding Delhi contribute significantly to the pollution in the national capital, which should be tackled in order to solve this problem, an...

Heavily penalise those violating construction norms: LG Najeeb Jung

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday flagged garbage-burning and violation of construction norms as "serious" component of air pollution in the national capital, and...

LG Jung orders police to impound diesel vehicles older than 15...

In a move to combat air pollution in Delhi, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today issued “strict” instructions to police to impound all diesel vehicles...

Delhi a wakeup call for world on air pollution: UNICEF

The "record-high" air pollution in New Delhi is a "wake-up call" for the world that unless decisive actions are taken to reduce air pollution,...

Delhi govt suggests Centre to consider artificial rain

The Delhi government today suggested the Centre to consider engineering artificial rain over Delhi and the NCR region which are grappling with record- breaking...

Delhi air pollution: Kejriwal orders schools to close for 3 days

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that all schools will remain closed for three days in view of the worsening pollution situation in the...

Delhi air quality plunges to ‘severe’ category

Delhi air quality has plunged to 'severe' category, which carries the risk of affecting people's respiratory system, as smoke caused by fireworks, as part...

Delhi starts process to install RFIDs to check air pollution

To regulate the entry of commercial vehicles into the national capital and curb air pollution, the Delhi government has started the process of installing...

Air pollution may cause blood vessel damage: study

Exposure to fine particulate matter may cause blood vessel damage and inflammation among young, healthy adults, according to scientists including one of Indian origin,...

शहर का कूड़ा जलाने से बदरंग हो रहा है ताजमहल: ...

अमेरिकी अनुसंधान दल ने पाया है कि ऐतिहासिक ताजमहल के पास शहर का ठोस कूड़ा जलाना इस विश्व धरोहर स्मारक को बदरंग करने में...

40% of PM 2.5 pollutants in Delhi originate outside capital: study

The level of pollution caused by fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) in Delhi will continue to exceed normal limits even if all emissions inside...

Over 90% of world breathing bad air: WHO

Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against...

No clear trend on pollution during Odd-Even trial: Pollution Control Board

The Central Pollution Control Board on Sunday said that there was no clear trend to suggest that the odd-even formula for cars in the...

Delhi govt’s odd-even number formula for vehicles to curb pollution

Delhi government, in an important meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced an action plan for controlling air pollution in the national capital. The...

Delhi govt suggests shutting of schools on heavy pollution days

The Delhi Dialogue Commission, a think tank of the Delhi government, has suggested that schools of the city be shut so that children could stay...

Green tribunal says it will arrest officials who take Delhi’s air...

The National Green Tribunal has threatened to issue an arrest warrant against those government officials who are being complacent on the matter of vehicular...