Keyword : Air Quality

Change lifestyle, otherwise eco fight will be a waste: Modi

Prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the National Air Quality Index, to monitor pollution levels in 10 major cities and inaugurated the two-day conference of state environment ministers

Delhi pollution: Curbs on vehicles gets 15 days test run

Public wrath is being expressed on the social media and the politicians have been gate-crashing on the issue of Delhi government`s move to curb movement of private vehicles in the capital due to ba

Kejriwal’s restriction on cars gets support of chief justice and judges carpool idea

The Kejriwal government`s experiment to restrict the number of private cars on Delhi roads got a boost with supreme court`s new chief justice TS Thakur, supporting the measures to improve air quali

Morning briefing: Arvind Kejriwal likely to meet Rajnath Singh today on car curbs plan

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is expected to meet home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday to deliberate on the proposed odd-even registration number private vehicle formula.Amid debates over

Public transport in Delhi insufficient, says HC and may end odd/even rule

Saying that Delhi’s public transport is insufficient to cater to the public and that the people are inconvenienced, the Delhi high court today asked the state government why it was necessary

Illegal battery recycling in Delhi causes high lead level: Study

Delhi’s polluted air has been in the headlines for months. Now a team of researchers from University of Michigan have found that illegal battery recycling business in the capital city is addi

Varanasi, Allahabad had `zero` good air quality days last year: Report

 Varanasi and Allahabad had ‘zero’ good air quality days last year, said a report launched at an air quality workshop, ‘Lifting the Smog’.  The report by

Air in most Indian cities hazardous: Greenpeace

None of the Indian cities comply with standards prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) said a Greenpeace report.   The report “Airpocalypse” as

Delhi in your lungs

Sohan Lal, a traffic constable with Delhi police, is often short of breath, suffers bouts of wheezing and coughing, and sometimes complains of chest pain. He’s only 33 and was recruited after

As pollution level soars, smog engulfs Delhi NCR

Delhi is out of breath, yet again. The air quality in the Delhi NCR region dipped to a ‘severe’ level on Tuesday. The last time the air quality was severe in the region was on October 2

Coughing and wheezing in smog choked Delhi

This NASA image only shows half the truth. People living in the Delhi NCR region are experiencing the real horror. Breathlessness, itchy eyes and sore throat are the immediate reactions. Only time

Coughing and wheezing in smog choked Delhi

This NASA image only shows half the truth. People living in the Delhi NCR region are experiencing the real horror. Breathlessness, itchy eyes and sore throat are the immediate reactions. Only time

How prepared is Delhi to tackle the air pollution?

After experiencing a few “good” quality air days this year, Delhiites are feeling the nip in the air again. Despite strict warnings and imposition of fines, farmers in neighbouring Punj

A festival in grey

Diwali, and Delhi is again awash in grey.   Smoke from crop stubble and fireworks burdens the cold air, thick with emissions and construction dust. Mo

Norwegian Embassy goes green

As national capital chokes for clean air, the embassy of Norway has gone green by cutting down on its carbon emission and building a greener workplace for its employees.  

Delhi, NCR ranked most polluted cities in the world: Report

India`s national capital region (NCR) has been ranked as the world`s most polluted region in the world, said a report by NGO Greenpeace.    The latest data compiled



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