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Delhi inhaling toxins as air quality nears 'severe', may worsen in 3 days
Unfavourable weather changes and stubble burning at Punjab, Haryana continues unabated in Delhi-NCR IANS | New Delhi Last Updated at November 27, 2017 16:42 IST File photo: A tri-cyclist pedals through an empty road during morning fog in New Delhi With at ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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Stubble burning: Delhi air quality nears 'severe' with no scope of recovery
Satellite images showed cases of crop-residue burning in north Delhi towards Haryana border IANS | New Delhi Last Updated at November 24, 2017 10:17 IST File photo showing Delhi smog Still "very poor" with some regions facing a "severe" situation, the air ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Delhi-NCR air quality deteriorates again, officials blame 'possible' crop burning
On Monday, satellite images from American space agency NASA showed an increase in crop burning in parts of Haryana and Punjab's Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Firozpur, Fazilka, Muktsar, Bathinda, Moga and Kapurthala districts in the past two days. File photo New ...
 Zee News3 weeks ago
Delhi smog: NHRC issues notice to Centre, Punjab-Haryana govt.
The National Human Rights Commission, alarmed over the life threatening air pollution in Delhi-NCR, on Thursday issued a notice to the Centre and Punjab and Haryana Governments on their action plan to tackle the situation."Taking a serious view of the life threatening high pollution in Delhi-NCR, the NHRC has observed that it is apparent that the concerned authorities have not taken proper steps throughout the year to tackle this hazard, which is amounting to violation of the Right to Life and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Delhi gets no respite from smog; Punjab also shuts schools
Smog continues to choke the residents of Delhi and several parts of Punjab and Haryana on third straight day as the Punjab government also ordered schools to remain shut till Sunday.Air Quality Index in Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area was 799, in Dwarka 388, in Shadipur 362, in RK Puram 652, and in Anand Vihar it was 515. All fall in the 'hazardous' category.The pollution level in Punjabi Bagh and RK Puram were at the maximum, though comparatively lesser than in the past three days.The maximum Air ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Delhi-NCR air quality near severe, stubble burning in Delhi
New Delhi: The improvement in the air quality turned out to be short-lived as Delhi-NCR started inhaling toxins again with virtually no winds and cases of stubble burning in the national capital itself on Sunday. According to the Central Pollution Control ...
 Sify2 days ago
Earthquake jolts Delhi-NCR with 5.5 magnitude
Severe earthquake tremors were felt at around 9 in the evening in Delhi-NCR. Everything was moving for a while. After this people understood that the earthquake has come. According to the Meteorological Department, the center of the earthquake was in ...
 catchnews.com6 days ago
Delhi air quality still toxic, to worsen further
New Delhi: With at least six areas witnessing "severe-plus or emergency" and "severe" category of air quality on Monday, the national capital is set to inhale more toxins in next few days due to unfavourable changes in weather conditions and the stubble ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
Delhi air toxic again, likely to turn worse
The air quality in Delhi once again turned "severe" on Monday with at least six areas in the Capital witnessing "severe-plus or emergency" and "severe" category. The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi on the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) was recorded ...
 DNA2 weeks ago
Is only Delhi's air polluted?
'The answer is no, the entire country's is.''So why such obsession with Delhi?''But the most powerful people in India live here: The prime minister, civil servants, Supreme Court judges, MPs, diplomats, dadas of the media...''If they can't deal with their own problem, what chance does the rest of the country have, with its foul air, dying rivers, frothing lakes, and crumbling mountains?' says Shekhar Gupta. We used to have a hirsute Lhasa terrier called Teddy. It never had to look for food, ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
After brief respite, city air quality deteriorates again
After a brief respite for Delhiites over the weekend, the air quality once again turned 'very poor' on Monday as more vehicles hit the streets on the first working day of the week. Experts, however, hoped that the situation will improve in the coming days as ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
Delhi air 'very poor' again 'possibly' due to stubble burning
The air quality of Delhi and National Capital Region saw a sudden deterioration from "poor" to "very poor" on Monday, with officials speculating an increase in stubble burning in neighbouring states as a "possible" reason.Fall in the minimum temperature and ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
Delhi-NCR air quality still very poor as stubble burning reaches Delhi
Still "very poor" with some regions facing a "severe" situation, the air quality in Delhi and NCR sees no scope of improvement, as despite orders and monitoring, the practice of stubble burning was reported from Delhi itself on Thursday.As stubble burning ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
Delhi-NCR air quality near 'severe' as stubble burning increases
The air quality in Delhi and NCR worsened further on Tuesday due to an increase in stubble burning in neighboring Punjab and Haryana despite the green court's orders to the contrary.In the wake of deterioration in the air quality, the Delhi government issued ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
Ban on trucks, construction lifted in Delhi as air quality improves
Delhi breathed relatively easy as air quality remained outside the ‘severe plus’ category for third day straight, prompting authorities to withdraw the ban on entry of trucks and restore parking fees to usual rates. The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority lifted the ban on construction activities as well but Lt Governor Anil Baijal kept it in abeyance as the matter was pending with the National Green Tribunal.   However, the NGT, which had separately ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Sorry, there are no quick fixes for Delhi's toxic smog
The air pollution problem in the national capital won’t go away till we take action -- such as ban the use of dirty fuels, ramp up public transport and oversee crop burning, says Sunita Narain. IMAGE: Air pollution in Delhi is lower this year than the previous year -- but because the levels are so high, actions against it are needed now! Photograph: Saumya Khandelwal/Reuters Do not read me wrong. A couple of weeks ago, I had said we may breathe easier this winter. This does not ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
Delhi smog delays 64 trains; situation better in some areas
Residents of Delhi today said the smog situation is a little better now, though air quality index in several areas continued to be in 'hazardous' category.Saturday also brought a smoggy morning for the national capital.Residents at the Rajpath area said the situation was better than the past four days but long-term solutions must be found.Meanwhile, 64 trains were delayed, 14 rescheduled and two cancelled due to smog/fog conditions in Delhi.In terms of Air Quality Index, Delhi's Mandir Marg ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Delhi air quality still 'hazardous'; entry of outside vehicles curbed
Residents in the national capital and nearby regions got little respite from the toxic smog on fourth straight day with Air Quality Index of several areas falling into 'hazardous' category.On Thursday morning too, smog permeated several areas, including Rajpath. Residents said they are continuing to exercise precaution by wearing masks.In Air Quality Index, Delhi's Mandir Marg stood at 515, Punjabi Bagh at 802, Anand Vihar at 571, and Dwarka at 420, all falling in the 'hazardous' category.In ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago


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