Delhi Pollution


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  • Supreme Court Gives Nod To New Outdoor Advertisement Policy In Delhi

    Supreme Court Gives Nod To New Outdoor Advertisement Policy In Delhi

    The Supreme Court today accepted the environment pollution authority's new outdoor advertisemenmt policy aimed at curbing illegal hoardings and giving Delhi an aesthetic look while ensuring safety of road commuters.

  • 'Most Polluted' Ganga Valley Gets Help, Scientists From 15 Nations

    'Most Polluted' Ganga Valley Gets Help, Scientists From 15 Nations

    If you look from a satellite or even Google Maps, the Ganga Valley appears to be the most polluted place in the world, says Andre Prevot, a renowned scientist at Switzerland's Paul Scherrer Institute. "It is a bit unfortunate because you have the Himalayas in the North and therefore the pollution is trapped in this valley," he says.

  • Green Court Sends Notice To Centre On Plea To Ban Antimony Solar Panels

    Green Court Sends Notice To Centre On Plea To Ban Antimony Solar Panels

    A plea seeking a ban on the manufacture, use and import of solar panels containing antimony, a heavy metal, has prompted the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to seek the reply from the Centre and the pollution control board.

  • How 'Toxic' Is Delhi's Air? Study Sheds Light

    How 'Toxic' Is Delhi's Air? Study Sheds Light

    The fact that Delhi's air is laden with ultrafine particulates is undisputed. But does that automatically make it "toxic"?

  • Aadhaar Details Mandatory For Subsidy On Delhi e-Rickshaws

    Aadhaar Details Mandatory For Subsidy On Delhi e-Rickshaws

    The Delhi government has notified making Aadhaar card details compulsory for those seeking subsidy on e-rickshaws registered in the city, in order to "prevent duplicacy" in grant of the financial assistance.

  • Appoint Pollution Board Chief In 3 Months, Green Court To Delhi Government

    Appoint Pollution Board Chief In 3 Months, Green Court To Delhi Government

    The National Green Tribunal has pulled up the Delhi government over an ad-hoc appointee holding the post of chairman of the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and asked it to make a regular appointment within three months.

  • Delhi's Budget Hotels Get Time Till June 30 To Comply With Enviroment Rules

    Delhi's Budget Hotels Get Time Till June 30 To Comply With Enviroment Rules

    The Delhi government on Thursday granted time till June 30 to over 350 budget hotels in the national capital, which are facing closure due to non-compliance of environment rules, to get the effluent and sewage treatment plants installed to prevent their shutdown.

  • World Environment Day 2017: Save Yourself From The Hazards Of Air Pollution

    World Environment Day 2017: Save Yourself From The Hazards Of Air Pollution

    Deadly ozone has raised its ugly head in Delhi and NCR and without a time bound implementation strategy and preventive action this can deepen into a serious public health crisis.

  • Conduct Sound Mapping In Connaught Place: Green Tribunal To Delhi Government

    Conduct Sound Mapping In Connaught Place: Green Tribunal To Delhi Government

    Acting on the complaint of a resident of Connaught Place, the National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the Central Pollution Control Board to map the sound levels in the area, particularly when demonstrations are carried out by protestors near the historic Jantar Mantar.

  • 'Don't Question Expert Panel', Green Court Warns On Yamuna Damage

    'Don't Question Expert Panel', Green Court Warns On Yamuna Damage

    The national capital's lead planning body, the Delhi Development Authority, was rebuked by the National Green Tribunal on Thursday for casting aspersions on the expert group's findings on the damage to the Yamuna floodplains due to last year's three-day Art of Living extravaganza.

  • On Yamuna Pollution, Sri Sri Ravishankar Says 'There's No Proof'

    On Yamuna Pollution, Sri Sri Ravishankar Says 'There's No Proof'

    Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar said his cultural extravaganza on Yamuna floodplains in Delhi last year has caused no pollution and the experts have been unable to prove what the damage was. The spiritual leader, whose organization has been hauled up for polluting Yamuna and fined Rs 5 crore by a green court, said the situation was best e...

  • National Green Tribunal Issues Notices In Tughlaqabad Gas Leak Case

    National Green Tribunal Issues Notices In Tughlaqabad Gas  Leak Case

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued notices to the central and Delhi governments over the gas leak in Delhi's Tughlaqabad area last week in which over 450 students were hospitalised.

  • Pollution Norms Violated: 45-Day Window Granted To Hotels

    Pollution Norms Violated: 45-Day Window Granted To Hotels

    In a temporary respite, a 45-day window was today granted to around 500 budget hotels in Delhi, which were recently issued shutdown notices by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee for allegedly violating norms.

  • Air Purifiers In Delhi Schools? Sniff Of Disapproval From Experts

    Air Purifiers In Delhi Schools? Sniff Of Disapproval From Experts

    Installing air purifiers in classrooms is "impractical" and can trigger a spike in the levels of Carbon dioxide instead of containing air pollution, experts have opined.

  • Supreme Court-Appointed Body Finds Lakhs Of Vehicles Flouting Emission Norms In Delhi

    Supreme Court-Appointed Body Finds Lakhs Of Vehicles Flouting Emission Norms In Delhi

    Delhi has lakhs of vehicles plying without the mandatory 'pollution under control' certificates while the city's emission testing centres are enormously understaffed, an environmental pollution audit has found. The blatant violations, that potentially imperil the health of millions, have put the spotlight on around 970 centres in the city, that are...

  • Tractors, CEVs Feels Pain Of Supreme Court Order On BS-III Vehicle Ban

    Tractors, CEVs Feels Pain Of Supreme Court Order On BS-III Vehicle Ban

    Tractors and construction equipment vehicles have become collateral damage of the ban on BS-III vehicles imposed by the Supreme Court, with RTOs in many states turning down their registrations for being 'four-wheeler' although these have different emission norms.

  • AAP Government Asks Schools To Install Air Purifiers

    AAP Government Asks Schools To Install Air Purifiers

    Concerned over the quality of air in the national capital, the Aam Aadmi Party government has directed city schools to install air purifiers so as to ensure students don't face health hazards due to air pollution.

  • NGT Reserves Its Judgment On The Ban On 10-Year-Old Diesel Vehicles In Delhi-NCR

    NGT Reserves Its Judgment On The Ban On 10-Year-Old Diesel Vehicles In Delhi-NCR

    The Central Government has asked the National Green Tribunal to remove its ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR arguing that they are not the only reason for causing pollution. NGT has still reserved its judgment on the same.

  • In Delhi, Students Take On Pollution At Traffic Signals

    In Delhi, Students Take On Pollution At Traffic Signals

    Stacks of smoke are clouding the skies in Delhi. You see and smell the fumes, feel them in your lungs at every traffic intersection. Carbon emissions are highest when a car's engine is idling, most of the times traffic signals. City's youngsters have now taken it upon themselves to raise awareness about the alarming air pollution in the national ca...

  • What These Fires On The Map Mean For Delhi

    What These Fires On The Map Mean For Delhi

    Farm fires are expected to peak over the next few weeks sending air quality plummeting.

  • 7 Effective Ways to Deal with Chronic Sinus Problems

    7 Effective Ways to Deal with Chronic Sinus Problems

    A new study states that people living in places like New Delhi or Beijing may be at greater risk of developing chronic sinus problems due to high levels of air pollution in these cities.

  • Green Panel NGT Issues Notice To Delhi Government Over Factories In Residential Areas

    Green Panel NGT Issues Notice To Delhi Government Over Factories In Residential Areas

    A resident in Delhi today moved the National Green Tribunal against unauthorised industrial units located in residential areas, prompting the green panel to seek response from the Delhi government and others. A bench, headed by Justice Jawad Rahim, issued notices to the Delhi government, Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi Pollution Control Comm...

  • Green Court Asks Delhi Pollution Body To Look Into Waste Disposal During IPL Matches At Feroz Shah Kotla

    Green Court Asks Delhi Pollution Body To Look Into Waste Disposal During IPL Matches At Feroz Shah Kotla

    The National Green Tribunal directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee today to look into the issue of waste disposal during the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) matches at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in the capital. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Swatanter Kumar asked the pollution control board to examine the concern raised in a petition ...

  • NGT Fines Delhi's 5-Star Hotels, Malls, Hospitals On Failure To Manage And Treat Sewage

    NGT Fines Delhi's 5-Star Hotels, Malls, Hospitals On Failure To Manage And Treat Sewage

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notices to major waste generators in the city including 5-star hotels, malls, hospitals, educational institutions with hostels and housing societies which have not complied with Solid Waste Management Rules 2016.

  • Dear Supreme Court, We Need Another 500-Metre Ban

    Dear Supreme Court, We Need Another 500-Metre Ban

    The ban on the sale booze anywhere within 500 meters of a state or national highway has led to a lot of outcry. But there's another "500-metre" order with which the Supreme Court could save lives.

  • Mumbai's Air Quality Found to Be Worse Than Delhi Post Winter

    Mumbai's Air Quality Found to Be Worse Than Delhi Post Winter

    In a new study done by the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Mumbai was found to cross Delhi in terms of pollution level for February and March.

  • NDTV Expose: Despite Ban, How Furnace Oil Is Choking Delhi's Air

    NDTV Expose: Despite Ban, How Furnace Oil Is Choking Delhi's Air

    The baffling question of why Delhi's air pollution continues to break records has drawn many replies from experts that range from burning of farm waste and construction dust to trucks entering the national capital. NDTV has uncovered a big contributor of the smoke that pulls down Delhi's air quality, makes the capital's air among the world's most p...

  • After Crop Burning in Punjab, Delhi Faces New Pollution From UP, Haryana

    After Crop Burning in Punjab, Delhi Faces New Pollution From UP, Haryana

    Come April and all four-wheelers in Delhi will have to meet Bharat Stage 4 pollution norms. But from across the city's borders, from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, a new pollution is drifting in - huge quantities of Sulphur-Dioxide, coming from the systematic burning of pet coke by industries. Experts say it will be 300 times more polluting than a car ...

  • Doctors Explain Why Children Can't Handle Delhi's Air Pollution

    Doctors Explain Why Children Can't Handle Delhi's Air Pollution

    New Delhi: The air that Delhiites are breathing is harmful, more so, for the children. According to World Health Organisation (WHO), Delhi leads the list of world’s most polluted cities. Taking cognizance of the situation, the doctors have urged parents to conduct Lung Health Screening Test (LHST) for their children. According to the doctors, the...

  • Environment Minister Says Pollution Doesn't Kill. The Doctor Disagrees

    Environment Minister Says Pollution Doesn't Kill. The Doctor Disagrees

    A global study released this week that estimated 11 lakh Indians died due to air pollution in 2015 has been rejected by the government, with Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave insisting that he did not "trust sensational reports" and pollution wasn't a killer. But Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan contradicted him, saying pollution w...

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