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  • Delhi Pollution: AAP Government Wants Choppers To Sprinkle Water Over Delhi To Fight Smog

    Delhi Pollution: AAP Government Wants Choppers To Sprinkle Water Over Delhi To Fight Smog

    Staring at a spike in air pollution this winter again, the Arvind Kejriwal government today asked the centre to use choppers for aerial water sprinkling in the national capital to settle the dust particles.

  • London Introduces Charge On Most Polluting Vehicles

    London Introduces Charge On Most Polluting Vehicles

    The measures come after Britain's High Court ruled that UK government measures to combat air pollution were failing to comply with European Union rules on nitrogen dioxide limits.

  • London Introduces Charge On Most Polluting Vehicles

    London Introduces Charge On Most Polluting Vehicles

    London introduced a charge on the oldest and most polluting vehicles on Monday to try to improve air quality in the British capital, the city's mayor, Sadiq Khan, said.

  • Strong Winds Helping Dissipate Pollutants In Delhi, Air 'Very Poor'

    Strong Winds Helping Dissipate Pollutants In Delhi, Air 'Very Poor'

    Delhi's air quality improved further today as strong winds helped flush out pollutants, which had seen a rapid build-up on the night of Diwali due to incessant fireworks.

  • Air Purifiers Companies Betting Big On Post Diwali Sales

    Air Purifiers Companies Betting Big On Post Diwali Sales

    Although, the makers such as Eureka Forbes, Panasonic, Sharp, Blueair and Groupe SEB are expecting a good sales growth in all leading tier I cities, they are expecting Delhi /NCR region to lead the market this season.

  • As Delhi Dodged Diwali Cracker Ban, Pollution Soared 5 Times Safe Limit

    As Delhi Dodged Diwali Cracker Ban, Pollution Soared 5 Times Safe Limit

    Though the air was cleaner this Diwali compared to last year when the government had to declare an "emergency situation", the air pollution in the national capital on Thursday soared to alarming levels, reaching as much as five times over the safe limit due to bursting of firecrackers despite a Supreme Court ban on their sale in Delhi-NCR, accordin...

  • 'No Choice': Lack Of Solutions Fosters North India's Air Quality Crisis

    'No Choice': Lack Of Solutions Fosters North India's Air Quality Crisis

    The ban on stubble burning in Punjab - an attempt to control air pollution levels in north India - has left the state's farmers in a fix. They say they need to clear crop residue to sow the next crop even if it is at the risk of hefty fines or even a jail term. The farmers said they have no choice but to defy the National Green Tribunal's order, as...

  • Pollution Killed 25 Lakh Indians In 2015, The Most In The World: Report

    Pollution Killed 25 Lakh Indians In 2015, The Most In The World: Report

    Pollution killed 25 lakh Indians in 2015, the world's highest number of deaths caused by air, water and other forms of pollution, according to an international study. It also translates to five deaths every minute due to pollution in the country.

  • Delhi's Air Quality Status Report After Diwali is 'Very Poor': 10 Points

    Delhi's Air Quality Status Report After Diwali is 'Very Poor': 10 Points

    Delhi woke up on Friday morning to a thick, toxic haze after a night of fireworks to celebrate Diwali despite ban ordered on their sales by the Supreme Court. Air pollution was 18 times the healthy limit in some places and residents complained of eyes watering and aggravated coughs as levels of PM 2.5, tiny particulate matter that reaches deep into...

  • After Diwali With Ban On Crackers, Delhi Breathes Better Than Last Year

    After Diwali With Ban On Crackers, Delhi Breathes Better Than Last Year

    The morning after Diwali, as Delhi woke up to a blanket of smog indicating a spike in air pollution levels, reports suggests it's bad but better than last year. According to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) the Air Quality Index (AQI) value on Diwali was 319, but on Friday morning it hovered between 342 and 355, placing it in "v...

  • Alarming Rise In Chennai's Air Pollution Levels On Diwali Night

    Alarming Rise In Chennai's Air Pollution Levels On Diwali Night

    Air pollution was at an alarming high in Chennai on Diwali night on Thursday, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board authorities say as a cloud of smog descended over the city reducing visibility.

  • Pollution Killed 2.5 Million People In India, Highest In The World, Says Report

    Pollution Killed 2.5 Million People In India, Highest In The World, Says Report

    As many as 2.5 million people died because of pollution in the country in 2015, a figure which is highest in the world, according to The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health.

  • Delhi's Cracker Ban Stutters But Pollution Levels Lower On Diwali

    Delhi's Cracker Ban Stutters But Pollution Levels Lower On Diwali

    A quiet and promising evening gave way to thick haze and noise as Delhi celebrated Diwali on Thursday, dashing the hopes of cracker-free festivities, following a Supreme Court ban on the sale of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR).

  • Air Quality In Delhi Better This Diwali, Shows Pollution Board (CPCB) Data

    Air Quality In Delhi Better This Diwali, Shows Pollution Board (CPCB) Data

    The air quality in New Delhi this Diwali was better than last year, according to a data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The Air Quality Index (AQI) value on Thursday was 319, putting it in "very poor" category, while the AQI last Diwali (October 30) had touched "severe" level after recording an index value of 431.

  • India's Thermal Power Hub Set To Miss Deadline To Cut Dangerous Emissions

    India's Thermal Power Hub Set To Miss Deadline To Cut Dangerous Emissions

    In India's coal pollution map, Singrauli, a 2,200 sqkm region shared between Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district and Madhya Pradesh, is the darkest spot. The Uttar Pradesh side is just 200 kilometres from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi, where rising pollution is a major concern.

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