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Delhi pollution: 10-unit rise in PM2.5 causes 7 hospital admissions with respiratory disease a week, says study

Sixty-five per cent of the respondents attributed poor air quality to the burning of waste, while 46 per cent said it was due to construction activities.

The Delhi government had experimented with the solution, prepared by IARI scientists, last year and had also got a survey done by the Development Department to ascertain its effectiveness.

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Only tackling vehicles wouldn’t solve air pollution problem in India: Alastair Lewis, professor, University of York

Professor of atmospheric chemistry at the University of York and a director of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science in the UK, Alastair Lewis is a leading international figure in fighting air pollution across the world

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Delhi weather update: Yellow haze descends on capital; wind speed up to 40 kmph

Delhi weather update: Dusty weather prevailed in the national capital for most part of the day. Similar conditions are likely on Wednesday as well, an IMD official said.

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Delhi-NCR AQI: Air ‘very poor’ in Greater Noida, ‘poor’ in Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurugram

Pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 also remained high in the air of the five immediate neighbours of Delhi, according to the air quality index (AQI) maintained by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Delhi-NCR AQI: Air 'very poor' in Greater Noida, 'poor' in Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon

Delhi Weather Update: Overcast condition, light rains likely in capital till Tuesday

Delhi Weather Update: Light rain on Monday and Tuesday is predicted to bring the mercury down by two to three degrees Celsius, the IMD said.

Delhi Weather Update: Overcast condition, light rains likely in capital till Tuesday

Plastic burning main reason behind visibility reduction over Delhi: IIT Madras study

Plastic-contained waste burning can emit highly toxic chemicals called 'dioxins', which can accumulate in food chain causing severe problems with reproduction and immune system, the researchers said.

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Deaths, morbidity from air pollution led to loss of 1.4% of GDP in 2019: Lancet Planetary Health

The scientific paper also said that 1.7 million deaths (18 per cent of the total deaths) in the country were attributable to air pollution last year.

Deaths, morbidity from air pollution led to loss of 1.4% of GDP in 2019, says scientific paper

Delhi air pollution: What are PM10 and PM2.5 which are choking Delhi; know their harmful effects and preventive measures

When the levels of these particles increase in the atmosphere and eventually penetrate deep into the lungs of human beings, one can experience several harmful health impacts such as breathing disorders, coughing, choking.

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Delhiites Beware! Formation of ground-level Ozone in city threat to our respiratory health

Scientists have warned that there might be an increase in the level of Ozone (O3) during the weekend due to the heatwave and might trouble people with respiratory illness.

Toxic fumes from industries react under sunlight to form Ozone

Steps by authorities on air pollution woefully inadequate: High Court

The DPCC said the fines were levied on the directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) which had also ordered that remaining 75 percent of the amounts collected be spent on mitigating air pollution in the city

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BS-6 fuel confirmed in Delhi/ NCR by April 1 2018: What it means for your car, two-wheeler and pollution?

A few weeks ago, the supreme court asked the Ministry of Petroleum and National gas as to whether they were on track to make BS6 fuel available in the capital as early as April 2018. Now, the Government has responded via an a

Odd-even rule, vehicle ban is not a solution to curb pollution: Nitin Gadkari

Also to minimise dust during the advent of winters, the NHAI is mulling to remove dust from roads through vacuum cleaners, he said besides stressing the need to promote waterways.

Odd-Even rule in Delhi cancelled for now as AAP government disagrees with NGT

The odd-even rule from 13th November - 17th November 2017 in the capital will be reviewed again on 13th November.

Delhi Odd-Even rule implemented to tackle air pollution; Dates announced

The AAP government has asked IGL to keep 1.5 lakh stickers ready for CNG-run vehicles which would also be given exemption from the odd-even scheme.

Delhi pollution: Odd-Even rule considered to counter smog, deteriorating air quality: Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia further said, "If we technically see, the situation is not severe as yet. If PM10 reaches 500 ug/m3, the situation is then called severe. We can say that the air pollution level is close to severe."

Parking in Delhi to cost four times more to curb pollution: Authorities

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) here to discourage people from using private vehicles as air pollution worsened further and touc

Delhi might get odd-even scheme back, gear-up says Transport minister

Odd-Even rule can be implemented when air pollution levels are in the 'emergency' category for 48 hours or more.

Delhi’s pollution woes are far from over: CSE

Delhi's pollution troubles are "far from over", a green body today said as its analysis showed that the number of vehicles entering the national capital from other states every day is close to the total number of vehicles tha

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NGT raps states on pollution, warns of action against chief secys

Cracking the whip on states, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed their chief secretaries to submit by Tuesday details of cities worst affected by air pollution, failing which bailable warrants may be issued a

Of 100 Smart Cities, 17 figure in the list of WHO’s most polluted

The report of high pollution levels of Indian cities comes at a time when the government has set an ambitious plan to build 100 smart cities across the country.

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Supreme Court allows diesel taxis to operate in Delhi & NCR; bans fresh registration of diesel cabs

Supreme Court ruled that diesel taxis with All India Tourist permit will be allowed to operate in Delhi/NCR till their permit expires.

Ban on diesel-run taxis to affect BPOs: Centre tells SC

"The BPO industry would be affected as diesel taxis had been used for pick and drop facilities of the employees.," Solicitor General Ranjith Kumar said.


Pollution increased during second phase of odd-even scheme: Study

The second phase of the odd-even scheme, implemented to improve Delhi's air quality, saw a "rise" of nearly 23 per cent in pollution levels compared to the first 15 days of April when the scheme was not in force, an IndiaSpen

Odd Even Rule: PM 1 level sees slight dip

The odd-even period has seen a marginal dip in the quantity of PM 1, the tiniest and the most harmful of all the respirable pollutants

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Odd-even rule: National Green Tribunal asks CPCB to monitor pollution level

National Green Tribunal asked the Central Pollution Control Board to independently monitor and record the data of ambient air quality in Delhi during the ongoing second phase of the odd-even rule scheme.

NGT not barred from hearing plea on Delhi pollution: SC

The Supreme Court today clarified that it has not stopped National Green Tribunal from passing any order in matters pertaining to pollution in Delhi and asked a body, which wants to organise a vintage car rally for a social c

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