December 09, 2020

Government Committed Towards Fighting Air Pollution: Javadekar

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar today said that the Central Government has been taking all steps possible to combat air pollution in Delhi and North India and is working towards deploying all possible technologic

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December 08, 2020

Delhi Air Predicted to Improve in the Next Two Days

Delhi's air quality was recorded in the upper end of the “very poor” category on Sunday, and is likely to improve over the next two days due to a predicted increase in the wind speed.

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December 08, 2020

Air Quality in Delhi-NCR Region Continues To Have ‘Severe’ Quality of Air For the Fourth Day

The average air quality remained "severe" in Ghaziabad and Noida for the fourth day in a row, while it stayed "very poor" in Faridabad and Gurgaon, according to a government agency data on Monday.

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December 04, 2020

The National Green Tribunal Enforces Absolute on Sale and Use of Firecrackers in High Pollution Zones

In a fresh directive, the National Green Tribunal has directed that there would be a total ban on the sale and use of all kinds of firecrackers during COVID-19 pandemic in the NCR and all cities/towns in the country where the ambient air quality falls und

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December 01, 2020

Lahore Becomes World’s Most polluted City Once Again

Pakistan's cultural capital Lahore has once again topped the list of world's most polluted cities. "Lahore ranks the most polluted city in the world," according to air pollution data released by the US Air Quality Index on Monday.

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December 01, 2020

Delhi’s Air Quality of November 2020 Worse Than 2019

The national capital witnessed more polluted November this year than in 2019, largely due to lesser precipitation and large-scale stubble burning. The city also recorded nine "severe" air days this November, the maximum number in the month in four years.

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December 01, 2020

Air Pollution Increasing Risks of Premature Births

Most pregnancies last 40 weeks; a baby is known as a premature or pre-term when her or she is born before the completion of 37th week. Based on the gestational age, pre-term babies are sub-categorised as extremely preterm (less than 28 weeks), very preter

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December 01, 2020

Exporting air pollution impacts the health of most Indians

The current way we do business exports disease, disabilities and deaths to emerging economies. It’s been 50 years since the Clean Air Act of 1970 was launched in the United States. In that time the United States has reduced its air pollution emissions

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November 21, 2020

AAP’s Plea to the Air Quality Commission for Filing Cases Against Punjab-Haryana CMs

The AAP wants to appeal to the Air Quality Commission as well as the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognizance and lodge cases of criminal negligence against the chief ministers of Haryana and Punjab

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November 21, 2020

Relief for Gurugram as Air Pollution Recorded Lowest in One Month

The people of Gurugram got a huge relief from air pollution as the PM 2.5 level on Tuesday was recorded to be 166.

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