November 20, 2020

Delhi’s Air Goes from Being ‘Severe’ to ‘Moderate’

Delhi's air quality was recorded in the “moderate” category on Wednesday morning, while government agencies said no significant change is likely in the next three to four days.

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November 19, 2020

Air Quality Improves Hugely in Delhi-NCR as Rain hits the Region

Delhi's air quality improved "significantly" on Monday due to light rain and favourable wind speed and was recorded in the 'poor' category after a 15-day spell of 'very poor' and 'severe' air days.

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November 19, 2020

More than 100 Arrested by Ghaziabad Police for Selling and Bursting Crackers

Police have booked over 100 people for selling and bursting crackers on Diwali against the ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal to curb pollution, an official said here on Monday.

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November 19, 2020

Environment Minister Gopal Rai Hopeful as 70 Per Cent of Delhi Resident Obeyed the Government Ban on Fire Crackers

Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said around 70 per cent people in Delhi did not burn firecrackers on Diwali after the AAP government imposed a ban on the same, and the results will be better next year.

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November 19, 2020

UP Police books 35 People for Burning Firecrackers Disobeying the Ban

Thirty-five people who allegedly burst firecrackers defying the ban on it have been issued challans by police in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida, officials said on Monday.

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November 17, 2020

Firecrackers Go Green, Will Have QR Code for Easy Identification

Green firecrackers sold this year would have a novel feature of quick response (QR) coding system to avoid manufacturing and sale of counterfeit products, the Karnataka government has said in its order.

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November 17, 2020

CAQM Directs CPCB to Ensure No Lapse in Following NGT’s Directions on Air Quality

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) on Friday directed the CPCB and states concerned to ensure that there is no lapse in implementation of the National Green Tribunal's directions in view of the prevailing air quality scenario.

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November 17, 2020

Delhi Air Quality is Expected to Become ‘Severe’ Once Again on Diwali Night

Delhi's air quality remained “very poor” on Saturday morning and emission from firecrackers and calm winds may push it to the “severe” zone, according to government agencies and weather experts.

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November 15, 2020

No Quick Recovery Expected for Delhi’s Air Quality

Delhi is witnessing an "unusual" condition and no quick recovery is predicted from the "severe" air pollution, a central government forecasting agency said on Tuesday.

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November 15, 2020

73% of the Household in the Delhi-NCR Region is Suffering from Pollution Related Ailment

As Delhi faces another tryst with air pollution, about 73 per cent households of Delhi-NCR now have one or more individuals suffering from pollution-related ailments like cough, cold, sore throat, headache, burning eyes and difficulty in breathing,

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