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.Readmore..
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.Readmore..
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.Readmore..
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.Readmore..
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.Readmore..
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.Readmore..
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.Readmore..
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.Readmore..
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,Readmore..
The Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas on Tuesday tasked the Central Pollution Control Board with operationalising and monitoring GRAP measures till a mechanism is setup by the newly-constituted panel.Readmore..