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..
From constituting flying squads and approaching school authorities to coordinating with market bodies and resident welfare associations, an elaborate plan is in place in view of the complete ban against the sale and use of firecrackers in the NCR.Readmore..
A grey apocalyptic smog enveloped Delhi on Tuesday, blotting out the sun from the sky and smudging landmarks from view as air quality hit "emergency" levels.Readmore..
New research shows that rural and urban regions of India face similarly high health risks due to air pollution.Readmore..
Air pollution may lead to a faster spread of COVID-19 infections as it causes coughing and sneezing, government officials told a parliamentary panel on Friday, according to sources.Readmore..
Smog, which for long is considered as a health and environment hazard, is quickly taking a toll on economic activities as well.Readmore..
Expressing concern over poor air quality in north India, especially in the national capital, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the government will encourage all possible technological interventions to mitigate pollution.Readmore..
The Supreme Court Friday asked the Centre to ensure there is no smog in Delhi as it was informed that the commission on air quality management has started functioning from today.Readmore..
Sale or use of firecrackers has been completely banned in Chandigarh in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, an official said here on Friday.Readmore..
Five jaggery-making units have been sealed and fined Rs 1 lakh each on Friday for allegedly not adhering to anti-pollution norms in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, authorities said.Readmore..