November 11, 2020

PWD Faces Penalty of Rs. 50 thousand for Breaching the Pollution Control Norms

A hefty penalty of Rs 50,000 was on Friday imposed on the city's Public Works Department for "violation of pollution control norms" during the ongoing Chandni Chowk redevelopment project, North Delhi Mayor Jai Prakash said.

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November 11, 2020

Slow Wind and Farm Fires Creates Haze Layer Over the National Capital

A layer of haze lingered over the national capital and its suburbs on Thursday morning, with raging farm fires and a fall in the wind speed and temperatures pushing air quality to the worst levels in around a year.

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November 10, 2020

WB Government bars the bursting of Fire Crackers On Diwali Owing to Air Pollution and COVID.

The West Bengal government on Tuesday said that it will not allow bursting of firecrackers during the upcoming Kali Puja and Diwali festivals in order to check air pollution which is hazardous for COVID-19 patients.

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November 10, 2020

West Bengal Marks 4th of November to be Anti-Stubble Burning Day

The West Bengal government on Tuesday decided to observe November 4 as an 'anti-stubble burning day', an official said.

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November 10, 2020

Delhi Air Quality Failed to Improve Even with Improved Ventilations

The national capital's air quality remained 'very poor' on Sunday, with stubble burning contributing 40 per cent to Delhi's pollution and negating the effect of better ventilation, according to a government forecasting agency.

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November 10, 2020

Noida Polluters charges Rs 4 Lakhs as Penalty

The Noida Authority on Sunday said it has slapped penalties worth Rs 4 Lakh on entities, including construction sites, that were found violating norms to combat air pollution here.

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November 10, 2020

10 Action Points For Better Air Quality In NCR : Commission For Air Quality

The members of Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) in National Capital Region and adjoining Areas met and reviewed the air quality scenario in the region, actions taken by various agencies so far

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November 10, 2020

40% of Delhiā€™s Pollution is Stemming from Stubble Burning: SAFAR

The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitoring agency SAFAR on Sunday said that stubble burning has peaked in the states neighbouring Delhi and its share in the pollution level in the national capital rose to 40 per cent.

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November 10, 2020

Gopal Rai Holds Action Above Team Building for Curbing Pollution

Strict action on the ground was more important than creating new teams and committees, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Thursday after the Centre introduced a new law through an ordinance that put in place a powerful oversight body to curb air

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November 10, 2020

Polluters Charged Rs. 12.85 lakhs for Violating Anti-Pollution Norms

The Noida Authority on Thursday said it has slapped penalties worth Rs 12.85 lakh on entities that were found violating anti-air pollution guidelines here.

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