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