Poshan Outlook
Poshan Outlook
November 13, 2020
Union Environment Minister Assures Technological Interventions to Combat Pollution

Union Environment Minister Assures Technological Interventions to Combat Pollution

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.

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Poshan Outlook
November 12, 2020
Supreme Court Orders Center to Ensure No Smog in Delhi

Supreme Court Orders Center to Ensure No Smog in Delhi

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.

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Poshan Outlook
November 11, 2020
Chandigarh Joins the List of Cities Banning Firecrackers for Diwali

Chandigarh Joins the List of Cities Banning Firecrackers for Diwali

Sale or use of firecrackers has been completely banned in Chandigarh in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, an official said here on Friday.

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Poshan Outlook
November 11, 2020
UP Fines 5 Jaggery Units on Charges of Polluting

UP Fines 5 Jaggery Units on Charges of Polluting

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.

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Poshan Outlook
November 11, 2020
PWD Faces Penalty of Rs. 50 thousand for Breaching the Pollution Control Norms

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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Poshan Outlook
November 11, 2020
Slow Wind and Farm Fires Creates Haze Layer Over the National Capital

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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Poshan Outlook
November 10, 2020
WB Government bars the bursting of Fire Crackers On Diwali Owing to Air Pollution and COVID.

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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Poshan Outlook
November 10, 2020
West Bengal Marks 4th of November to be Anti-Stubble Burning Day

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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Poshan Outlook
November 10, 2020
Delhi Air Quality Failed to Improve Even with Improved Ventilations

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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Poshan Outlook
November 10, 2020
Noida Polluters charges Rs 4 Lakhs as Penalty

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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