Why Delhi's Smog Towers Will Fair To Clean Up The Air

From every known science and engineering angle, the concept of vacuuming air in the open is not a practical solution. In the open where every puff of air is replaced with another puff of air in no time, with equal or sometimes more pollution...

By Dr. Sarath Guttikunda 13/09/2021

Relief for Gurugram as Air Pollution Recorded Lowest in One Month

The people of Gurugram got a huge relief from air pollution as the PM 2.5 level on Tuesday was recorded to be 166.

By Outlook Planet Desk 21/11/2020

More than 100 Arrested by Ghaziabad Police for Selling and Bursting Crackers

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.

By Outlook Planet Desk 19/11/2020

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.

By Outlook Planet Desk 19/11/2020

Firecrackers Go Green, Will Have QR Code for Easy Identification

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.

By Outlook Planet Desk 17/11/2020

Delhi Air Quality is Expected to Become ‘Severe’ Once Again on Diwali Night

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.

By Outlook Planet Desk 17/11/2020

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.

By Outlook Planet Desk 11/11/2020

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.

By Outlook Planet Desk 13/11/2020

How Kali Keeps Step With Contemporary Indian Food Habits

In a country where gods are always celebrated with food, what nutrition message does the most powerful goddess send out on Diwali?

By Damayanti Datta 27/10/2019

A Day Before Diwali, ‘Choddo Shak' To Appease The Ancestors? Think Again.

How Rituals Mask Nutrition Best Practices

By Damayanti Datta 26/10/2019