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SC re-imposes ban on construction in Delhi, asks states to pay affected workers

The states shall use the funds which have been collected as labour cess for the welfare of construction workers, the order said

25 Nov 2021 1:09 PM

Rely upon statistical based model of wind pattern to curb Delhi air pollution: SC

The SC said due to the seriousness of the issue it will continue to hear the matter and posted the case for the next hearing on November 29

24 Nov 2021 12:30 PM

Delhi's air quality improves on the back of winds

Winds gusting up to 20 kmph on Sunday and 25 kmph on Monday led to a marked improvement in the air quality and improved visibility

23 Nov 2021 10:42 AM

SC raps 'inertia of babus', asks for harsher steps

CJI said that the bureaucratic approach is, 'We don’t do anything, let court pass orders and we will put our signatures and forward them'

18 Nov 2021 1:11 AM

Delhi air pollution: Not in favour of WFH, employees advised to carpool, Centre to SC

The apex court asked the Centre about drastic steps which are scientifically proven and are taken to bring down pollution

17 Nov 2021 12:25 PM

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'Emergency meeting' held with adjoining states over depleting air quality in Delhi

The Supreme court lashed out at the Centre and Delhi government for severe AQI

16 Nov 2021 12:05 PM

Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category

A visible improvement in Delhi's air quality was recorded on Sunday although it was in the 'very poor' category

15 Nov 2021 11:07 AM

Supreme Court tells Centre: Take emergency steps to curb Delhi pollution

At the outset of the hearing as solicitor general Tushar Mehta pointed to the impact of stubble burning on air pollution in Delhi

14 Nov 2021 6:50 AM

Delhi: Air quality continues to remain 'very poor' despite rain

The India Meteorological Department on Monday predicted thunderstorms and moderate to heavy intensity rain for Delhi and adjoining areas

18 Oct 2021 10:44 AM

Pollution likely to cut 9 years of life expectancy of 40% of Indians

Air quality has significantly worsened in the western state of Maharashtra and the central state of Madhya Pradesh

01 Sep 2021 11:40 AM

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Not just Delhi-NCR: NGT bans crackers in cities with 'poor' or 'worse' air quality

The NGT order comes amidst speculation of a second wave of coronavirus pandemic just ahead of Diwali

09 Nov 2020 2:46 PM

Winds a worry as death toll reaches 35 from US' West Coast fires

Warnings of low moisture and strong winds that could fan the flames added urgency to the battle

14 Sep 2020 11:39 AM

Novel machine-learning based system predicts air pollution

Large amounts of data are fed into the system to enable predictions from learning patterns and other features

20 Mar 2020 8:49 PM

Air pollution cuts short lifespan by 3.9 years in India

Shocking fact: In UP, toxic air cuts short life expectancy by 8.5 years

03 Mar 2020 1:29 PM

Four social enterprises helping to curb air pollution in India

Let us look at some social enterprises that are trying to make a difference by curbing air pollution.

19 Feb 2020 1:56 PM

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Air pollution has detrimental effects on humans and marine animals in similar ways

Study reveals air pollution affects human, marine health in similar ways.

17 Dec 2019 10:09 AM

Dip in air pollution can bring dramatic health benefits

Studies reveal that reduction in air pollution brings dramatic health benefits.

15 Dec 2019 11:35 AM

Two new air pollution monitors can help you monitor air quality on the go

Cair and Cair+ measure the air quality and air pollution in any environment and shows all collected data in real-time.

13 Dec 2019 3:15 PM

Delhi chokes again as air quality plunges to 'severe'

The air quality index (AQI) in the city was recorded at 407 at 8:00 am.

12 Dec 2019 9:01 AM

Delhi gasps for clean air, AQI remains in 'very poor' category

The AQI near Chandni Chowk, Airport Terminal 3 and Delhi University stood at 453, 377 and 313 respectively.

11 Dec 2019 9:36 AM

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