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AAP: L-G must quit over false info on landfill sites

Earlier this week, it had filed a petition in the green panel seeking cancellation of the allotment of landfills.

04 May 2018 5:35 AM

Mumbai’s air is getting worse day by day: NGO

Praja has gathered the data of air quality through an Right to Information query to the Central Pollution Control Board.

27 Apr 2018 2:11 AM

DDA to green panel: Two new landfill sites approved

Ghazipur landfill site, which was fully saturated way back in 2000 still gets 1,600 metric tonnes of waste per day.

24 Apr 2018 6:38 AM

‘Sangam Vihar residents at risk of lung diseases’

Notably, the colony is mostly inhabited by poor people who lack the basic amenities.

22 Apr 2018 5:52 AM

Brick kilns: NGT raps Delhi, UP, Raj

The plea had also claimed that these brick kilns were running without obtaining necessary clearances from statutory authorities concerned.

06 Apr 2018 6:49 AM


City air quality dips again after a brief breather

The air quality was in the moderate category for few days but turned ‘poor’ with the levels of PM 2.5 climbing twice the prescribed standards.

10 Mar 2018 2:11 AM

New air monitoring stationspart of draft action plan

Officials asserted that Mumbai roads need to be pothole-free to prevent accumulation of dust and also prevent traffic congestion .

23 Feb 2018 7:51 AM

‘War room’ at CPCB to monitor Delhi pollution

Teams empowered to take ‘on-the-spot’ action, says Vardhan.

07 Feb 2018 2:46 AM

No mention of national plan to tackle air pollution in budget: Green activists

However, the MPCB is set to address both the issues as per the draft action plan for Mumbai.

03 Feb 2018 5:29 AM

Roads packed with cars lead to dip in air quality

Traffic experts have asserted that increase in the number of vehicles on the roads is the obvious reason behind the speed-decrease.

25 Jan 2018 3:21 AM


NO2 level rises despite fall in diesel consumption

The stations are located in Pitampura, Siri Fort, Janakpuri, Nizamuddin, Shahzada Bagh and Shahdara.

11 Jan 2018 1:53 AM

Mumbai fourth noisiest city among seven metros

CPCB officials maintained that there has been a huge improvement in regulation of noise levels across the city.

07 Jan 2018 1:39 AM

Green panel introduces GRAP

Plan divided into four categories to combat different levels of air pollution in Delhi.

28 Dec 2017 1:56 AM

Fog hits train services, air quality dips to ‘very poor’ category in Delhi

The Air Quality Index (AQI), as recorded by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), reflected the rise in the pollution levels.

26 Dec 2017 11:08 AM

Delhi pollution: Air quality drops to 'very poor' from 'moderate'

At least 10 trains were cancelled,17 delayed and 2 rescheduled as visibility was down to 1200 metres.

11 Dec 2017 4:12 PM


Smog woes: NGT slams Delhi govt for not filing comprehensive action plan

National Green Tribunal also slammed authorities for holding the India-Sri Lanka cricket match despite bad air quality.

04 Dec 2017 3:34 PM

Air quality again slips to ‘very poor’

Chances of it deteriorating further in coming days less, says govt body.

21 Nov 2017 1:48 AM

Delhi: Air quality becomes ‘very poor’ again

The Central Pollution Control Board's (CPCB) National Air Quality Index has Delhi in the 'very poor' zone with a score of 326.

20 Nov 2017 6:20 PM

AAP govt sitting on unused Rs 1,500 crore green fund as Delhi battles toxic smog

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has amassed Rs 62 crore as one per cent cess from dealers selling diesel cars.

15 Nov 2017 5:11 PM

Delhi: After a day of gains, pollution back to ‘emergency’ levels

The CPCB’s air quality index for the day (based on pollution levels till 5 pm) had a score of 403, as against Friday’s 468.

12 Nov 2017 2:09 AM