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Won't allow odd-even scheme unless proved effective: NGT raps Delhi govt

NGT also asked the government to give an undertaking that it will roll out odd-even only when the particulate matter levels are over 300.

10 Nov 2017 4:15 PM

Delhi: All schools shut, construction, trucks banned

The smog, which triggered near zero visibility at many places, led to pile-ups on highways and delay in flight operations.

09 Nov 2017 5:43 AM

Delhi’s toxic air: Act before it’s too late

Warnings have been issued about 88 per cent of premature deaths occurring in India where air pollution is escalating at an alarming rate.

09 Nov 2017 2:11 AM

Delhi HC, NGT take state govts to task

This becomes critical at this time. It (air quality) is already loaded (with dust), but stubble burning is the trigger.

08 Nov 2017 3:06 AM

Air quality improves but still in very poor category

8 CPCB monitoring stations record ‘severe’ quality of air.

22 Oct 2017 4:23 AM


NGT tells CPCB to analyse air samples near Okhla unit

The bench said, The CPCB is to collect and analyse the samples of ambient air quality once in four months and conduct two inspections in a year.

11 Oct 2017 2:57 AM

Delhi’s air quality enters red zone, forecast grim

A ‘poor’ AQI essentially means that people will have breathing discomfort on prolonged exposure to such air.

05 Oct 2017 2:09 AM

Panel for odour control tech at Delhi landfill sites

he main odourous compounds according to the report are ammonia, mercaptans, and butyric acid.

25 Sep 2017 3:40 AM

NCR to get common air quality index soon

The air quality index or AQI is basically a figure and a series of colour codings shared by agencies.

04 Sep 2017 2:05 AM

Why shouldn't you be fined: NGT asks major waste generators

NGT asked the defaulting bodies to reply within 2 weeks why they should not be asked to pay Rs 5 lakh for failing to manage waste.

10 Apr 2017 8:25 PM


Delhi did not see single good air quality day this winter

89 per cent of the total days were either under ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’ category.

18 Mar 2017 3:10 AM

Okhla plant safe, government committee tells NGT

The CPCB lawyer said the plant was using “superior” technology for its operation.

10 Dec 2016 2:34 AM

Delhi: Air quality ‘very poor’, four times above normal

This year the situation has marginally improved riding on the back of strong wind movement for about a fortnight.

03 Dec 2016 3:35 AM

Supreme Court nod to graded response plan on air pollution

The decision comes a month after the capital saw a rise in the pollution levels with thick smog engulfing the city.

03 Dec 2016 1:04 AM

Air quality ‘severe’ as dense fog engulfs Delhi

Around 70 north-bound trains, including Rajdhani services, were delayed, while around 30 others were rescheduled due to fog.

02 Dec 2016 2:30 AM


Fog arrives in Delhi; flights, trains delayed

The visibility was recorded at 800 metres at 5:30 am, which dropped to 200 metres three hours later.

01 Dec 2016 2:48 AM

Delhi government plans 20 units to track city pollution

The DPCC currently operates six monitoring stations, while the CPCB runs nine, although there are overlaps in terms of locations.

28 Nov 2016 2:02 AM