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
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
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
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
8 CPCB monitoring stations record ‘severe’ quality of air.
22 Oct 2017 4:23 AM
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
A ‘poor’ AQI essentially means that people will have breathing discomfort on prolonged exposure to such air.
05 Oct 2017 2:09 AM
he main odourous compounds according to the report are ammonia, mercaptans, and butyric acid.
25 Sep 2017 3:40 AM
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
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
89 per cent of the total days were either under ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’ category.
18 Mar 2017 3:10 AM
The CPCB lawyer said the plant was using “superior” technology for its operation.
10 Dec 2016 2:34 AM
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
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
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
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
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