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SC ex-judge to check stubble burning curbs across three states

Stubble burning in agricultural fields is a major source of choking air pollution in Delhi-NCR during winter every year

17 Oct 2020 11:55 AM

From crop stubble to something useful, INST has the solution to pollution

Mohali-based nanoscience institute is working on ways to turn crop waste into bricks

03 Mar 2020 4:44 AM

Don't blame farmers for stubble burning, says AAP's Bhagwant Mann

Leaders said that government should explore ways of using stubble in biogas and cardboard manufacturing to encourage farmers to sell it.

22 Nov 2019 2:59 PM

You sit in ivory towers and let people die, SC slams states on air pollution

Can you permit the country to go back by 100 years,' observed a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra.

06 Nov 2019 5:11 PM

Delhi to undergo odd-even, no surge in cab fares; 50L masks to be given

The offices of various departments of Delhi govt will open at 9:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

01 Nov 2019 7:32 PM

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Air quality dips to 'very poor' in Delhi-NCR

The overall AQI deteriorated further and touched the 268 mark, which falls in the poor category.

16 Oct 2019 10:08 AM

NGT asks chief secys of 4 states to appear November 15

Stresses on need to find long-lasting solution to stubble burning.

13 Nov 2018 12:49 AM

Delhi wakes up to hazy Diwali morning, air quality remains 'poor'

Delhi's air quality is expected to deteriorate to 'severe plus emergency' category after Diwali, SAFAR said.

07 Nov 2018 12:45 PM

May stop private vehicles in Delhi if pollution gets worse, says official

Delhi air quality turned 'severe' on Tuesday due to stubble burning, vehicular exhaust and a drop-off in wind speeds.

30 Oct 2018 5:43 PM

Delhi air quality falls to 'very poor', Mumbai shows slight improvement

Air quality is predicted to remain 'very poor', for next two days. Experts say stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana is increasing pollution.

25 Oct 2018 11:18 AM

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No respite as air quality in Delhi remains in 'poor' category

Stubble burning in neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana is taking a toll on the city's atmosphere.

20 Oct 2018 11:47 AM

Delhi's air quality continues to remain poor

Despite being prohibited from burning the farm residue, farmers continue to do so, owing to the lack of feasible alternatives.

18 Oct 2018 1:47 PM

Gulf dust storm, not crop burning responsible for Delhi smog: report

On Nov 8, the contribution of the dust storm was 40 per cent, eclipsing the emissions from crop burning, which stood at 25 per cent.

16 Nov 2017 2:55 PM

As air quality deteriorates, SC to hear plea today to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR

The fresh plea seeks direction to Centre and states concerned to take measures on curbing road dust and stubble burning.

13 Nov 2017 11:10 AM

Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse' as stubble burning continues on outskirts

The sharp reek of burning stubble marks the onset of the pollution season in Delhi as air contaminants soar to dangerous levels.

19 Oct 2017 12:40 PM

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Stubble burning: Punjab govt to produce over 30 incentivised farmers before NGT

The Department of Agriculture is also taking steps in six other villages of Patiala district to facilitate residue management.

13 Oct 2017 7:30 AM

Punjab: Farmers defy govt orders, burn stubble in protest, demand subsidy

Stubble burning has become a major concern for authorities as it causes air pollution as well as reduces soil fertility.

12 Oct 2017 2:02 PM

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