Bhure Lal

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Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'

05 Jan 2019

Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'

Delhi's air quality deteriorated again to the severe category today due to unfavorable meteorological conditions after showing a slight improvement yesterday.

Delhi-NCR: EPCA shuts industries, bans construction activities for 3 days

24 Dec 2018

Delhi-NCR: EPCA shuts industries, bans construction activities for 3 days

The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) today imposed a three-day ban on industrial activities in pollution hotspots and construction work across Delhi-NCR in view the national capital's severe air quality.

EPCA: Private transport might be stopped in Delhi, courtesy pollution

30 Oct 2018

EPCA: Private transport might be stopped in Delhi, courtesy pollution

With air quality levels in Delhi on a consistent decline, the government might decide to pull private cars off the road if pollution levels rise further.

Delhi: Air-quality remains 'very poor'; 113 industries asked to shut

30 Oct 2018

Delhi: Air-quality remains 'very poor'; 113 industries asked to shut

In a meeting chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal held in New Delhi, officials told Baijal that 1,368 show cause notices and 417 closure directions have been issued against polluting units by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).

Center removes JNU professor accused of sexual harassment from EPCA

15 Jul 2018

Center removes JNU professor accused of sexual harassment from EPCA

The Center has removed a JNU professor, accused of sexual harassment, from the Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), tasked with taking various measures to tackle air pollution.

Delhi's air-quality improves; some anti-pollution GRAP measures to be lifted

28 Feb 2018

Delhi's air-quality improves; some anti-pollution GRAP measures to be lifted

Starting tomorrow, Delhi's Badarpur power plant that's been shut for over four months can start temporary operation, ban on diesel generators will be lifted, and hundreds of brick kilns can resume production.

Delhi pollution may kill 30,000, odd-even implemented again

09 Nov 2017

Delhi pollution may kill 30,000, odd-even implemented again

The severe air pollution in Delhi can kill as many as 30,000 people this year, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria has warned. Lung surgeon Arvind Kumar said only evacuation might protect people.

Bofors: Did Rajiv Gandhi sabotage investigation? CBI wants to re-probe

21 Oct 2017

Bofors: Did Rajiv Gandhi sabotage investigation? CBI wants to re-probe

If the CBI's wish is granted, the probe into the Bofors scandal, which has haunted Congress since three decades, might be reopened soon.

Delhi Air Pollution: Diesel generators banned; cars may be next!

17 Oct 2017

Delhi Air Pollution: Diesel generators banned; cars may be next!

As Delhi continues to reach dangerously high air pollution levels, diesel generators have been banned, under the new Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) enforced today to combat pollution.