Centre for Science and Environment: News

20 Jul 2021


Lightning strikes jump by 34%; experts point to climate change

India saw 18.5 million lightning strikes between April 2020 and March 2021, marking a significant jump of 34% from the 13.8 million strikes that occurred over the corresponding period in the previous year.

07 Sep 2018

Kailash Gahlot

Using Metro cards in buses? You'll now get 10% discount

If all goes well, you might get a 10% discount if you use the common mobility card in Delhi buses. This scheme will encompass all state government-run buses.

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.

28 Sep 2017


Delhi: Parking to get costlier; L-G Baijal reviews draft policy

Parking is going to be a pricey affair in Delhi as the government is set to notify new rules, hiking the fees.

19 Sep 2017


Delhiites to pay more for parking in peak-hours from October

People in Delhi would need to pay more for parking in peak hours from next month at commercial centers and even near their houses.

11 Jul 2017


Delhi government to launch 'app-based AC bus service'

In a bid to take private vehicles off the roads, Delhi government is working on a new 'app-based AC Bus Service, 2017' proposal which will enable commuters to book tickets through mobile applications.

01 Nov 2016


Diwali 2016 pushes Delhi's air pollution limits

According to experts, the level of pollution created by this year's Diwali caused several poisonous gases to cross the danger mark.

19 Aug 2016


CPCB study finds 41 Indian cities with poor air quality

A survey conducted across Indian cities by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) brings to light the alarmingly poor quality of air amongst a large number of cities in the country.