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Delhi's air quality remains 'poor' on Sunday as stubble-burning continues

13 Oct 2019

Delhi's air quality remains 'poor' on Sunday as stubble-burning continues

Residents of Delhi woke up to hazy skies on Sunday morning as the national capital's air quality took a hit.

Odd-even scheme could return as Delhi grapples with pollution crisis

25 Dec 2018

Odd-even scheme could return as Delhi grapples with pollution crisis

Delhi's 'odd-even' vehicle rationing scheme might soon be making a comeback.

Delhi: Get 10% discount on using Metro-card in DTC buses

18 Oct 2018

Delhi: Get 10% discount on using Metro-card in DTC buses

To encourage the use of public transport among commuters amid rising air pollution levels in Delhi, the Delhi Cabinet today approved a proposal by which one can avail 10% discount on using the Metro card in DTC cluster buses.

Delhi's air-quality deteriorates to 'very poor' for first-time this season

17 Oct 2018

Delhi's air-quality deteriorates to 'very poor' for first-time this season

Delhi's air quality for the first time this season deteriorated to 'very poor' category with several areas in the national capital nearing towards severe levels of pollution, according to authorities.

Delhi: Emergency action plan rolled out to combat 'worsening' air-pollution

16 Oct 2018

Delhi: Emergency action plan rolled out to combat 'worsening' air-pollution

As the air quality in Delhi remains "poor", an emergency action plan has been rolled out which includes steps like banning diesel power generator sets and construction activities.

Delhi: NBCC told to stop construction at Pragati Maidan

15 Oct 2018

Delhi: NBCC told to stop construction at Pragati Maidan

Seeking to curb Delhi's pollution level, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) yesterday asked the state-run NBCC to "immediately halt" all construction and demolition activities at its project site at Pragati Maidan, officials said.

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.

Gurugram becomes the most polluted city in NCR region

12 Feb 2018

Gurugram becomes the most polluted city in NCR region

The air quality in Gurugram was reported to be in the 'very poor' category recently, even after the city witnessed a drop in temperature.

Delhi's air quality is "severe" once again, but improvement predicted

22 Dec 2017

Delhi's air quality is "severe" once again, but improvement predicted

For the first time since November's hazardous smog, air quality in Delhi reached the "severe plus or emergency" category yesterday.

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.