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IIT Madras launches India's first 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people

06 Nov 2019

IIT Madras launches India's first 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people

In a major development, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) has launched an affordable new 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people.

Delhi's pollution level remains 'severe' for third consecutive day

24 Dec 2018

Delhi's pollution level remains 'severe' for third consecutive day

Pollution in Delhi remained in the severe level for the third consecutive day, as wind speed and other meteorological factors remained "highly unfavorable" for dispersion of pollutants today, according to authorities.

With smog covering around, Delhi's air quality turns 'severe'

22 Dec 2018

With smog covering around, Delhi's air quality turns 'severe'

Delhi's air quality deteriorated to severe category today as a cover of smog surrounded the national capital and prevented dispersion of pollutants, authorities said.

Delhi's air-quality remains 'severe', mild rain adds to pollution woes

12 Dec 2018

Delhi's air-quality remains 'severe', mild rain adds to pollution woes

Thick haze engulfed Delhi today as air quality in the national capital remained severe for the third consecutive day with mild rains further adding to pollution woes, authorities said.

As air quality deteriorates, thick haze engulfs the national capital

27 Nov 2018

As air quality deteriorates, thick haze engulfs the national capital

A thick haze engulfed Delhi as the air quality deteriorated, authorities said today, adding eight areas of the national capital recorded severe pollution level.

Delhi's air quality remains severe due to unfavourable weather conditions

11 Nov 2018

Delhi's air quality remains severe due to unfavourable weather conditions

Delhi's air quality remained in the "severe" category today owing to unfavorable weather conditions and a significant increase in contribution from stubble burning, authorities said.

Delhi's air quality improves from 'severe' to 'very poor'

10 Nov 2018

Delhi's air quality improves from 'severe' to 'very poor'

Days after Delhi witnessed 'severe' air quality post-Diwali, its air quality improved today to 'very poor' category, after local pollutants "reduced significantly" and the contribution from stubble burning remained "marginal" due to wind speed, authorities said.

Delhi's air-quality turns 'severe' for the first time this season

30 Oct 2018

Delhi's air-quality turns 'severe' for the first time this season

For the first time this season, Delhi's air quality turned "severe" today.

Pollution hits dangerous levels in Srinagar during winters: Study

11 Mar 2018

Pollution hits dangerous levels in Srinagar during winters: Study

In a surprising find, a study has revealed that pollution in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar hits dangerous levels during winter months as the air carries five times more tiny particulate matter than the permissible limit, with the experts terming it a worrying development.

India to get an exclusive tourist police, soon!

27 Jun 2017

India to get an exclusive tourist police, soon!

There might soon be a tourist police in India, catering exclusively to visitors to the country and ensuring their safety.

Election Commission goes hi-tech to increase voter turnout

13 Feb 2017

Election Commission goes hi-tech to increase voter turnout

The State Election Commission has tied up with Facebook, which will send messages to voters across the state on polling-day.