Tag: Pollution In Delhi

Delhi's air quality worsens again, no imminent improvement seen

New Delhi: Air quality in Delhi and the adjoining areas worsened to the ‘very poor’ category on Sunday, after a 3-day respite, and pollution is expected to increase over the next few days due to unfavourable weather conditions. Official report claims “significant drop” in stubble burning in neighbouring states. Delhi is currently suffering with the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Now air filtering buses to counter Delhi's pollution

New Delhi: Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday flagged off five buses fitted with air-filters, which trap the pollutants in the air, as a pilot project. He along with his Delhi counterpart Imran Husaain also formed 52 rapid action teams consisting of over 250 officials from the Centre and Delhi government to control air […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Delhi government below average on traffic management, pollution

New Delhi: Traffic congestion, water and air pollution, and better employment opportunities have been the top three priority of Delhi’s voters but the city government has performed below average in these issues, according to an ADR survey. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said that traffic congestion (49.67 per cent), water and air pollution (44.52 per […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
How To Avoid Stubble Burning: Rice Producer Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Unlike north India, crop stubble burning is not prevalent in Odisha even though it has started making inroads unto several parts of the coastal state. Air pollution due to stubble burning has turned a critical health hazard in north India. Agriculture in Odisha is the mainstay of the majority of the populace. The state […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
32 Flights Diverted From Delhi Airport Due To Low Visibility

New Delhi: With a thick smog engulfing the Delhi airport and areas around it, as many as 32 flights were on Sunday diverted to nearby cities. Most of the flights were domestic and could not land due to minimum visibility falling around the airport premises. “Till a while back, about 32 flights were diverted due […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Odd-Even Kicks Off In Delhi

New Delhi: As Delhi battles to breathe, the third Odd-Even car rationing scheme aimed to provide relief from pollution kicked-off on Monday. The scheme will remain in force till November 15 and the rules for this will be applicable in Delhi from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Violation of the scheme will attract a penalty […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021