“I would like to invite you for entering into a regional cooperation arrangement to tackle the issue of smog as well as environmental pollution,” Shehbaz Sharif said
Yogi Adityanath had directed municipal corporations to ensure that garbage is not burnt and sprinkling of water is done to control dust.
Noxious air and poisonous smog have engulfed Pakistan over recent weeks and led to a health emergency. The situation has turned so worse that some social media users described Lahore as the dirtiest city in the world.
Amarinder Singh’s silence to the tweet sent to him by the Pakistan Punjab government is not surprising. Our leaderships make pious statements about co-operating to resolve the “real issues” but in reality, we are more comfortable wearing the armour of old hostilities.
Mohindra was speaking on the sidelines of a function organised to distribute Sat Pal Mittal National awards and also mark the 128th birth anniversary of former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
Arvind Kejriwal last week had sought a meeting with counterparts from Haryana and Punjab to discuss ways to manage the worsening air pollution in Delhi and the neighbouring states.
The research, titled “Happiness in the air: How does a dirty sky affect mental health and subjective well-being?,” found that exposure to air pollution over time reduces hedonic happiness and increases the rate of depressive symptoms.
According to Northern Railway, over 25 trains were delayed in the Ambala division on Thursday
Farmers complained that because of smog and lack of sunlight moisture level in the crop had risen up to 25 per cent.
The department had notified the challenge fund mostly in Punjabi with only a few paragraphs in English.
In a letter to the PM, Amarinder has requested him to convene a meeting of Chief Ministers of the affected States along with the Union Ministers for Agriculture, Food and Environment on the issue
Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) member S Narayanan said multiple factors including low temperature and stubble burning were
contributing to the smog in the region.
The accidents happened on both sides of the Kachi Bhucho flyover in Bathinda district, thus killing ten on the spot. A total of 14 people were injured in the two accidents.
Yamuna Expressway accident: Soon after the Scorpio hit the construction material, other vehicles, including an Innova, Hyundai Xcent and Maruti Ertiga, among others, rammed into each other one after the other.
While Delhi’s adverse air quality has been rightly ringing screeching alarms all over the country and the world, it would be incorrect to believe that the extreme lung-hazard is a concern of the capital region alone.