Delhi Air Pollution

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Will buy 2,000 buses, launch tree plantation drive to check pollution: Arvind Kejriwal

Asked about steps taken to tackle pollution in Delhi, Kejriwal said it is a very complex problem but the AAP government does not lack the political will to take measures to reduce pollution.

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Delhi traffic signals to give air quality update every hour

The LED panels display hourly AQI readings and the associated health advisories. For instance, an AQI between 0-50 is considered ‘Good’, 51-100 is considered ‘Satisfactory’, 101-200 ‘Moderate’, 201-300 ‘Poor’, 301-400 ‘Very Poor’ and 401-500 is considered ‘Severe.’

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Centre and Delhi to launch joint campaign on air pollution

Vardhan said that the Union government will coordinate a joint campaign, for two weeks, with the Delhi government, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and other municipal agencies

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Environment ministry, Delhi government to launch clean air campaign next month

The teams will be provided with check-lists so that there is focused activity on mitigation of pollution, including effective measures for dust mitigation, solid waste management and prevention of garbage burning.

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A compelling account of the environmental concerns that India faces and practical solutions that could resolve the deadlocks

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Rajya Sabha members asks government to take steps to deal with pollution

The members also asked the government to refrain from putting the blame on farmers for causing pollution by burning stubble or husk after harvest and suggested steps to help the farmers for proper disposals of this agriculture residue.

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Failure of authorities made Delhi a polluting city, says High Court

Expressing displeasure over the connivance of officials of municipal corporations in allowing industrial units in residential and non-conforming areas, the bench asked the bodies to conduct an inquiry and inform the court.

Lens on diesel vehicles as Delhi prepares for pollution fight

The proposed plan, officials said, has two components – a constructive plan with specific targets, which officials aim to start from January 2018 and will continue till the target are reached.

Delhi air quality ‘moderate’ — best in December in two years

The Air Quality Index on Thursday read 194 at 4 pm, putting the air in the ‘moderate’ range. It was 282 on Wednesday, which falls in the ‘poor’ category.

Delhi air pollution study will use body sensors to map air quality

The Delhi Air Pollution: Health and Effects (DAPHNE) project, a collaboration involving nine universities from India and the UK, will use tiny sensors over four years to map air quality.

Chandigarh: Air quality worst at some places in 2017, says study

Delhi pollution: Air still very poor but rain may bring respite

The city is expected to see light rain Wednesday, which might bring momentary relief from the high pollution levels, IMD officials said.

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Delhi air pollution: Congress releases white paper on pollution

Citing World Bank studies, Tharoor said 8.5 per cent of the country’s GDP was affected by the “damage caused by air pollution”. The white paper was prepared by the All India Professionals’ Congress (AIPC) — a wing of the Congress party.

Delhi air pollution: Respiratory illness dominates medical camp for traffic police personnel

Doctors told The Indian Express that the deteriorating air condition is exposing the traffic police — already hassled with their stressful lifestyle — to respiratory problems.

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Delhi pollution: Air quality dips again but worst is yet to come

A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed the AAP government to file the action plan within the next 48 hours even as the government sought more time.

HC’s reversal of the disqualification of Delhi MLAs flags the need to respect principles of democracy, uphold due process.

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The message from the cricket field only underlines the urgency: Delhi must clean up its air.