The city will need to be reinvented, which calls for identifying people who care for its future and who don’t mind carrying on with duties of despair
Olympic gold medal-winning athlete Linford Christie believes Delhi pollution will not affect half-marathon race on Sunday.
The pollution watchdog also said there was no need to implement the odd-even vehicle rationing scheme, in response to Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot’s letter urging the body to implement it in Delhi-NCR
The Indian Express recently reported that the Costa Rican envoy had developed respiratory illness due to the pollution and had to head to Bengaluru
“The main problem in the north India is the PM2.5 particulate matter as they are very small and can cause serious health problems. We need to identify the sources of PM2.5 particulate matter,” RC Bhargava said
Three videos purportedly showing PAAS leader Hardik Patel in the company of women have gone viral in the recent days.
The green panel, however, refused to lift its ban on industrial activities causing pollution in the Delhi-National Capital Region region.
Delhi smog: The study says that the dust storm was responsible for 40 per cent of the pollution on November 8, when the average air quality index was 478, indicating “severe” levels of pollution.
The EPCA separately wrote to the chief secretaries of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana informing them that hot mix plants can now be allowed to operate.
While the air quality was recorded as poor on Thursday, research organisations suggest that smoggy conditions are going to persist for a long time. Delhi government has asked NCR to participate in GRAP measures including odd-even scheme.
The MLAs said that it was ‘shocking’ that the Arvind Kejriwal government collected Rs 787 crore of environment cess but spent only Rs 93 lakh out of it.
The organisers of the Half Marathon submitted before the Delhi High Court that they have put in a refund policy for those runners who want to opt out and there are measures in place to deal with medical emergencies.
Indian Oil Corp Chairman and Managing Director Sanjiv Singh said refining configuration would be in position to start supplying the higher grade in New Delhi from April 1.
In Delhi, non-communicable diseases comprised 61.2% of the total disease burden. The top causes were ischaemic heart disease (9.6%), iron deficiency anaemia (3.4%), COPD (3.4%) and diabetes (3.2%).
The move came after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered that a patch of road in the capital be sprinkled with water from a high-rise, and a ‘before’ and ‘after’ analysis of pollution levels in the area be conducted.