The first convention at Karol Bagh on May 4 will be addressed by Meira Kumar.
Ban on Old vehicles, extends deadline until May 18
The bench noted that “it is on record” that while burning of garbage and other waste was not the only source of pollution, it accounted for “29.4% of air pollution, with regard to PM 10”.
While the NGT bench said it will go through the plea and pass appropriate orders, it reiterated that the government should “come up with at least one solution” to curb pollution.
Second batch of rescued persons arrive at IGI airport on Sunday evening.
10,000 trucks are tied to Tughlakabad container depot every night.
The Kaushambi story: Industrial areas, bus depots and garbage landfill
Police now believe that the 28-year-old cousin of victim Ankit Chauhan is the prime suspect in the case.
Apart from the trucks, the report highlighted the lack of any monitoring of buses run by state governments — the drivers were “shocked” at the checks.
NGT also asked Delhi govt to submit suggestions on providing incentives to those transferring/scrapping old, polluting diesel vehicles.
The government, in a statement, has asked all sub-divisional magistrates to carry out regular inspections and surprise checks.
Hearing plea on air pollution, green tribunal asks officials to start crackdown in Delhi and NCR.
NGT rejected the plea on Friday and asked Delhi government to file a “data-based” application in the matter.
If you thought leaving Delhi was one option to escape its toxic air, you might need to think again about where you’re going.
From vehicles to gensets, 40% surge in diesel use means more cancer-causing chemicals in air.
A 2013 pollution inventory found that diesel combustion from generators contributed 6 per cent of PM2.5 and 10 per cent of PM10 levels in Delhi and satellite towns.
Its fumes can damage the lungs and brains and cause cancer; India yet to assess threat while rest of world takes note.
Area the size of 1,34,000 football fields built upon, rule book thrown to the wind.
What the govt rulebook says for construction without harming the environment, and how Delhi builders ignore it all
Experts said that without uniform fuel standards, trucks with national permits will continue to use cheaper, poor quality diesel.
A driver at the Shahdara checkpost blamed the owner of his truck for forcing him to mix diesel with kerosene to save money.
Just under half of the 44 lakh schoolchildren studied are growing up into adults with irreversible lung damage.
As many as 15 authoritative studies red-flagged how landmark gains from CNG were being frittered away.
Former CM Sheila Dikshit looks back at the way the capital, having once become a model for fighting air pollution, went downhill from there.
The move is expected to be the party’s most exhaustive social media programme.
The Delhi Congress chief said that recent rain and hailstorms had ruined crops in Bawana.
The bench said all industries operating in residential areas present a serious “source of pollution”.
Since Friday, owners have discontinued power supply to the towers.
The notice, which was issued on Thursday, prohibited “public display of affection”, “hugging”, etc.
While the historic win has many in the BJP worried, Congress leaders said the situation presented a unique opportunity.
The 32-year-old software engineer, arrested for allegedly murdering his wife at their apartment in Ghaziabad.
The sting was reportedly recorded when Kejriwal was in conversation with members of the AAP minority wing Shahid Azad.
Deputy CM Sisodia says ‘unpopular’ decisions needed to repair Delhi’s air quality
Mohammad Asif said there were two meetings between him and the senior AAP leaders and that he was offered a cabinet berth in new govt in exchange for breaking Congress.
Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken also launched a series of swine flu awareness campaigns in Delhi.
The last such study was done by Nagpur-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) in 2010.