A court sent the husband, also a doctor at AIIMS and described in his wife’s suicide note as a “homosexual”, to 14 days in custody.
The Kaushambi story: Industrial areas, bus depots and garbage landfill
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.
The NGT’s orders came close on the heels of an investigative series by The Indian Express on how Delhi’s air turned toxic over the last seven years.
Delhi has plan for tracking trucks that sneak in, UP for moving from coal to gas in power units
Millions of Indian men live away from their homes, forming the bulk of the labour force that drives its cities. Their lives are about relentless toil, and little reprieve.
Expansion will still account for only 15% of commuter trips.
Air quality cannot be the responsibility of the Metro, just like the whole transport system of the city cannot depend only on the Metro, says Singh.
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.
Cement manufacturing, which involves burning of coal and limestone at very high temperatures, contributes to seven per cent of carbon dioxide emissions globally.
Area the size of 1,34,000 football fields built upon, rule book thrown to the wind.
The capital generates over 5,000 tonnes waste daily from demolition, according to figures with Delhi’s three municipal corporations.
In the 2010 survey, SAFAR estimated that 10 per cent of the roads in in NCR and Delhi are unpaved.
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.
Toxic fumes left behind by trucks entering every night, Delhi waits endlessly for a highway that would have skirted the city
Just under half of the 44 lakh schoolchildren studied are growing up into adults with irreversible lung damage.
Dr Manas Ray, lead author of biggest study on air pollution effects on Delhi kids, in conversation with Pritha Chatterjee
Course's director Dr T K Joshi says one reason why this course never really took off was lack of 'incentive'.
Doctors found that a stressful lifestyle and the living conditions in Delhi were responsible for his ill health.
11-time rise in ICU cases at Patel Chest Institute; pollution not only affects lung function, it hits blood pressure levels too.
As many as 15 authoritative studies red-flagged how landmark gains from CNG were being frittered away.
People at the helm just fell asleep, says lawyer MC Mehta.
Retd Justice Singh looks back at the way the capital, having once become a model for fighting air pollution, went downhill from there.
Study at city hospital focused on pregnancies terminated within 12-30 weeks.
Delhi’s first naturopathy centre will come up on the premises of an ayurveda treatment centre.
By April, AIIMS is expected to integrate their UHID system with the UID provided by the government.
The study was conducted by Ram Manohar Lohia hospital, samples tested for for Hiv, hepatitis and donors informed
The study also found that myopia was more prevalent in children with a family history of myopia and higher socio-economic status.
Satyendra Jain sends phone number and email to hospitals and tells them not to miss his calls.
Union Health Minister J P Nadda had said the government recommended vaccination “only for health workers”.
Work goes on without gloves, masks or aprons, but things are more organised.
Labs at AIIMS, Vallabhai Patel Chest Institute to do more tests to clear backlog.
Delay in results renders tests redundant; NCDC conducting 200-250 tests a day; AIIMS asked to help out.