There have been so many complaints from students about many private colleges not having any real faculty in critical subjects.
The Delhi High Court first ordered the closure of the plant over possible health hazards and pollution concerns over two years ago.
Both her kidneys have long stopped working. But she is still struggling to get a dialysis session.
Manufacturers should strengthen their research and development activities to produce vehicles that are cleaner and more fuel efficient.
Delhi traffic police has sent a requirement of around 2,000 such glasses in their first batch, tenders for which will be floated soon, a top official said.
MCD, anti-pollution agency begin drive to shut medical facilities but no one knows how many there are, and where.
Licence of capital’s oldest treatment plant, which caters to about 1,600 hospitals, expires on May 18.
As 80,000 trucks enter every night, minister claims he will revive plan to install weighing system.
Late Monday afternoon, after reports of someone with the same second name being rescued emerged, her family in India started posting frantic messages, hoping for a miracle.
Two major tremors — one on Saturday and again on Sunday — had shaken the capital.
Officials say checks pose a challenge as old trucks found to be not always dirty and new ones not always clean.
The trial run also saw a representative from the Delhi Pollution Control Committee arriving around 1.30 pm.
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.
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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.
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