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As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner

April 22, 2020 6:01 pm

Scientists, stuck at home like the rest of us, say they are eager to explore unexpected changes in weeds, insects, weather patterns, noise and light pollution.

‘Need new model to dispose stubble’: Environment ministry official

November 15, 2019 3:50 am

The official, on condition of anonymity, said a model other than the current approach of giving subsidies to farmers for stubble management machines and incentives for not burning crop residue may need to be considered.

Air quality ‘severe’ for second day in a row in Delhi-NCR

November 15, 2019 3:46 am

The Centre’s air quality monitoring agency SAFAR said under the present meteorological conditions, impact of stubble burning emissions on PM2.5 in Delhi Thursday increased to over 30%.

Air pollution is hazardous for animals too: Here's how to save them from toxic air

November 14, 2019 3:18 pm

Air pollution also increases risk of acute cardiovascular events and development of coronary artery disease.

Choking hazard: Schools forced to shut yet again

November 14, 2019 8:54 am

The task force meeting was held Wednesday as air quality in Delhi-NCR crossed emergency levels, with Delhi’s 24-hour average air quality index recorded at 456, Ghaziabad’s at 467, Gurgaon’s at 447 and Noida’s at 470.

Easy ways to purify the air in your house

November 11, 2019 12:22 pm

Science shows that we remove more than 70 per cent of toxins in the body via the breath we take. But if the air we breathe itself is toxic then this is a serious cause for worry.

'Don't tell us your name, where is road map to check pollution': SC blasts UP chief secy

November 06, 2019 10:22 pm

"We do not want to know your name. We do not want any lecture. What is the road map?" the Supreme Court bench asked the 1985-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer.

Captain Amarinder Singh terms Kejriwal’s claims on stubble burning ‘shameless lies’

October 31, 2019 11:02 am

Amarinder’s reaction came even as Kejriwal again requested Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh governments to provide machinery and equipment to their farmers to stop the stubble burning.

Delhi chokes as air quality still severe, CSE says firecrackers played major role

October 30, 2019 12:50 pm

An Air Quality Index above 400 is considered severe. At 12 noon on Wednesday, the AQI was above the 400-mark in most locations across NCR.

Kejriwal: Delhi burst fewer firecrackers, air quality after Diwali best in 5 years

October 28, 2019 3:40 pm

Kejriwal said while Delhiites had "worked hard to tackle pollution", the capital's neighbouring areas seem to have burst firecrackers in large numbers.