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'My daughter warned by teacher today....': US envoy Eric Garcetti on Delhi pollution

New Delhi: United States Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti has said that the pollution levels in Delhi reminded him of his upbringing in Los Angeles, “where the air was the most polluted air anywhere in America,” news agency ANI reported.

Stubble burning: IIM-Rohtak to assess paddy residue management initiatives in Punjab, Haryana, and UP

New Delhi/IBNS: The Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has engaged the Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak as a consultant to assess the impact of various initiatives undertaken by the states for paddy residue management in the last five years.

Delhi’s pollution level lowest in five years after Diwali: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday claimed that the Air Quality Index (AQI) improved by about 30 per cent as compared to the previous year the day after Diwali.

Delhi air quality remains in 'very poor' category; in some areas AQI slips to 'severe'

New Delhi, Nov 28 (UNI) Air quality in the national capital continues to remain in the 'very poor' category on Sunday as the Air Quality Index(AQI) recorded 401 today morning, said the India Meteorological department(IMD).

Delhi-NCR: Supreme Court to continue air pollution hearing case today

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court will continue hearing Delhi-NCR pollution case, as it had asked the Central Government on Saturday to inform it by Monday the decisions it (The Centre) had taken and will take to address the current emergency situation caused by air pollution.

Stubble burning, smog towers, dialogue with states among ten focus points of Delhi's Winter Action Plan

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi government will adopt a ten pronged approach to combat the air pollution menace of the national capital as a part of Delhi's winter action plan, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Thursday.

My Right To Breathe: Delhi residents demand clean air solutions from politicians ahead of polls

New Delhi,/IBNS: Thousands gathered at town hall meetings across New Delhi recently to demand clean air from their representatives led by My Right to Breath (MRTB), a citizens' movement.

Overall improvement in Delhi air quality: Javadekar

New Delhi, Nov 22 (UNI) There has been an overall improvement in the air quality of Delhi in 2019 successively from 2016 and the government is taking several initiatives to curb air pollution, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

CSE welcomes latest Supreme Court anti-pollution direction to environment ministry

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IBNS): In a notable ruling, the Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta has directed the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to notify the comprehensive action plan for Delhi and National Capital region of Delhi (NCR) within two weeks.

Delhi pollution : NGT to examine Odd-Even schem today

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IBNS) : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday said it would examine  the Delhi government’s decision to implement  odd-even car rationing scheme for five days starting from November 13, The Hindu reported.

Not just Delhi, Air in most Indian cities hazardous; Greenpeace report

New Delhi| Jan 11 (IBNS): Damning information obtained by Greenpeace India through online reports and Right to Information applications from State Pollution Control Boards across India, shows that none of the Indian cities comply with standards prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and very few cities in southern India comply to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) standards.