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  • Partly cloudy Friday in Delhi, six trains cancelled

    Partly cloudy Friday in Delhi, six trains cancelled

    Six trains were cancelled as it was a partly cloudy Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. "The sky will be partly cloudy throughout the day,"......

    November 17, 2017
  • Virat Kohli bats for use of public transport to fight Delhi smog

    Virat Kohli bats for use of public transport to fight Delhi smog

    I would urge people to share their rides whenever they can, Kohli said in a video posted in his Instagram account

    November 17, 2017
  • Four-fold hike in parking fee, ban on trucks rolled back

    Four-fold hike in parking fee, ban on trucks rolled back

    The four-fold hike in parking fee, aimed at to discourage private vehicles to ply on Delhi roads and force them to utilise public transport, and ban on construction activities, entry of trucks was rolled back on Thursday, according to Environment Pollution Control......

    November 16, 2017
  • Delhi pollution: Haze fails to faze life in national capital

    Delhi pollution: Haze fails to faze life in national capital

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    November 16, 2017
  • Smog disrupts 600 flights in Pakistan

    Smog disrupts 600 flights in Pakistan

    Smog-induced bad weather conditions have disrupted some 600 flights of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in the first two weeks of November, an airline official said. The smoggy weather conditions, which were prevailing in Punjab province were beyond the PIA's......

    November 16, 2017
  • Kejriwal to meet Khattar over pollution

    Kejriwal to meet Khattar over pollution

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal left for Haryana on Wednesday to meet Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and discuss the issue of stubble burning and air pollution. Kejriwal in a tweet said he along with Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain,......

    November 15, 2017
  • Unflattering first place

    Unflattering first place

    India is the global leader in sulphurous air pollution. The US held the honour through the 1970s and 80s, till it was surpassed by China. China’s performance peaked in 2006 but has been slipping since then. India, a non-starter at......

    November 15, 2017
  • Smog 'exposes'

    Smog 'exposes'

    Both literally and technically that caption would be self-contradictory, but reality suggests otherwise. For over a week the Capital has been in the midst of a health emergency and the various authorities that hold sway have failed to cast aside......

    November 15, 2017
  • Air Pollution: Delhi-NCR out of 'emergency'

    Air Pollution: Delhi-NCR out of 'emergency'

    The national capital on Tuesday saw improvement in the air quality with six out of 15 regions recording "very poor" levels rather than "severe" for the first time in the past week. With wind speed almost doubling as compared to......

    November 14, 2017
  • IMA in HC to postpone Delhi Half Marathon

    IMA in HC to postpone Delhi Half Marathon

    Terming the air quality in the national capital as poor and unsafe, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) today urged the Delhi High Court to pass directions to postpone the Delhi Half Marathon. Taking note of the present air pollution in......

    November 14, 2017
  • Gurugram hospital distributes anti-pollution masks to patients

    Gurugram hospital distributes anti-pollution masks to patients

    In a bid to raise awareness about pollution and protect the most vulnerable from its detrimental health effects, Civil Hospital Gurugram, in collaboration with Blueair distributed N95 masks to patients with respiratory, lung disease and other high risk patients including......

    November 14, 2017
  • HC suggests pollution check of vehicles on Delhi roads

    HC suggests pollution check of vehicles on Delhi roads

    The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the traffic police and the transport department of the AAP government to check whether vehicles on Delhi roads were compliant with pollution norms, saying there was a rampant violation of rules. "There has......

    November 14, 2017
  • SC seeks response from Centre, four states on plea to curb pollution

    SC seeks response from Centre, four states on plea to curb pollution

    The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the governments of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh on a plea for taking immediate steps to curb rising air pollution in the national capital. The bench of Chief......

    November 13, 2017