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Weather drives mild dip in Gurgaon vehicular pollution
Shilpy Arora
The Times of India , Monday, January 11, 2016

Gurgaon: The city has witnessed a drop in air pollution this weekend, compared to the last. However, levels continue to be much higher than national safe standard. The level of particulate matter ( ...More


Mumbai's air swings between poor and very poor
RAHI GAIKWAD
The Hindu , Monday, January 11, 2016

Mumbai’s air quality differs in different pockets because of variable topography, wind movement and factors such as vehicular density, industries, biomass burning, bakeries, construction, garbage dump ...More


Delhiites show willingness to go the extra mile
JatinAnand
The Hindu , Monday, January 11, 2016

Whether the odd-even scheme has had any impact on air pollution levels is up for debate, but it has proven that the city’s residents are willing to make sacrifices : The Capital may, arguably, still ...More


Air pollution by vehicular traffic reduced to half
The Asian Age , Monday, January 11, 2016

Vehicular pollution in Delhi has grown from 64 per cent to 72 per cent from year 1990 to 2000 Air pollution caused by vehicular traffic declined by over 50 per cent in the national capital on Saturda ...More


Delhi HC won’t interfere with odd-even; scheme to continue till Jan 15
Soibam Rocky Singh
The Hindustan Times , Monday, January 11, 2016

The Delhi High Court on Monday declined to interfere with the AAP government’s even-odd scheme of vehicle rationing in the capital, saying it was a policy decision taken based on expert knowledge to c ...More


Have pollution odds been evened out in New Delhi?
AsthaSaxena
Business Today , Monday, January 11, 2016

The air you breathe is cleaner, the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government has said. In fact, the government says pollution was down by as much as 50 per cent on Saturday. The much-touted oddeven scheme ...More


Beijing to shut 2,500 firms this year to fight pollution
Brenda Goh
Live Mint , Sunday, January 10, 2016

Last month Beijing issued its second ever “red alert” over heavy air pollution, closing schools and banning outdoor construction. Photo: Reuters Shanghai: Beijing will close 2,500 small polluting fir ...More


Over 50 per cent drop in air pollution recorded on Saturday: Delhi govt
PTI
The Indian Express , Sunday, January 10, 2016

Air quality in Delhi improved considerably on Saturday, mainly due to strong winds and sunny conditions, with level of particulate matter settling 50 per cent less than the average readings since the ...More


The odd-even rule may have failed at pollution control but scored in traffic management
KP Narayana Kumar
The Economic Times , Sunday, January 10, 2016

A K Sharma has one of the most difficult jobs in Delhi. The tall, grey-haired, quick-witted man is the director of fire services in the Capital. It is a job — Sharma admits — that has caused him many ...More


Govt's formula, more an emergency response
AnumitaRoychowdhury
Deccan Herald , Sunday, January 10, 2016

From January 1, the Delhi government brought in a new rule that restricts car use to alternate days, based on the odd and even numbered registration plate. This is an emergency response to the publ ...More


Air quality data blows away govt’s claim
DAMINI NATH AND
The Hindu , Sunday, January 10, 2016

Govt’s claim that pollution in the city has dropped over the past week is at odds with data of the daily average levels as well as peak values of PM he Delhi government's claim that pollution in the ...More


Odd-even plan shows no strong effect on Delhi pollution
TNN
The Times of India , Sunday, January 10, 2016

NEW DELHI: Delhi roads may have had it easy in the new year so far but the same may not be true for the air all around. Even as the state government continues to rave about the success of the odd-e ...More


Air pollution drops by 50 per cent in Delhi: Government
IANS
The Economic Times , Sunday, January 10, 2016

NEW DELHI: Air pollution caused by vehicular traffic has declined by 50 per cent in the national capital, the Delhi government said on Sunday. "More than 50 per cent drop in air pollution primaril ...More


Odd, even rule: Over 50 pct drop in air pollution recorded on Saturday, says Delhi govt
PTI
The Financial Express , Sunday, January 10, 2016

Air quality in Delhi improved considerably on Saturday, mainly due to strong winds and sunny conditions, with level of particulate matter settling 50 per cent less than the average readings since the ...More


Odd-even effect: 60,000 more cars on CNG
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Sunday, January 10, 2016

NEW DELHI: Delhi government on Saturday informed the Supreme Court-mandated Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) that as many as 60,000 cars have converted to run on compressed natural gas ( ...More


EPCA tells HC pollution levels lower than winter’s peaks
TNN
The Times of India , Saturday, January 09, 2016

New Delhi: The odd-even scheme has reduced rush-hour air pollution despite "hostile weather conditions", Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) told Delhi high court on Friday. The body set up ...More


Air quality data blows away govt’s claim
DAMINI NATH, SAMARTH BANSAL
The Hindu , Saturday, January 09, 2016

Govt’s claim that pollution in the city has dropped over the past week is at odds with data of the daily average levels as well as peak values of PM The Delhi government's claim that pollution in the ...More


The side-effects of Delhi’s odd, even experiment
Arvind Singhal
The Financial Express , Saturday, January 09, 2016

The Delhi government’s experiment with allowing odd/even numbered 4-wheelers on Delhi’s roads on odd/even dates is now eight days old. The scheme itself was introduced on a trial basis for two weeks ( ...More


Odd-even scheme lets traffic personnel breathe easy
SouvikMitra
The Asian Age , Saturday, January 09, 2016

The odd-even car formula has got a positive response from those who are directly dealing with it and are the ones most affected by the rising vehicular pollution. For a large number of Delhi traffic p ...More


Quality of air worse than Diwali peak for a 2nd day
Badri Chatterjee
The Hindustan Times , Saturday, January 09, 2016

Air quality in Mumbai on Friday was worse than that during Diwali. The Air Quality Index (AQI) – a pollution measurement tool – in the morning was 315 which falls under the ‘very poor’ category. On ...More


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