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Delhi to be pollution-free this winter? Centre okays Rs 1,151-crore scheme to tackle stubble-burning
The Financial Express , Friday, March 09, 2018

In a move that could offer some much-needed relief to residents of Delhi-NCR battling air pollution, especially during winters, the Narendra Modi-led government has approved a plan to the tune of Rs 1 ...More


Stubble burning in Punjab doubles Delhi's pollution level: Harvard study
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Sunday, March 04, 2018

Agricultural fires are to blame for about half of the pollution experienced in Delhi in October and November, a peak stubble burning season in Punjab, a Harvard study has found using satellite data fr ...More


Crop burning responsible for most of Delhi’s air pollution: study
Srishti Choudhary
Live Mint , Sunday, March 04, 2018

New Delhi: Most of the air pollution that is responsible for public health emergencies in Delhi every winter is caused by crop burning in neighbouring states, scientists at Harvard University say in a ...More


Crop burning to increase air pollution in Delhi to hazardous levels: Study
IANS
India Today , Sunday, March 04, 2018

The air pollution in Delhi may reach 20 times higher than the safe limits owing to agricultural fires during peak burning season, a team of researchers has warned. During October and November - the p ...More


Crop burning to up air pollution in Delhi to hazardous levels: US study
IANS
Business Standard , Sunday, March 04, 2018

The air pollution in Delhi may reach 20 times higher than the safe limits owing to agricultural fires during peak burning season, a team of researchers have warned. In October and November which is a ...More


Stubble burning doubles Delhi pollution: Harvard study
PTI
Energy World , Sunday, March 04, 2018

New Delhi: Agricultural fires are to blame for about half of the pollution experienced in Delhi in October and November, a peak stubble burning season in Punjab, a Harvard study has found using satell ...More


Air pollution: NGT slaps Rs 2 lakhs costs on Delhi government
THE ASIAN AGE , Sunday, March 04, 2018

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped Rs 2 lakh as costs on the Delhi government for not filing an action plan for providing perks and infrastructural assistance to farmers to stop ...More


NGT slaps Rs 2 lakh as costs on Delhi govt for failing to file action plan on crop burning reforms
First Post , Sunday, March 04, 2018

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has slapped Rs 2 lakh as costs on the Delhi government for not filing an action plan for providing incentives and infrastructural assistance to farmers to stop t ...More


Crop burning: NGT slaps Rs 2 lakh as costs on Delhi govt
PTI
India Today , Sunday, March 04, 2018

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) The National Green Tribunal has slapped Rs 2 lakh as costs on the Delhi government for not filing action plan for providing incentives and infrastructural assistance to farmers ...More


Delhi air pollution: Stubble burning is the major reason, reveals Harvard study
PTI
The Arunachal Times , Sunday, March 04, 2018

Boston, Apr 3 (PTI): Agricultural fires are to blame for about half of the pollution experienced in Delhi in October and November, a peak stubble burning season in Punjab, a Harvard study has found us ...More


11 new stations set to monitor air quality in Mumbai from May
NYOOOZ , Sunday, March 04, 2018

The project is a year behind schedule, but 11 air quality monitoring stations will start functioning from May. The centres will provide real-time air updates to citizens about the quality of air in t ...More


BS-VI fuel: A breather for the fight against Delhi's air pollution
Shreya Jai
Business Standard , Saturday, March 03, 2018

Delhi’s battle against air pollution turns worse every year. Amid the blame game, vehicular pollution has always been a concern.The city has dabbled with CNG-based public transport fleet, the infamous ...More


Health savings outweigh costs of limiting global warming: study
AFP
The Asian Age , Saturday, March 03, 2018

The estimated cost of measures to limit Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions can be more than offset by reductions in deaths and disease from air pollution, researchers said on Saturday (March 3). ...More


Air quality in Delhi-NCR in winter season slightly improved: report
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Thursday, March 01, 2018

New Delhi: Air quality in Delhi and adjoining regions this winter season (October 2017-February 2018) showed a slight improvement from the previous year, with the number of days in the ‘severe categor ...More


Delhi pollution: Badarpur power plant to start temporarily, brick kilns to resume production as air quality improves in city
First Post , Thursday, March 01, 2018

New Delhi: Starting Thursday, the Badarpur power plant that has been shut for over four months can start temporary operation, ban on diesel generators will be lifted, and hundreds of brick kilns can r ...More


Delhi Air Quality Improves Slightly, But It’s 'Not Safe to Breathe Yet’
Aradhna Wal
News 18 , Thursday, March 01, 2018

New Delhi: Delhi’s air quality improved marginally in the recent winter, the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) said in its latest report, cautioning, however, that the da ...More


Punjab pollution body to measure pollution levels at toll plazas during peak hours
Manish Sirhindi
The Times of India , Thursday, March 01, 2018

PATIALA: The Punjab Pollution Control Board has decided to periodically measure the pollution levels at toll plazas during peak hours. Besides, asking project directors of privately managed National H ...More


Hope to cut air pollution in 100 cities by 50 per cent in next 5 years, says Harsh Vardhan
PTI
The Indian Express , Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The environment ministry hopes to bring down air pollution in around 100 non-attainment cities by 50 per cent in the next five years under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), Union minister Harsh ...More


Union budget fails to recognise climate change
AKSHEEV THAKUR
Deccan Chronicle , Wednesday, February 14, 2018

BENGALURU: The announcement of the Union Budget on February 1 has upset the environmentalists. The reason is not that Bengaluru was not allotted funds for the rejuvenation of lakes or to tackle air po ...More


Air Quality Index touches 271: City’s air quality dips to ‘very poor’ levels, unlikely to improve soon
The Indian Express , Wednesday, February 07, 2018

MUMBAI’S SKIES were covered in a thick haze on Tuesday. The air quality dipped to ‘very poor’ on the day, with the Air Quality Index (AQI) touching 271 — worst level to be recorded in the city this ye ...More


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