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Red alert in China: Factories shut, cars stopped to tackle pollution
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Chinese cities are limiting the number of cars on roads and have temporarily shut down factories to cut down pollution during a national ‘red alert’ for smog. State media reported on Monday that more ...More


Industry's top choice of fuel cheap but deadly
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Tuesday, December 20, 2016

NEW DELHI: The national capital region (NCR) may be one of the most polluted regions in the country but many industries located here are still running on an extremely polluting fuel-furnace oil. A ...More


Smog engulfs northern China for fourth consecutive day
Reuters
The Times of India , Tuesday, December 20, 2016

SHANGHAI/BEIJING: Heavy smog engulfed large parts of northern China for a fourth straight day on Tuesday, with the environment ministry warning that some firms in the region were continuing to flout e ...More


Air pollution: Beijing fights, Delhi sleeps under toxic sky
Shubhodeep Chakravarty
The Times of India , Tuesday, December 20, 2016

NEW DELHI: The capital cities of world's two most populous countries have similar skylines. On ground though, the scenes are contrasting as Beijing pulls out all stops in its bid to bring down polluti ...More


Toxic smog chokes China, red alert in 23 cities for air pollution
AFP
India Samvad , Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Beijing, December 19: Hospital visits spiked, roads were closed and flights cancelled Monday as China choked under a vast cloud of toxic smog, with forecasters warning worse was yet to come. At least ...More


Beijing orders 1,200 factories to close or cut output amid smog
Yan Zhang
Live Mint , Monday, December 19, 2016

Beijing: Beijing municipal government ordered more than 1,200 factories in the printing, construction materials and petrochemical industries citywide to either suspend or cut output after earlier issu ...More


China: Pollution warnings issued in more than 40 cities, highways shut in Tianjin
Reuters
DAN India , Monday, December 19, 2016

Authorities in Tianjin grounded dozens of flights and closed most highways on Sunday after severe smog blanketed the city, one of more than more than 40 in China's northeast to issue pollution warning ...More


Sunny days & low pollution attract winter guests to Sultanpur
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, December 19, 2016

SULTANPUR: The bird sanctuary at Sultanpur is once again abuzz with chirps and flapping, as chill and fresh air have brought winged winter guests back to it this season, much to the delight of bird-wa ...More


40 Chinese cities reel under heavy pollution for 3rd day
PTI
The Times of India , Monday, December 19, 2016

BEIJING: Heavy smog continued to engulf 40 Chinese cities for the third day on Sunday, with many of them under red alert for severe air pollution, as China's environmental watchdog said the situation ...More


Smoggy Beijing, under alert, orders factories to shut or cut output
Reuters , Sunday, December 18, 2016

Beijing's city government ordered 1,200 factories near the Chinese capital, including a major oil refinery run by state oil giant Sinopec, to shut or cut output on Saturday after authorities issued th ...More


Under pollution alert, Beijing orders 1,200 factories to shut or cut output
Josephine Mason
Live Mint , Sunday, December 18, 2016

Beijing: Beijing’s city government has ordered 1,200 factories near the Chinese capital, including an oil refinery run by state oil major Sinopec and a Cofco food plant, to either shut or cut output f ...More


Slight dip in mercury sends pollution level soaring in Gurgaon
TNN
The Times of India , Sunday, December 18, 2016

GURGAON: With a slight dip in temperature, concentration of PM 2.5 increased by 32% in the city on Saturday. Pollution board officials say the decrease in temperature led to the increase in pollution. ...More


Pollution: NGT asks states why diesel buses shouldn’t be barred from entering Delhi
Live Mint , Sunday, December 18, 2016

New Delhi: Six neighbouring states of Delhi have been asked by the National Green Tribunal why they should not be directed to completely stop the operation of diesel buses coming to the national capit ...More


Heavy smog hits north China
IANS
Business Standard , Sunday, December 18, 2016

Beijing and about two dozen cities saw the year's worst smog on Saturday, which may last for days, making pollution worse in a country where 1.2 million die of it annually. At least 24 cities are alr ...More


China on red alert as Beijing, 23 cities hit by high pollution
PTI
The Times of India , Sunday, December 18, 2016

BEIJING: Twenty-three cities in China including capital Beijinghave activated red alerts and enforced odd-even rules to restrict traffic as the country tries to address severe pollution after the sky ...More


Beijing to implement 'odd-even' scheme to fight air pollution
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Saturday, December 17, 2016

Bracing for heavy smog, Beijing city will implement the road rationing scheme "odd-even" from tonight and suspend schools bracing for heavy smog after the Chinese capital issued its first red alert fo ...More


Under pollution alert, Beijing orders 1,200 factories to shut or cut output
Reuters
The Hindustan Times , Saturday, December 17, 2016

Beijing’s city government has ordered 1,200 factories near the Chinese capital, including an oil refinery run by state oil major Sinopec and a Cofco food plant, to either shut or cut output following ...More


China restricts cars, factories amid latest smog alert
The Indian Express , Saturday, December 17, 2016

China’s capital and other northern cities have banned half of all vehicles from city streets and ordered factories, schools and construction sites closed in response to a five-day smog red alert. The ...More


Beijing orders shutdown of 1200 factories to curb air pollution
Reuters
The Telegraph , Saturday, December 17, 2016

Beijing, Dec. 17 (Reuters): Beijing's city government has ordered 1200 factories near the Chinese capital, including an oil refinery run by state oil major Sinopec and a Cofco food plant, to either sh ...More


LG CALLS FOR REDUCING DTC BUS FARES TO PROMOTE USE ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT
The pioneer , Saturday, December 17, 2016

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today asked the Delhi government to work out the modalities of reducing DTC bus fares, a move aimed at discouraging people from using personal vehicles and promote travel on pu ...More


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