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Air quality improves, but pollution continues to remain major concern
Deccan Herald , Thursday, November 10, 2016

Despite the air quality improving marginally on Wednesday, pollution remained a major concern in the national capital. The air quality was marked under ‘very poor’, which is an improvement of one c ...More


Delhi government launches app to register garbage and pollution complaints
India Today , Thursday, November 10, 2016

To combat air pollution, the Delhi government has re-launched the 'Swachh Delhi' application along with civic agencies to empower citizens. According to the government, citizens can register complaint ...More


Air pollution in Jaipur four times higher than average
The Times of India , Thursday, November 10, 2016

JAIPUR: Pollution levels in the state capital continue to be `alarming'. On Tuesday , air pollution measured four times higher than desired levels, according to RajVayu mobile application. Meanwhile, ...More


Govt conducts workshop on bio-medical waste
Deccan Herald , Thursday, November 10, 2016

In the wake of increasing air pollution in the city, Delhi government on Wednesday conducted a workshop to make doctors and medical practitioners acquainted with biomedical waste management rules. ...More


Delhi air pollution: Can farmers be blamed?
sayantanbera
Live Mint , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

New Delhi: The spike in pollution levels in Delhi’s air is an annual winter ordeal, so is burning of paddy stubble by farmers in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana after the crop is harvested. But how m ...More


Mayors, councillors from across India to discuss pollution at Gujarat meet
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

About 1,000 mayors and municipal councillors from across the country will meet on Tuesday in Gujarat’s capital Gandhinagar to find sustainable solutions to rising air pollution and traffic congestion ...More


Post-Diwali pollution: More patients gasping for breath in Mumbai
Aayushi Pratap
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The spike in air pollution after Diwali and the dipping night temperatures have resulted in more cases related to respiratory problems and viral fever. Patients who have breathing problems such as as ...More


Crop fire or Delhiites responsible for pollution? Kejriwal, Centre begin blame game
Business Standard , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The Delhi government and Centre are once again at loggerheads over the reason behind alarming levels of pollution in the national capital. While Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has held crop fire ...More


SC, NGT launch probe into Delhi's air pollution problem
M J Antony &SayanGhosal
Business Standard , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The Supreme Court and the principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday heard submissions by the Centre, Delhi and state governments on the alarming situation of air pollution in the natio ...More


Delhi pollution: Supreme Court gives Centre 48 hours to respond, NGT bans all construction for 7 days
Anusha Soni
India Today , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to devise a common minimum programme to deal with pollution in Delhi and National Capital Region in the next 48 hours. The apex court has asked the Centre to ...More


NGT bans construction work in Delhi for a week
The Hindu , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday banned all construction activities in Delhi city for a week to check the alarming air pollution levels. It said stone crushers and brick kilns should not operate ...More


Clearing the air on pollution: Start with the basic steps first
The Indian Express , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Banning is one of the favourite instruments governments use to solve any problem, whether related to national security or air pollution. In the last few days, amidst an outrage over air quality, a ban ...More


Air quality monitoring stations incapable of covering entire city
TNN
The Times of India , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The air quality monitoring equipment installed in five different locations across Nashik by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) are incapable of keeping a check on the entire city. This makes t ...More


Delhi air pollution: Supreme Court calls for anti-smog plan in two days
Priyanka Mittal, Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

New Delhi: Urging a common and comprehensive plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi and neighbouring states, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the centre and respective state governments to come up ...More


NGT gets cracking on pollution in Delhi-NCR, bans all construction work for 7 days
The Economic Times , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

NEW DELHI: Delhi is finally on a smog-fighting mode. On Tuesday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned all construction work in Delhi and NCR for the next 7 days to bring the smog situation in the ...More


Delhi-like smog triggers pollution alarm in Patna
Piyush Tripathi
The Times of India , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Patna: Patna witnessed Delhi-like smog on Tuesday, triggering a pollution alarm in the state capital, which had been ranked the sixth most polluted city in the world and third most in the country by W ...More


New Delhi targets older diesel vehicles to clear up choking smog
Sanjeev Miglani
Reuters , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Authorities in New Delhi began revoking licenses for thousands of older diesel vehicles on Tuesday and halted construction work on the underground rail network, as air pollution remained several times ...More


UP calls for effective measures to curb air pollution
Swati Mathur
Business Standard , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Taking serious note of the deteriorating air quality, Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday ordered a closure of stone crushing units and earthworks in large realty projects in the state for the next tw ...More


List steps planned to tackle pollution: Supreme Court tells Centre
J VENKATESAN
DECCAN CHRONICLE , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

New Delhi: Observing that the air pollution in the capital is a “public health emergency as the limits have gone beyond the human permissible levels”, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre ...More


Now, Beijing to have environmental police to battle pollution
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Chinese authorities have announced a new environmental police squad to combat pollution in Beijing that will crackdown on activities like open-air barbecues, garbage incineration and biomass burning, ...More


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