User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Nov 21 2019 11:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Delhi’s air quality slips into ‘severe’ category due to below-normal temperature 12.11.2019 Scroll.in
On November 10, there were 1,846 stubble burning incidents in the states of Haryana and Punjab.
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Watch: After Ayodhya verdict, here are ten things that need attention, according to Akash Banerjee 12.11.2019 Scroll.in
‘What is the point of making a Ram temple in Ayodhya if it will not be visible because of the air pollution?’
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‘Smart’ T Nagar among top five polluted neighbourhoods in Chennai: Report 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The spike in pollution levels has been drawing public attention in Chennai over the last one week. But a study from Health Energy Initiative and Doctors for Clean Air-Tamil Nadu shows that poor air quality in the city is neither an isolated nor a seasonal incident.
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Tablighi Ijtima: This time 42 parking lots on 223 acres to be set up 11.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, 72nd Almi Tablighi Ijtima will be unique in many ways this time. Comprehensive changes have been made in the arrangements compared to earlier. Ijtima’s theme from November 22 to 25 is ‘Clean Ijtima-Green and pollution-free Ijtima’. Large number of volunteers are engaged here day and night to give it a physical appearance. For the […]
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Delhi: Haze keeps air quality ‘very poor’, odd-even plan to be relaxed for two days 11.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
At 10 am, the 24-hour-average air quality index in the city was 331, a tad higher compared to 321 on Sunday evening, according to the pollution board.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to take over nearly all city lakes | Doctors call off strike | BMTC to relaunch Bus Day 9.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP, which has rejuvenated many lakes over the years, will now take over all city lakes except three. Meanwhile BDA has started rejuvenating Varthur lake. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Explainer: Why does the same part of Delhi show different Air Quality readings at the same time? 9.11.2019 Scroll.in
A location can have an AQI of 490 or 700 at the same time.
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Odd-even: Arvind Kejriwal says scheme will be suspended on November 11, 12 due to Guru Nanak Jayanti 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
The chief minister said people from the Sikh community had requested the Aam Aadmi Party-led government to relax the rules on the two days.
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Green tribunal says advancing paddy transplantation in Punjab will improve air quality 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
Crop burning is considered one of the main reasons for the rising level of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region and other northern states at this time of year.
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Pollution red alert: Chennai’s Delhi moment is almost here 8.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Are you aware that on the afternoon of Nov 7th, the Air Quality Index (AQI) level in Velachery stood at 271, only marginally better than Delhi's (282) at the same time? Both data from monitors and snapshots from different areas in the city show why we need urgent action on air pollution.
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Top news: Centre says fundamentals of Indian economy robust as Moody’s lowers outlook to ‘negative’ 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Delhi government’s claim that air pollution levels reduced by 25% is false, says Greenpeace India 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
The AAP government said it was not concerned about the analysis, and dismissed the report.
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Air pollution levels shoot up in Kolkata and parts of South India, experts link it to smog in north 7.11.2019 Scroll.in
The air quality in cities such as Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata ranged between poor and very poor categories on Thursday afternoon.
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Waste woes in Paradise: Srinagar’s struggle to clear garbage from streets during lockdown 7.11.2019 Citizen Matters
In the days following abrogation of Article 370, Srinagar became a stinking mess, as municipal staff were unable to report to work and mounds of garbage accumulated on streets. While proactive officers and safai karamcharis have managed to tide over the crisis in the face of odds, waste management in the city needs serious fixes for the long term.
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Top news: BJP likely to meet Maharashtra governor today amid deadlock over government formation 7.11.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Air pollution: Modi asks Agriculture Ministry to give machines to farmers to stop stubble burning 7.11.2019 Scroll.in
This is the first time the prime minister has directly intervened in the matter.
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The big news: Centre sets up Rs 25,000-crore fund for real estate sector, and nine other top stories 7.11.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Modi directed the Agriculture Ministry to help farmers stop stubble burning, and the BJP will meet the Maharashtra governor today.
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Do face masks actually reduce your exposure to air pollution? 6.11.2019 Scroll.in
Simple paper dust masks are largely useless. You need something more effective.
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Idols in Varanasi temple get anti-pollution masks as air quality worsens: Report 6.11.2019 Scroll.in
A priest at Shiv-Parvati temple in Sigra claimed that many devotees started wearing the masks after seeing the deities.
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Delhi's Air Quality in "very poor" category 6.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Delhi's Air Quality in "very poor" category
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