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Category: Problems :: Pollution
Last updated: Mar 30 2020 09:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Coronavirus lockdowns give Europe's cities cleaner air 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed on Monday, but campaigners warned city-dwellers were still more vulnerable to the epidemic.
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India's 90 Cities Record Minimal Air Pollution Due To COVID-19 Lockdown 29.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
With a nationwide lockdown in place, over 90 cities, including Delhi, recorded minimal air pollution in the last few days.
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Lockdown: 90 cities in India record minimal pollution 29.3.2020 Rediff: News
Welcoming the reduction in pollution, environmentalists urged the government to treat it as a "wake-up call" and stop its "obsession" with "development" at the cost of the environment.
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Air pollution plunges in European cities amid coronavirus lockdown - satellite data 27.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Air pollution from nitrogen dioxide has fallen by an estimated 40% in three European cities, according to new satellite data released by the European Space Agency (ESA), coinciding with a widespread lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
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Air Quality Picking Up In Countries Locked Down Over Coronavirus: Experts 22.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Air quality is improving in countries under coronavirus quarantines, experts say, but it is far too early to speak of long-term change.
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Coronavirus | Air pollution may further impact patients, say doctors 17.3.2020 Hindu: Internet
Those in polluted regions and with compromised lung function should take extra care, they say.
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Air pollution may further impact coronavirus patients: doctors 17.3.2020 Hindu: Gadgets
Those in polluted regions and with compromised lung function should take extra care, they say.
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Budget session from March 23 17.3.2020 Hindu: Delhi
Manish Sisodia to present the Delhi budget on March 25
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Plea seeks improvement of public transport to curb pollution 9.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
A petition moved before the Delhi High Court has sought directions to the Centre and the State government to improve the public transport system in or
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MPCB to set up two Ambient Air Monitoring Stations 8.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
MPCB to set up two Ambient Air Monitoring Stations
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IOCL working on BS VI fuel 7.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
IOCL working on BS VI fuel
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We Are Worried For Future: Top Court Over Delhi Air Pollution 6.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
"We are worried for future", the Supreme Court said on Friday, asking the municipal corporations and other agencies in Delhi to consider purchasing BS-VI compliant diesel vehicles for their respective...
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City Buzz: Delhi burns | New list of most polluted cities | Delhi-Dehradun in 2.5 hours…and more 2.3.2020 Citizen Matters
Take a quick recap of the important news from our cities over the week that went by.
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Pardeshi stresses on public transport to curb pollution 29.2.2020 Hindu: News
Challenge of space is being tackled by building in sea, like coastal road, says civic chief
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Buy-back scheme launched to promote electric autorickshaws 28.2.2020 Hindu: Home
Three Wheels United (TWU), a Bengaluru-based social enterprise that offers holistic financing solutions for autorickshaw drivers to own a light-electr
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AAP govt. for 3-level action plan to curb air pollution 28.2.2020 Hindu: Delhi
Options include outdoor construction only till Oct. every year
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Isn’t looking beyond Cubbon Park a Smarter Plan? 26.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Authorities have come up with a Rs 40 crore plan to redevelop Cubbon Park under the smart city project. The question is whether it is prudent to splurge on an already-thriving ecosystem rather than redirect scare resources towards creating more such spaces.
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IITs Showcase Clean Air Technologies At IIT Delhi Exhibition 25.2.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The exhibition showcased clean air technologies developed by Bombay, Ropar, Dhanbad and Delhi IITs.
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21 Indian cities among world’s 30 most polluted; Delhi world’s most polluted capital city: Report 25.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
According to the World Air Quality Report 2019 compiled by IQAir Air Visual, Ghaziabad is the most polluted city in the world
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When will we love our cities as much as we love Donald Trump? 24.2.2020 Citizen Matters
A lot has been done to get our cities and landmarks ready for the visit of the US President, but would any of it have been necessary if there were better systems and governance in place?
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