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Category: Problems :: Pollution
Last updated: Nov 11 2019 19:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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Delhi's Mothers-To-Be Fear For Their Unborn As Smog Chokes City 10.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Heavily pregnant Rachel Gokavi spends most days shut away in her New Delhi home, desperate to shield her unborn child from the toxic air blamed for soaring miscarriage rates and infant deaths.
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Minister Reviews Steps Taken By Delhi, Neighbours To Reduce Pollution 9.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today reviewed the steps being taken by Delhi and neighboring states to combat air pollution, while urging their governments to stop blaming each other and...
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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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World's worst air: India's pollution crisis in perspective 8.11.2019 Reuters: Top News
Wildfires have raged across California for about a month and air problems persist in China, but no other place on Earth is battling the scale and severity of the pollution that chokes large swathes of north India.
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Trapped and helpless: How families are fighting Delhi's pollution horror 8.11.2019 Reuters: Top News
When a toxic smog darkened the skies over the Indian capital last weekend and air pollution peaked to its highest levels this year, Nabeela Moinuddin and Fareeda, living on opposite sides of the economic divide, were panic-stricken for their families.
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454 Challans Issued On Day 4 Of Delhi's Odd-Even Scheme 8.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi Traffic Police issued 454 challans on Thursday, the fourth day of the Odd-Even scheme. On Wednesday, a total of 406 challans were issued on the third day of the road rationing scheme brought by...
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Delhi Pollution Didn't Drop By 25% As AAP Government Claimed: Greenpeace 7.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The Delhi government's claim of a 25 per cent reduction in air pollution levels over the past few years is not true, environment NGO Greenpeace India said on Thursday.
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Delhi's Unforgiving Smog Proves Worst For Those With The Least 7.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
With the deadly smog in Delhi becoming a public health emergency, authorities in the world's most polluted capital city responded by closing down schools and banning construction activity. But while...
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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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Over 400 Challans Issued On Third Day Of Odd-Even Scheme In Delhi 7.11.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Delhi Traffic Police on Wednesday issued a total 406 challans on the third day of the Odd-Even vehicle scheme.
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PM Asks Agriculture Ministry To Give Machines To Stop Stubble Burning 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today directed the Union Agriculture Ministry to give priority to farmers of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana in distributing equipment to prevent stubble burning.
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Delhi Government May Lift "Odd-Even" For Guru Nanak Birth Anniversary 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Delhi government is likely to lift the odd-even restrictions on vehicles on November 11-12 to ensure hassle-free commute on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder...
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Clean Delhi? Supreme Court Ranks City Below Faridabad 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi is worse than Faridabad in terms of cleanliness, the Supreme Court said today, and questioned how the World Bank Funds are spent by the administration. The Chief Secretary, Vijay Dev, was...
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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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What is making rainwater in Guwahati toxic? 6.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study suggests that a cocktail of natural and man-made pollutants wafting in the air is tinkering with the rainwater quality in Guwahati.
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Schools in Indian capital reopen, air quality still unhealthy 6.11.2019 Reuters: Top News
Schools in India's capital New Delhi reopened on Wednesday after closing for two days due to a spike in air pollution that triggered a public health emergency and prompted protests by residents and environmental groups.
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Tourists Are Avoiding Delhi As Air Pollution Reaches Record Levels 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Business travelers and tourists are avoiding New Delhi, as air pollution in India's capital reached record levels, travel agents said.
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Depleting Air quality needs to be tackled urgently to prevent health ailments 6.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Depleting Air quality needs to be tackled urgently to prevent health ailments
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