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Emergency plan to combat air pollution rolled out in Delhi-NCR 15.10.2018 Rediff: News
Under the emergency plan, stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of the city.
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Delhi pollution: Emergency action plan to come into effect today with ban on diesel generator sets 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
The measure is part of the Graded Response Action Plan, which was put in place in 2017 on the directions of the Supreme Court.
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Pollution control board to implement emergency plan as air quality worsens in Delhi 15.10.2018 Zee News : States
According to the AQI data, the air quality has been worsening in the national capital.
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Delhi's air quality deteriorates, emergency plan to kick in from Monday 14.10.2018 Rediff: News
The air quality in Delhi remained poor Sunday with drop in wind speed even as authorities predicted further fall in air quality index of the national capital in the coming days.
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Emergency Plan For Delhi Air Pollution To Come Into Action Tomorrow 14.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
An emergency action plan will be implemented from tomorrow to combat air pollution that has begun to show a trend towards poor category, the Central Pollution Control Board said.
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Air quality in Delhi-NCR deteriorates as farmers in Punjab and Haryana start burning stubble 13.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Centre on October 15 will launch an air pollution prediction system in Delhi, which will alert the public about pollution levels 48 hours in advance.
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What is stopping Chennai autos from taking the LPG route? 12.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Vehicular pollution is a critical problem in Chennai and yet more than 25000 auto-rickshaws continue to ply on diesel and petrol. Why are auto drivers unwilling to switch over to LPG, despite enjoying assurance of subsidies under government policy?
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Students Develop Smart Traffic Light That May Lower Fleet Time, Pollution 12.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Students at Shiv Nadar School in Gurgaon have developed an 'intelligent traffic light' system which they say may not only help reduce commute time but also lower air pollution.
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Punjab farmers burn stubble, claim fire-crackers contribute to pollution too 11.10.2018 Zee News : India National
Farmers in Punjab's Patiala on Thursday burned stubble stating that they have no other alternative.
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As Pollution Levels Rise, Doctors Call For Delay In Delhi Half Marathon 11.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Doctors have called for the postponement of Delhi's half marathon set for October 21, as air pollution has worsened sooner in the year than usual, posing a risk to runners.
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"What Kind Of Pollution Control Are You Doing?" Supreme Court Asks Centre 10.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the centre why most of the pollution under control (PUC) centres in Delhi were either not working or were to be closed down and observed "what kind of...
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Doctors urge delay of Delhi marathon as pollution surges 10.10.2018 Reuters: Top News
Doctors in India have called for the postponement of Delhi's half marathon set for Oct. 21, as air pollution has worsened sooner in the year than usual, posing a risk to runners.
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German court bans older diesel cars in parts of Berlin 9.10.2018 Reuters: World News
A Berlin court on Tuesday ordered Germany's capital to ban older diesel vehicles from some of its roads, dealing a blow to the government's attempts to avoid such restrictions while it strives to reduce air pollution.
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Berlin judge says diesel ban only way to cut pollution enough 9.10.2018 Reuters: World News
A ban on older diesel vehicles is the only way to bring pollution down to within permitted limits, a judge in Berlin said on Tuesday, signalling he may rule in favour of a diesel driving ban in parts of the German capital.
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No Manpower Or Machinery, Will Burn Crop Residue, Say Punjab Farmers 8.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Even as farmers in Punjab continue to burn crop residue despite a ban on stubble burning, the Punjab pollution control board says there has been a dip in the number of cases compared to last year. The...
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Government Reconstitutes Top Court-Powered Pollution Control Panel 7.10.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The Centre has reconstituted Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority or the EPCA, which is tasked with taking various measures to tackle air pollution in the...
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German parties agree diesel costs deal - but keep it secret 2.10.2018 Reuters: Money News
Bleary-eyed leaders of Germany's coalition parties emerged in the small hours of Tuesday morning to say they had agreed on a way of cutting pollution in cities while avoiding unpopular driving bans.
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German carmakers to bear most of diesel upgrade costs: minister 1.10.2018 Reuters: Money News
German carmakers are willing to bear most of the cost of upgrading old diesel cars to reduce air pollution in the country's cities, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said ahead of make-or-break coalition talks on the issue on ...
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Ignorance, corruption or lax policing: What ails PUC checks of Chennai’s 54 lakh vehicles? 28.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Some bribe a centre and get a 'Pollution Under Control' certificate. Some take it easy because there's never any checking anyway, while some are simply unaware. This, in a city that ranks second in the country in terms of polluting emissions from vehicles.
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Dr. Harsh Vardhan Addresses Environment Ministers of NCR States to Ensure Better Preparedness Towards Improving air Quality 27.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Strongly emphasising collective action by all the municipal and other agencies to work together to ensure cleaner air in the coming months, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the Centre has provided all possible assistance such as grant of Rs. 1150 crore from Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) to tackle stubble burning to the States of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and also provided financial assistance under Urban Development Fund (UDF) to Delhi for procurement of mechanical road sweeping machines, water sprinklers and greening.
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