It’s odd, even during the lockdown, air remains unhealthy
Pollution in Delhi improved significantly from hazardous levels before the lockdown but touched the healthy level only when wind and rain cleaned the air.
Congress is creating 'political pollution': Naqvi
Speaking to reporters, the minority affairs minister said the country is witnessing a time ...
Scientists want covid-19 pollution levels to be baseline for future policy targets
This has huge implications for industry, which has to spen...
Earth is healing: Global air quality improved this year due to coronavirus lockdown
It is some positive news among a very tragic situation.
COVID-19 impact: Delhi breathes third week of clean air
On Sunday, the overall Air Quality Index in Delhi stood at 82, which falls under the ‘satisfactory’ category, per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR).
Audit must for reopening of plants: Pollution Board
CPCB on Friday issued a set of instructions to all pollution control boards and centres to ensure all units undertake a “proper safety and hazard audit” before they start operations after the lockdown.
Air pollution linked with higher Covid-19 death rate: Study
It revealed that regions with permanently high levels of pollution have significantly more deaths than other regions, according to the researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in Germany.
Lockdown: Major air pollutants PM2.5, PM10 and NOx down by at least 50% in Delhi
With vehicles off the road and industries shut due to the ongoing lockdown imposed to combat the coronavirus outbreak, the presence of major pollutants in the air - PM2.5, PM10 and NOx has reduced by at least 50 per cent in Delhi.
Stubble burning in Punjab may worsen air quality
Farmers are prohibited to burn the farm residue as it worsens Delhi's air quality.The stubble burning practice is not only responsible for polluting the environment but is also rendering the soil less fertile.
Air pollution linked to higher Covid-19 death rates, according to study
The research looks at the link between long-term exposure to PM2.5 and the risk of death from Covid-19.
We are worried for future: Supreme Court on air pollution in Delhi-NCR
A bench of justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta said this while hearing a plea filed by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC), seeking permission to allow registration of several diesel vehicles of 2000cc capacity and above to carry out solid waste management. "We are worried for future. It is not for today," the bench said, referring to the menace of pollution in the Delhi-National Capital Region.
Passenger on Alliance Air's Delhi-Ludhiana flight tests positive for coronavirus
The flight was operated on May 25, when domestic flight services resumed after remaining grounded for two months due to the nationwide lockdown to prevent spreading of coronavirus infections.
Punjab recommends resumption of air, railways, public transport
Other suggestions of the state government, listed by the chief minister, include allowing shops to open in all market and market complexes in a staggered manner, resumption of industry and construction activities in urban areas without any restriction, as well as permitting e-commerce for all commodities.
Air India evacuates 115 stranded Indians from Israel
Out of the 121 passengers aboard flight AI 140, some 85 of them would take a connecting flight to Kochi on Tuesday from Delhi. Most of the Kochi passengers are caregivers who have wished to be quarantined close to their home.
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