Delhi air pollution at month’s lowest level
PM 10 level at 160 on Monday but the situation may worsen to ‘severe’ category in 2 days. The hazardous ultrafine — PM 2.5 — is forecast to go up to 134 on Wednesday. The level of PM 10 particles in the city in the early hours of Monday fell to 160, the lowest since October 18, while PM 2.5 particles fell to 87, about the same level four weeks ago.
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IAF's mobile video game gets selected for Google 'Best Game-2019' contest
In a bid to make the youth aware about the IAF and encourage them to join the forces, the Indian Air Force had launched the multiplayer version of its interactive mobile game which lets users experience the thrill of flying a combat aircraft.
NITI draws up plan to curb stubble burning
The NITI Aayog is set to work out a fiscal package for a quick adoption of technology to decompose straw in situ which apparently is available at the laboratories. The Aayog plans to standardising it and testing on the fields from next year onwards and has directed Indian Agriculture Research Institute to expeditiously conduct field trials of the same.
Air India to start flying on Mumbai-Nairobi route from November 27
The four-times-a-week non-stop fight will be operated on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays with a 256 seat Boeing 787 in two-class configuration, business and economy, the airline said in a release. Air India will be the only domestic carrier to operate to Kenya from India
GoAir inks pact with Emirates National Oil Company for jet fuel
A wholly-owned entity of the Dubai government, ENOC at present covers more than 200 airports across 25 countries, supplying more than three million US gallons (USGs) of jet fuel to a diversified portfolio of carriers in the UAE and internationally, with more than 300 fuellings each day, according to a release.
Air India extends bridge-loan bids for Boeing purchase to Nov 22
The selloff-bound airline had on October 30 floated bids from banks/ financial institutions to refinance its existing bridge-loan facility worth $819 million or worth over Rs 5,800 crore by November 14. The financial bids were to scheduled to be closed on November 14. The carrier is seeking to refinance six Boeing 787s and one B777.
The intangible costs that Delhi's dirty air carries for a slowing economy
India’s losses from air pollution increased more than four times to $560 billion between 1990 and 2013.
Marginal improvement, but air quality in Delhi remains 'poor'
There was a respite on late Sunday evening as the AQI dropped to 198, which falls under "moderate" category. Gurgaon on Monday recorded an AQI of 138 (moderate), while Ghaziabad 231, Noida 212 and Greater Noida 204 . An AQI between 201 and 300 is considered "poor", 301-400 "very poor" and 401-500 "severe".
GoAir's network planning head quits
"His family could not join him in India and hence Samir has decided to go back to his family," a GoAir spokesperson said.
Air quality in poor category in Delhi
The air quality index (AQI) in Delhi at 9 am on Sunday stood at 254 against an AQI of 412 at the same time on Saturday. The AQI in Faridabad was 228, Ghaziabad 241, Greater Noida 192, Noida 224 and Gurgaon 193. An AQI between 201 and 300 is considered 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'.
Leonardo DiCaprio posts about Delhi's #RightToBreathe protest; says 'air pollution the 5th-largest killer in India'
The protest saw over 1,500 people gather at India Gate on November 5.
Three Rafale jets handed over to India: Government
"Three Rafale fighter aircraft have been handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF) till date which are being used for training of IAF pilots and technicians in France," Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said in reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
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