View: No gimmicks, only decisive steps can tackle air pollution
The fight against pollution has to be along-term battle with targets, penalties and incentives. No authority — executive, political or judicial — should think of becoming a green messiah via a landmark order. In this context, the Supreme Court banning the burning of crop residue in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh is sensible. But, the road ahead is bumpy.
As Delhi chokes, power plants are set to miss emissions deadline
Eight of the plants, whose operators include Vedanta, L&T and Uttar Pradesh ...
Breathe easy: Havells launches air purifiers with nine-stage filtration process in India at Rs 14,490
The Freshia range has four products priced upto Rs 43,290.
Interested in buying a stake in IndiGo, but not in Air India: Qatar Airways CEO
Qatar Airways has no interest in buying a stake in Air India but is interested in IndiGo, said its CEO.
"You just want to sit in your ivory towers and rule": SC pulls up states on pollution in Delhi-NCR
Coming down heavily on state governments, the top court said that if they don't bother about people, they have no right to be in power. "You (states) have forgotten the concept of welfare government. They are not bothered about poor people, this is very unfortunate," said the bench, also comprising Justice Deepak Gupta.
Unattended bag creates panic at Delhi airport; later claimed by passenger
The bag contained a laptop, its charger, some toys and clothes, they said, declaring there was no RDX or any other explosive in the bag, which was opened in the presence of the claimant. The passenger, who was identified as Shahid Hussain by officials, contacted police authorities after over 16 hours of losing his bag.
Delhi records poorest air quality in 3 years
The apocalyptic haze stiffened its choke on Delhi and satellite towns as scattered rains on Saturday increased humidity, leading to smog and a cloud cover preventing sun rays from warming the ground. Low visibility due to smog at the Delhi airport led to diversion of 37 flights. The Delhi government on Friday directed closure of schools till Nov 5.
Will ask my team to look at bidding for Air India: Tata Group chief
The Tata Group may consider bidding for Air India, an airline it once owned, whenever the govt finalises its sale. “Ideally, it is a Vistara decision. It is not a Tata Sons decision. I will ask the team to evaluate it," said the Tata group chief N Chandrasekaran. Acquisition of Air India would help the Tatas scale their aviation business.
Delhi air quality improves but farm fires won’t stop
Air quality improved even though the number of fires in the fields of Punjab and Haryana rose to this season’s record of 4,962, said an assessment report by Safar. The Supreme Court has asked Haryana and Punjab to stop fires in fields, but farmers said they do not have a choice, and will not tolerate any action against them.
Delhi air quality: Drastic improvement possible only in case of heavy rains, says IMD
While speaking to ANI on weather change, Scientist of India Meteorological Department-Delhi, Kuldeep Srivastava said, “Western disturbance m...
Air quality takes a hit: Bhajji, VVS Laxman request PM Modi to intervene, urge people to be responsible
The AQI level in several parts of Delhi crossed the hazardous 999-mark.
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