According to Central Pollution Control Board's Sameer app, Delhi's air quality index stood at 449 in the severe category at 8 am on Saturday
06 Nov 2021 2:11 PM
NGT's principal bench issued notice to Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (PCB) and District Magistrate of Vishakhapatnam.
08 May 2020 3:55 PM
The NGT, however, pointed out that it is for the regulator CPCB to enforce the rules.
30 Jan 2020 1:34 AM
The CPCB sought an extension of six months to submit its final report but the NGT gave a deadline of only two months.
15 Nov 2019 3:27 AM
The AQI in adjoining areas of Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon was registered at 302, 297, 251 and 253 respectively.
11 Nov 2019 6:09 AM
Delhi-NCR has been engulfed in a thick blanket of smog since the festival of Diwali on October 27.
04 Nov 2019 1:11 PM
It said action, including the closure of industries violating norms, will be taken within 15 days of submission of the inspection reports.
02 Aug 2019 3:12 PM
The tribunal directed the ministry of environment and forests to take steps for enforcement of action plan for improvement of the situation.
17 Jul 2019 6:41 AM
The amount, which has been directed to be deposited with the CPCB is “neither a penalty nor a fine imposed” on Meghalaya, the top court clarified.
04 Jul 2019 2:21 AM
The National Green Tribunal had fined the Meghalaya government on January 4.
03 Jul 2019 12:13 PM
NGT’s observation came while dealing with a plea alleging that illegal use of loudspeakers at mosques.
19 Feb 2019 1:53 AM
On Saturday, as many as 10 areas recorded “severe” air quality and 22 “very poor”, the CPCB said.
20 Jan 2019 1:12 AM
The overall PM2.5 level -— fine particulate matters in the air with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometers — in Delhi was at 273.
14 Jan 2019 12:58 AM
According to the Centre-run SAFAR, the overall air quality index in the city was recorded at 387, which falls in the 'very poor' category.
21 Nov 2018 12:36 PM
Authorities record stubble burning in UP for 1st time this season.
03 Nov 2018 12:52 AM
Overall air quality index of Delhi was recorded at 392, which falls in the 'very poor' category and is just 8 points from turning severe.
01 Nov 2018 12:28 PM
Most recent air pollution data from World Health Organisation released said India was one of the world's 10 most polluted countries.
29 Oct 2018 8:59 AM
Firecrackers emit PM 2.5 and contribute to heavy levels of pollutants in the air.
25 Oct 2018 1:22 AM
Police said they do not have any equipment to measure decibel levels or smoke they emit to ensure only 'green' firecrackers are being used.
24 Oct 2018 8:55 AM
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the city’s overall AQI at 252 at 11 am.
24 Oct 2018 1:26 AM