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‘Mumbai’s air 8 times more polluted than WHO limit’

The dust pollution in Mumbai is prevalent due to ongoing development projects however measures have been taken to control it.

22 Jan 2020 7:22 AM

Plastic on my sleeve

According to the CPCB report in 2017, it was estimated that around 25,940 tonnes of plastic waste is generated every day in India.

26 Nov 2019 12:56 AM

Air quality ‘very poor’ with drop in wind speed

In NCR, Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida recorded ‘very poor’ air quality while Gurgaon recorded poor air quality, it said.

31 Jan 2019 7:37 AM

Air quality in Delhi fluctuating between 'very poor', 'severe' categories

According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall air quality index (AQI) in the city was 399.

21 Jan 2019 9:33 AM

NGT slams Volkswagen for not depositing Rs 100 crore as per its 2018 order

The tribunal deferred the matter for hearing after it was informed that the Supreme Court is also seized of the issue.

17 Jan 2019 12:36 PM


NGT orders CPCB to launch prosecution against builder

‘Submit an action plan to the tribunal within three months’

15 Jan 2019 12:53 AM

Rainfall likely soon, set to bring down pollution

Air quality severe as wind speed drops.

13 Jan 2019 1:19 AM

Finally, breather for Delhiites as city’s air better than last 4 days

EPCA Chairman Bhure Lal said the conditions will get better in the coming days with improved meteorological conditions.

27 Dec 2018 2:53 AM

NCR records year’s 2nd highest pollution level

The highest was recorded on November 8, a day after Diwali, when the AQI touched 571.

24 Dec 2018 7:33 AM

New Delhi's air quality 'very poor', pollution likely to rise

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded an overall AQI of 314, which falls in the 'very poor' category.

03 Dec 2018 2:21 PM


Delhi: Air quality remains in ‘very poor’ category

It said that 20 areas in the national capital recorded “very poor” air quality while it was “poor” in six areas.

30 Nov 2018 5:16 AM

Delhi air quality turns ‘severe’; pollution may rise ‘faster’ now: Official

The overall AQI was 401, falling in 'severe' category, the highest this season, Central Pollution Control Board said.

30 Oct 2018 5:22 PM

‘Delhi pollution very critical’: SC prohibits plying of old petrol, diesel vehicles

SC directed transport department to announce that 15-year-old petrol, 10-year-old diesel vehicles would be impounded if found plying.

29 Oct 2018 5:13 PM

Air quality slips to ‘very poor’ again

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi at 328 at 4 pm.

25 Oct 2018 1:19 AM

41 teams to check pollution violations

Officials said this is the first time that the teams were fanned in the NCR regions too. Earlier, they used to be deployed only in Delhi.

12 Oct 2018 2:21 AM


Units ordered to close for checking pollution

The tribunal asked the chief secretary to send the compliance report by November 30 by e-mail and posted the matter for consideration on December 3.

10 Oct 2018 6:16 AM

‘Action plan against river pollution in next 2 mths’

The MPCB has entrusted NEERI with the task of preparation of the draft action plan for mitigating the river pollution.

03 Oct 2018 1:43 AM

After brief respite, Delhi air quality ‘poor’ again

Atmosphere was totally cleaned up owing to the continuous rains over the past few days.

03 Aug 2018 2:04 AM

Tribunal for environmental audit of institute in a month

The submission was opposed by advocate Siddhartha Singh, appearing for petitioner Balbir Singh.

28 Jul 2018 5:03 AM

‘Dumping human waste mid-air’ claim bogus, says DGCA

The committee members were directed to send the samples for tests to ascertain whether it was human or bird excreta.

22 May 2018 6:06 AM