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
The overall Air Quality Index of the national capital was recorded at 381 which falls in the very poor category
28 Oct 2018 1:44 PM
Every November, air pollution in north India reaches high levels, forcing schools shut and filling hospital wards with patients.
21 Oct 2018 9:14 AM
The campaign to ensure the return of owls to Delhi began after the dusky-eagle owl was first sighted in the sanctuary in 2014.
01 Jul 2018 5:35 PM
The dispersion of pollutants became faster after local winds picked up speed and led to reduced pollution levels and improved air quality.
17 Jun 2018 2:20 PM
Authorities have expressed hope that the air quality would improve during the day due to the dispersion of pollutants by local winds.
16 Jun 2018 4:04 PM
The India Meteorological Department said that the strong winds are expected to continue over the region.
15 Jun 2018 2:11 PM
Air quality deteriorated due to dust storms in western parts, particularly Rajasthan, which increased coarser particles in air: CPCB
14 Jun 2018 11:12 AM
The highest number of buses, 3,328, that were challaned for the lack of valid PUC certificates came from UP.
07 Apr 2018 1:35 PM
Delhi will be the first city in the country to leapfrog from BS-IV or Euro-IV grade petrol and diesel to BS-VI or Euro-VI.
31 Mar 2018 8:14 PM
Counsel for the Centre made this submission before a bench hearing the Delhi air pollution case.
05 Feb 2018 8:42 PM
The concentration of pollutants will rise till at least December 29 due to low velocity wind and the coming down of the atmospheric layer.
26 Dec 2017 9:09 PM
The pollution levels did not drop despite the water sprayed from the device, which costs around Rs 20 lakh per unit.
20 Dec 2017 4:36 PM
The SC restored its November 2016 order of a total ban and suspended its September 2017 order that permitted limited sale.
15 Dec 2017 6:32 PM
At least 10 trains were cancelled,17 delayed and 2 rescheduled as visibility was down to 1200 metres.
11 Dec 2017 4:12 PM
With odd-even rule implementation, the entry of trucks will be banned in national capital.
06 Dec 2017 4:17 PM
The Delhi data scientist said that a lot of people can not afford the masks but Obama wearing one might spur authorities into action.
01 Dec 2017 9:12 AM
The green panel, however, refused to lift its ban on industrial activities causing pollution in the Delhi-National Capital Region region.
17 Nov 2017 12:43 PM
The EPCA lifted the measure on Thursday citing 'problems' in its effective enforcement, which has led to parking on the roads.
16 Nov 2017 1:21 PM
Other cities like Beijing, grappling with poisonous air, have put in place time-bound measures to improve the situation.
16 Nov 2017 12:41 AM