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Lok Sabha holds discussion on pollution in Delhi, NCR

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi The Lok Sabha today took up a serious discussion on air pollution in Delhi and its nearby areas. Members cutting across party lines expressed serious concern over the menace of pollution and said that the issue should be tackled, leaving aside politics. The issue was raised under Rule No. 193. … Continue reading Lok Sabha holds discussion on pollution in Delhi, NCR

Air pollution: EPCA orders closure of Delhi-NCR schools for two days

AMN The Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority EPCA ordered schools in Delhi-NCR to be closed for the next two days due to increased pollution levels. The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority also extended the ban on hot-mix plants and stone-crushers in Delhi-NCR till November 15. The authority directed that all coal and other fuel-based industries, … Continue reading Air pollution: EPCA orders closure of Delhi-NCR schools for two days

Delhi air quality again in the severe category

WEBG DESK Air quality in the national capital region was in the severe category on Tuesday morning. The air quality index, AQI was recorded 414 at 10 AM. On Monday, the air quality was in the ‘very poor’ category. An AQI between Zero to 50 is considered ‘good’, 201 to 300 ‘poor’, 301 to 400 … Continue reading Delhi air quality again in the severe category

Odd-Even Scheme in Delhi comes into effect today

STAFF WRITER / NEW DELHI In a bid to combat air pollution, the Odd-Even Scheme began in the National Capital from today. The 12-day scheme will continue till 15th of this month. Under the scheme, the vehicles with odd last digit registration number will be allowed on roads on odd dates and those with even … Continue reading Odd-Even Scheme in Delhi comes into effect today

Delhi Pollution: 37 flights diverted, 550 delayed, the school closed

WEB DESK Due to low visibility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), 37 flights were diverted between 9 am and 1 pm to places like Jaipur, Amritsar, Lucknow and Mumbai, the airport officials said. A senior government official said more than 250 departures and 300-plus arrivals at the Delhi airport were delayed due to … Continue reading Delhi Pollution: 37 flights diverted, 550 delayed, the school closed

Women in Delhi get free rides in public buses

By A correspondent / NEW DELHI In another welfare measure, AAP government in Delhi announced that women in Delhi will get free rides in public buses starting from today. As per the plan, conductors will distribute pink tickets having a face value of 10 rupees each to women passengers for free-travel. The government will then … Continue reading Women in Delhi get free rides in public buses

Air quality of Delhi drops to season’s worst after Diwali

AMN / NEW DELHI The air quality of Delhi dropped to the season’s worst on the morning after Diwali. A thin layer of toxic haze hung over Delhi in the morning and the overall air quality index stood at 346, which falls under the very poor category. However, according to government agencies, the situation was … Continue reading Air quality of Delhi drops to season’s worst after Diwali

Centre approves regularisation of unauthorised colonies in Delhi

Vinit Wahi / New Delhi The Union Cabinet has approved regularisation of unauthorised colonies in Delhi and giving the rights of ownership to the people living in these colonies. Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said 40 lakh residents of unauthorized colonies will be given ownership, mortgage … Continue reading Centre approves regularisation of unauthorised colonies in Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates 100 more Mohalla Clinics in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today inaugurated 100 more Mohalla Clinics in the national capital. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Kejriwal said that with these new health clinics, a total of 302 Mohalla Clinics are now functional in the city. These clinics are part of the city government’s push to set up 1,000 neighbourhood clinics … Continue reading Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates 100 more Mohalla Clinics in Delhi

Top VIPs to be exempted from Odd-Even scheme in Delhi

Odd-Even scheme to be implemented in Delhi from Nov 4 for 12 days No exemption for private CNG vehicles VINIT WAHI / NEW DELHI The odd-even road rationing scheme will be implemented in Delhi from 4th November to 15th November. The move is aimed at combating high levels of air pollution in Delhi-NCR. Briefing media … Continue reading Top VIPs to be exempted from Odd-Even scheme in Delhi

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