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Dust from unpaved roads, traffic congestion main local factors behind pollution in Delhi-NCR

By : editor_2, Oct 18, 2018

Dust from unpaved roads, construction activities and traffic congestion are some of the main local factors causing the air quality of Delhi-NCR to deteriorate as reported by 41 inspection teams...

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72-hour pollution forecast system launched in Delhi

By : editor_2, Oct 16, 2018

Ahead of the pollution season, the Centre on Monday launched an air quality prediction system that would forecast the state of the air three days in advance for...

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Delhi backs incentives for clean energy switch to combat pollution

By : editor_2, Sep 6, 2018

Authorities in Delhi approved measures on Tuesday to encourage businesses to use clean energy as one of the world’s worst polluted cities stepped up the fight against deadly air pollution....

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CPCB TO INSTALL 2 AIIR MONITORING STATIONS IN RAIPUR

By : editor_2, Aug 30, 2018

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) will install two “Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations” (CAAQMS) under CPSU-CSR Project in Raipur, officials informed.

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Pollution Board to set up three more air quality stations in Vijayawada

By : editor_2, Aug 16, 2018

With air pollution levels increasing alarmingly in the city, the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) officials have decided to establish three more air quality monitoring stations at...

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Several polluting factories in North Delhi may be sealed soon

By : editor_2, Aug 13, 2018

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation is likely to initiate sealing drive after September 29 against factories or industries using coal and other ‘dirty’ fuels like pet coke and furnace oil...

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Green tribunal asks NCR states to report on air pollution fight

By : editor_2, Aug 3, 2018

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the states...

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NGT reiterates order banning 10-year-old diesel vehicles

By : editor_2, Aug 2, 2018

Reiterating its previous orders, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has held that diesel vehicles that are 10-year-old will not be permitted to ply in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR...

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NITI Aayog Reveal ‘Breathe India’ Plan to Reduce Air Pollution, Delhi, Agra on Focus

By : editor_2, Jul 17, 2018

To combat rising air pollution, NITI Aayog has developed a 15-points action plan, titled ‘Breathe India’, for top 10 most polluted cities in India. In the proposal, electrifying last mile...

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National Clean Air Programme likely to be notified by July end: Environment ministry

By : editor_2, Jul 5, 2018

The National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which proposes multiple strategies to combat air pollution, is likely to be notified by the end of this month, a top environment ministry official said...

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