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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 21, 2020
Pollution levels dipped slightly in the national capital on Tuesday morning due to favourable wind speed, with the air quality still being in the 'poor' category. The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor, SAFAR, said the air quality index (AQI) is likely to slip to the 'very poor' category by Wednesday due to a change in the wind direction and a reduction in the wind speed. The air pollution in Delhi is presenting  a great challenge to people with breathing problems. The city recorded an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 227 on Tuesday, with an average AQI of 244 on Monday, 254 on Sunday and 287 on Saturday. Watch the video for more. Cash crunch? This start-up offers 'scan now and pay later' option on UPI


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 19, 2020
Stubble burning in neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana has now polluted Delhi's air quality by 19 per cent, according to a data Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) website SAFAR. Stubble burning was responsible for only 6 per cent pollution contribution to the air quality of Delhi NCR on October 15 but in a span of two days, it has increased by 13 per cent, the data showed. However, the Centre and state governments have continued to pass the blame onto each other. Watch the video for more.


PTI
October 18, 2020
According to doctors, respiratory illnesses like viral influenza increase with a spike in pollution levels as poor air quality leads to inflammation in the lungs making it more vulnerable for the virus to penetrate


Reuters
October 17, 2020
Delhi air pollution: After months of relatively clean air because of a lockdown imposed to fight the virus, pollution levels have spiked to their worst in two years for October


BusinessToday.In
October 17, 2020
Delhi Pollution: National capital's AQI is expected to exacerbate due to the stubble burning and farm fires in neighbouring states


BusinessToday.In
October 7, 2020
Festive season guidelines: These SOPs will be effective from October to December that sees a host of festivals including Durga Puja, Diwali, Dussehra and Christmas


BusinessToday.In
October 7, 2020
A study found that people living in Delhi-NCR are twice as likely to face structural changes to their lungs as compared to other states such as Bihar, Odisha and West Bengal


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 25, 2020
It's that time of the year again when Delhi reels under air pollution caused by stubble burning in neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana. Space agency NASA had found first signs of stubble burning and released pictures. The NASA satellite images showed about seven fresh fires in the farmlands of Punjab between September 13 and 16, hinting at the start of the stubble burning practice by the farmers. While farmers have been given incentives to stop stubble burning, most of them cannot afford the machines being provided as an option. Last year's stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana had contributed to 44 percent of the pollution in  Delhi NCR, according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), the Ministry of Earth Science. Watch the video for more.


BusinessToday.In
July 29, 2020
The study further revealed that air pollution posed the greatest risk to human health before the coronavirus pandemic and will continue to remain so if the territories around the world don't turn to stricter clean air policies


Prasanna Mohanty
July 8, 2020
The draft EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) of 2020 being pushed through by the central government seeks to undermine checks and balances on pollution of air, water, and soil and depletion of forests that impose heavy costs on the economy by spreading illness, deaths and loss of livelihoods of millions of people


BusinessToday.In
July 8, 2020
Pre-owned car sellers such as CarDekho, Cars24, Quikr, Zig Wheels offer good deals on used cars. You can also look at pre-owned car companies such as Mahindra First Choice and Maruti True Value that offer customised deals to lure customers


BusinessToday.In
April 21, 2020
The DPCC compared the readings from this month to those from April 2019 to study improvement in Yamuna's water quality during the coronavirus lockdown


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 3, 2020
Coronaviris News Updates: Director of Bhopal Health Department, J Vijay Kumar, tests positive for coronavirus; his second test sample also found positive


BusinessToday.In
March 23, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak in India latest news: The two persons, from Pilibhit and Kanpur, who had travel history to the Middle East and the US have been tested positive for COVID-19


BusinessToday.In
February 26, 2020
Indian cities are among the most polluted cities in the world according to a latest report and Ghaziabad tops the list with an average concentration of 110.2 ug/m3 PM2.5 particles.


Mansi Jaswal
New Delhi, February 21, 2020
PM 2.5 levels in Delhi were under 'satisfactory' and 'moderate' categories for 120 days in 2019; cleaner days, however, were majorly clustered in summer and monsoon seasons only


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, February 11, 2020
Election Results Live: PM Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, union ministers Rajnath Singh and Prakash Javadekar, were among the various political figures who extended their congratulations to Arvind Kejriwall and AAP


Sumant Banerji
New Delhi, February 4, 2020
In India and elsewhere, the electric vehicle story has not quite lived up to the overzealous projections of a few years ago. A course correction is under way


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 30, 2020
Budget likely to raise spending to revive economic growthPrime Minister Narendra Modi's government is expected to raise spending on infrastructure and cut some personal tax in its 2020/2021 budget, to spur consumer demand and investment, government sources and economists said. India is facing its worst economic slowdown in a decade. Growth slipped to 4.5% in the July-September quarter, worsening the job prospects for millions of youth entering the workforce each year.Pollution reg...


Reuters
New Delhi, January 30, 2020
Central Pollution Control Board warned last year that coal-fired plants could be shut down for failing to meet deadlines to fit equipment to curb harmful emissions


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