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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
September 28, 2020
India Stock Market Highlights Today: On hopes of the US Govt to announce a stimulated package, global markets begun the new trading week with modest gains.


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
September 25, 2020
India Stock Market News Updates Today: IndusInd Bank, M&M, TCS, Bajaj Finance, Bharti Airtel, Sun Pharma, Maruti, Tata Steel and Axis Bank were among the top gainers on Sensex pack. Kotak Bank wa the only loser.


Aprajita Sharma
August 21, 2020
The green deposit will be available in rupee as a fixed tenure term deposit at a pre-agreed return and will offer similar levels of principal protection as a bank deposit.


BusinessToday.In
August 15, 2020
The tribunal directed HPCL to pay Rs 76.5 crore, BPCL Rs 7.5 crore, AEGIS Rs 142 crore, and SLCL Rs 0.2 crore


BusinessToday.In
August 9, 2020
According to Singh, the list of 101 items which will face embargo on their imports has been prepared by the Ministry of Defence after several rounds of consultations with all stakeholders, including the armed forces, public and private industry


CK Venkataraman, MD, the Titan Company
New Delhi, August 5, 2020
Companies will have to deal with shift in demand due to WFH, fall in conspicuous consumption, rise of a more socially aware consumer


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


PTI
July 24, 2020
The report by Avendus Capital, which is an investment banking arm of financial services provider Avendus Group, also said the total cost of ownership (TCO) in case of low- and medium-speed electric two-wheelers is already lower than internal combustion engine vehicles


Prasanna Mohanty
July 9, 2020
Multiple global studies show air pollution increases death rates from COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases, while destruction of forests and wildlife habitats unleashes more such diseases from animals to humans


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


E Kumar Sharma
July 8, 2020
As for the LG Polymers plant, the land belongs to the company but it cannot be used for the current operations, which will have to be shifted to a new location and the company could use the land for any other activity


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


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