Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicDelhi air pollution

Topic: Delhi air pollution

Delhi can finally breathe clean air in winter—if Punjab’s new AAP govt can convince farmers

With the new AAP government in Punjab, Delhi can expect greater collaboration to address the air pollution issue. But Kejriwal must meet a few challenges.

Air quality panel lifts curbs on construction in Delhi-NCR, allows trucks to enter capital

The Commission for Air Quality Management lifted the restrictions with immediate effect after considering the improvement in air quality in the region and meteorological forecast.

School closures because of air pollution ‘misplaced, achieve nothing’: Delhi child rights body

DCPCR chief Anurag Kundu has written to Commission for Air Quality Management, saying the loss of 600 days due to Covid and pollution could have long-term implications.

Who are farmers thanking as they prepare to go home, and a surprise in Justice Gogoi’s book

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

SC directs panel to consider easing curbs after ‘slight’ improvement in Delhi’s air quality

A special bench comprising CJI Ramana said Friday that they'd not hear individual cases & asked the air quality commission to examine various industries' requests in a week's time.

Haryana orders closure of schools in 4 districts adjoining Delhi amid rising pollution level

The schools in Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat and Jhajjar will remain shut until further orders following the govt's order on measures to manage air quality in NCR districts of Haryana.

Govt hasn’t done enough on road dust, landfill fires to cut NCR air pollution: Parliament panel

Standing Committee says environment ministry has not acted on the recommendations it had formulated and submitted to Parliament in August 2018.

Take ‘real action’ on Delhi’s bad air or we’ll set up task force — SC pulls up Centre

SC pulls up central govt, says not court's job to infuse 'creativity' in bureaucracy, asks why hasn't pollution come down if govt has taken steps.

Delhi schools to remain shut from tomorrow till further orders over rising air pollution

The decision came after the Supreme Court Thursday pulled up the Delhi government for resuming physical classes in schools amid a rise in the air pollution levels in the city.

Re-imposed ban on construction in Delhi-NCR in view of worsening air quality, Centre tells SC

The apex court in its 24 November order had re-imposed the ban and directed states to provide subsistence to workers for the period during which such activities are prohibited.

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The LIC way or the Air India way — that is the multi-crore disinvestment question

The real argument against disinvestment is that any sale of a large firm is likely to fall into an oligarch’s lap. No one would want to make them more powerful than they already are.
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Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

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India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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