According to a 2018 study conducted by The Energy and Resources Institute, vehicular emissions contribute to roughly 40 per cent of the PM 2.5 pollution in the national capital.
AAP chief spokesperson Priyanka Kakkar alleged in a press conference on Monday that paddy stubble (parali) burning in Haryana was responsible for air pollution in Delhi and BJP government in the state did nothing to prevent farm fires.
Delhi Lt Governor V K Saxena on Monday directed officials to immediately clean pavements and streets in central Delhi after he found them covered with thick layers of dust and loose silt during an inspection, Raj Niwas officials said. Saxena also inspected the ongoing works of dust mitigation by mechanical[Read More…]
The Delhi government has allocated Rs 56 crore to provide Diwali bonus to 80,000 Group B and Group C employees, Kejriwal said in a press briefing.
In a letter to Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav, he expressed concerns about the expected deterioration in air quality in the coming days due to Diwali and stubble burning in neighbouring states.
The Delhi government has also announced the closure of all primary schools for two days in an effort to safeguard young children from health-threatening pollution.
The DCW issued the notice after it received a complaint regarding the objectionable pictures being sold on the internet.
In addition, the pollution here has made bronchial asthma worse in many patients, according to doctors. They also said that people of all ages are being affected by it.
The AQI was 232 in neighbouring Ghaziabad, 313 in Faridabad, 233 in Gurugram, 313 in Noida and 356 in Greater Noida.
To get from east to west or west to east, you can take IP Marg, A-Point, W-Point, Sikandra Road, Mandi House, and the Firozshah Road circle
Police further said that after the accused beat the victim, she died after her condition deteriorated the same night.
On Sunday night, the Bara Hindu Rao Hospital informed police that 16-year-old Arun was admitted there with a stab injury in his abdomen.
According to the records of one of the two hotels where the woman checked in on October 11, she stayed there for five days, but the staff did not known if she was coming from the airport or somewhere else.
He was absconded in this case and arrested on April 15, 2023, after deportation from Mexico in April of this year. The court had taken on a charge sheet against Boxer on July 28, 2013.
The ‘Farishtey Dilli Ke’ scheme encourages people to rescue those who have met with road accidents. Under it, the government foots the hospital bills of those who have met with accidents in Delhi.
Special Judge M K Nagpal also allowed Singh to sign certain cheques for his family expenses as well as his works as a Member of Parliament.
The juvenile was being interrogated and efforts were on to nab other accused, police added.
The incident took place at Sanjay Basti, near the Gol Market, around 8.30 pm on on Tuesday.
The minister said that during Dussehra, which was celebrated on Tuesday, there were lesser bursting of firecrackers and if the same continued for Diwali then it will have a better impact on pollution levels in Delhi.
The mishap took place when a loaded trailer (truck) was transporting a crane from the Akshardham Temple area to Burari via Geeta Colonay in Pusta road.
Justice Subramonium Prasad directed the Counsel for the Delhi Government to file a fresh status report after taking instructions from the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and the BSES regarding further action taken in the matter.
The state’s Agriculture Department has also imposed a fine of Rs 53,000 on farmers who were found burning the stubble.
Following the incident, Delhi police registered a First Information Report under sections 286 and 337 of the Indian Penal Code at Shashtri Park police station, officials said.
The Supreme Court Collegium has recently recommended the names of Shalinder Kaur and Ravinder Dudeja (Judicial Officers) for appointment as Judges of the High Court of Delhi.
Three suspects were subsequently apprehended, while the pursuit for the remaining two persists.