Tag: Pollution

Hair care post diwali and keeping hair safe from pollution

Hair care post diwali and keeping hair safe from pollution

Diwali maybe one of your favorite festivals but you cannot afford to overlook the fact that crackers mount up the usual pollution level to manyfold. With or without restrictions from the government, firecrackers remain an inevitable part of Diwali. Undeniably, pollution causes irretrievable damage especially to your hair. Adopting the[Read More…]

Mist, 'very poor' air quality continue in Delhi

Delhi-NCR witness ‘severe’ air quality

New Delhi: Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Monday witnessed “severe” air quality with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.4 degrees Celsius, the season’s average, the Met office said. “The sky will be clear with mist in the early part of the day,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD)[Read More…]

Mist, 'very poor' air quality continue in Delhi

Severe pollution on foggy Saturday

New Delhi: Visibility dropped to 700 metres on Saturday morning as pollution levels remained severe at many places in the city beside a fog envelope, the Met said. The minimum temperature was recorded at 12 degrees Celsius, two notches below the average, while the maximum was likely to hover around[Read More…]

Delhi government forms inspection team to check pollution

Delhi government forms inspection team to check pollution

New Delhi: With Delhi air quality worsening, Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Thursday formed an inspection team to carry out surprise checks in the capital to check air pollution violations. Hussain asserted that the inspections by the six-member committee will be carried out to check “ground level steps” being taken[Read More…]

Delhi air not fit for morning walks: Met

Emergency action plan to curb Delhi pollution comes into effect

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) on Monday started implementation of a Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) to control air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region. Under the plan, prepared in 2017 on the directive of the Supreme Court after high pollution levels in[Read More…]

‘Kadvi Hawa’: A timely warning about global warming

Film: ‘Kadvi Hawa’ Director: Nila Madhab Pandya Starring: Sanjay Mishra, Ranvir Shorey, Tillotama Shome Rating: **** Look at what we’ve done to Mother Earth. She is no longer Mother, she is Muddle Earth heading towards Murder Earth. In director Nila Madhab Pandya’s new work aptly entitled “Kadwi Hawa”, the bitter[Read More…]

Delhi Chief Minister to meet Haryana CM over pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal left for Haryana on Wednesday to meet Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and discuss the issue of stubble burning and air pollution. Kejriwal in a tweet said he along with Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain, Environment Department Secretary Keshav Chandra was on their way to[Read More…]

Will bring Odd-Even without exemptions: Delhi government to NGT

AAP govt may implement odd-even scheme again in Delhi

With the air quality in Delhi and NCR getting worse ahead of winter, the city government has said it may bring back the odd-even vehicle rationing scheme in the capital. Delhi Transport Minister, Kailash Gahlot directed the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to gear up for implementation of the odd-even scheme[Read More…]

Electric cars in India: Present, Problems and Future

Electric cars in India: Present, Problems and Future

There were some hard to digest comments made by road transport and highways minister, Nitin Gadkari. We won’t get into the nitty-gritties of the matter but the simple idea put forth is that the Government is anti-fossil fuel powered cars – diesel or petrol. While the words used and the[Read More…]

Diesel Vehicles Found Breaching Emission Levels In India Too

Diesel vehicles found breaching emission levels in India too

Diesel cars, of late, don’t seem to be exhaling in the environment’s favour. First in the US, then in Europe, and now in India, diesel-powered cars have been caught emitting more NOx than the prescribed levels under real world conditions. Surprisingly, the cars are well within the emissions limits when[Read More…]

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