Tag: Pollution

Gwalior, Raipur more polluted than New Delhi, claims WHO data

It seems Chhattisgarh’s Raipur is more polluted than the national capital, a World Health Organisation report released on Friday said. Similarly, Gwalior has also been included in the list of city more polluted than Delhi. The organization has examined air pollution level in around 1600 cities across the world, which[Read More…]

Shallow fog dips visibility in Delhi

Pollution can cripple NCR economy: ASSOCHAM

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) has said that the alarming pollution in is likely to take a toll on the entire National Capital region (NCR), crippling sectors like tourism, transport, automobile and real estate. It added that several billions of dollars of fresh investment and[Read More…]

Delhi – The most polluted city in the world

The Delhi smog situation is the talk of the town, with schools being shut, the government mulling bringing back the odd-even rule and scores of people complaining about respiratory problems. Delhi now has the notorious title of being the most polluted city in the world. If anyone wanted an official[Read More…]

Stubble Burning: 1406 farmers fined in Haryana

Authorities in Haryana have initiated action against 1406 farmers, who have defied orders on burning paddy stubble. A senior official told PTI that a total fine of Rs 13.75 lakh has been collected on Saturday. Many farmers in Haryana and the neighbouring Punjab have continued with the practice, leading to[Read More…]

1800 schools in Delhi shut due to smog

Around 1800 primary schools in New Delhi have been shut on Saturday, as the national capital’s pollution level becomes more harmful. The decision affects around 9 lakh children studying at schools run by the municipality. “All municipal schools under the three corporations will be closed on Saturday due to the[Read More…]

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