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Hema Malini reacts on Parliamentarians skipping meeting on air pollution
Actress-turned-politician and BJP MP from Mathura Hema Malini on Nov...
Air quality in Delhi remains poor, may slip into severe category in next few days
After a brief respite, air quality in the national capital ...
Parliamentary panel to discuss air pollution in Delhi on Wednesday
An official message communicated to panel members stated that representati...
Delhi's air quality dips to 'moderate' category
The air quality of national capital dipped to 'moderate' category on Nov 20. According to AQI at Lodhi Road, major pollutants PM 2.5 and PM ...
Make Citizenship Bill people’s campaign, RSS tells cadre
The move comes shortly after RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said ‘no Hindu will have to leave the country’ after names of a large number of people from the community were left out from NRC published in Assam. RSS has asked its cadre to be careful while taking the message forward, given the extensive protests in northeast against CAB.
Delhi air pollution at month’s lowest level
PM 10 level at 160 on Monday but the situation may worsen to ‘severe’ category in 2 days. The hazardous ultrafine — PM 2.5 — is forecast to go up to 134 on Wednesday. The level of PM 10 particles in the city in the early hours of Monday fell to 160, the lowest since October 18, while PM 2.5 particles fell to 87, about the same level four weeks ago.
Leonardo DiCaprio posts about Delhi's #RightToBreathe protest; says 'air pollution the 5th-largest killer in India'
The protest saw over 1,500 people gather at India Gate on November 5.
Marginal improvement, but air quality in Delhi remains 'poor'
There was a respite on late Sunday evening as the AQI dropped to 198, which falls under "moderate" category. Gurgaon on Monday recorded an AQI of 138 (moderate), while Ghaziabad 231, Noida 212 and Greater Noida 204 . An AQI between 201 and 300 is considered "poor", 301-400 "very poor" and 401-500 "severe".
Cabinet okays bill to grant ownership rights to residents of Delhi's unauthorised colonies
The decision to grant ownership rights was taken by the Cabinet recently, and on Wednesday it cleared the bill which is to be introduced during in the ongoing Winter session of Parliament. The proposal is applicable to 1,797 identified unauthorised colonies spread over 175 square-km of the national capital inhabited by people from lower income groups.
Delhi's water quality cannot be judged on basis of just 11 samples: DJB Vice-Chairman
While speaking to ANI, Delhi Jal Board Vice-Chairman Dinesh Mohaniya on Tuesday said that the 11 samples are not enough to decide whether th...
Passengers flying to Delhi from four cities to get pollution masks: AirAsia India
The initiative is being taken in view of high pollution levels in Delhi, the airline said, adding that PM 2.5 particles can "reach deep into the lungs". PM 2.5 are tiny particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter. "The campaign will commence on November 19, 2019, and end on November 29, 2019," AirAsia India said in a statement.
CISF canines who secured Delhi Metro retire with medals, selfies & hugs
In a unique ceremony, Hina, Kite, Jelly, Jessy, Lucy, Lovely and the lone male dog Veer were accorded a warm send off by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) after they completed their varied tenures in securing the Delhi Metro against various threats and nefarious activities.
CM Arvind Kejriwal needs to take responsibility for pollution: Hardeep Singh Puri
As the poor air quality becomes an annual feature, Puri talks about why Delhi must implement the decongestion plan. He also discussed the need for setting the narrative right on Central Vista redevelopment plan and the country’s stand on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
Delhi 9th fastest growing prime residential mkt in world: report
Knight Frank on Tuesday released its report 'Prime Global Cities Index' for the third quarter this year which tracks the movement in prime residential prices in local currency across 45 cities worldwide. Delhi moved one place higher to become 9th fastest growing prime residential market in the world, while Bengaluru slipped five slots to 20th position.
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