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Delhi’s air quality continues to oscillate between poor, very poor: authorities

Delhi's air quality showed significant improvement on Wednesday and Thursday after rains washed away the pollutants but the rainfall also led to increased air capacity to hold pollutants, the SAFAR said. Delhi’s air quality continued to oscillate between ‘poor’ and ‘very poor’ categories Saturday due to increased pollutant holding capacity of air after rainfall, authorities […]

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Delhi pollution: Only option is to either ban non-CNG private vehicles or implement Odd-Even, says EPCA

In a letter to the Central Pollution Control Board and Graded Response Action Plan Task Force, EPCA chairman Bhure Lal also said the odd-even scheme practised in other countries was implemented for extended hours and all private vehicles were included. The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) on Wednesday said if the air quality […]

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Delhi Environment Minister meets union ministry officials to discuss deteriorating air quality

Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain met officials of the Environment Ministry to discuss the deteriorating air quality and plan action if the air quality remains hazardous, officials said. Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain met his ministry officials on Friday to discuss the deteriorating air quality in the national capital which slipped to “severe plus emergency” […]