Posts by: Aastha Ahuja

Aastha Ahuja

Only Green Crackers For Delhi-NCR This Diwali, Says Supreme Court; Traders Body Asks For Reconsideration

Only Green Crackers For Delhi-NCR This Diwali, Says Supreme Court; Traders Body Asks For Reconsideration
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The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has requested the apex court to allow the sale and use of traditional firecrackers this year and make green cracker mandatory from next year, as there is lack of awareness among manufacturers and consumers and a piled up stock of already manufactured traditional crackers.
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Delhi Environment Minister Continues To Visit Construction Sites To Check Violation Of Anti-Pollution Norms

Delhi Environment Minister Continues To Visit Construction Sites To Check Violation Of Anti-Pollution Norms
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Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain has been inspecting construction sites to check if the norms to check air pollution are being adhered to and wherever violations are found the minister has been taking action
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Supreme Court Allows Bursting Of Crackers For Any 2 Hours On Diwali In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Supreme Court Allows Bursting Of Crackers For Any 2 Hours On Diwali In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
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In a plea to the Supreme Court, the Tamil Nadu government requested to allow the state to burst crackers on Diwali morning from 4:30 AM to 6:30 AM besides the already permitted slot of 8 PM to 10 PM
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No Construction Site Should Be Left Uncovered In Delhi: Environment Minister Imran Hussain

No Construction Site Should Be Left Uncovered In Delhi: Environment Minister Imran Hussain
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Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain conducts a surprise inspection at three ready-mix concrete (RMC) plants in Burari and construction sites at Pragati Maidan to check on the implementation of pollution control measures
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Air Pollution Kills One In 10 Children Under The Age Of Five Globally: WHO Report

Air Pollution Kills One In 10 Children Under The Age Of Five Globally: WHO Report
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'Air Pollution and Child Health: Prescribing Clean Air', a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) highlights the health impact of pollution on children and pregnant women
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IIT Delhi Students Give Eco-Friendly Touch To Cremation, Replace Wood Logs With Cow Dung Logs

IIT Delhi Students Give Eco-Friendly Touch To Cremation, Replace Wood Logs With Cow Dung Logs
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A team of students from IIT Delhi has come up with eco-friendly cow dung logs that aim at solving the problem of air pollution, deforestation and dumping of cow dung
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Air Pollution In South Delhi: 20 Teams To Patrol 24x7 To Stop Instances Of Leaves And Waste Burning

Air Pollution In South Delhi: 20 Teams To Patrol 24x7 To Stop Instances Of Leaves And Waste Burning
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South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) will conduct night patrolling starting today to avoid instances of leaves and waste burning in the open which contribute to rising levels of air pollution
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Fight Against Air Pollution: Delhi’s School Students To Be Encouraged To Celebrate Firecracker Free Diwali

Fight Against Air Pollution: Delhi’s School Students To Be Encouraged To Celebrate Firecracker Free Diwali
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Keeping in mind the rising levels of pollution and health hazards of firecrackers, Directorate of Education issues circular to schools, asks students to celebrate eco-friendly Diwali
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On A Mission To Clean Agra’s Roads, Here’s What Inspired Four Friends To Get Started

On A Mission To Clean Agra’s Roads, Here’s What Inspired Four Friends To Get Started
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Pave the way for Agra’s clean-up brigade ‘India Rising’ that is working relentlessly for last 242 weeks to clean-up Agra
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Experts On Fallout Of Fire At Delhi’s Largest Dumping Site Bhalswa

Experts On Fallout Of Fire At Delhi’s Largest Dumping Site Bhalswa
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Delhi’s 62 meter tall Bhalswa landfill catches fire, experts asks for an emergency response mechanism and decentralised waste disposal system
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Bengaluru Woman Gives Green Spin To Dasara Golu - Festive Display Of Dolls, Exhibits 7 Steps To ‘SwachaGraha'

Bengaluru Woman Gives Green Spin To Dasara Golu - Festive Display Of Dolls, Exhibits 7 Steps To ‘SwachaGraha'
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From refusing single use plastic, practising composting at home, to producing natural cleaners at home, 57-year-old Vani Murthy’s Dasara Golu has everything you need to live a green life
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Swachh Rail: Trains With Bio-Toilets To Have Dustbins By December 2018

Swachh Rail: Trains With Bio-Toilets To Have Dustbins By December 2018
To avoid clogging of bio-toilets of 40,283 coaches, Indian Railways plan to place dustbins by end of the year
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As Air Pollution Makes A Comeback In Delhi, Delhiites Brace Yourself For An Emergency Plan

As Air Pollution Makes A Comeback In Delhi, Delhiites Brace Yourself For An Emergency Plan
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Emergency plan known as the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) will be implemented from October 15, as and when the air quality deteriorates in Delhi
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#GlobalHandwashingDay 2018: 5 Things To Know

#GlobalHandwashingDay 2018: 5 Things To Know
As the world celebrates Global Handwashing Day with focus on the link between handwashing and food, here is everything you need to know about handwashing
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