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Delhi’s Air Quality ‘Improves Significantly’ But Still Far From Safe: Authorities

Delhi’s air quality index on Thursday morning was recorded at 228 falling in the ‘poor’ category, authorities credited the improvement to the rainfall in the city and the direction of the winds ...
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Stubble Burning Accounted For 3 Per Cent Of Delhi’s Air Pollution: SAFAR

The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR) said that agriculture waste burning in the neighbouring states have contributed only 3 per cent to the deteriorating air quality in the national capital region this week ...
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People Know About Air Pollution But Lack Awareness About Cause And Effect: Study
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People Know About Air Pollution But Lack Awareness About Cause And Effect: Study

A study on perception on air quality conducted by Clean Air Collective interviewed 5,000 people in 17 cities of India and found that even though the citizens are aware of air pollution, there are gaps in the perception on its causes and solution and lack knowledge about Air Quality Index (AQI), Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM2.5) and Particulate Matter 10 (PM10) ...
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Swachh Jharkhand: The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free On Its Foundation Day, November 15
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Swachh Jharkhand: The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free On Its Foundation Day, November 15

From mere 28 per cent of sanitation coverage in 2014 to 100 per cent now, Jharkhand has come a long way in achieving the swachh bharat abhiyan goals ...
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Delhiites Wake Up To Rain, Pollution Levels Drop Down To ‘Very Poor’
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Delhiites Wake Up To Rain, Pollution Levels Drop Down To ‘Very Poor’

Drizzle on Tuesday and during early morning hours on Wednesday aid in bringing down AQI to ‘very poor’. Experts show apprehension, rain might increase the levels of pollution ...
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Children’s Day Special: Delhi’s Smog Leaves Children Gasping For Air

With the air quality index of the national capital in the severe category, children face several health consequences such as breathlessness and asthma ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Districts Gear Up To Compete In Sanitation Activities For The World Toilet Day Contest
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Districts Gear Up To Compete In Sanitation Activities For The World Toilet Day Contest

To mark the upcoming World Toilet Day on November 19, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has started “Swachh Bharat World Toilet Day Contest 2018” for all districts and states focusing on behaviour change with respect to sanitation and ODF (Open Defecation Free) sustainability ...
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Chhath Puja Celebrated In Kolkata City Lake, Flouting National Green Tribunal Order

Thousands of devotees defied the NGT ban and celebrated Chhath Puja at lake Rabindra Sarobar in south Kolkata which is part of the National Lake Conservation Plan of the Government of India ...
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'Masking Our Emotions': Farhan Akhtar & Priyanka Chopra Battle Delhi’s Pollution With Masks
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‘Masking Our Emotions’: Farhan Akhtar & Priyanka Chopra Battle Delhi’s Pollution With Masks

Actors Farhan Akhtar and Priyanka Chopra struggle to breathe fresh air in the national capital region, post a picture of themselves wearing masks as they shoot for their movie The Sky Is Pink in New Delhi ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Agra Residents March To Promote Cleanliness
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Agra Residents March To Promote Cleanliness

In a citizens’ march organized by the Municipal Corporation of Agra, more than ten thousand people paraded from Agra College to municipal corporation headquarters to spread the message of Swachh Bharat Mission ...
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Air Pollution Crisis: Women Boxers Wear Masks, Scarves To Guard Against Smog At World Championships In Delhi
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Air Pollution Crisis: Women Boxers Wear Masks, Scarves To Guard Against Smog At World Championships In Delhi

Women Boxers training for the World Championship to be held in Delhi between November 15 and 24 are facing difficulty as capital’s air quality continues to be a cause for concern, with a thick smog enveloping the city ...
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National Green Tribunal Forms Committee To Check Pollution During Functions At Banquet Halls, Hotels
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National Green Tribunal Forms Committee To Check Pollution During Functions At Banquet Halls, Hotels

A bench of National Green Tribunal headed by Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel has formed a committee to stop activities that lead to degradation of the environment and has asked it to prepare an action plan in this regard within a month ...
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