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Delhi Turns Into A Gas Chamber Ahead Of Diwali

Air Pollution News
Because of winds coming from south west direction, increase in the moisture in the air and decrease in wind speed, air pollution increased significantly on the morning of Dhanteras in Delhi ...
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Green Diwali: Defying Firecracker Ban In Ahmedabad Can Land You In Jail

Diwali Special Gujarat
With an aim to enforce the Supreme Court guidelines to celebrate an eco-friendly Diwali, the Ahmedabad City Police will patrol the city round the clock on Diwali night and citizens who don’t comply by the 2-hour slot for bursting crackers will be punished ...
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Celebrate ‘Green Wali Diwali’, Donate Paper Waste And Take Home An Air Purifying Plant

Celebrate ‘Green Wali Diwali’, Donate Paper Waste And Take Home An Air Purifying Plant
Air Pollution Delhi Diwali Special Waste Management
To celebrate Diwali in an eco-friendly way, Noida based Wasteroots is running a week long (October 29 – November 4) campaign under which it is collecting paper waste and giving away plants in exchange ...
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Pollution Free Diwali: Ditch Regular Earthen Lamps And Switch To Eco-friendly Diyas

Pollution Free Diwali: Ditch Regular Earthen Lamps And Switch To Eco-friendly Diyas
Air Pollution Diwali Special Maharashtra
This diwali opt for an eco-friendly diya or earthern lamp as traditional diyas usually made from clay, with a cotton wick dipped in vegetable oil produce harmful carbon dioxide ...
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Following Supreme Court’s Order Tamil Nadu Declares Time Slots For Bursting Crackers On Diwali

Following Supreme Court’s Order Tamil Nadu Declares Time Slots For Bursting Crackers On Diwali
Air Pollution Diwali Special News Tamil Nadu
People in Tamil Nadu would be allowed to burst firecrackers between 6am and 7 am and 7 pm and 8 pm only on Diwali to check air pollution ...
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As Ghaziabad Air Quality Hits ‘Very Poor’ Mark, Local Bodies Prepare For Pre And Post Diwali Pollution

As Ghaziabad Air Quality Hits ‘Very Poor’ Mark, Local Bodies Prepare For Pre And Post Diwali Pollution
Air Pollution News
In the wake of rapidly degrading air quality, the district administration orders a series of steps to combat pollution pre and post-Diwali including halting the public and private construction activities till November 10, closing air industrial units till November 30, sprinkling water in dusty areas and launching awareness programmes ...
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Air Pollution: Here’s How India’s Cities Are Faring Ahead Of Diwali

Except Bengaluru and Kolkata, the air quality in rest of the metro cities is deteriorating before the onset of Diwali
Air Pollution Diwali Special
From Delhi’s ‘severe’ air quality to Hyderabad’s ‘good’ air quality, here’s a look at how six cities in the country are performing in terms of air pollution ahead of Diwali and full-fledged setting in of winter ...
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Expert Talk: Remember To Consider These Three Things While Buying An Air Pollution Mask

Expert Talk: Remember To Consider These Three Things While Buying An Air Pollution Mask
Air Pollution Diwali Special
It is the onset of winters and even before Diwali festivities kick in, air pollution is at severe levels, it is the time to protect yourself from the toxic air. Here are what to keep in mind before buying an air pollution mask ...
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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
Air Pollution Delhi Diwali Special News Tamil Nadu
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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Eco-Friendly Firecrackers Exist In India, But Will Not Be Available This Diwali: Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan

Firecrackers in India
Air Pollution Delhi News
Scientists at Council of Scientific and Industrial Research have developed formulations that can be used to make firecrackers that reduce air pollution by 30-40 per cent ...
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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
Air Pollution Diwali Special News Tamil Nadu
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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West Bengal Fireworks Manufacturers Seek Clarity On Supreme Court Guidelines On Green Crackers

Fireworks Manufacturers Seek Guidelines On Green Crackers
Air Pollution News West Bengal
Supreme Court allowed the sale and manufacture of low emission firecrackers this Diwali, now the fireworks manufacturers of West Bengal seek clarity on what qualifies as "green" crackers ...
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