KOLKATA: In response to the alarming levels of hazardous air affecting the well-being of residents, the Union Health Ministry has issued a critical health advisory to five states. The affected states include Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. The advisory, delivered by the Union Health Ministry, urges these states to enhance their preparedness measures. […]
KOLKATA: Environmental activists questioned the “poor” implementation of Supreme Court orders to stop stubble burning, as Delhi’s air quality plummets beyond “stable categories”, on Friday. While speaking with The New Indian, activist and co-founder of the Warrior Moms initiative, Bhavreen Kandhari said, “The SC’s order to stop stubble burning is encouraging and it feels good […]
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has imposed a comprehensive ban on the use of firecrackers, including the use of “green crackers,” until January 1, 2024. This ban has been introduced more than a month ahead of the Diwali festival, which is scheduled to occur on November 12, 2023. To ensure strict enforcement of the […]
Northwest Indian states will witness intense rain, thunderstorm & lightening on May 29 & 30
Cyclone Mocha will make landfall between Cox's Bazar (Bangladesh) and Kyaukpyu (Myanmar) around the forenoon of May 14.