Pollution On The Rise: Haryana Government Shuts Schools In Four Districts Adjoining NCR

CHANDIGARH: Amid increasing levels of pollution in Delhi-NCR, the Haryana government on Sunday ordered closure of all government and private schools till November 17 in four districts adjoining NCR, namely, Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonepat and Jhajjar. The government also announced a host of measures to curb air pollution. Similar orders have also been passed by the […]

SC Asks Centre To Take Emergency Steps To Check Air Pollution, Raps Delhi Government

NEW DELHI: Delhi is breathing poisonous air. Even as the air quality continues to dip even further in the severe category in the national capital, the Supreme Court on Saturday said the Central government should consider a two-day lockdown in Delhi if necessary, in order to bring down the pollution level in Delhi-NCR. The remarks […]

Delhi Air Pollution: Kejriwal Govt Deploys 114 Water Tankers To Settle Dust

NEW DELHI: Coming under attack of the opposition parties over the issue of air pollution in the national capital, Delhi Environment minister on Saturday said that Arvind Kejriwal government is taking concrete steps to control increased pollution levels post Diwali and has deployed 114 water tankers to sprinkle water on the roads. Speaking to media […]