Winters are here and so is air pollution in Northern India. The national capital becomes a gas chamber during the cold season owing to the burning of crop residue in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana. Moreover, the cars, coal-fired power plants, and cookstoves
Primarily a Hindu festival, almost every Indian celebrates Diwali, a day symbolising the victory of good on evil. While the Festival of Lights brings joy, it also brings air and noise pollution to the Indian subcontinent, especially to the national capital region. Owing to the
As the air pollution in the national capital of India is taking a toll on the health of the citizens, Oxy Pure – an oxygen bar in Saket, is providing fresh air with an array of refreshing fragrances. The brainchild of 26-year-old Aryavir Kumar and
India is host to world’s most polluted city and 13 of its cities are among the top most polluted cities in the world. Delhi was forced to switch to odd-even car restrictions after the capital city became a “gas chamber” due to alarming rise in
Ruling AAP government in Delhi has come up with a smart idea to reduce rising air pollution in Delhi. The Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that government will fund Rs. 2 crore into any start-up or researchers, student, organizations, teams etc. that will suggest
The capital city of India is now world’s number one in air pollution. According to a global study Delhi’s air is highly toxic and killing 80 people every day.
A research by scientists at a Delhi based independent agency SAFAR revealed that Delhi isn’t just world’s most polluted city, but its air is also contaminated by lethal class of pollutant particles in vehicular emissions – PM1 particles – the thinnest class of pollutant particles.
To counter alarming rise in vehicular pollution in Delhi, National Green Tribunal had rebuked the government for their failure to plan and implement any measures against it. NGT had ordered that no diesel vehicle over 10 year old shall ply on roads. It has started