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Why is Delhi-NCR getting hit by frequent earthquakes?

Since April 2020, New Delhi and its nearby areas have recorded at least 14 earthquakes. According to the National Center for Seismology, all these earthquakes fell into the range of low to medium, as their magnitude was less than five. How does an earthquake occur? The primary cause for an earthquake is the movement of […]

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Delhi’s Air Quality is back to ‘Hazardous’

Despite several measures taken to combat air pollution, air quality in Delhi-NCR crossed the ‘hazardous’ category in many places. The overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 389 on Wednesday at 12 pm according to air-quality. In the National Capital Region, Ghaziabad performed the worst as its AQI was recorded at 781 at […]

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Delhi AQI Remains in ‘Poor’ Category, Rain May Bring Respite

Pollution levels in Delhi-NCR increased marginally on Tuesday due to slow wind speed which led to the accumulation of pollutants. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded in ‘poor’ category while the Particulate Matter (PM) 10  was recorded at 201 and […]

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Parliament Winter Session Live Updates: Discussion on Pollution Crisis Continues

Entering the fourth day on Thursday, the Winter Session of Parliament commenced at 11 am. The discussion on the pollution crisis in Delhi and NCR region and other parts of the country is continuing in the Lok Sabha. Congress’ Manish Tewari and BJD’s Pinaki Misra had initiated the debate and a reply is expected from […]

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Citizens and Corporates Come Together Demanding Clean Air

Consistently poor air quality of Delhi-NCR made the citizens and some of the biggest corporate houses of Gurugram to get out on the streets demanding their right to breathe. The fear that professionals working in Gurugram could relocate to places with cleaner air is becoming bigger with each passing day.  To protest against the worsening […]

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Air pollution continues to haunt Delhi-NCR

“We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain to look inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet” Stephen Hawking. These words of Stephen hawking sound so relatable to the current situation of Delhi-NCR. The rising levels of air pollution and the constantly deteriorating […]

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Odd-Even Scheme May Not Be A Permanent Solution For Delhi Pollution, Says SC

Air quality in Delhi-NCR continuous to be in the severe plus category in many areas as thick smog enveloped the region and schools remained closed for the second straight day. The air quality recorded in Pusa Road (777), Dwarka Sector 8 (930), Pragati Vihar (733), Noida Sector 125 (665), Noida Sector 62 (538) and Chanakyapuri, […]

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Air Pollution in Delhi-NCR Remains in the ‘Severe’ Category

The air quality in Delhi-NCR continues to remain in the ‘Severe’ category on Thursday morning as the Supreme Court mandated anti-pollution authority, EPCA ordered the closure of schools in the region till November 15. “Keeping in mind the hazardous exposure to children, the CPCB Task Force has recommended, which the EPCA is directing, that all […]

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Schools in Delhi-NCR To Remain Shut For the Next Two Days As Pollution Levels Rise

Schools in Delhi-NCR will remain shut for the next two days due to the spike in the pollution levels, The Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) ordered.  It has advised people to avoid outdoor exposure and to work from home wherever feasible. It has also asked industries not running on clean fuels to remain […]

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Hundreds Of Students Pledge to Fight Air Pollution

The Good Air Movement is a nationwide drive that aims to cover Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Ahmedabad to Aizawl by 2025

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Students Find Solution To Stubble Burning

The current situation in Delhi-NCR is such that even an unhealthy AQI is normal, in fact, a momentous occasion for the capital, for which it’s residents are grateful. People coughing and wearing anti-pollution masks are a common sight, that is if the thick smog allows us to see anything at all. The smog has made […]

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Urgent Request to Authorities to take Immediate Peremptory Steps to Prevent Stubble Burning

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