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Supreme Court holds emergency hearing on Delhi air pollution
Just Arun Mishra cites Right to Life as of utmost importance, expresses displeasure on Centre & Delhi govts blaming each other
BS-VI in NCR: Wise move on All Fools’ Day
Starting today, as a run-up to the BS-VI emissions standards for vehicles next April, the National Capital Region will start selling cleanest …
EPCA comes out with parking management plan for Delhi
In report, agency flags free parking on public land, multiplicity of agencies to be key cause of congestion and parking menace
Now, dial a motorbike ambulance in case of a heart attack in Delhi
The idea is to reach with medical help much faster, given the high density traffic in the city where movement of four-wheeler ambulances becomes …
Can activism check Big Pharma’s profit motives?
As prices of life-saving drugs skyrocket, people from diverse fields are getting together to fight Big Pharma
CSE responds to DMRC’s comments on its recent analysis of urban transport
Says this is a welcome debate in Delhi on costs of urban commuting and public transport, and on who pays for the much-awaited modernisation of …
Massive exercise underway to map air pollution sources in Delhi
A group of scientists and students are braving heat and dust this summer in the national capital to map all possible sources of air pollution
E-waste contaminating Delhi’s groundwater and soil
Researchers have discovered an alarming amount of toxic heavy metals leaching into soil and groundwater in East Delhi's Krishna Vihar industrial area
Is Delhi prepared to handle its e-waste?
In India, over 95 per cent of e-waste generated is managed by the unorganised sector. Integrating and formalising this sector can help …
Air pollution retards lung growth in Delhi children; studies point to health emergency
Children’s Day comes with a grim reminder of growing health risk from worsening environmental risks, especially air pollution
Today it is hazardous; tomorrow it is going to be deadly
The air quality in Delhi is likely to worsen further with north-westerly wind expected to bring in more toxic smoke from Punjab and Haryana in …
Supreme Court bans sale of firecracker in Delhi till November 1
The order comes after Delhi-NCR experienced its worst case of smog in 17 years in 2016, and pollution from crackers was cited as a …
Ghazipur landfill collapse is a result of years of inaction
The 33-year-old dumpsite had exceeded its capacity in 2004, but no alternative was found
Toxic Delhi air can get deep into your lungs; 22 million at risk
Pollutant particles can cross the blood-brain barrier and cause permanent harm to cognitive development
Delhi Airport experiences worst smog in 17 years
The visibility has fallen to 300-400 metres as unfavourable weather conditions add to the smog problem post-Diwali
NGT bans diesel vehicles in Delhi
Vehicles more than 10 years old and new diesel vehicles would not be registered in the city as per the order
Five Delhi hospitals to pay Rs 202 crore for defaulting on EWS services
More hospitals are expected to be penalised for failing to provide free treatment to patients from economically weaker sections
Slums and the story of India's housing crisis
The rate at which informal housing is being destroyed probably far exceeds the rate at which formal housing is being constructed
Applying small quantities of fertilisers repeatedly gives a better crop yield than a single large dose
12 film marathon spotlights urban decadence
Interestingly, apartment blocks in Warsaw bear a strong resemblance to Delhi Development Authority's more abominable creations.
Villagers protest relocation of stone-crushers
Ordered by the Supreme Court to shift stone-crushers from the Delhi-Faridabad border, officials have arbitrarily moved them to a nearby village, …
All rivers to Delhi?
In their greed for more water for the capital city, planners duck the
question of wasteful expenditure of local water sources