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Prevent open burning during winter, RWAs, house owners told

Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Tuesday convened a meeting of senior officers of Environment Department and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to review action taken for implementation of Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) for air quality. Apart from crop residue burning in fields of neighbouring states, open burning of Bio-mass …

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Tips to protect yourself from air pollution

The Director General Health Services, Govt. of NCT of Delhi has drawn the attention of citizenry with regard to observing safety measures to combat with air pollution, as the polluted air of the capital is taking a heavy toll on health of the people. Mornings are smoggy, due to high …

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Dust control measures flouted with impunity in Okhla turning air toxic

Dust control measures flouted with impunity in Okhla turning air toxic. Though the City Government is taking strict action against dust control to clean air in Okhla the situation is yet to improve with the measures being flouted with impunity. Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Tuesday held a meeting with …

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Vigil by agencies upped to control pollutants

The concentration of particulate matter is lower than the values observed in 2016 during the period between January 1 and January 29. The concentration of different pollutants, specially, particulates and their trend along with the fog was discussed. Imran Hussain, Minister of Environment & Forest, Govt. of NCT of Delhi …

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Batla House blues by Haider

Traffic chaos has become an unchanged destiny of Okhla residents, writes Husian Haider Rizvi for OKHLATIMES.COM. At the various cross sections life turns hell when the residents witness traffic tangle and they have to wait hours for the traffic to be normal. The Batla House crossing is one the worst …

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Okhlaiites breathe poisoned air and nobody is talking about it

Although National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s Bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar has been hearing the case of a incinerator technology based municipal solid waste (MSW) based thermal power plant of Timarpur-Okhla Waste since February 2013, even after more than two and half years residents of Delhi’s Okhla will continue to …

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Badarpur plant to be shut till Jan 31; ban on generators to continue

Delhi Pollution Control Committee has issued the orders to extend the ban on generators and to continue the closure of all units of the Badarpur Thermal Power Plant till January 31. Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Thursday reviewed the progress of implementation of steps to control air pollution in Delhi, …

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