Chronic diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, AIDs/HIV infection and Morbid obesity should be covered under medical cover if a person contracts such ailments after buying a health insurance polic

The World Health Organisation has listed Delhi under the worst places in the world due to its high pollution levels.

NEW DELHI: If no crackers are burst in the NCR this Diwali, the air quality will be “very poor”.

NEW DELHI: The earth’s protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery, thanks to international efforts against ozone-depleting substances.

The rising levels of pollution have created an alarming scenario across the country and the situation would only worsen if we do not celebrate Diwali responsibly this year.

MOHALI: The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) on Wednesday snapped the power connections of 57 industrial units in Derabassi following the orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Air quality this year in October has been cleaner compared to 2016 and 2017.

NEW DELHI: Delhi’s transport department is planning to crack down on 10-year-old diesel and 15-year-old petrol vehicles, and about 40 lakh vehicles — going by official figures — are on its radar.

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court had announced that India will transit from the Bharat Stage (BS)-IV emission norms currently in place, to the BS-VI norms on April 1, 2020.

NEW DELHI: Air quality in Delhi-NCR is likely to worsen from November 1 when pollution caused by paddy stubbleburning in Punjab-Haryana is expected to impact the region, the Environment Pollution (

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