The air quality continued to be in the "very poor" category on Wednesday with an AQI of 385 compared to 329 on Tuesday.

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India played a seminal role in the Paris Climate Change deal coming into force in 2016, a landmark pact that will help define the legacy of UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon who handed over the bato

Three years after the Uttarakhand flash floods, the implementation of the Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) is yet to take off.

Expansion in India's health insurance coverage, particularly the government schemes, has helped improve various health indicators as more people seek treatment and medical services.

The environment ministry seems to be dragging its feet on the graded response plan despite the Supreme Court's order to notify the same in the wake of the rising air pollution.

Soon villagers will be able to call central government's toll free number to complain or enquire about health facilities for mother and children in their vicinity.

There is no conclusive study available that burning of paddy straw or crop residue in states like Punjab and Haryana would always impact air quality in Delhi and Rajasthan, Parliament was told on

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed the Delhi government and the Delhi Police to impound four-wheelers running on diesel in the capital under the Environment Protection Act.