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The research paper, jointly published by the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, University of Illinois at Chicago and DAV Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jalandhar, highlights the ro

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court order banning sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR has been welcomed by doctors.

NEW DELHI: It's around this time every year that air quality in the capital and its adjoining areas starts plunging — due to the onset of winter, coupled with crop burning in Punjab and Haryana and

NEW DELHI: The petition seeking ban on firecrackers in NCR has been pending in the Supreme Court since 2015 but the court's approach had been inconsistent on the issue.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukhdev Vihar Residents Welfare Association & Ors. Vs. State of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 09/10/2017 regarding environmental pollution caused by waste to energy plant at Okhla, Delhi.

It will be a cacophony- and smoke-free Diwali this year+ in Delhi and in the National Capital Region (NCR) thanks to the Supreme Court (SC) which on Monday banned the sale of fireworks ahead of th

The Supreme Court has brought back the November 2016 ban on sale of firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region. This order effectively means that no firecrackers will be available for purchase before Diwali, which is on Oct 19, 2017

CHANDIGARH: The farm practice of setting wheat and paddy stubble on fire has come under sharp focus for being a key contributor to the smog in Delhi and surrounding areas, causing severe respirator

With the central and state governments, and even the National Green Tribunal (NGT), coming down heavily on stubble-burning in Punjab and Haryana, farmers in both the states say they have few option

NEW DELHI: Only a fraction of truck drivers crossing the border to enter the city between 11pm and 6am reveal their origin and destination by showing a tax receipt issued by the transporter or the