The Supreme Court, earlier this month, has imposed a temporary ban on the sale of the firecrackers in Delhi-NCR region during Diwali this year to check the alarming air pollution level.

This Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) came into effect from Oct 17, 2017 to prevent a repeat of the severe air pollution Delhi witnessed after Diwali last year. Measures under the GRAP's 'very poor' and 'severe' categories will remain in force till March 15, 2018 said Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) appointed by the Supreme Court.

This Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) came into effect from Oct 17, 2017 to prevent a repeat of the severe air pollution Delhi witnessed after Diwali last year. Measures under the GRAP's 'very poor' and 'severe' categories will remain in force till March 15, 2018 said Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) appointed by the Supreme Court.

The capital may suffer smog-like conditions on October 20 and 21 — and Diwali has nothing to do with it.

NEW DELHI: In a move that will impact marketplaces, housing societies and the upcoming wedding season, diesel generator sets were banned in the capital from Tuesday as the Graded Response Action Pl

While the Supreme Court ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR has been drawing mixed reactions from people in general, majority of working professionals in the region have supported such prohibi

The neighbourhoods of hospitals are declared as silence zones so that patients receiving treatment are not disturbed.

As the festival of Diwali and winter season draw near, Delhi-NCR is gearing up to meet the severe air quality challenge that it faces every year around this time. A Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) has been notified and is already in place – and October 17, 2017 is the day from when Very Poor and Severe categories of GRAP will be imposed till March 15, 2018. This was announced in a press conference by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), the committee constituted by the Central government following orders passed by the Supreme Court of India in 1998.

As the festival of Diwali and winter season draw near, Delhi-NCR is gearing up to meet the severe air quality challenge that it faces every year around this time. A Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) has been notified and is already in place – and October 17, 2017 is the day from when Very Poor and Severe categories of GRAP will be imposed till March 15, 2018. This was announced in a press conference by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), the committee constituted by the Central government following orders passed by the Supreme Court of India in 1998.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked for names and details of all power houses in NCR — conventional, biomass-based, or any other — which can use crop residue for energy generation to

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