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Welcoming the Supreme Court ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR, many people in other urban centres have sought similar curbs to be imposed to bring down air pollution levels in their cities,

Trichy: With Diwali being celebrated tomorrow, Tamil Nadu pollution control board (TNPCB), Trichy started surveying the change in noise and air pollution due to bursting of crackers.

GURUGRAM: Ahead of Diwali, Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) is going to install three noise measuring meters and an as-yet-undecided number of digital displays of air pollution data i

The city is likely to witness cleaner air this Diwali and a less polluted year overall, Union environment ministry and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) officials have said, based on forecasts

NEW DELHI: A report submitted in the Supreme Court last week by Harish Salve, the amicus curiae in air pollution matters, highlighted how the Union environment ministry's stand on various measures

Chandigarh: Students of the Tricity schools set out to spread the message of green and anti-cracker Diwali in a bid to raise awareness in the adjoining areas on Friday.

KOLKATA: If Delhi is the worst polluted city in India on Diwali night, Kolkata is not far behind.

The only official document on the ‘known health impact’ of fireworks is a compilation of findings of surveys, put together by Central Pollution Control Board.

Apart from the sale, the government has also prohibited use of all noise-emitting crackers from 10 pm to 6 am.

West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) appeals to public to avoid bursting firecrackers on Diwali.