NEW DELHI: The Badarpur thermal power plant which stopped operations last winter will again close down from mid-October to keep air pollution levels under control in winter.

NEW DELHI: The ministry of road transport and highways (MoRTH) in comments submitted to the Supreme Court recently said real world or on-road emissions testing for BS VI diesel vehicles will be in-

Say move to keep check on emissions, combat air pollution across the country

In a move intended to reduce pollution caused by vehicular emissions, the Supreme Court directed the Centre to take steps to refuse insurance cover to a vehicle that does not have a valid pollution

The Centre for Science and Environment welcomed the top court decision and said that it can have far reaching impact on curbing air pollution.

This year, Haryana reported 1,029 instances of crop burning between March and May and fines amounting to Rs 1,15,000 have been collected from 41 violators so far.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has prepared a roadmap to utilise its environment fund made up of cess on the sale of high-end diesel cars that has been lying unutilised for months.

Delhi's citizens are exasperated at the lack of enforcement that has led to poor air quality, garbage heaps, traffic mess and other civic problems.

GURUGRAM: The state government on Thursday asked the MCG to create a special cell for monitoring garbage burning and management of construction and demolition (C&D) waste in the city.

NEW DELHI: Pre-monsoon showers have been lashing Delhi for almost a month, but they have little impact on air pollution so far.

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