Air pollution is a significant contributor to increasing cases of heart attack in the city.

This landmark study published in Lancer finds that toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9 millon people and cost trillions of dollars every year. Pollution kills more people in India than anywhere else in the world revealed the study.

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.

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.

Measures include shutting down Badarpur power plant

Singhu border is one of the busiest tolls in the Capital

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

Firecrackers are undoubtedly a threat to environment and our health, but it may not be possible to accurately measure how effective this ban will be

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