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Pollution levels in Delhi up again, air quality 'severe'

Air pollution levels in Delhi worsened on Friday morning due to unfavourable meteorological conditions -- low temperature and slow wind speed -- and the air quality index read 403 at 9 am, which......

Delhi's air quality improves on the back of winds

Delhi's air quality improved from 'very poor' to 'poor' and the air quality index (AQI) read 276 at 9 am on Tuesday with favourable wind speed, up to 25 kmph, aiding dispersion of pollutants over......

Schools, colleges shut, trucks banned: Delhi's steps to curb pollution

To combat pollution, the Delhi government on Wednesday issued 10 directions, including a ban on the entry of trucks carrying non-essential items in the city and closure of schools and colleges till......

Air pollution in Delhi-NCR: No relief likely till Sunday

Delhi-NCR recorded its air quality in the very poor category on Wednesday morning and no major improvement is likely until Sunday, authorities said. IMAGE: A view of the national capital shrouded......

Delhi's air quality severe again as govt suggests WFH

The air quality in the national capital deteriorated to the severe category on Tuesday and the Delhi government suggested implementing work from home policy in Delhi-National Capital Region and......

RBI stresses on need to mainstream green finance

There is a need to mainstream green finance and devise ways for incorporating environment impact into commercial lending decisions, RBI Deputy Governor M Rajeshwar Rao has said. Addressing climate......

IMD may deploy cutting-edge tech to forecast weather accurately

IMD has decided to increasingly use cutting-edge technology such as artificial intelligence and machine learning in forecasting. A few days ago, farmers from some 150 villages gathered at a square......

IMD tweaks monsoon forecast to help agri sector plan better

With rainfall and monsoons becoming highly unpredictable partly due to climate change and partly due to usual changes in weather patterns, it is such innovations by IMD which will help in planning......

Deregulation to make India a trillion-dollar geospatial economy

A business in India wanting access to maps and geospatial data would typically have to wait months before it got what it wanted. All this is set to change with the new guidelines on geospatial......

Govt depts to add over 1.4 lakh jobs between 2019 and March 1, 2021

Over 1.4 lakh jobs are estimated to be created between March 2019 and March 2021 in various central government departments, according to the Union Budget presented on Monday. Illustration: Dominic......

Too late to cancel Delhi T20 match, says Ganguly

'It's too late to do anything, because a lot of preparations go into matches like tickets, crowds everything.' IMAGE: The Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. Photograph: BCCI Sunday's opening T20......

Delhi CM hopes pollution won't affect India-B'desh T20

'I hope that pollution will not come in the way of cricket. To reduce pollution, we are also implementing the odd-even scheme from November 4.' IMAGE: A man wearing a mask runs past the India Gate......

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