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The meeting was held with Chief Secretaries of four states through video conferencing under the chairmanship of NHRC Chairman Justice Arun Kumar Mishra regarding air pollution.
Updated : 1 week, 4 days ago IST
Delhi's air quality improved due to the decline in farm fires in its neighbouring states.
Updated : 2 weeks ago IST
The air quality in Delhi witnessed improvement on Sunday morning as the Air Quality Index (AQI) of the national capital stood at 320, as per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) at 8:00 am.
NHRC heard the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh on Thursday in connection with its suo motu cognizance of unabated air pollution in Delhi-NCR as reported in media.
Updated : 2 weeks, 1 day ago IST
In addition, the plant is expected to reduce stubble burning on 40,000-45,000 acres, causing an annual reduction of 1, 50,000 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide emissions and 20,000 MT of fly ash currently produced due to paddy straw burning.
Updated : 2 weeks, 2 days ago IST
NHRC expressed strong concern over stubble burning cases in North India, especially in Punjab as the air quality has turned 'severe' in many cities and has been affecting the health of the people as well as putting seriously impacting those with existing illnesses.
Updated : 2 weeks, 3 days ago IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday declined an urgent hearing of a plea seeking measures worsening air pollution in Delhi-NCR and a complete ban on stubble burning.
Updated : 2 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that air pollution-related stubble burning cases have witnessed a rise by 160 per cent in Rajasthan and 20 per cent in Punjab this October as compared to October 2021.
Updated : 3 weeks, 1 day ago IST
The issue of stubble burning turns out to be a hot topic of discussion, especially at the onset of winter with the deteriorating air quality in Delhi NCR every year.
The Janata Dal (United) chief further said he had been working to convince the people of Bihar to shun or give up 'parali' (stubble) burning since 2018.
The air quality in the Delhi-NCR region continued to remain under the 'severe' category on Saturday as AQI figure of 431 was recorded in Delhi. Noida and Gurugram at 7 am this morning recorded an AQI of 529 and 478 respectively.
As air quality in the national capital continues to remain in the 'severe' category, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said that the Punjab government should act responsibly to reduce the incidents of stubble burning cases that had gone up in the State.