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#WhatTheFAQ: Why does Delhi choke on air pollutants every winter?

As people complain of health issues due to the severely toxic air in Delhi right now, the AAP government has promised a solution to Delhi's winter problem by 2023. How did it come to this?

Published on 4th November 2022
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Delhi air pollution: Noida primary schools shut; online classes for students up to Class VIII

The schools have also been told to hold classes for students of Class 9 to 12 online as far as possible: District Inspector of Schools

Published on 4th November 2022
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How these solar-powered e-rickshaws patented by this AMU prof might solve UP's air pollution problem

The smart e-rickshaw has been patented by Dr Mohammed Tariq, who is a professor of Electrical Engineering at AMU. Here's what the vehicle offers

Published on 18th April 2022
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Delhi Pollution: Schools reopen for Class VI and above even as air quality hovers around 'very poor' mark

The Commission for Air Quality Management has however said that the classes will resume only in hybrid mode, providing students with the choice to stay home and attend online lectures

Published on 18th December 2021
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Delhi Child Rights Commission urges air pollution watchdog to allow reopening of schools

The letter by the DCPCR chief further stated that the school closures policy assumes that the families own air purifiers while that isn't the case "except for a very very small fraction of Delhi".

Published on 14th December 2021
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Students of Thapar Institute design satellite to measure air pollution over Punjab 

Chennai-based Data Patterns (India) Ltd will assemble and test the satellite and also set up the ground station

Published on 12th December 2021
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Air quality panel shuts Delhi's educational institutions amidst severe pollution. Will they reopen only in 2022

Even as educational institutions have been barred from conducting in-person classes, the panel has made an exception by allowing on-campus exams and lab practicals

Published on 3rd December 2021
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Delhi closes schools after SC rap: Now, CJ says it never asked govt to do it, only wondered about rationale

According to Bar and Bench, the CJI said that either intentionally or unintentionally, some sections of the media are portraying the special bench of the court as "the villain who wants to close down

Published on 3rd December 2021
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Delhi schools back in lockdown after Supreme Court slams gov't for reopening amidst severe air pollution

After the pandemic-induced lockdown, schools briefly reopened and then shut on November 13 due to Delhi's air quality. Schools were then reopened on November 29 and are now back in lockdown

Published on 2nd December 2021
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Supreme Court slams Delhi govt for reopening schools amidst severe pollution, while allowing WFH for adults 

While hearing a plea by a 17-year-old Delhi student, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana said that the court will appoint an authority to oversee the government's air pollution controlling measures

Published on 2nd December 2021
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Pollution in Delhi: Students excited, parents worried as schools reopen for all classes

All schools in the national capital were shut down due to a spike in air pollution levels earlier this month

Published on 29th November 2021
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Schools in Delhi to stay shut this week as well as AQI stays at 'very poor'

Online classes will be the fallback, even as principals have already recorded their concerns about disrupted education due to lockdowns

Published on 22nd November 2021
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Delhi schools, colleges shut doors once again amid worsening air quality in national capital

The Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and adjoining Areas (CAQM) on Tuesday had issued directions to control air pollution in the region

Published on 18th November 2021
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After Delhi, Haryana calls for closure of schools in four districts due to air pollution levels

The Supreme Court had termed the rising pollution levels as an "emergency situation". After the Delhi government, the Haryana government jumped into action too  

Published on 15th November 2021
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Diwali has been hazardous for children: Air pollution causes irreparable, irreversible damage to children's health, says expert

Dr Kumar said that children are also suffering from problems in the brain, lung, heart, and other organs due to pollution

Published on 8th November 2021

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