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Delhi: Primary schools to reopen from November 9 as AQI improves marginally

The central committee on Air Quality Management on Sunday, November 6 removed the GRAP-IV restrictions from Delhi and the National Capital Region

Published on 7th November 2022
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Close schools immediately, demand parents and environmentalists as Delhi’s air quality turns ‘severe’

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) too has asked the Delhi government to shut schools till air quality in the national capital improves

Published on 3rd November 2022
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Delhi: Poor air quality in nation's capital due to biomass burning, shows IIT study 

The lead author of the study, Chirag Manchanda, said that 'the impact of the fireworks plummets within around 12 hours following the festival'

Published on 25th May 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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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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Omicron impact: DU's Chemistry PhD students demand online exams or postponement. Will it happen? 

While authorities have closed all educational institutions for in-person classes in view of the severe pollution in Delhi, institutions have been allowed to hold on-campus exams and lab practicals

Published on 4th 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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Recycling can be child's play: These school kids have developed an app to show you just how

Heal the World' was a product of the imagination and concern of a sixth grader. It can well lead other kids (and adults) towards good waste management practices

Published on 23rd 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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