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Most schools in Delhi reopen for higher classes after being on lockdown owing to severe pollution

Late last week, on December 17, the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) allowed authorities in the Delhi-NCR region to resume physical classes for students of Class 6 and above

Published on 20th December 2021
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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 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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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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As Delhi schools shut down due to poor air quality levels for a week, principals share their concerns

On Saturday, November 13, the air quality of Delhi remained in the severe category for the third consecutive day, with the air quality index recorded at 437

Published on 15th November 2021
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MIT study suggests methods for keeping classroom air safe amid COVID-19

The study showed how specific classroom configurations may affect air quality and necessitate additional measures, beyond HVAC use or open windows, to reduce the spread of aerosols

Published on 12th August 2021
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Researchers suggest transitioning to cities that promote mobility for better heart health

The World Health Organization regional office for Europe has advocated urban planning which supports cycling and walking and improves air quality

Published on 19th May 2021
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Zero-emission EV charging station installed at Indian Institute of Science campus

The IfCA programme is meant to support UK and Indian firms to tackle pollution at a source in the city of Bengaluru, by introducing innovations that improve air quality monitoring

Published on 16th March 2021
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Delhi's AQI in 'poor category', vehicles move through dense fog

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality of Delhi remained in the 'poor category' as forecasted

Published on 8th February 2021
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Air quality will substantially improve in the coming years: CPCB Member Secretary

Another reason for believing that the air quality will improve, he said, is that in the last four-five years, there have been substantial scientific inputs and policymaking frameworks

Published on 26th November 2020
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We know the air we breathe is toxic. Bengaluru-based start-up Ambee tells us just how much 

Ambee has installed over 500 sensors all over India. The start-up has air quality data for over one lakh pincodes across 65 countries. This is how they do what they do extremely efficiently

Published on 24th May 2020
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COVID-19 lockdowns significantly impacting global air quality for the better: Study

The improvements in air quality will likely be temporary, but the findings give scientists a glimpse into what air quality could be like in the future

Published on 13th May 2020
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This start-up tells us how bad climate change really is. Here's why they won the Space Oscars for their idea

Blue Sky Analytics, a pioneer in its field, won the Space Oscars presented by ESA recently. It plans to move from analysing air quality at present to producing datasets based on water quality

Published on 24th December 2019
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This IIT alumni start-up launched a free app 'Breezo' that will provide real-time updates on air pollution

Called 'BreeZo,' the air quality data app utilises Satellite Tracking to compare pollution levels in multiple locations in real-time, access historic trends acro all pollution control boards in India

Published on 20th November 2019
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70 percent of Delhi parents want scheduled 'smog-break' for schools in November

Delhiites got some respite on Sunday morning as the air quality improved from "severe" category to "poor" category

Published on 17th November 2019

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