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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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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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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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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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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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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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Delhi air quality remains in the 'severe' category on New Year's Day

Cold wave conditions continue to persist in Delhi with dense fog reducing the visibility in most parts of the national capital in the New Year morning

Published on 1st January 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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Delhi chokes: Air quality remains 'severe' for the 4th consecutive day

The NCR region continues to experience rapidly plummeting levels of air quality

Published on 25th December 2018
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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 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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Delhi's air quality oscillate between 'poor' and 'very poor' categories: Authorities 

According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), the overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 326, which comes under 'very poor' category

Published on 18th November 2018
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Delhi's air quality turns 'very poor' after marginal improvement 

The city recorded an AQI of 332. An AQI between 0 and 50 is 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate',201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 is severe

Published on 3rd November 2020

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