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Board exams: Over 6,500 'loud noise' calls to UP special helpline since December

The helpline, 112, asked citizens to report instances of noise pollution to the police, as lakhs of students are preparing for their Board exams

Published on 23rd February 2024

Primary schools across Gurugram reopen after closure due to air pollution

District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Chairman and Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav has issued orders to withdraw the November 6 decision

Published on 14th November 2023

Delhi schools to remain shut till November 18 as per new orders

The schools shall observe the winter break from November 9, 2023 (Thursday) to November 18, 2023 (Saturday)

Published on 8th November 2023

Schools in Delhi to hold online classes until November 10

A circular from the Department of Education stated that the classes will be held online except for Classes X and XII due to Board exams

Published on 7th November 2023

Haryana to decide on the closure of schools as pollution levels go unchecked

A letter released by the Directorate of School Education said that they will soon come to a decision to ensure the safety of the students and the citizens

Published on 6th November 2023

Delhi: Gov't announces closure of primary schools till November 10

Education Minister Atishi also announced on Sunday, November 5 that, for Classes VI to XII, classes can also be conducted online if schools opt for it

Published on 6th November 2023
Air pollution

How many days were schools closed in 2023 due to air pollution?

The closure of schools due to pollution has several negative consequences. It disrupts children's education and can lead to learning loss

Published on 3rd November 2023

Delhi: Schools closed for two days due to deteriorating air quality

The Gurugram District Magistrate has also issued an order under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1973 to combat air pollution in Gurugram

Published on 3rd November 2023

Laws to regulate noise pollution near schools, colleges, universities 

Under the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000, the use of loudspeakers or public address systems is prohibited in silence zones

Published on 21st October 2023

Caste, Purity, and Pollution: The dining hall division and the Brahminical persona of IITs

"The concern is that once segregation begins, it could be a never-ending process, extending to separate hostel rooms and more spaces,"  says Prof Ravikant Kisana

Published on 12th October 2023

IIT Guwahati researchers develop material that can separate oil from water

The material made out of charred rice husk would not only curb air pollution but also can be used in tackling marine pollution

Published on 26th September 2023
Delhi air pollution

Delhi gov't to deploy vans at schools to check air quality

On the initiative, Environmentalist Bhavreen Kandhar said not just schools, but hospitals, bus stops, and government buildings too must have air quality monitoring vans

Published on 19th September 2023
Delhi air pollution

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

With Rs 34.79 lakh grant, CSIR-IITR develops device to reduce air pollution

The institute has already made the design and technology of the device with the help of a grant of Rs 34.79 lakh provided by the DST-Science and Research Engineering Board (SERB)

Published on 2nd June 2023

Delhi schools to organise sensitisation drives to create awareness about climate change among students

A circular has been issued by the Directorate of Education in this regard. the move is also aimed at combatting air pollution in Delhi

Published on 21st December 2022

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