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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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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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Indian Institute of Technology Bombay conducts research on the impact of smog towers in Delhi

Delhi's Environment Minister Gopal Rai said, on November 9, that the government will execute a five-point plan, including a campaign against open burning from November 11, to reduce air pollution

Published on 11th November 2021
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IIT-Kanpur to study Delhi's air pollution, give solutions to curb winter smog spike 

 The project will help identify the factors responsible for the spike in air pollution at any spot in Delhi. Government says it will take necessary actions to curb pollution based on results

Published on 23rd October 2021
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What The FAQ: What do Delhi's smog towers really do?

The Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav just inaugurated the first functional smog tower of Delhi on Tuesday. But what will the tower do? How will it help? Is one enough?

Published on 10th September 2021
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IIT Bombay to oversee smog tower project in Delhi: Centre to Supreme Court

In the previous hearing on the matter the top court had hinted that it would initiate contempt proceedings against IIT Bombay if they backed out of the smog tower project

Published on 4th August 2020
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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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Why Siddharth Singh's book The Great Smog of India is NOT a breath of fresh air!

Currently, Delhi is in the news for having one of the worst AQI among other cities in the world. This book takes things a step further and talks about how much worse things can get

Published on 4th November 2019
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Guinness World Record: 5.3K Delhi school students came together for an anti-smog game

The initiative by the Lung Care Foundation and Petronet LNG, aimed to create awareness about pollution among the Delhiites was lauded by President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Published on 23rd December 2017

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