3 Oxygen Express Trains Arrived In Delhi NCR Today, Says Piyush Goyal

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At least 40 patients have died in Delhi alone in recent days due to a lack of oxygen. New Delhi: At least three Oxygen Express trains have arrived today in the National Capital Territory with the vital gas, bringing relief for COVID-19 patients gasping for breath across hospitals, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said. … Read more

Delhi NCR, North India to Experience Brief Untimely Monsoon: Met Department

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A fresh Western Disturbance over Afghanistan and North Pakistan has created an untimely monsoon weekend in parts of North, Eastern and Central India over the weekend, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted on Thursday. The IMD predicted light to moderate rain or thunder showers with isolated thunderstorm, lightning and hail over North Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, … Read more

Delhi Wakes Up to Chilly Morning as Moderate Rainfall Lashes NCR, Mercury to Dip Further

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Delhi received light showers in the wee hours on Sunday as the temperature is expected to dip further in the national capital, which is battling bone-chilling cold. The rainfall will be accompanied by hail precipitation, said the India Meteorological Department on Sunday morning. “Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over Kurukshetra, Bhiwani, … Read more

Pollution Control Body Asks Delhi, NCR To Take Steps To Curb Air Pollution

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CPCB asked Delhi and NCR to take immediate steps to curb air pollution. (File) New Delhi: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Thursday asked pollution control boards of Delhi and NCR to take immediate and effective steps to curb air pollution. The CPCB said it has been reviewing air quality and meteorological scenario in … Read more

Season of the Aves: Here are a few places to see migratory birds this winter in Delhi NCR – travel

Here are a few places to see migratory birds this winter in Delhi NCR

Every year thousands of migratory birds look for favourable habitats to live and places which offer better nesting and feeding grounds. Winters are a time when the regions they inhabit become inhospitable and so it is time to move. Bird sanctuaries offer them a safe haven from the harsh climate and in India, especially in … Read more

With crackers, some send NGT ban up in smoke in NCR | India News

With crackers, some send NGT ban up in smoke in NCR | India News

NOIDA: Some people in Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Faridabad burst firecrackers to mark Diwali on Saturday, defying the ban on their sale and use in the National Capital Region (NCR) imposed due to rising air pollution. The development came even as the average 24-hour air quality in Noida and Ghaziabad plunged to “severe” … Read more

Sigh of Relief in Delhi NCR as Air Quality Improves, Drops to ‘Poor’ Category from ‘Emergency’

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A rickshaw puller waits for customers on a smoggy morning in the old quarters of Delhi. (Reuters) According to the Indian Meteorological Department, high winds up to 12 kmph were instrumental in the respite coupled with a change in the wind direction from North Westerly to Easterly. News18 New Delhi Last Updated: November 12, 2020, … Read more

In Accordance with NGT Directions, Haryana Imposes Ban on Sale or Use of Firecrackers in NCR

People burst firecrackers to celebrate Diwali. (Reuters file)

In accordance with a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, the Haryana government has imposed a complete ban on the sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR) from the midnight of November 9 to the midnight of November 30. A release issued by the state government here on Wednesday … Read more

NGT Widens Ambit of Firecracker Pollution Cases Beyond NCR, Notices to 18 States, UTs

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The National Green Tribunal Wednesday expanded the ambit of hearing cases on pollution by use of firecrackers beyond the NCR and issued notices to 18 states and Union Territories where air quality is beyond norms. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel noted that it has already issued notice to Delhi, Haryana … Read more

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