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NGO sounds alarm on illegal quarrying near Ambernath

NGO sounds alarm on illegal quarrying near Ambernath

Environmentalists demand an immediate halt as illegal activities endanger both nature and residents

04 March,2024 04:07 AM IST | Mumbai | Dipti Singh
Mumbai: Rampant construction work leaves Juhu residents gasping for air

Mumbai: Rampant construction work leaves Juhu residents gasping for air

Locals accuse builders of flouting guidelines, say BMC, MPCB not acting on their pleas

27 February,2024 06:56 AM IST | Mumbai | Prasun Choudhari
Climate change made Mumbai air 30 pc worse in 22-23: Study

Climate change made Mumbai air 30 pc worse in 22-23: Study

Brought in winds from stubble burning regions in the north, says study

19 February,2024 09:40 AM IST | Mumbai | Eshan Kalyanikar
‘Even indoor pollution could lead to miscarriage’

‘Even indoor pollution could lead to miscarriage’

A literature review by six Indian scientists points to a disturbing find—that the vulnerable mother’s exposure to air pollution may adversely affect the baby physical and mental health

18 February,2024 07:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Christalle Fernandes
Delhi's poor air quality spikes respiratory, cardiac problems: Doctors

Delhi's poor air quality spikes respiratory, cardiac problems: Doctors

Of the 254 cities, Delhi's pollution levels were recorded at the highest with the average PM2.5 concentration at 206 micrograms per cubic metre

16 February,2024 07:29 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Mumbai: BMC’s air pollution app launch delayed by 2 weeks

Mumbai: BMC’s air pollution app launch delayed by 2 weeks

Citizens will get a facility to register complaints about air pollution through the ‘Mumbai Air’ mobile app

12 February,2024 07:00 AM IST | Mumbai | A Correspondent
Delhi: Air quality index breaches 400-mark; govt holds off stricter curbs

Delhi: Air quality index breaches 400-mark; govt holds off stricter curbs

Therefore, it was decided by the subcommittee unanimously to watch the situation for a day or more before considering invoking Stage III of GRAP

25 January,2024 07:41 AM IST | New Delhi | ANI
Amid improvement in air quality, ban lifted on non-essential construction work

Amid improvement in air quality, ban lifted on non-essential construction work

The Central government on Thursday lifted a ban on non-essential construction work and plying of BS-III petrol and BS-IV diesel four-wheelers in Delhi-NCR amid a progressive improvement in air quality in the region

18 January,2024 04:53 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Centre bans non-essential construction work and polluting four-wheelers

Centre bans non-essential construction work and polluting four-wheelers

The curbs include a ban on non-essential construction work and the plying of BS III petrol and BS IV deisel four-wheelers in the region.

15 January,2024 05:26 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Mumbai's air quality continues to remain in 'moderate' category, AQI at 129

Mumbai's air quality continues to remain in 'moderate' category, AQI at 129

According to the Central Pollution Control Board's SAMEER app, Mumbai's air quality continued to be 'moderate' with an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 129 at 10.45 am

14 January,2024 11:03 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

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