Air pollution: AQI in Delhi may touch ‘severe’ tomorrow

Air pollution: AQI in Delhi may touch ‘severe’ tomorrow

Air quality in the capital deteriorated to “very poor” level on Sunday from “poor” a day before, with experts warning that the city could again suffer “severe” air quality by Tuesday due to a rise in the share of pollutants from stubble burning in neighbouring states, falling temperatures and calm nighttime conditions.

BBMB to revive 40-yr-old power plant at Baggi

BBMB to revive 40-yr-old power plant at Baggi

The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of Himachal Pradesh for operationalising the 40 MW hydropower generation plant at Baggi in the state.

Dirty fuel-based industries in Delhi, its suburbs to remain shut till Nov 11

Dirty fuel-based industries in Delhi, its suburbs to remain shut till Nov 11

The Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority EPCA on Saturday said dirty fuel-based industries in Delhi and its suburbs will remain shut till November 11. EPCA The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority also extended the ban on hot-mix plants and stone-crushers in Delhi-NCR till November 11.

PFC inks loan pact for Euro 200 Million with KfW

PFC inks loan pact for Euro 200 Million with KfW

"Delhi has seen this problem of air pollution and smog and the air quality gets worse around November. And, stubble-burning has been a major issue. So, we are looking into ways to bring an innovative technology to address this issue," Gautam Bhattacharyya, Deputy Head of Mission at Swedish Embassy here, said.

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