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Confusion prevails over Epca's order against diesel generators

Noida, Oct. 11 -- While the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (Epca) in its latest order speaks of preventive measures, including a ban on diesel generat... Read More


Weather, green crackers give Noida, Gzb cleanest post-Dussehra air in 3 yrs

Noida, Oct. 10 -- Data showed that Dussehra celebrations on Tuesday across Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad were much cleaner than the previous two years, thanks to the use of green crackers, and fa... Read More


City tackles pollution, celebrates Dussehra with green crackers

Noida, Oct. 9 -- The festival of Dussehra was celebrated across the city, while effigies of Ravana were burned to mark the triumph of good over evil, only this time using green crackers. In Noida, th... Read More


Pollution body monitors idol immersion, to assess samples across 15 artificial ponds

Noida, Oct. 9 -- With hundreds of idols immersed across 15 different artificial ponds in Gautam Budh Nagar, the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has collected the pre- and post-immersion ... Read More


Dust, sporadic stubble fire spike pollution in Delhi-NCR

Noida, Oct. 8 -- The air quality of Noida and adjoining regions has started going downward with north-westerly and westerly winds bringing in dust laden air and smoke from neighbouring states of Harya... Read More


CPCB-led team to check effluent flow in Kondli drain

Noida, Oct. 7 -- A joint team of officials from Delhi and Noida led by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) representatives will start a fresh inspection of the Kondli drain to assess the steps take... Read More


Habitat of Okhla bird sanctuary being developed

Noida, Sept. 30 -- With winters round the corner, a season no less than a carnival for birders, the Okhla Bird Sanctuary is being prepared to offer a better hospitality this year to the winged animals... Read More


In a bid to reduce burden on landfills, pvt agency to install aerobins in Noida

Noida, Sept. 15 -- In a bid to reduce mounting pressure on landfill sites and encourage residents to segregate garbage, a waste management organisation will install about 50 to 70 composting bins acro... Read More


Birder groups need forest dept nod to enter Dhanauri wetland

Noida, Sept. 11 -- Weeks after a large group of bird photographers held its anniversary walk at Dhanauri weltand in Greater Noida, the forest department has issued a circular advising all such groups ... Read More


Black ibis injured by manjha rescued

Noida, Aug. 4 -- A black ibis - a bird species of decreasing population though not endangered - was rescued from near Okhla bird sanctuary late Friday. The bird's wing was almost chopped due to the k... Read More