CPCB

  • More than 15-year-old vehicles not permitted to ply in Delhi: NGT November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday held that all vehicles which were more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads. A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, also directed that...
  • India revises air quality norms after 15 years November 18, 2009

    New Delhi: With pollution levels rising across the country, India on Wednesday revised the national ambient air quality standards after 15 years, bringing about uniform standards for residential and industrial areas. "We have notified the ambient air quality standards in India which is equivalent to the European level and exceeds the...
  • Delhi curtails pollution during Diwali; Mumbai noisier October 19, 2009

    New Delhi: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), on Sunday, released figures of how firecracker triggered pollution has affected the air we breathe post Diwali. Firecrackers burst during Diwali celebrations are major contributors to air pollution and sound pollution. Director, CPCB, Dr Santosh D Makhijani said, "Of the nine locations...