CPCB has moved NGT alleging dust emissions due to unregulated construction and demolition activities in Delhi-NCR.
The Delhi government's proposal to purchase around 960 semi-low floor fully electric buses to augment the public transport system was today questioned by the Supreme Court, which asked it about the time required to set up charging stations for these vehicles.
NGT directed the CSIR to submit analysis reports of water and soil samples near three industries in Kanpur.
Delhi pollution level decreased but continued to remain in the 'severe' category, even as authorities expressed hope that the air quality would improve during the day due to dispersion of pollutants.
Delhi's air quality remained severe even as authorities expressed hope that the condition would improve with strong winds expected to clear the stagnant air.
According to CPCB, the air quality index — a measurement of the concentration of toxic particulate matter in the air — at several places in Delhi remained over 500.
Putin has said the Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination is developing at the best level in history and the prospect is very good.
It was a partly cloudy morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, the season's average.
The govt's Bank Note Paper Mill India has received green signal to increase the production of bank note paper at its Mysuru unit in Karnataka.
I-T dept cautioned salaried class taxpayers against using illegal means like under-reporting of income or "inflating" deductions while filing their returns.