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GreNo Authority’s inaction against pollution evident with roads full of dust

The Authority’s failure is evident when you visit the Noida-Greater Noida service lane. The am...

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SDMC’s mechanical sweepers dump dust at roads amid high pollution

On Wednesday morning, Dookia captured some photographs of a mechanical sweeper (vacuum cleaners) dum...

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Pollution scare: Parents forced to take 14-month-old outside city on Diwali

The air quality is Delhi has worsened in the last few days. It is expected to further deteriorate on...

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Rajnagar Extn: Construction work halted for 14 projects flouting pollution norms

District pollution board levied a fine of Rs 5.8 Lakh on 12 developers after Ghaziabad was found to ...

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SC lets states have their own time-frames, but within a window of 2 hrs

Also, its earlier order permitting the use of only green firecrackers was meant for Delhi-NCR alone,...

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Dwarka: Civic bodies fail to curb pollution; residents cry for ‘fruitful’ steps

In its press release dated 12th October 2018, the SDMC said they were committed to mitigate air...

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Crossings Republik: People demand closure of CCIL for excessive carbon emission

For the last two weeks, the residents of Crossings Republik and neighboring villages are battling wi...

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Gzb: Agitated people stage protest against Continental Carbon; demand closure

AK Tiwari, regional officer of the UPPCB, informed the probe is over and the report has been sent to...

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Severe air pollution level persists in Dwarka; people avoid morning walks

The people, who have the dust allergy and respiratory ailments, are suffering the most. The use of m...

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Breather for residents as air quality improves in Noida, GreNo and Ghaziabad

The AQI in the daytime read 250 in Noida as compared to Monday’s 266. Similarly, it dropped fr...

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Dwarka dethrones Anand Vihar to become most polluted area in Delhi

The city was constantly in news for the burning of garbage and dust pollution but the civic bodies l...

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Three U-turns, closing of intersections planned to ease traffic at Noida

The new diversions are planned near NTPC underpass, Sector 67 intersection and Government Inter Coll...

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After Dussehra, air pollution exacerbates at Noida, Ghaziabad

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) officials said that with the lack of proper infras...

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GB Nagar Authorities tell builders to hang cloth screens at construction sites

Noida and Greater Noida Authorities have launched a collective plan to minimize dust coming from con...

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Crossings Republik residents face harrowing time as soot takes over skyline

The entire township was today morning covered in a film of black soot emanating from a factory runni...

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Air quality worsens ahead of winter in Delhi, Noida; authorities alerted

The Air Quality Index (AQI) has gone down to ‘very poor’ and ‘poor’ category...

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Air quality slips to ‘poor’ category way ahead of winter in Delhi

The air quality was recorded as moderate till Sunday evening. On Monday, it slipped back to poor cat...

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UPPCB slaps a fine of Rs 5 lakh on Panchsheel Greens’ builder

In a recent inspection, the board had found that the builder of the high-rise in Noida Extension has...

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Noida Authority begins planting saplings and grass in areas with high-rises

The initiative is meant to control air pollution from loose dust. Work has already begun betwee...

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Gurgaon: Residents draft a 7-point campaign to check air pollution

Residents and RWAs across the city have started an email campaign to put forward their demands to cu...

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To improve air quality, vertical gardens to be erected across Gurgaon

This development came after Gurgaon was declared as the most polluted city on Sunday. The Central Po...

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UPPCB stops operations of illegal RMC plant at Noida Extension

The officials have also ordered to shift the RMC plant from the current spot. They have also informe...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: Wood based crematorium to reduce air, water pollution

This unique CSR initiative of ONGC with Mokshda PEVSS has led to the development of an energy-effici...

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Gurgaon: Monsoon rains prove to be panacea for air quality

The city has recorded best air quality in last two months. It recorded particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5...

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1:10... but can 10 saplings compensate for a decades-old tree?

'No', say experts. Pradip Krishen, author of Trees of Delhi, and others bust the myth o...

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Dwarka: Voice against proposed cutting of 16k trees gets stronger day by day

This campaign was started by the NGO Chetna which filed a petition in National Green Tribunal t...

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UP CM orders meeting with MLA and MP on landfill issue

The CM also said a landfill site should be made within 2 km of an area of human habitation — a...

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Delhi: Air pollution improves marginally; many areas still in ‘severe’ category

As per the report of System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), air polluti...

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Delhi: Green budget fails to stop burning of trees, stubble near Najafgarh drain

The area along the Najafgarh drain has been declared rich in biodiversity....

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RESIDENT SPEAK: Burning of garbage, dry leaves lead to air pollution in Dwarka

With the World Environment Day around the corner, the authorities need to take adequate steps to add...

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EPCA: Shift all industrial units to PNG by September-end

These were the forceful words of EPCA member Sunita Narain during an hour-long meeting on ...

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Dwarka: People vulnerable to respiratory ailments struggle with dust pollution

The cause of such rampant cases of dust allergy and asthma is the illegal dumping of debris (waste b...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'DMRC must review its decision...'

With every hike in Metro fares, the number of commuters fell. But given the benefits of this mode of...

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LG directs DDA to carry out afforestation to check air pollution in Delhi

The L-G emphasised on enhancing green areas by taking up vertical gardens on flyovers, buildings, sp...

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NGT summons EDMC commissioner and Delhi police chief

Delhi Police Commissioner and EDMC commissioner have been asked to appear at the court on April 23 w...

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GB Nagar gears up for air pollution control; demands Rs 433.5 crore

It was decided in the meeting that a high level task force will be constituted to check the air poll...

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We've been talking about garbage burning in Dwarka. Now here's video proof

Residents across Dwarka have shared videos of this irresponsible and callous practice plaguing the s...

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Why is Delhi not among the top three cities in an annual city survey?

Delhi’s infrastructure is much better than most other cities. Despite this, cities like Pune, ...

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DM of GB Nagar receives twelve point agenda for curbing pollution

The ‘Air Pollution Abatement Action Plan’ created by the ministry of environment, forest...

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Is MCG setting rotting piles of garbage on fire in Gurgaon?

Many residents and passers-by in Sector 23A saw flames emanating from a vacant plot on Monday. They ...

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Will Budget 2018 be able to bring down pollution?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting the budget today, said that steps would be taken to ...

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Rampant construction and garbage burning escalate Gurgaon's pollution

Fighting pollution and bringing it down is a long-drawn battle in which all stakeholders must be inv...

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The protest against garbage site at Sector 123 to reach Minister Satish Mahana

Tomorrow a resident group will meet Satish Mahana, industries development minister of UP a...

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MCG holds outreach meetings with RWAs to discuss solid waste disposal

The programme is meant to create awareness ahead of the launch of the door-to-door collection of sol...

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No respite from pollution even in New Year

The pollution-measuring apparatus in Sector 125 showed PM 2.5 levels at 342 microgram per cubic metr...

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Delhi LG gives municipal corporation 16 months to fix its solid waste management

Anil Baijal also directed it to ensure the prevention of methane emission from the three landfill si...

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The air in Crossings Republik will be a lot fresher from today. Here is why...

On Wednesday, UPPCB and the district administration initiated the shutdown of Continental Carbon Ind...

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GDA looks at ways to curb pollution

A team from IIT Rourkee conducted a survey in Ghaziabad, and will submit its report in four months....

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In this age of Twitter it is the postcard that will take on the Noida Authority

About a thousand postcards have already been sent by residents of six sectors that lie in the vicini...

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No odd-even for us, we are Gurgaonites

Gurgaon not ready for the odd-even scheme, as proposed in neighbouring Delhi, as last mile connectiv...

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Have you invested in an air purifier yet?

In the past two weeks, the AQI has been hovering between 400 and 478 – way over the permissibl...

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I'puram: Local residents' group steps up fight against pollution

First, Green Team from Ahinsa Khand 2, and now United We Stand from Vaibhav Khand. Residen...

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Procurement of 1,000 new CNG buses gets Cabinet nod

Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot announced this at a press conference held today at Delhi Sec...

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NGT slams Noida Authority and UPPCB for not curbing pollution in the city

Residents of high-rise societies in sectors 74 to 77 had filed a case against both the bodies for no...

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Minister assures Noida residents he will block dumpsite in Sector 123

Residents of several Noida sectors are protesting the garbage dump. Union Minister promised to get N...

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Just as the NCR had begun to rejoice, the smog strikes again

Residents of Delhi and NCR use water sprinklers, face masks, air purifiers against the hazard. But f...

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Noida Authority wakes up to dust, finally!

Noida Authority — with impunity — decided to overlook environmental laws in the ongoing ...

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Is the third odd-even stint being welcomed by commuters?

Here's what Dwarka and Noida have to say....

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Why the odd-even scheme has been clipped to five days...

As the Delhi government decides to implement the odd-even scheme for the third time, City Spidey fin...

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Gurgaon First organises a workshop on combating air pollution

The workshop had sessions by doctors from leading hospitals on how haze and dust particles in the ai...

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GB Nagar district hospital sees a 30 per cent spike in respiratory ills

There has been a rush of patients in the OPD department complaining of respiratory stress, asthma an...

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Gurgaon First to hold workshop on how to tackle poor air quality

The workshop, to be held at DLF Club IV, will be attended by RWA members, schoolchildren, ...

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Three Noida schools decide to close down classes from Nursery to V

The schools include Amity International School in Sector 44, Presidium School in Sector 93 and Sapph...

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Following IMA advisory, Kejriwal advises schools be shut down for a few days

The advisory read: 'It is generally advised that when the Air Quality Index (AQI) crosses 400, t...

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What are PM 2.5 and PM 10? And why are they dangerous?

These are the main reasons people are choking on the very air that keeps them alive....

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This was what the morning looked like. The smog is back... again

While PM 2.5 levels rose to 424 microgram mpcm, PM 10 went up to 434 mpcm. The permissible limit for...

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Five Noida sectors to oppose NGT nod to garbage dumpsite in Sec 123

Residents in the vicinity of Sector 123 are aghast that NGT has allowed a dumpsite in the locality, ...

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Say bye to your jogs and crisp morning air

The air quality has been hovering around "severe" in the last 10 days. Doctors&n...

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Gurgaon: PWD minister promises respite from police to residents

The residents of Park View Residency, C2 Block and Mahendra Aura met PWD minister Rao Narbir Singh a...

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Noida Authority orders builders to follow NGT guidelines during construction

The meeting between Noida Authority, CREDAI members and builders was held after EPCA hauled the...

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These Gurgaon residents will not take police FIRs lying down

Residents of Park View Residency and Mahendra Aura had blocked the Palam Vihar road in protest ...

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One sector's ban, another sector's bane: The case of the shifting Noida dumpsite

Last week, NGT issued a ban on dumping garbage in Sector 138A, only to designate Sector 123 as a tem...

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Gurgaon Sector 71 residents petition Chief Minister about pollution

Air pollution caused by construction dust and vehicular emission is choking residents in Sector 71....

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Gurgaon: Friday protests in Palam Vihar spur action

After last week’s protests by the Park View Residency residents against a host of issues, incl...

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Will there be a third odd-even stint for Delhi?

Delhi's transport minister has written a letter to DTC, asking it to be ready for the re-impleme...

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We are all biting the dust

Asthma and other respiratory diseases are becoming as common as the common cold, and people are scar...

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Private entities in Gurgaon pitch in to track air pollution in the city

DLF has installed four air-quality monitors in Gurgaon, while Amity University has set up a laborato...

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Thank god air pollution is just 'severe' post Diwali

This ironically brings some relief to residents, when seen in comparison to last year's 'eme...

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Why has the ban on firecrackers failed to control air pollution?

A day after a relatively silent Diwali, environmentalists of Delhi share their views with our City S...

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Think you are safe with the firecracker ban? The Ghazipur landfill is burning

The landfill recently caught fire and air pollution in East Delhi was recorded at 1,150 microgram pe...

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Delhi’s air quality could turn ‘severe’ post Diwali

It has already reached the "very poor" category and, if unchecked, could turn “...

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Children plead with elders to shun firecrackers this Diwali

Increase in noise pollution and damage to the environment are the twin evils that need to be fought....

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Noida DM has an appeal for RWAs this Diwali and it sure sounds good!

The Apex Court has appointed a committee, which is to be headed by the chairperson of the Central Po...

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Gurgaon: As Diwali approaches the administration braces to curb pollution levels

Framed by Environment Pollution Control and Prevention Authority (EPCA), the anti-pollution dri...

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Will NGT listen to Noida Authority's plea?

Pockmarked by potholes, Noida Authority wants to repair a 5-km stretch that falls under the elevated...

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Air pollution check in Crossings Republik

With residents complaining that the township was one of the worst affected by air pollution due to t...

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NCR resident body demands a full stop to dumping garbage at landfill sites

Garbage dumped in the outskirts of the cities is a source of disease and pollution, studies have fou...

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URJA seminar on the joint role of RWAs and the government to tackle urban issues

The daylong event,  held at the convention centre of New Delhi Municipal Council, was attended ...

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Here's what Krishna Apra Garden did to tackle pollution from NH 24

It also made the area more beautiful......

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East Delhi's C&D waste plant recycles 500 MT of debris every day!

Now that's something. The lieutenant governor of Delhi Anil Baijal, along with East Delhi m...

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Noida is now 5,570 plants greener!

Noida Authority kicked off Van Mahotsav in the city by planting saplings in 16 locations across the ...

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Noida Authority inspects Elevated Road for inauguration tomorrow

Industrial development minister Satish Mahana is scheduled to inaugurate the road tomorrow at 5 pm....

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Delhi: New air pollution monitoring stations to be operational in October

The environment department says the stations will help in implementing Supreme Court mandate regardi...

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This homebuyer has a question and The 3C Company better live up to its promise

Lotus residents and buyers meet up with the builder, as Noida Authority officials play mediators.&nb...

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Delhi to get 20 more pollution monitoring stations

The city is one of the most polluted in the world, with smoke and gases from vehicles, landfill site...

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Blue and green to keep it clean. Do you know how?

Civic bodies of north and east Delhi distributed green and blue bins to residents, urging them to se...

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SPECIAL COVERAGE: Gurgaon Environment Conclave

Experts expressed their views and concerns about areas such as air pollution, demand for water, wast...

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Noida Authority: Resident bodies to get compost machines

The Authority is set to table a proposal under which it will extend financial support for the same....

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Gurgaon to soon have a place to dump its construction and demolition waste

The city generates 700 tonnes of C&D waste every day....

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Gurgaon: Raahgiri Day relaunch on May 21

The joint initiative by MCG and Raahgiri Foundation aims to encourage residents to take up a healthi...

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NCR: The week in tweets

Here's taking a look at what the twitterati said this past week (April 16 - April 21)....

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MCD polls: What exactly East Delhi residents want from their representatives

Despite promises by various parties ahead of the April 23 polls, resident associations don’t s...

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This South City I road has been in this condition for three years...

Residents said the 2-km stretch was also encroached upon by food stalls, vegetable and fruit vendors...

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NCR residents are talking about...

Here's a low down on what's on the minds of NCR residents....

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Gensets divide opinion among residents in Noida

Noida Authority gets mixed reactions over its notice to relocate gensets placed illegally on roads i...

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Gurgaon: DLF City Phase III roads irk residents

Residents of Block U say the poor condition of the roads has become a nuisance, and blame the civic ...

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RWA Federation Gzb to take anti-pollution drive to UPPCB district office

The federation has been holding the Car Free Day drive every month to encourage commuters to not use...

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How are the RWAs reacting to Delhi Budget 2017?

While the new budget introduces no new taxes, much to the relief of the residents, it does fall shor...

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Does Noida Sec 26 have a rogue priest who burns waste in the open?

The RWA president said he had tried reasoning with the priest but that he refused to acknowledge the...

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New Year resolutions of apex resident bodies in Ghaziabad

City Spidey speaks to top associations of RWAs and AOAs and finds out what they plan to accomplish i...

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These Dwarka kids have a message: Reduce, refuse, recycle and reuse

A few children from New Millennium Apartments, Sector 23, performed at the central market in Sector ...

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No government advisory on NGT’s plastic ban directive yet!

Shopkeepers say they have not received any instruction regarding the directive to ban use of disposa...

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Ghaziabad residents discuss issues with civic bodies and district administration

TP Tyagi, chairman of RWA Federation, Ghaziabad, dubbed the meeting a success....

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I'puram: Ahinsa Khand societies face dust pollution

An under-construction stretch from Ashiana Greens till the Hindon Pusta road, on which work stopped ...

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What if all Indian roads were toll-free! CONRWA wants just that

In his letter to the central government, CONRWA president PS Jain wrote that the move will save valu...

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How dying water bodies added to post-Diwali haze

Lakes, wells and ponds play a significant role in controlling air pollution, but with most of the wa...

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People say no to third odd-even scheme

Most residents are questioning the long-term efficacy of such a system in curbing pollution....

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Air purifiers and pollution masks in high demand

Indirapuram shopkeepers report spike in demand as Noida and Ghaziabad district magistrates issue adv...

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Parents relieved after Kejriwal declares three-day holiday in schools

Air pollution: Delhi CM takes decision in emergency meeting; parents feel this should have been done...

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MCD-run schools to stay closed on November 5

As pollution levels worsen, schools run by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi will remain closed on ...

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NCR: This week on Twitter

Here's taking a look at what the twitterati said this past week (Oct 30 - Nov 4)....

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... This smog is choking me

Delhi-NCR has been wrapped up in a toxic blanket of smog these past few days — and it's the worst ...

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DIWALI SPECIAL: Green is the warmest colour

Here's how you can make your Diwali fun, safe and eco-friendly all at the same time....

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Brahma Apartments: No smoke without garbage

Sector 7, Dwarka: Burning of garbage becomes a common sight near the society as residents complain o...

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Khushboo Chowk beautification gets another push in Gurgaon

Shocked that even Google Maps identifies the area as Kachra Chowk, the citizens group Hara Bhara Gur...

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East Delhi demands local air-control mechanisms

Close on the heels of the eventuality of a third round of odd-even scheme in the capital, East Delhi...

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Yellow brigade for a greener neighbourhood

Residents of Jalvayu Vihar, Sector 21, Noida, join hands with Laughter Yoga Club for a tree-planti...

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Ecology takes a beating in Dwarka

Dry leaves and garbage being regularly burnt in open areas and near parks despite laws in place; res...

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Sushant Lok-I power cuts: Whose responsibility is it anyway?

These Gurgaon residents say the situation is so bad they can't even charge their inverters. But who ...

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Sewer line job on, but Sec 26 residents want to breathe easy

Six months on, there is no sign of completion of the sewer project in Sector 26, Noida. Slow pace of...

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CONRWA committed to address Gurgaon civic issues

Since some of the issues are related to the Centre, the CONRWA decided to take them up with Surface ...

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Gurgaon’s auto rickshaws, a boon or a bane?

Commuters say auto rickshaws are a major cause of traffic jams. Overloading, negligent driving and o...

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Hop on to the Clean Air Express in Gurgaon

On World Asthma Day (May 3), let's applaud Gurgaon Police for its initiative to curb air pollution a...

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RO sans waste water management hazardous

RO cleans a little portion of water while leaving a major portion dirty. The dirty part containing l...

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Ghaziabad: Saplings, cloth bag for residents this car-free day!

On Ghaziabad’s fourth car-free day on May 10, RWA Federation will step up initiative to raise awar...

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April 10: The next car-free day in Ghaziabad

Preparations are on for the event, with the RWA Federation Ghaziabad meeting Mayor Ashu Verma and t...

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Bus, stop!

Heavy vehicles plying through Sector 27, Noida, have become a nuisance for residents....

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School buses, stay out!

Swarnim Vihar residents cite safety hazards, pollution and congestion; want a ban on the entry of sc...

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What's the buzz in NCR?

Panel on air pollution for Kausambi; anger against erring builders; clean-street drive in G-town… ...

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No cars today, please

The RWA Federation Ghaziabad is trying hard to make March 10 a success....

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Noida Sectors 82, 83, 92, 93 want bus service back

Abrupt withdrawal of the bus service en route to Sectors 82, 83, 92, 93 and Panchsheel Inter College...

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Noida markets to follow new weekly offs

Noida administration issues new weekly off schedules for commercial centres. Come January 1, 2016, s...

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Noida schools to follow new timings

District administration has altered opening and closing time for several schools in Noida to curb ai...

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Weekly offs for industries changed

In a move to de-congest the streets and reduce air pollution, the district administration has issued...