air quality

Test trial of anti-smog gun begins as Delhi air quality remains poor

Delhi government today tested the anti-smog gun in Anand Vihar area as the air quality in the Capital deteriorated over the past two days. Watch the video to find out, how anti-smog gun works?

Dec 20, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Delhi-NCR chokes again, air quality back to 'hazardous' category

Delhi-NCR chokes again, air quality back to 'hazardous' category

The air quality in Delhi-NCR has deteriorated again in the last two days with doctors advising people against outdoor activities.

Dec 05, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
Air quality worsens, pollution 'severe' in many parts of Delhi

Air quality worsens, pollution 'severe' in many parts of Delhi

Air quality in Delhi worsened today and inched closer to the 'severe' category with a sharp rise in the level of particulates through the day, according to official data.

Dec 05, 2017, 00:57 AM IST
At least six areas witnesses 'emergency' and 'severe' category air quality in Delhi

At least six areas witnesses 'emergency' and 'severe' category air quality in Delhi

The national capital is set to inhale more toxins in next three days.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Delhi inhaling toxins, air quality to worsen further

Delhi inhaling toxins, air quality to worsen further

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), with no scope of improvement, Delhi-NCR's air quality is set to deteriorate over the next three days.

Nov 27, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
No end to crop burning, air quality in Ghaziabad still very poor

No end to crop burning, air quality in Ghaziabad still very poor

Still "very poor" with some regions facing a "severe" situation, the air quality in Delhi and NCR sees no scope of improvement, as despite orders and monitoring, the practice of stubble burning was reported from Delhi itself on Thursday.

Nov 24, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
Delhi-NCR air quality deteriorates again, officials blame 'possible' crop burning

Delhi-NCR air quality deteriorates again, officials blame 'possible' crop burning

On Monday, satellite images from American space agency NASA showed an increase in crop burning in parts of Haryana and Punjab's Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Firozpur, Fazilka, Muktsar, Bathinda, Moga and Kapurthala districts in the past two days. 

Nov 21, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
Air pollution may lead to infertility among both men and women

Air pollution may lead to infertility among both men and women

According to a recent research, living within 200 meters of the main road can increase the risk of infertility by 11%. 

Nov 16, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
Outdoor air pollution responsible for 6% of disease burden in 2016: Report

Outdoor air pollution responsible for 6% of disease burden in 2016: Report

The contribution of air pollution to disease burden remained high in India between 1990 and 2016, with levels of exposure among the highest in the world.

Nov 15, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Air quality improves marginally from 'severe plus' to 'severe' in Delhi-NCR

Air quality improves marginally from 'severe plus' to 'severe' in Delhi-NCR

According to CPCB the average Air Quality Index of NCR, including Delhi, was 398 on Tuesday.

Nov 14, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
Delhi air pollution: Tips to stay healthy and safe

Delhi air pollution: Tips to stay healthy and safe

There are many things you can do on your personal level to help reduce the health risk of toxic pollutants.

Nov 13, 2017, 15:57 PM IST
Believe it or not: UP cities have air far more toxic than Delhi

Believe it or not: UP cities have air far more toxic than Delhi

The city of Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 500 – the highest the scale can measure – this past Tuesday, with its air dropping from 'very poor' to 'severe'.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
North India gasps, chokes. But crop burning continues

North India gasps, chokes. But crop burning continues

Delhi and adjoining areas continue to be choked with a

Nov 09, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Delhi air turns toxic: Causes, effects and what you need to do

Delhi air turns toxic: Causes, effects and what you need to do

On Tuesday, the city woke up enveloped in a thick blanket of smog accompanied by reports of air quality dipping further to 'severe' levels.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Delhi enveloped in thick blanket of smog

The air quality in Delhi and NCR got more toxic on Tuesday. Due to smog the visibility early in the morning remained low causing problem in movement of traffic.

Nov 07, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Delhi air pollution: Crop burning in neighbouring states needs to stop, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi air pollution: Crop burning in neighbouring states needs to stop, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called for steps in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to prevent crop stubble burning from turning Delhi into a 'gas chamber' every year. He said this after a torrid morning in which a public emergency was declared because of the literally sky-high levels of air pollution.

Nov 07, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Air quality reaches 'severe' levels, Delhi rages on Twitter

Air quality reaches 'severe' levels, Delhi rages on Twitter

Out of 19 monitoring stations in NCR, 12 recorded severe air quality. The lowest AQI was in Gurgaon at 357 at 9:30 am, which is classified as very poor.

Nov 07, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Air pollution may harm mental health, says study

Air pollution may harm mental health, says study

Previous research has associated air pollution with heart disease, stroke, various cancers and even premature death.

Nov 07, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Delhi-NCR wakes up to a blanket of smoke; crop burning makes air quality alarming

Delhi-NCR wakes up to a blanket of smoke; crop burning makes air quality alarming

Google's weather update actually termed it 'Smoke', not smog. Expect two more days of this.

Nov 07, 2017, 08:17 AM IST
Pollution in Delhi increases, air quality 'severe' at several places

Pollution in Delhi increases, air quality 'severe' at several places

The safe range for PM2.5 is 60 microgrammes per cubic meter as per Indian standards and 25 units as per International norms.

Nov 06, 2017, 17:27 PM IST