Delhi air pollution

Pollution increases in Yamuna, water supply to be affected in Delhi

Pollution increases in Yamuna, water supply to be affected in Delhi

The Delhi Jal Board has informed that the pumping from Wazirabad and Chandrawal, and the Okhla plant is likely to be affected.

Jan 06, 2018, 06:58 AM IST
News at a glance: December 31, 2017

News at a glance: December 31, 2017

Dec 31, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
Heavy fog halts all flight operations at Delhi airport, pollution breaches hazardous mark

Heavy fog halts all flight operations at Delhi airport, pollution breaches hazardous mark

All flights from and to Delhi are on standby due to poor visibility. Operations at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport have temporarily been suspended.

Dec 31, 2017, 07:44 AM IST
Dense fog in Delhi; 34 trains delayed, 15 cancelled due to low visibility, air quality remains very poor

Dense fog in Delhi; 34 trains delayed, 15 cancelled due to low visibility, air quality remains very poor

The minimum and maximum temperature are likely to hover around 10 and 25 degrees Celsius respectively.

Dec 23, 2017, 08:22 AM IST
Delhi govt begins test trial of anti-smog gun in Anand Vihar as air quality remains poor

Delhi govt begins test trial of anti-smog gun in Anand Vihar as air quality remains poor

 The test trial of anti-smog gun was done near Anand Vihar Bus Station in Delhi.

Dec 20, 2017, 12:41 PM IST
Delhi government relents, says Odd-Even rule to have no exceptions

Delhi government relents, says Odd-Even rule to have no exceptions

The Delhi government on Wednesday submitted its action plan to combat pollution recommending no exemption be given under the odd-even car rationing scheme in the state. 

Dec 06, 2017, 16:05 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
EPCA gives Delhi Dec 2018 deadline to augment bus fleet to 10,000

EPCA gives Delhi Dec 2018 deadline to augment bus fleet to 10,000

Currently, the DTC has a fleet of 3,944 buses while the Delhi Integrated Multimodal Transit System (DIMTS) runs 1,634 buses under the cluster scheme, as per the transport department statistics.

Nov 26, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Delhi: 33 trains delayed due to low visibility

Delhi: 33 trains delayed due to low visibility

As many as 33 trains on Saturday were delayed while 5 others were rescheduled and three got cancelled due to low visibility and operational reasons in the national capital.

Nov 25, 2017, 08:04 AM IST
SC to hear plea today seeking complete ban on firecrackers in Delhi, NCR

SC to hear plea today seeking complete ban on firecrackers in Delhi, NCR

The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a plea seeking a complete ban on firecrackers in Delhi and NCR.

Nov 24, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
Delhi-NCR air quality dips, may worsen as stubble burning increases

Delhi-NCR air quality dips, may worsen as stubble burning increases

With stubble burning increasing in neighbouring states and wind speed dropping, air quality in Delhi and NCR worsened further on Wednesday. 

Nov 23, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
Overnight drizzle brings partial relief from smog in Delhi-NCR, air quality still 'very poor'

Overnight drizzle brings partial relief from smog in Delhi-NCR, air quality still 'very poor'

Despite light shower, the air quality in Delhi and the NCR region continues to be of 'very poor' quality.

Nov 18, 2017, 07:52 AM IST
Submit plan to tackle pollution in 2 weeks or get Rs 5 lakh deducted from salary: NGT pulls up state govts

Submit plan to tackle pollution in 2 weeks or get Rs 5 lakh deducted from salary: NGT pulls up state govts

Pressing on the immediate need for such a plan, the NGT said that it should be filed within 2 weeks. 

Nov 17, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Air pollution: Ban on entry of trucks in Delhi lifted but must be regulated, says NGT

Air pollution: Ban on entry of trucks in Delhi lifted but must be regulated, says NGT

The National Green Tribunal on Friday lifted the ban on the entry of trucks in Delhi. The green court, however, added that the entry must be properly regulated.

Nov 17, 2017, 12:02 PM IST
Virat Kohli has a message for Delhi: Need to play together in match against pollution

Virat Kohli has a message for Delhi: Need to play together in match against pollution

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has a new message for the national capital, which has been battling a massive spike in pollution levels. Kohli has posted a video on Twitter, urging people to participate in the battle against the menace.

Nov 16, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal's claim on fighting pollution in Delhi exposed; Rs 787crore fund lying unused

Arvind Kejriwal's claim on fighting pollution in Delhi exposed; Rs 787crore fund lying unused

The AAP govt has revealed that it has not utilised Rs 787 crore green cess collected during 2017 meant to fight air pollution.

Nov 16, 2017, 11:01 AM IST
As Delhi chokes, China's clamp on industrial output brings in fresh air

As Delhi chokes, China's clamp on industrial output brings in fresh air

Industrial output in China came down o 6.2 per cent in October but it has also resulted in improved air quality in Beijing.

Nov 14, 2017, 11:37 AM 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
'Seene me jalan, aankhon me toofan sa kyun hai': Rahul Gandhi on Delhi smog

'Seene me jalan, aankhon me toofan sa kyun hai': Rahul Gandhi on Delhi smog

Rahul Gandhi today questioned the inaction and failure of the concerned authorities to address the pollution menace in Delhi.

Nov 13, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Supreme Court to hear today plea to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR

Supreme Court to hear today plea to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR

The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Monday itself a fresh plea seeking to curb rising pollution in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR).

Nov 13, 2017, 13:35 PM IST