Delhi air pollution

Delhi environment minister seeks urgent meeting on air pollution

Delhi environment minister seeks urgent meeting on air pollution

Imran Hussain has written to union minister Harsh Vardhan seeking meeting with environment ministers of neighbouring states.

May 03, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

In WHO's global list, 14 of 20 most-polluted cities in India

Indian cities are fast becoming a gas chamber - choking residents towards a slow death with each breath.

May 02, 2018, 13:13 PM IST
Air purifiers bought for PM Narendra Modi's office, government buildings

Air purifiers bought for PM Narendra Modi's office, government buildings

Air quality in and around Delhi mostly remains at 'Unhealthy' levels through the year but rockets to toxic levels during the winter months.

Mar 20, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
Crop burning is a wrong tradition, stop it: PM Narendra Modi appeals to farmers

Crop burning is a wrong tradition, stop it: PM Narendra Modi appeals to farmers

He said his government is taking a number of steps aimed at helping farmers abandon the practice.

Mar 17, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
47 million children in India reside in most polluted areas: Report

47 million children in India reside in most polluted areas: Report

'Airpocalypse-II', a Greenpeace India report, said children are worst affected in states such as Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Maharashtra and Delhi respectively.

Jan 30, 2018, 07:12 AM IST
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