Delhi air quality

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-NCR air quality 'improves' to poor, but likely to worsen again

Delhi-NCR air quality 'improves' to poor, but likely to worsen again

The air quality of Delhi-NCR improved from "very poor" to "poor" on Tuesday.

Dec 13, 2017, 00:53 AM IST
Air quality 'very poor', NO2-laced haze deepens worries

Air quality 'very poor', NO2-laced haze deepens worries

The city's average Air Quality Index (AQI) was 378 on a scale of 500, classified as 'very poor', marginally better than yesterday's 390.

Dec 05, 2017, 21:06 PM IST
NGT fumes as Lankan cricketers wear masks at Kotla, asks 'why was the match held'

NGT fumes as Lankan cricketers wear masks at Kotla, asks 'why was the match held'

The Sri Lankan cricket team had complained of poor air quality in Delhi.

Dec 04, 2017, 12:18 PM IST
Delhi-NCR air quality still toxic as stubble burning on, winds slow

Delhi-NCR air quality still toxic as stubble burning on, winds slow

Some regions across Delhi-NCR saw an improvement in the air quality from "severe plus or emergency" to "severe" on Saturday.

Nov 25, 2017, 22:15 PM 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
Air pollution: Delhi government asks schools, parents to restrain children from outdoor activities

Air pollution: Delhi government asks schools, parents to restrain children from outdoor activities

Keeping in view of the poor air quality, the Delhi government has issued a notice to all schools to restrict students from undertaking outdoor activities.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Delhi smog: Trains delayed, cancelled due to low visibility

Delhi smog: Trains delayed, cancelled due to low visibility

At least 49 trains were delayed, 14 rescheduled and one cancelled in Delhi on Saturday.

Nov 18, 2017, 11:25 AM IST
Delhi pollution: Foreign diplomats to meet officials of Ministry of External Affairs to express concern

Delhi pollution: Foreign diplomats to meet officials of Ministry of External Affairs to express concern

The high air pollution is not only affecting the diplomatic community but also the tourists and other visitors coming to the country, a diplomat said. 

Nov 17, 2017, 13:22 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
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
Will Delhi get respite from smog? Light rainfall expected today

Will Delhi get respite from smog? Light rainfall expected today

The MeT department has predicted light rains in Delhi on 14 and 15 November which could clear the smog, giving some relief to Delhiites

Nov 14, 2017, 08:15 AM IST
Delhi-NCR air quality back to 'emergency' category, may worsen further

Delhi-NCR air quality back to 'emergency' category, may worsen further

Delhi Minister Gopal Rai has said that his government was continuously monitoring the alarming pollution level.

Nov 13, 2017, 20:22 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
Odd-even in Delhi: AAP govt to move NGT, final decision expected today

Odd-even in Delhi: AAP govt to move NGT, final decision expected today

The Delhi government is in favour of exemptions for women drivers and two-wheelers.

Nov 13, 2017, 08:37 AM IST
Gurugram schools follow Delhi's lead, to remain closed till Sunday

Gurugram schools follow Delhi's lead, to remain closed till Sunday

All government and private schools in Gurugram will also remain closed on November 10 and 11 due to the toxic smog.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:36 AM IST
Concerned over smog, now NGT bans construction, industrial activity in Delhi-NCR

Concerned over smog, now NGT bans construction, industrial activity in Delhi-NCR

Concerned over smog, the National Green Tribunal today banned construction and industrial activities and entry of trucks in Delhi-NCR region.

Nov 09, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
Delhi smog: Health Ministry issues advisory, urges residents to stay indoors

Delhi smog: Health Ministry issues advisory, urges residents to stay indoors

In view of the alarming levels of air pollution in Delhi, the Health Ministry on Wednesday issued an advisory, asking citizens to drink plenty of water and avoid areas with smoke or heavy dust, among other measures.

Nov 09, 2017, 00:50 AM IST
Delhi smog: Parking fee hike decision will be implemented in 'letter and spirit', say civic bodies

Delhi smog: Parking fee hike decision will be implemented in 'letter and spirit', say civic bodies

The four-time hike in parking fee was announced as Delhi continued to choke on the smog.

Nov 08, 2017, 23:25 PM IST
Entry of trucks except those carrying essential commodities banned in Delhi

Entry of trucks except those carrying essential commodities banned in Delhi

Environment Pollution Control Authority has banned civil construction and demolition activities in Delhi.

Nov 08, 2017, 19:41 PM IST