Delhi pollution

Indians may live four years more if air is cleaned to WHO standards: Study

Indians may live four years more if air is cleaned to WHO standards: Study

A group of researchers have proposed a slew of measures to overcome the issue that includes applying monetary charges for excess emissions.

Aug 13, 2018, 15:29 PM IST
Diesel gensets cause 30% spike in Gurugram air pollution: Report

Diesel gensets cause 30% spike in Gurugram air pollution: Report

PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels see a 15 times rise between diesel genets being turned on and off across residential societies in the city.

Jun 28, 2018, 17:37 PM IST
Locals protest cutting of 14,000 trees in Delhi, AAP and Centre pass the buck

Locals protest cutting of 14,000 trees in Delhi, AAP and Centre pass the buck

Delhi High Court has questioned if the city can afford trees being cut for the sake of roads and buildings.

Jun 25, 2018, 08:55 AM IST
Online campaign to stop Delhi's tree-cutting spree gains momentum

Online campaign to stop Delhi's tree-cutting spree gains momentum

Delhi is choking under a toxic air but that apparently matters little when trees have to make way for government quarters.

Jun 21, 2018, 14:22 PM IST
Dust pollution triggers breathing issues in healthy people, worsens plight of asthma patients in Delhi

Dust pollution triggers breathing issues in healthy people, worsens plight of asthma patients in Delhi

Dust storms, pollution and soaring temperatures have caused difficulties for people, with many complaining of sore eyes and skin irritation as well.

Jun 17, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
Delhi's air quality beyond 'severe' as stubborn dusty haze persists

Delhi's air quality beyond 'severe' as stubborn dusty haze persists

Several areas in the city reported alarming levels of pollution for the second consecutive day.

Jun 14, 2018, 07:38 AM IST
Delhi breathes poison again as pollution rises to hazardous levels

Delhi breathes poison again as pollution rises to hazardous levels

Pollution levels across Delhi have spiked to extremely dangerous levels with children, elderly and those with breathing ailments being advised to remain indoors.

Jun 13, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
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
Winter long gone but Delhi's air still absolutely poisonous

Winter long gone but Delhi's air still absolutely poisonous

Just because the city is not covered in smog does not mean pollution levels are down. On the contrary, alarm bells should be ringing and ringing loud.

Apr 03, 2018, 07:25 AM IST
China builds world's tallest air purifier - higher than Qutub Minar, Statue of Liberty

China builds world's tallest air purifier - higher than Qutub Minar, Statue of Liberty

The tallest air purifier in the world has shown to clean the air in a radius of 10 square kilometres during testing.

Jan 16, 2018, 16:30 PM IST
Inside toxic Delhi's healthiest building, air as pure as in Switzerland

Inside toxic Delhi's healthiest building, air as pure as in Switzerland

The Paharpur Business Centre is a virtual jungle from the inside where pollution is at an absolute minimum despite being alarmingly high outside.

Jan 09, 2018, 09:46 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
Five oxygen cylinders daily? Delhi-NCR stares at terribly toxic future

Five oxygen cylinders daily? Delhi-NCR stares at terribly toxic future

Health and environmental experts have repeatedly warned against alarmingly high levels of pollution in and around New Delhi. Most of them agree there is no concrete plan in place and none are expected either.

Dec 30, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
Dense fog in Delhi; 19 trains delayed, 17 cancelled due to low visibility, air quality remains very poor

Dense fog in Delhi; 19 trains delayed, 17 cancelled due to low visibility, air quality remains very poor

At least 19 trains were delayed and nearly 17 were cancelled after a blanket of fog engulfed the national capital and adjoining areas on Sunday morning. 

Dec 24, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
Dense fog in Delhi, 30 trains delayed, 15 cancelled; air quality remains 'severe'

Dense fog in Delhi, 30 trains delayed, 15 cancelled; air quality remains 'severe'

A layer of shallow fog engulfing the national capital this morning has resulted in canceling of at least 15 trains.

Dec 21, 2017, 08:03 AM IST
 Delhi government tests ‘anti-smog gun’ in Anand Vihar area, fails to shoot down pollution

Delhi government tests ‘anti-smog gun’ in Anand Vihar area, fails to shoot down pollution

Pollution levels in the national capital usually remain poor during winters.

Dec 20, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

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
Fog or Smog? Twitter debates why Mumbai turned into Delhi

Fog or Smog? Twitter debates why Mumbai turned into Delhi

A dense blanket of fog enveloped Mumbai on Saturday morning leading to a drop in visibility. While several local trains were running late, the skyline of the Maximum City resembled that of Delhi - a city infamous for being greyed out due to pollution.

Dec 09, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: International Cricket Council to examine pollution-marred Delhi Test

India vs Sri Lanka: International Cricket Council to examine pollution-marred Delhi Test

Medical experts are to examine whether India was right to hold a Test match against Sri Lanka during hazardous smog in New Delhi, the game`s world governing body said Friday.

Dec 08, 2017, 14:02 PM IST
Playing in pollution was tough: Dinesh Chandimal

Playing in pollution was tough: Dinesh Chandimal

Chandimal and his team work masks to combat pollution on day two at the Feroze Shah Kotla with some of them falling sick.

Dec 06, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

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