Delhi pollution

To battle Delhi pollution, artificial rainfall being considered through cloud seeding

To battle Delhi pollution, artificial rainfall being considered through cloud seeding

Delhi's air quality has oscillated between 'poor', 'very poor' and 'hazardous' in the first three weeks of November.

Nov 20, 2018, 09:24 AM IST
Why is Chandigarh not as polluted as Delhi: Captain Amarinder Singh

Why is Chandigarh not as polluted as Delhi: Captain Amarinder Singh

"If stubble burning was responsible for Delhi’s pollution then Chandigarh’s air should have been as polluted."

Nov 17, 2018, 07:47 AM IST
How Ikea's latest innovation could help bring down pollution over north India

How Ikea's latest innovation could help bring down pollution over north India

Several north Indian cities suffer from high pollution levels which see a spike due to the burning of straw in farms during the autumn months.

Nov 16, 2018, 08:18 AM IST
Delhi's air quality improves, but authorities warn relief temporary

Delhi's air quality improves, but authorities warn relief temporary

Delhi's air quality improved through the day on Thursday after rainfall washed away pollutants, but authorities warned that the pollution level might increase again from Saturday.

Nov 15, 2018, 23:19 PM IST
No option but to consider measures to restrict private vehicles in Delhi: EPCA chief

No option but to consider measures to restrict private vehicles in Delhi: EPCA chief

The EPCA pointed out that vehicles contribute as much as 40 per cent of the total emission load in Delhi and roughly 30 per cent in the region according to SAFAR emission inventory.

Nov 14, 2018, 21:09 PM IST
In Delhi for world championships, international boxers face pollution woes

In Delhi for world championships, international boxers face pollution woes

International stars wear anti-pollution masks before wearing any other boxing related safety gears. Most say their families back home are extremely worried.

Nov 13, 2018, 17:25 PM IST
Over 2,200 heavy vehicles denied entry into Delhi from November 8 to 12: Traffic police

Over 2,200 heavy vehicles denied entry into Delhi from November 8 to 12: Traffic police

As many as 3,931 vehicles carrying essential goods were allowed inside the national capital from 11 PM on November 11 till 5 AM on November 12.

Nov 13, 2018, 10:51 AM IST
A tale of two cities: At fraction of Delhi's air pollution, Hong Kong presses alarm buttons

A tale of two cities: At fraction of Delhi's air pollution, Hong Kong presses alarm buttons

Hong Kong has urged locals to limit exposure to outdoor air which, while unhealthy, is a fraction of Delhi's hazardous air quality.

Nov 12, 2018, 19:29 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra, Farhan take on Delhi pollution as they shoot 'The Sky is Pink'

Priyanka Chopra, Farhan take on Delhi pollution as they shoot 'The Sky is Pink'

"October" writer Juhi Chaturvedi has penned the dialogues.

Nov 12, 2018, 14:11 PM IST
Delhi's air quality oscillating between very poor, severe: Authorities

Delhi's air quality oscillating between very poor, severe: Authorities

An AQI between 301 and 400 is 'very poor', and 401 and 500 is 'severe'.

Nov 11, 2018, 21:45 PM IST
Delhi's air quality remains severe due to unfavourable weather conditions, stubble burning

Delhi's air quality remains severe due to unfavourable weather conditions, stubble burning

The overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 423, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board. 

Nov 11, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
Is Arvind Kejriwal abroad? 'Holidaying' Delhi CM under fire as pollution levels soar

Is Arvind Kejriwal abroad? 'Holidaying' Delhi CM under fire as pollution levels soar

There are unconfirmed reports that Arvind Kejriwal has left the country for an overseas family trip at a time when Delhi is shrouded in a polluted haze.

Nov 10, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Delhi's air quality improves, reaches 'very poor' category

Delhi's air quality improves, reaches 'very poor' category

The overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 394 which falls in the 'very poor' category, according to the data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Nov 10, 2018, 13:27 PM IST
No silver lining here: AAP vs BJP battle plunges polluted Delhi into more trouble

No silver lining here: AAP vs BJP battle plunges polluted Delhi into more trouble

Several parts of Delhi saw crackers being burst well past midnight on Diwali. And while locals did their bit to ensure toxic air prevails, politicians too are busy passing the buck.

Nov 09, 2018, 19:34 PM IST
Delhi: Water sprinkled in several areas to check pollution

Delhi: Water sprinkled in several areas to check pollution

The measure comes on a day when Delhi recorded its worst air quality after Diwali, which saw people in several cities across the country bursting crackers well beyond the two-hour deadline set by the Supreme Court.

Nov 08, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Delhi air quality improves to 'poor' on Diwali morning, authorities brace for day after

Delhi air quality improves to 'poor' on Diwali morning, authorities brace for day after

Pollution watchdogs have banned the entry of trucks into the city between November 8-10. 

Nov 07, 2018, 07:47 AM IST
CPCB mulling using artificial rain in Delhi to tackle pollution after Diwali

CPCB mulling using artificial rain in Delhi to tackle pollution after Diwali

The official said they are waiting for meteorological conditions to become stable and then use cloud seeding for inducing artificial rain.

Nov 06, 2018, 23:51 PM IST
A day before Diwali, Delhi's air quality 'improves' to 'very poor'

A day before Diwali, Delhi's air quality 'improves' to 'very poor'

PM2.5 levels are expected to spike, bringing the regions`s air quality back to "emergency" for two days - November 8 and 9 - if Delhi bursts even 50 per cent of firecrackers that it did on last year`s Diwali.

Nov 06, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
Dense smog chokes Delhi-NCR, air quality hazardous in several areas

Dense smog chokes Delhi-NCR, air quality hazardous in several areas

A day after significantly improvement in the air quality, a thick layer of smog engulfed the national capital and NCR leading to severe increase in the pollution level.

Nov 05, 2018, 09:51 AM IST
No time to breathe clean? Environment ministers of 4 states skip key meeting

No time to breathe clean? Environment ministers of 4 states skip key meeting

Steps taken by states to control stubble burning "are far from satisfactory", Union minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday as environment ministers of four states around Delhi, including Haryana and Punjab, where the practice is rampant, skipped a crucial meet to discuss measures to stop air pollution levels from deteriorating further.

Nov 02, 2018, 07:20 AM IST

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