Delhi pollution

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
India vs Sri Lanka: Suranga Lakmal vomits, Delhi may lose winter Tests

India vs Sri Lanka: Suranga Lakmal vomits, Delhi may lose winter Tests

Delhi`s government last month ordered schools to shut temporarily after pollution readings in some places peaked at 500, the most severe level on the government`s air quality index that measures poisonous particles.

Dec 05, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
Doctors say no to sport in Delhi as cricketers choke in smog

Doctors say no to sport in Delhi as cricketers choke in smog

International cricketers returned Monday for day three of the third Test even as air pollution at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium soared to hit 18 times the World Health Organization`s safe level.

Dec 05, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
Delhi pollution 'a bit worse', says Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews

Delhi pollution 'a bit worse', says Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews

The second day's play was stopped twice on Sunday as Sri Lanka fast bowlers Suranga Lakmal and Lahiru Gamage walked off the field after the seasonal haze blanketed the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in the Indian capital.

Dec 04, 2017, 18:41 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
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Angry Virat Kohli declares after Sri Lankans complain of Delhi smog — Watch

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Angry Virat Kohli declares after Sri Lankans complain of Delhi smog — Watch

On Day 2 of the third and final Test match, Lankan players entered the field wearing masks and requested frequent stoppages while India were plundering runs.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:42 PM IST
Petroleum coke imported from US may be major reason for India's toxic air

Petroleum coke imported from US may be major reason for India's toxic air

The United States has largely halted burning of petroleum coke because of its negative impact on heart and lungs. However, many US refineries are exporting it to India because it burns hotter than coal and is cheaper.

Dec 01, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Air pollution didn't just choke Delhi, these cities too gasped for breath

Air pollution didn't just choke Delhi, these cities too gasped for breath

The study analysed records from 18 monitoring stations of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) from November 2016 to October 2017. 
 

Nov 28, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
At least six areas witnesses 'emergency' and 'severe' category air quality in Delhi

At least six areas witnesses 'emergency' and 'severe' category air quality in Delhi

The national capital is set to inhale more toxins in next three days.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Delhi inhaling toxins, air quality to worsen further

Delhi inhaling toxins, air quality to worsen further

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), with no scope of improvement, Delhi-NCR's air quality is set to deteriorate over the next three days.

Nov 27, 2017, 15:45 PM IST