Delhi smog

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
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
Inhaling dust, can't breathe: Delhi residents cry out for help under polluted sky

Inhaling dust, can't breathe: Delhi residents cry out for help under polluted sky

Breathing poison and typing venomous tweets on air pollution are the only choices for Delhi-ites currently.

Jun 14, 2018, 08:43 AM 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

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
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
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
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
Over 100 flights diverted, many cancelled due to low visibility in Delhi

Over 100 flights diverted, many cancelled due to low visibility in Delhi

As many as 125 flights were on Monday diverted while 11 others were cancelled due to low visibility in the national capital.

Jan 01, 2018, 20:09 PM 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
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
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
Delhi may lose all IPL 2018 matches because of smog

Delhi may lose all IPL 2018 matches because of smog

The stadium had won rave reviews after hosting a rain drenched Twenty20 International (T20I) between India and New Zealand last month.

Dec 05, 2017, 19:00 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Pacer Mohammad Shami is fine, says Shikhar Dhawan

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Pacer Mohammad Shami is fine, says Shikhar Dhawan

Shami appeared to be struggling after bowling three overs. His reaction was similar to Sri Lankan seamers Suranga Lakmal and Lahiru Gamage.

Dec 05, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

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