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Delhi: Air quality 'very poor' on Republic Day, breaches safety levels by up to three times

Delhi: Air quality 'very poor' on Republic Day, breaches safety levels by up to three times

During the parade hours, the level of particulates violated safe standards by up to three times when thousands thronged Rajpath for Republic Day celebration.

Delhi govt directs immediate implementation of six measures to curb air pollution

Delhi govt directs immediate implementation of six measures to curb air pollution

The ideas and their proposals stem from scientific reports of Government of India by CPCB, CSIR and NEERI and orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Delhi: Air quality in national capital rises to 'severe' category

Delhi: Air quality in national capital rises to 'severe' category

The Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday reached 410 - which is labelled 'severe' - from 368 or 'very poor' on Tuesday and 229 or 'poor' on Monday.

Air pollution: Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi, neighbouring areas

Air pollution: Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi, neighbouring areas

The supreme court asked Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to file a reply within three months regarding harmful effects of firecrackers.

For the first time, full-grown male leopard caught on camera at Delhi's Yamuna Biodiversity Park

For the first time, full-grown male leopard caught on camera at Delhi's Yamuna Biodiversity Park

The leopard sighting has been caught on camera by scientists on Monday night while they were installing surveillance devices.

Delhi govt issues health advisory: Things you can do to lower your risks from air pollution

Delhi govt issues health advisory: Things you can do to lower your risks from air pollution

The air quality in the national capital has been “severe” as pollution levels touched a new high.

Delhi pollution: Thick smog continues to cover city; air quality worsens - Watch

Delhi pollution: Thick smog continues to cover city; air quality worsens - Watch

Although the air quality in Delhi and Gurgaon slightly improved on account of light wind from Rajasthan on Friday, there's no respite from toxic smog for the residents. 

Delhi air pollution: Top five houseplants that purify indoor air!

Delhi air pollution: Top five houseplants that purify indoor air!

Here are some air-cleaning household plants that are safe to be kept at your nest.

National Green Tribunal slams Centre, Delhi govt over rising air pollution; summons environment secretaries of four states

National Green Tribunal slams Centre, Delhi govt over rising air pollution; summons environment secretaries of four states

The development came as Delhi's air quality deteriorated to alarming levels and witnessed its worst smog situation in 17 years on Wednesday and Thursday.

Chikungunya, dengue outbreak in Delhi: What can you do!

The death toll caused by vector borne diseases has reached 27, which also includes that of a 30-year-old man due to malaria.

Chikungunya outbreak in Delhi: 4 deaths in 24 hours; toll rises to 5

On Monday, a 65-year-old man from Ghaziabad has succumbed to chikungunya at Ganga Ram Hospital, becoming the first victim of vector-borne disease in the national capital.

No eviction of street vendors from national capital: Delhi HC

No eviction of street vendors from national capital: Delhi HC

The court, which fixed the matter for September 28, said the authorities should not evict, disturb or harass any street vendor in the city.

Chikungunya outbreak in Delhi: What you need to know, why it is so dangerous for the elderly!

Chikungunya is a viral illness, primarily transmitted to humans through the bites of infected mosquitoes, predominantly Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus - two species which can also transmit other mosquito-borne viruses, including dengue. 

Five effective natural home remedies for treating chikungunya!

Here are some effective natural home remedies for chikungunya fever.

NGT orders de-registration of diesel vehicle older than 15 years

NGT orders de-registration of diesel vehicle older than 15 years

In a major move to curb pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday ordered de-registering of diesel vehicles older than 15 years.

NGT bans all diesel vehicles plying for over 10 years in Delhi with immediate effect

NGT bans all diesel vehicles plying for over 10 years in Delhi with immediate effect

Last week, the Green Tribunal had given the Delhi government two weeks time to clarify whether it is in favour of cancelling the registration of diesel cars which are 10 years old and petrol cars which are 15 years old.

Over 630 challaned for drunken driving in capital

Drunken driving is one of the five traffic offences which can amount to suspension of driver's licence for three months.

Odd-Even Scheme Phase II – 7 things you should know

Odd-Even Scheme Phase II – 7 things you should know

The Odd-Even scheme was last implemented in Delhi from January 1 to 15.

Delhi's forest area disappearing very fast, HC told

 Forest areas in capital was disappearing very fast due to rampant encroachment.

Delhi air quality deteriorates, nears Diwali level

Delhi air quality deteriorates, nears Diwali level

The current level in Delhi triggers emergency measures, such as shutting down schools.