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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
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
Two dead, several injured in horrific 12-car pileup on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

Two dead, several injured in horrific 12-car pileup on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

Under low visibility conditions due to fog, the cars rammed into a stationary truck on the expressway in Unnao district.

Dec 28, 2017, 12:05 PM 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
Shocking: 10 cars smash against each other on foggy Lucknow-Agra expressway

Shocking: 10 cars smash against each other on foggy Lucknow-Agra expressway

Several passengers have suffered injuries but there are no reports of any fatality.

Dec 19, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Australia extends a helping hand, offers technological aid to prevent crop burning

Australia extends a helping hand, offers technological aid to prevent crop burning

Punjab and Haryana generate an estimated 30 million tonnes of paddy straw each year, which is later set on fire and is believed to be a major contributing factor to air pollution, especially over north India.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Conduct activities for pollution awareness: Delhi government to schools

Conduct activities for pollution awareness: Delhi government to schools

Delhi government has directed schools in the national capital to spread awareness among students about air pollution by conducting special assemblies and inviting experts from technical organisations and civil society.

Dec 16, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Worse air pollution this year but Diwali less polluting: CPCB

Worse air pollution this year but Diwali less polluting: CPCB

The air pollution situation in the NCR was worse this year against the situation in the peak season last year, the CPCB said on Friday.

Dec 16, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Don't let the smog throttle you, beat its effects with these five foods

Don't let the smog throttle you, beat its effects with these five foods

Delhiites look forward to the city's winters, but this time, the prolonged smog has made it impossible to enjoy the weather.

Dec 13, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Delhi-NCR air quality 'improves' to poor, but likely to worsen again

Delhi-NCR air quality 'improves' to poor, but likely to worsen again

The air quality of Delhi-NCR improved from "very poor" to "poor" on Tuesday.

Dec 13, 2017, 00:53 AM IST
Air quality back to ''very poor'' in Delhi-NCR

Air quality back to ''very poor'' in Delhi-NCR

At 7 pm, the level of major pollutant PM2.5 or particles in air with diameter less than 2.5mm, across 22 locations in Delhi-NCR was 126 or "very poor" against 87 or "moderate" on Thursday. 

Dec 08, 2017, 20:41 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
Delhi government relents, says Odd-Even rule to have no exceptions

Delhi government relents, says Odd-Even rule to have no exceptions

The Delhi government on Wednesday submitted its action plan to combat pollution recommending no exemption be given under the odd-even car rationing scheme in the state. 

Dec 06, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Delhi-NCR chokes again, air quality back to 'hazardous' category

Delhi-NCR chokes again, air quality back to 'hazardous' category

The air quality in Delhi-NCR has deteriorated again in the last two days with doctors advising people against outdoor activities.

Dec 05, 2017, 10:28 AM 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
Chhattisgarh bans use of firecrackers in six cities

Chhattisgarh bans use of firecrackers in six cities

The ban will be implemented every year during the period to curb pollution in the state.

Nov 29, 2017, 07:01 AM IST
This Chinese man has 'bizarre' plans to tackle Beijing smog

This Chinese man has 'bizarre' plans to tackle Beijing smog

According to Du's calculations, the plan could move more than 1 trillion cubic metres of air over the distance of a metre, enough to disperse Beijing of its smog.
 

Nov 27, 2017, 16:48 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-NCR air quality still toxic as stubble burning on, winds slow

Delhi-NCR air quality still toxic as stubble burning on, winds slow

Some regions across Delhi-NCR saw an improvement in the air quality from "severe plus or emergency" to "severe" on Saturday.

Nov 25, 2017, 22:15 PM IST