Air pollution

5W1H: Heavy Rains reduce air pollution in Delhi-NCR

Heavy Rains reduce air pollution in Delhi-NCR. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 22, 2019, 18:34 PM IST
Air quality falls to 'very poor' in Delhi, leaves Delhiites gasping for breath

Air quality falls to 'very poor' in Delhi, leaves Delhiites gasping for breath

The latest data released by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research showed that levels of prominent pollutants PM (particulate matter) 10 in Delhi's air was at 369.

Jan 20, 2019, 10:18 AM IST
Review ground-level action to curb pollution: CPCB to municipal commissioners, district magistrates

Review ground-level action to curb pollution: CPCB to municipal commissioners, district magistrates

The task force also sought a daily action-taken report to CPCB and Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority.

Jan 18, 2019, 22:28 PM IST
Planting roadside hedges may combat pollution exposure

Planting roadside hedges may combat pollution exposure

A combination of hedges and trees results the most effective green infrastructure in improving air quality while roadsides with only trees results less impact over pollution.

 

Jan 07, 2019, 11:38 AM IST
Delhi's air quality improves, settles at 'very poor' level

Delhi's air quality improves, settles at 'very poor' level

Industrial activities in pollution hotspots of Wazirpur, Mundka, Narela, Bawana, Sahibabad and Faridabad, and construction work across Delhi-NCR will remain shut till Wednesday. 

Dec 26, 2018, 08:30 AM IST

Pollution level severe for fourth consecutive day in Delhi

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'severe' category for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 25, 2018, 18:06 PM IST
Odd-even scheme may be brought back, says CM Arvind Kejriwal as air pollution rises in Delhi

Odd-even scheme may be brought back, says CM Arvind Kejriwal as air pollution rises in Delhi

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'severe' category for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday.

Dec 25, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
Air pollution: 18 arrested in Greater Noida for flouting NGT orders

Air pollution: 18 arrested in Greater Noida for flouting NGT orders

Eighteen people were arrested in Gautam Buddh Nagar's Greater Noida Saturday for allegedly violating the National Green Tribunal's orders on checking air pollution, officials said.

Dec 08, 2018, 21:47 PM IST
Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 attributable to air pollution: Study

Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 attributable to air pollution: Study

One in eight deaths in India last year was attributable to air pollution.

Dec 06, 2018, 19:48 PM IST
Pollution woes: Delhi government fined Rs 25 crore, to be deducted from salary of officials

Pollution woes: Delhi government fined Rs 25 crore, to be deducted from salary of officials

The NGT has said that if Delhi government is unable to pay the fine, a fine of Rs 10 crore would be imposed every month.

Dec 03, 2018, 14:37 PM IST
Delhi's toxic air quality could deteriorate significantly in days to come

Delhi's toxic air quality could deteriorate significantly in days to come

SAFAR has said that air quality of the national capital is expected to "significantly deteriorate" on Sunday (December 2) due to a decline in temperature.

Nov 29, 2018, 17:47 PM IST
Thick haze envelopes Delhi, air quality 'very poor'

Thick haze envelopes Delhi, air quality 'very poor'

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'very poor' category for the third consecutive day on Wednesday

Nov 28, 2018, 20:17 PM IST
Delhi breathes poison as air quality falls to 'severe' in several areas

Delhi breathes poison as air quality falls to 'severe' in several areas

The air quality over the National Capital Region (NCR) fell into the 'severe' category in at least eight areas on Tuesday evening even as Met officials predicted weather pattern to further worsen the situation.

Nov 27, 2018, 22:18 PM IST
Delhi's air quality slips to 'very poor', two areas 'severe'

Delhi's air quality slips to 'very poor', two areas 'severe'

The overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 343 -- in the 'very poor' category, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Nov 26, 2018, 21:27 PM IST
Most air pollution complaints relate to construction, demolition activities, CPCB informs SC

Most air pollution complaints relate to construction, demolition activities, CPCB informs SC

The board said that garbage dumping incidents were high in eastern part of Delhi

Nov 26, 2018, 21:18 PM IST
Prosecute government officials for not acting on air pollution complaints: SC to CPCB

Prosecute government officials for not acting on air pollution complaints: SC to CPCB

A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said that officials who have failed to act on the complaints were required to be prosecuted.

Nov 26, 2018, 21:14 PM IST
Delhi's air quality shows 'unusual improvement', settles in 'poor' category: Authorities

Delhi's air quality shows 'unusual improvement', settles in 'poor' category: Authorities

Delhi's air quality showed an "unusual" improvement on Sunday due to increased wind speed, favourable for dispersion of pollutants, and settled in the "poor" category, authorities said.

Nov 25, 2018, 23:31 PM IST
Air quality improves slightly, task force recommends stricter action to curb pollution

Air quality improves slightly, task force recommends stricter action to curb pollution

With an increased wind speed, the Delhi's air quality showed slight improvement Thursday and settled in the 'poor' category even as a task force recommended banning industrial and construction activities in major pollution "hotspots" if air quality turns severe.

Nov 22, 2018, 21:44 PM IST
AIIMS launches research project on air pollution's impact on health

AIIMS launches research project on air pollution's impact on health

In India, apart from AIIMS, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, IIT Delhi and GTB Hospital are also associated with the research.

Nov 19, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
NGT directs Centre, states to periodically review steps to stop crop burning

NGT directs Centre, states to periodically review steps to stop crop burning

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Agriculture and the Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi chief secretaries to periodically review steps taken to stop crop burning incidents.

Nov 16, 2018, 23:31 PM IST