Air pollution

Delhi Air Pollution: Improvement in the AQI of the capital Delhi

The Air Quality Index has seen a significant improvement due to the weather activity in the last 3 days. Significant improvement has been seen in the level of air pollution of Delhi. At the same time, the havoc of cold will continue in the capital.

Jan 11, 2022, 12:24 PM IST

Air quality in Delhi continues to remain in 'very poor' category

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), Delhi's overall Air Quality Index (AQI) was at 369 in the morning.

Jan 05, 2022, 09:30 AM IST

Pollution level is still 'very poor' in Delhi-NCR, AQI crosses 300 in Noida

Due to the changed weather and light rain, there has been a slight reduction in the air pollution of Delhi-NCR. Despite this, the air quality level of Delhi remained very poor on Tuesday.

Dec 29, 2021, 11:52 AM IST

Delhi AQI dips further to 425, air quality 'severe' now

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'.

Dec 24, 2021, 07:24 AM IST

When will Delhi-Noida get relief from 'very poor' air quality?

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'.

Dec 23, 2021, 07:55 AM IST

Ghaziabad is the most polluted city in north India, Delhi not far behind: CSE

The data has been collected from 137 continuous ambient air quality monitoring stations spread across 56 cities in the region.

Dec 16, 2021, 23:18 PM IST

Pollution update: Air quality in Delhi, Noida in 'very poor' category

With AQI at 344 in Noida and 346 in Delhi, the air quality continued to remain in 'very poor' quality. Gurgaon fared slightly better, slipping to the 'poor' category with AQI 269.

Dec 15, 2021, 08:17 AM IST

Delhi's air quality continues to remain 'very poor', likely to deteriorate further

Delhi's overall air quality index was at 328 at 7 AM.

Dec 14, 2021, 07:05 AM IST

Delhi air pollution: Trucks, construction activities to remain suspended in National Capital

For children of Class 5 and below, the education department has suggested reopening schools from December 20.

Dec 13, 2021, 16:13 PM IST

Weather update: Delhi still fighting bad AQI, Noida-Gurugram no better

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered "good", 51 and 100 "satisfactory", 101 and 200 "moderate", 201 and 300 "poor", 301 and 400 "very poor", and 401 and 500 "severe".

Dec 09, 2021, 21:44 PM IST

Air pollution: CAQM orders immediate closure of NCR industries not running on PNG, cleaner fuels

As per the directions of the Commission, these violating industries or industrial units will not be permitted to schedule their operations till December 12, 2021, and the position will be reviewed for further decisions.

Dec 08, 2021, 06:37 AM IST

Weather update: Air quality improves in Delhi and Noida, AQI still in 'poor' category

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'.

Dec 07, 2021, 22:04 PM IST

No respite for residents as air quality remains 'poor' in Noida, Ghaziabad, 'very poor' in Delhi

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), Delhi recorded an overall AQI of 314 at 7:30 AM.

Dec 07, 2021, 07:54 AM IST

Haryana shuts schools in Gurugram, Faridabad, 2 other NCR districts to tackle air pollution

The schools in Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat and Jhajjar have been shut following the government's order on steps to manage air quality in National Capital Region (NCR) districts of Haryana. 

Dec 03, 2021, 16:00 PM IST

Centre sets up enforcement task force to check Delhi’s air pollution

The Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas has constituted an “Enforcement Task Force” to take steps to curb the rising air pollution levels.

Dec 03, 2021, 12:12 PM IST

Supreme Court permits Delhi govt to continue construction activities of hospitals

Supreme Court permits the Delhi government to continue with construction activities of hospitals. 

Dec 03, 2021, 11:15 AM IST

Delhi-NCR air pollution: Centre forms 5-member Enforcement Task Force to monitor compliance

The Commission said that an Enforcement Task Force of five members has been constituted in exercise of its statutory power and 17 flying squads are constituted to act against violators.

Dec 03, 2021, 09:34 AM IST

Schools closed in Delhi from tomorrow

School closed from tomorrow in view of pollution level in Delhi. After the rebuke of the SC, the Delhi government has taken this decision.

Dec 02, 2021, 16:04 PM IST

Why were schools not closed in Delhi? - Supreme Court

There is no hope of getting relief from pollution in Delhi at the moment. Today again Delhi's AQI is very poor level. Supreme Court reprimands Delhi government on pollution, says no work has been done except assurances and slogans.

Dec 02, 2021, 15:38 PM IST