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Delhi's air quality very poor, expected to improve: SAFAR

According to Central Pollution Control Board, the AQI was recorded at 339.

May 13, 2019, 23:02 PM IST

Over 1.2 million early deaths in India due to air pollution: Report

The report said that air pollution is the third highest cause of death among all health risks in India, ranking just above smoking.

Apr 03, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

NGT acts tough on air pollution, directs 6 states to submit action plan by April 30

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel ordered the chief secretaries of Assam, Jharkhand Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Nagaland governments to submit their plan within the stipulated time.

Mar 17, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

Delhi's air quality remains in 'poor' category, may improve in coming days

According to CPCB, the air quality in at least 25 areas in Delhi was in "poor" category, while it was "very poor" in two areas, PTI reported.

Feb 18, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Despite cleaner air than Delhi, this city declares war on pollution like never before

A sudden spike in air pollution over Bangkok set into motion a chain of measures that eventually ensured toxicity levels were brought down almost as suddenly as the spike itself.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

Climate change increasing air pollution across globe: Study

Aerosols are tiny solid particles or liquid droplets suspended in the atmosphere.

Feb 05, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

Air quality remains 'very poor' in Delhi as thick fog engulfs city

The air quality in Delhi continued to fall on Sunday, as the national capital remained engulfed in a thick blanket of fog in the morning.

Feb 03, 2019, 12:51 PM IST

Air pollution jumps in Delhi, rain expected around February 5

The AQI near Pusa Road, Airport Terminal 3 and Chandni Chowk was recorded at 329, 301 and 338 respectively.

Jan 31, 2019, 10:15 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

Nov 28, 2018, 20:17 PM IST