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Delhi air quality reaches 'Very Poor'category

An increase in air pollution in the national capital, Delhi has resulted in an increase in respiratory problems. The city's AQI has reached touched ''Danger level''.

Oct 18, 2019, 08:54 AM IST

No respite for Delhi-NCR as air quality remains 'very poor', stubble burning continues in parts of Haryana

The AQI in the national capital was 312, in Noida it plunged to 329 and in Gurugram it was 323 - all in the "very poor" category.

Oct 17, 2019, 07:59 AM IST

Delhi-NCR Pollution: Air quality remains 'poor' for fifth consecutive day

Air quality in Delhi remains poor for the sixth consecutive day with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) docking at 252 and major pollutants PM 2.5 at 214 and PM 10 at 211 which are both in the 'Poor' category, in Lodhi Road area. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 15, 2019, 09:50 AM IST

Delhi air quality to enter 'very poor' category from Tuesday

The forecast of the 'very poor' air quality is predicted mainly due to changing local weather conditions. According to pollution watch by Safar (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research) India, air quality of Delhi is in the higher end of the poor category.

Oct 14, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Farmers in Punjab's Amritsar continue to burn stubble despite ban

The farmers of the state say that they are left with no other alternatives then to burn the paddy stubble. They also suggested that if the government wants to stop the practice of stubble burning, they should set up plants where they can sell the crop residue.

Oct 14, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

DNA: How 'Eco-friendly' the green crackers would be? Watch analysis

DNA: How 'Eco-friendly' the green crackers would be? Watch analysis. Watch video to know more.

Oct 07, 2019, 22:54 PM IST

Air pollution can cause mental health disorders in children, research concludes

A new study has found out that children living in polluted environments are more vulnerable to mental health issues such as anxiety disorders and suicidal tendencies.  

Sep 25, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

DNA: Detailed analysis of air pollution effects on human health

In this segment of DNA, we bring to you a detailed analysis of air pollution effects on human health. Looking at the current situation even pollution mask can't guarantee to be a solution. Watch full video to know more. #DNA #DelhiAirPollution #LungCancer

Aug 01, 2019, 22:58 PM IST

Watch Daily News and Analysis with Sudhir Chaudhary, 5th June, 2019

Watch the complete segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary. This segment of DNA brings to you an analysis of the top news of the day.

Jun 06, 2019, 07:06 AM IST

World Environment Day: Beat air pollution with IIT-Delhi alumni's low-cost solution

Launched by IIT-Delhi alumni, Nanoclean Global Pvt Ltd is an Indian start-up, providing low-cost solutions to tackle air pollution. It had won the prestigious Startup National Award for their effort. #WorldEnvironmentDay #BeatAirPollution #IIT

Jun 05, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

World Environment Day 2019: This year's challenge is creating awareness on air pollution

The theme for 2019 is “Air pollution”. Every year a different country hosts the event where the official celebrations take place. 

Jun 05, 2019, 09:49 AM IST

Airborne metal pollution linked to premature death

The study, published in the journal Environment International, included data from 11,382 participants living in rural areas throughout France.

Jun 03, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

Air pollution can lead to birth defects

According to the World Health Organization, nine out of 10 people worldwide breathe air containing a high level of pollutants, and one of every 9 global deaths can be attributed to exposure to air pollution, totalling over 7 million premature deaths a year.

May 30, 2019, 11:09 AM IST

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