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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

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Apr 27, 2019, 08:54 AM IST

Delhi's air quality turns hazardous, thick smog engulfs city

Delhi recorded its worst air quality day after Diwali on Thursday.

Nov 09, 2018, 08:15 AM IST

Delhi air quality improves to 'poor' on Diwali morning, authorities brace for day after

Pollution watchdogs have banned the entry of trucks into the city between November 8-10. 

Nov 07, 2018, 07:47 AM IST

Dense smog chokes Delhi-NCR, air quality hazardous in several areas

A day after significantly improvement in the air quality, a thick layer of smog engulfed the national capital and NCR leading to severe increase in the pollution level.

Nov 05, 2018, 09:51 AM IST

15 trains cancelled due to operational reason in Delhi

At least 15 trains have been cancelled and 25 trains are running late in Delhi due to operational reasons on Tuesday as per the Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), Northern Railways.

Feb 13, 2018, 10:23 AM IST

Air quality in Delhi dips to 'very poor' after eight days

The Central Pollution Control Board recorded an air quality index of 359, marking the return of 'very poor' air after eight days.

Dec 20, 2017, 22:14 PM IST

Delhi inhaling toxins, air quality to worsen further

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), with no scope of improvement, Delhi-NCR's air quality is set to deteriorate over the next three days.

Nov 27, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Air pollution: Delhi government asks schools, parents to restrain children from outdoor activities

Keeping in view of the poor air quality, the Delhi government has issued a notice to all schools to restrict students from undertaking outdoor activities.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Air quality still very poor, NGT defers decision on construction, odd-even exemptions

On Thursday, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), recorded the AQI of Delhi-NCR at 362 at 6 p.m. as compared to 353 on Wednesday.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

Air quality improves slightly from 'severe' to 'very poor' in Delhi

At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Delhi's AQI was 345, which falls under the "very poor" category.

Nov 16, 2017, 14:38 PM IST

Air pollution may lead to infertility among both men and women

According to a recent research, living within 200 meters of the main road can increase the risk of infertility by 11%. 

Nov 16, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Delhi-NCR air quality back to 'emergency' category, may worsen further

Delhi Minister Gopal Rai has said that his government was continuously monitoring the alarming pollution level.

Nov 13, 2017, 20:22 PM IST

Believe it or not: UP cities have air far more toxic than Delhi

The city of Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 500 – the highest the scale can measure – this past Tuesday, with its air dropping from 'very poor' to 'severe'.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

After Delhi, air quality in most UP cities turns toxic; Noida worst affected

The air quality in the state capital is worst in Lalbagh where the average AQI is 463, which was very close to that in Noida in the last 24-hours.

Nov 09, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

Delhi smog: Air Quality Index in 'severe' category

Air quality in Delhi NCR has been categorised as severe.

Nov 08, 2017, 10:45 AM IST

Delhi air turns toxic: Causes, effects and what you need to do

On Tuesday, the city woke up enveloped in a thick blanket of smog accompanied by reports of air quality dipping further to 'severe' levels.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

NGT slams Delhi, UP, Haryana government as air over capital turns toxic

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar lambasted the state governments for not being prepared in advance to tackle the emergency situation.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

Delhi smog: CISF issues 9,000 masks to jawans on duty as air pollution gets worse

A blanket of thick haze enveloped Delhi as pollution levels breached the permissible standards by multiple times.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:08 PM IST

Air quality reaches 'severe' levels, Delhi rages on Twitter

Out of 19 monitoring stations in NCR, 12 recorded severe air quality. The lowest AQI was in Gurgaon at 357 at 9:30 am, which is classified as very poor.

Nov 07, 2017, 13:00 PM IST