air quality

NGT extends ban on sale, use of firecrackers amid decline in air quality

The NGT ban will also be applicable in all cities/towns in the country where the ambient air quality falls under the ‘poor’ and above category, the order said.

Dec 02, 2020, 14:33 PM IST

No respite from air pollution in Delhi-NCR; air quality still 'very poor'

 The Air quality of Delhi is recorded 'very poor' with AQI clocking at 323 on Friday (November 27).

Nov 27, 2020, 10:03 AM IST

Corona cases cross 78.14 lakhs in the country

Corona cases in the country have crossed 78.14 lakhs on one hand, on the other hand Delhi's AQI has increased to 364. Watch this report

Oct 24, 2020, 14:44 PM IST

Delhi air quality deteriorates, AQI settles in 'Poor' category; shallow fog predicted

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 302, followed by Mathura Road at 290, Dhirpur at 273, Delhi University at 248, Ayanagar at 244, Lodhi Road at 222, Airport (T3) at 214, IIT Delhi at 206 and Pusa at 175. The AQI in Noida stood at 311 and Gurugram at 258.

Jan 09, 2020, 07:30 AM IST

Dip in Delhi air quality, AQI settles in 'Very Poor' category; light hail storm predicted

The air pollution level in the national capital and areas around it deteriorated on Tuesday morning with the Air Quality Index (AQI) reaching the lower end of the 'Very Poor' category. In the morning, the AQI in Delhi docked at 314, according to the Center-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

Jan 07, 2020, 06:54 AM IST

Delhi's air quality improves to moderate category, AQI drops to 115

SAFAR has advised those in the 'Sensitive Group' to consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.

Dec 15, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

Foggy morning in Delhi, but air quality improves marginally after increase in wind speed

The pollution level of the national capital is under 'poor' as of now overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 280. Major pollutants PM10 and PM 2.5 were at 108 and 70, respectively. The AQI in Delhi's Lodhi Road plunged to 'very poor' category at 306. However, in other areas, it was under 'poor' category. The AQI was 146 in Dhirpur at 8:30 am and it dipped to the 'poor' category at 276 in Mathura Road area. AQI near Pusa Road, Airport, Terminal 3, IIT, and Delhi University stood at 290, 235, 273, and 266, respectively.

Dec 14, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Delhi air quality remains in 'very poor' category, Noida still in 'severe' category

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall AQI in Delhi docked at 360 at 7 AM.

Dec 11, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

Air quality in Delhi remains 'very poor', still better than 'severe' in Noida

The moderate fog at isolated places in the national capital added to the woes for Delhites gasping for breath. 

Dec 10, 2019, 09:15 AM IST

Delhi Air Quality very poor; At 312 AQI

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'poor' category this morning with an air quality index or AQI of 312

Nov 21, 2019, 08:08 AM IST

Leonardo DiCaprio posts about 'unsafe' air in Delhi

He took to Instagram to share the post with his 37.9 million followers.

Nov 19, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

Delhi air quality improves slightly, AQI remains in 'poor' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 307, Airport at 298, IIT Delhi at 283, Lodhi Road at 228, Mathura Road at 219, Delhi University at 199, Dhirpur at 198, Pusa at 167, and Ayanagar at 131. The AQI in Noida stood at 187 and Gurugram at 268. 

Nov 18, 2019, 07:11 AM IST

Air quality improving as stubble burning ending: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi government`s Dialogue and Development Commission Vice-Chairman Jasmine Shah shared a tweet with pictures showing that the air quality in Delhi is improving as the stubble burning reduces.

Nov 17, 2019, 11:58 AM IST

Delhi pollution: Air Quality Index dips to 'severe' category; Noida records highest AQI of 572

The AQI was recorded the highest in Ayanagar at 504, Dhirpur at 487, Mathura Road at 482, Airport at 477, Delhi University at 468, IIT Delhi at 462, Pusa at 447, Lodhi Road at 406 and Chandani Chowk at 393. The AQI in Noida stood at 572, Gurugram at 511, Faridabad at 441, and Greater Noida at 458.

Nov 13, 2019, 07:00 AM IST

Delhi witnesses 'very poor' air quality, pollution level likely to worsen

The AQI was recorded the highest in Mathura Road at 394, followed by Chandani Chowk at 393, Dhirpur at 388, Ayanagr at 385, Delhi University at 382, IIT Delhi at 369, Airport at 366, Pusa at 365, and Lodhi Road at 360. The AQI in Noida stood at 416 and at Gurugram at 396.

Nov 12, 2019, 08:15 AM IST

Supreme Court got strict on pollution in Delhi-NCR, issues summon to 3 states' Chief Secretaries

Supreme Court got strict on pollution in Delhi-NCR. The Supreme Court issued summon to 3 states' Chief Secretaries i.e., of Punjab, Haryana & Uttar Pradesh. Watch this video to find out more.

Nov 04, 2019, 18:30 PM IST

5W1H: Pollution crossed all levels of threat in Delhi-NCR today

Watch in 5W1H: Pollution crossed all levels of threat in Delhi-NCR today.

Nov 04, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

Delhi pollution makes Priyanka Chopra wear mask, says it's hard to shoot here – Pic proof

PeeCee took to her social media account and posted a selfie wearing a mask as capital's air quality has hit the worst mark and is still critical. 

Nov 04, 2019, 08:23 AM IST

Delhi turns into a gas chamber; Pollution hits record high

Pollution levels in Delhi-NCR and nearby areas shot up again on with the air quality marking 'severe plus' category at several places.

Nov 03, 2019, 19:34 PM IST

Pollution hits record high in New Delhi

Pollution levels in Delhi-NCR and nearby areas shot up again on with the air quality marking 'severe plus' category at several places.

Nov 03, 2019, 17:08 PM IST