When will Delhi's air quality improve?

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said that the Meteorological conditions in Delhi have been "extremely unfavourable" for the dispersion of pollutants since this September as compared to last year.

Oct 17, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

Delhi's air quality dips to ‘very poor’ category; CPCB to deploy inspection teams in Delhi-NCR

The air quality in the national capital further dipped to the ''very poor'' category on Thursday morning with the Air Quality Index crossing 300-mark.

Oct 15, 2020, 09:23 AM IST

CPCB writes to Delhi govt for urgent action on major polluting sources

The central pollution watchdog expressed concern over the menace of air pollution in Delhi during winters.

Oct 07, 2020, 16:59 PM IST

Delhi air quality remains 'severe'; 21 trains running late due to low visibility

According to data provided by DPCC, Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 418 (severe category) in Anand Vihar, 426 (severe) in RK Puram, and 457 (severe) in Rohini at 5 am on Thursday.

Jan 02, 2020, 07:05 AM IST

No respite for Delhiites as air quality reaches 'very poor' category, AQI at 312

Air quality index (AQI) data showed major pollutant PM 2.5 at 297 ('Poor' category) at the Lodhi Road and at 346 ('Very Poor' category) in the area around Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Nov 21, 2019, 08:55 AM IST

Air quality in Delhi improves but still remains in 'poor' category

Despite the slight improvement, the air quality in Delhi remains in the 'poor category'.

Oct 23, 2019, 09:46 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

Ganga River water unfit for direct drinking, bathing: CPCB

According to the latest data with the CPCB, most of the Ganga River water in the Uttar Pradesh-West Bengal stretch is unfit for drinking and bathing.

May 30, 2019, 10:36 AM 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

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

Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'; entry of trucks banned

As many as twenty-six areas in Delhi recorded 'severe' air quality, while 8 gauged 'very poor', the CPCB data said.

Jan 05, 2019, 14:18 PM IST

Delhi air quality 'very poor', likely to decline further on Sunday

Delhi's air quality has been oscillating between 'very poor' and 'severe' categories for the past 10 days.

Dec 29, 2018, 19:25 PM IST

Ensure implementation of SC order on firecrackers on New Year: CPCB to Delhi Police

CPB has asked Delhi Police to ensure burning of green firecrackers in Delhi on New Year 2019.

Dec 29, 2018, 17:58 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

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

Delhi breathes poison as air quality falls to 'severe' in several areas

The air quality over the National Capital Region (NCR) fell into the 'severe' category in at least eight areas on Tuesday evening even as Met officials predicted weather pattern to further worsen the situation.

Nov 27, 2018, 22:18 PM IST

Most air pollution complaints relate to construction, demolition activities, CPCB informs SC

The board said that garbage dumping incidents were high in eastern part of Delhi

Nov 26, 2018, 21:18 PM IST

Prosecute government officials for not acting on air pollution complaints: SC to CPCB

A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said that officials who have failed to act on the complaints were required to be prosecuted.

Nov 26, 2018, 21:14 PM IST

SC pulls up CPCB over Diwali pollution, says act against officials who failed in duty

The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), directing it to take action against officials who failed to act against those who burst banned crackers during Diwali celebrations. The top court also asked the body as to why action was taken on complaints received through social media in this regard.

Nov 26, 2018, 14:02 PM IST