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Delhi air pollution

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

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

Delhi's air quality 'poor', pollution likely to jump over next three days: CPCB

Talking to PTI, the CPCB authorities said that the overall air quality index (AQI) in the city was 267, which comes under the 'poor' category.

Jan 28, 2019, 19:04 PM IST

Delhi's air quality 'poor', expected to deteriorate: CPCB data

An AQI between 100 and 200 comes under 'moderate' category, 201 and 300 falls in 'poor' category, 301 and 400 is considered 'very poor', while that between 401 and 500 is 'severe'.

Jan 27, 2019, 20:31 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

NGT directs traffic police to regulate Delhi's traffic through Google maps

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the roads should be made free of congestion to decrease air pollution in the national capital.

Jan 07, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Light rain in parts of Delhi-NCR, but no relief from air pollution

Despite rain, the air quality remained in the 'very poor' category.

Jan 06, 2019, 10:25 AM 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

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

Experts stress stricter implementation of laws to combat pollution

Fuel substitution policy, quicker transition to BS VI norms, electric charging points across the nation, holding authorities accountable could be some measures to cope air pollution.

Dec 24, 2018, 13:55 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

Air quality in Delhi remains 'very poor'

The average PM 2.5 readings at 6 p.m. were recorded at 168 micrograms per cubic metre.

Dec 02, 2018, 22:40 PM IST

Delhi's air quality 'very poor', residents advised not to take morning walks

The authorities have advised people to stay indoors and avoid morning walks. 

Nov 28, 2018, 10:55 AM IST

25% of all vehicles in Delhi to be electric by 2023: Draft policy

The Delhi government, through its draft policy, has planned to create a significant corpus of funds to incentivise every vehicle segment.

Nov 27, 2018, 23:13 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