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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

Beyond air pollution, is there more to stubble burning than meets the eye?

Those looking to destabilise India keep coming up with new ways to derail the country.

Nov 22, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

Significant improvement in Delhi air quality in past one year: Central Pollution Control Board

The Air Quality Index value for the capital was a "satisfactory" 83 today, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.

Jun 29, 2018, 12:59 PM IST

Inhaling dust, can't breathe: Delhi residents cry out for help under polluted sky

Breathing poison and typing venomous tweets on air pollution are the only choices for Delhi-ites currently.

Jun 14, 2018, 08:43 AM IST

Air quality 'very poor', NO2-laced haze deepens worries

The city's average Air Quality Index (AQI) was 378 on a scale of 500, classified as 'very poor', marginally better than yesterday's 390.

Dec 05, 2017, 21:06 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

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

Delhi air turns into poison, health experts warn against going out

The advisory points out that while a normal adult breathes approximately six litres of air per minute at rest, during exercising it increases to 20 liters.

Nov 01, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Delhi air quality to further deteriorate in next two days

PM2.5, or the particles in air with diameter less than 2.5mm, is one of the major and common pollutant with direct consequences on life expectancy.

Oct 10, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

Delhi pollution: Air quality four times ahead of the prescribed standards

This year the situation has marginally improved riding on the back of strong wind movement for about a fortnight.

Dec 02, 2016, 20:09 PM IST

Virat Kohli saddened by heartbreaking level of pollution; makes public plea to Delhiites – Video

The future depends on how we act now. It's heartbreaking to see the pollution levels rise so high, said Kohli

Nov 07, 2016, 22:06 PM IST

Pollution scare: Friday's Real-time Air Quality Index Visual Map in Delhi

Find out the condition of the air quality in and around Delhi.

Dec 25, 2015, 08:41 AM IST

No data to prove foul air driving people to commit suicide in Delhi: Govt

Government on Wednesday said there is no scientific data or information to conclude that foul air in Delhi and NCR is driving people to suicides. 

Dec 02, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

'Air pollution level in Delhi expected to remain high'

Scientists have warned of high air pollution levels in Delhi in the coming days.

Nov 25, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

Air quality in Delhi worsens post Diwali: Six steps to keep safe!

 The levels of PM10 particulates, which are very hazardous to health, rose to 2,000 micrograms per cubic metre, on Wednesday night..

Nov 14, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Kids suffer the most as Delhi air pollution worsens

A survey conducted by the Breathe Blue and Heal Foundation shows that Delhi's children have the weakest lungs, as compared to kids from other metros.

Jun 04, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

BBV: When Delhi's air turned poisonous

Despite various studies and warnings, political inaction and the administration’s apathy has turned the Delhi's air into poison, which in turn has given rise to serious health issues.

Apr 08, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

Concern in RS over rising air pollution in Delhi

Serious concern was raised Wednesday in Rajya Sabha over the rising air pollution in Delhi, with a Congress member saying that many countries have reduced the tenure of their diplomats here due to the problem.

Mar 11, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

As Delhi chokes, pressure grows for Indian climate action

Torrents of thick black smoke billow up toward the smoggy skies as Kunti Desai feeds a coal-fired furnace to make tar for a Delhi road. 

Mar 04, 2015, 11:53 AM IST