Delhi-NCR air pollution

No breather for Delhi-NCR yet, air quality remains in 'very poor' category

The Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi crossed 377 in most parts of the capital. In Noida, the air quality docked to 427 ('severe' category) and in Gurugram it was recorded at 394 ('very poor' category). 

Dec 09, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

Delhi, Noida schools shut for two days amid rise in air pollution

Thick toxic haze shrouded the national capital on Wednesday with the air quality index (AQI) dipping to 453 in the 'severe' category. The AQI of Delhi was 416 at 10 am, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The AQI was also high in Ghaziabad (445), Noida and Greater Noida (436) and Faridabad (404). 

Nov 13, 2019, 20:59 PM IST

Delhi's air quality recovers to 'poor', slight decrease in pollution in Noida too

The AQI at 235 is less than half the peak levels seen on Sunday when the national capital was caught in a disastrous air choke. The wind speed in Delhi has helped the AQI to improve very sharply despite stubble burning in Punjab. 

Nov 07, 2019, 07:55 AM IST

Breather for Delhi as air quality improves, Noida still reels under 'severe' pollution

The Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi is 356, which falls under the 'very poor' category status. Noida still reels under severe pollution as the AQI is at 412, but air quality in Gurugram is slightly better now.

Nov 06, 2019, 07:49 AM IST

Unfortunate that instead of finding solutions, Arvind Kejriwal is into blame game: Prakash Javadekar on deadly air pollution in Delhi-NCR

"I think it's unfortunate that a CM instead of finding solutions to mitigate pollution is into blame game. Instead of spending Rs 1500 crore on ads, if Delhi government gives it to farmers of Punjab and Haryana, it will be more beneficial," Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

Nov 02, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

No air ticket from Delhi to Mumbai costs Rs 1 lakh; here's the real price

Additionally due to closure of runway at Delhi and prevailing pollution in NCR, airline authorities had to cancel over 300 flights on these two days and book passengers of these flights on the few that are functioning.

Nov 09, 2017, 18:13 PM IST