Delhi pollution

DNA: Analysis of Delhi's 'alarming pollution'?

In this segment of DNA, we will analyse the pollution level of Delhi which is reached at an alarming level.

Feb 27, 2020, 23:34 PM IST

New Delhi remains world's most polluted capital for second straight year: study

New Delhi was the world’s most polluted capital city for the second straight year in 2019, according to a Swiss-based group that gathers air-quality data globally. India was also home to 21 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities, IQ AirVisual said in the study which focused on the amount of PM2.5, fine particulate matter, in major urban areas.

Feb 26, 2020, 14:35 PM IST

Rishi Kapoor gives health update on Twitter, says caught infection due to Delhi pollution

Rishi Kapoor was in the capital city for the past few days and was shooting for his next.

Feb 04, 2020, 10:22 AM IST

11 trains coming to Delhi delayed up to 4 hours

The most delayed train was Sadbhavna Express that commutes between Raxaul and Anand Vihar is running behind schedule by four hours.

Feb 01, 2020, 11:53 AM IST

Strong winds likely to improve AQI in Delhi on Friday

The minimum temperature was recorded at 8.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season`s average, the India Meteorological Department said. The maximum was likely to hover around 22 degrees Celsius.

Jan 24, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

Dense fog affects rail traffic under Northern Railways, 12 trains delayed — Check list

According to Northern Railways, both Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani and Rewa-Anand Vihar Rewa Express were running late by 4:15 hours.

Jan 24, 2020, 07:32 AM IST

Dense fog delays 20 Delhi-bound trains running late — Check list

A thick blanket of fog was seen in the wee hours in the national capital on Saturday.

Jan 18, 2020, 08:43 AM IST

26 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog in Northern Railways region, AQI in 'very poor' category

According to IMD, the NCR would continue to witness shallow fog in the coming days. 

Jan 11, 2020, 10:43 AM IST

Over 500 flights delayed, over dozen diverted as thick fog envelops Delhi

Delhi's IGI airport authorities had earlier warned that flight departures may be impacted if visibility dropped below 125 meters.

Dec 30, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

Cold wave grips Delhi-NCR, air quality deteriorates to 'very poor'

The overall air quality in Delhi-NCR has been recorded at 307 in the "very poor" category.

Dec 26, 2019, 07:23 AM IST

Cold wave intensifies in Delhi, air quality improves to 'moderate' category

The cold weather conditions have affected the normal lives of the people. Dense to very dense fog is likely to occur in some pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi.

Dec 17, 2019, 08:51 AM 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 pollution, Upanishads, Kalyuga: What Nirbhaya gangrape-murder convict Akshay Kumar cites in review plea

Akshay's argument is that in such a situation there is no need for the death penalty. His plea has already been forwarded by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to the President with a recommendation to reject the same.


Dec 10, 2019, 19:04 PM 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 pollution: SC partially lifts ban on construction activities, allows it from 6 am to 6 pm

The Supreme Court on Monday partially lifted the ban on construction activities in the Delhi-NCR area, allowing construction work to carry on from 6 am to 6 pm every day. This comes even as the air quality in the national capital remained in the "very poor" category for the sixth consecutive day on Monday as cold weather and calm winds allowed accumulation of pollutants.

Dec 09, 2019, 17:38 PM IST

Delhi air quality remains in 'very poor' category, AQI crosses 370 mark

At the city's major junction such as IIT Delhi, Pusa Road and Mathura Road, the AQI was recorded at 341, 366 and 396, respectively. 

Dec 08, 2019, 11:20 AM IST

Delhi air in very poor category for third consecutive day, AQI crosses 380 mark

According to SAFAR, the rise in air pollution is because of the prevalence of calm surface winds and a decrease in ventilation coefficient which creates a conducive environment for pollutant accumulation.

Dec 07, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

Delhi air quality plunges to 'Very Poor' category, likely to deteriorate further

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 373, followed by Mathura Road at 311, Dhirpur at 310, IIT Delhi at 306, Delhi University and Airport (T3) at 303, Lodhi Road at 297, Pusa at 273, and Ayanagar at 266. The AQI in Noida stood at 285 and Gurugram at 281.

Dec 04, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

Delhi air quality continues to deteriorate, AQI settles in 'Poor' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 356, followed by Dhirpur at 306, Mathura Road at 300, IIT Delhi at 297, Delhi University and Airport (T3) at 283, Lodhi Road at 273, Pusa at 252, and Ayanagar at 220. The AQI in Noida stood at 247 and Gurugram at 219.

Dec 03, 2019, 07:34 AM IST

Air quality in Delhi dips for second consecutive day, AQI remains in 'Poor' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 343, followed by Dhirpur at 251, IIT Delhi and Mathura Road at 239, Lodhi Road at 228, Delhi University at 201, Airport (T3) at 208, Pusa at 204, and Ayanagar at 166. The AQI in Noida stood at 183 and Gurugram at 177.

Dec 02, 2019, 08:31 AM IST