Delhi pollution

Dense fog engulfs Delhi even as maximum temperature nears 30 degrees Celsius

The pollution levels recorded in Delhi have remained in the 'very poor' category. While the AQI level in the national capital stands at 309 as of Saturday morning, Noida recorded an AQI level of 323 and Gurugram recorded an AQI of 311.

Feb 20, 2021, 09:57 AM IST

Delhi government to formulate comprehensive action plan to tackle dust pollution

The Delhi government will make a comprehensive action plan to tackle dust pollution in the city, said state Environment Minister Gopal Rai. "A comprehensive long-term action plan on dust pollution in Delhi will be made. A seven-member committee including experts from Delhi Pollution Control Committee, IIT Delhi and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has been formed," he said. 

Feb 19, 2021, 21:49 PM IST

Air Quality Panel bans entry of commercial vehicles without RFID tag in Delhi from January 1

Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and Adjoining areas announced that commercial vehicles without RFID tags will not be allowed to enter the city from Friday (January 1).

Dec 29, 2020, 23:08 PM IST

Thick blanket of haze in Delhi, air quality slips into 'very poor' category; AQI docked at 326

Parts of the city reported AQIs between 'very poor' and 'severe' range. On Tuesday morning, The air quality was recorded 336 at Delhi University and 324 at Indira Gandhi International Airport. In Noida, the AQI was recorded at 345 while in Gurugram, it was 280.

Dec 01, 2020, 09:08 AM IST

Delhi air quality remains in 'poor' category, AQI hovers at 259

The city's (AQI) on Monday stood at 259 at 7:00 am; whereas in Noida, the AQI was registered in 'very poor' category at 303. In Gurugram, the AQI was in 'poor' category in 225.

Nov 30, 2020, 07:58 AM IST

Stubble burning led to spike in COVID-19 deaths in Delhi, says Health Minister Satyendar Jain

The minister told reporters here that the pollution due to stubble-burning created a big problem in Delhi. It caused problems in breathing and those who had COVID-19 inhaled the smoke, which aggravated the seriousness.

Nov 24, 2020, 06:30 AM IST

PWD has installed 23 anti-smog guns to combat dust pollution in Delhi: Gopal Rai

Delhi's Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that PWD has installed 23 anti-smog guns in Delhi to reduce dust pollution.

Nov 23, 2020, 08:34 AM IST

Delhi's air quality improves marginally; AQI still in 'poor' category

Government agencies said that the Air Quality Index (AQI) is likely to remain in the 'moderate' to 'poor' category on Sunday.

Nov 22, 2020, 09:12 AM IST

Delhi : Saturday onwards Rs 2000 fine for not wearing mask

From Saturday onwards Delhi police will impose Rs 2000 fine for not wearing mask.

Nov 21, 2020, 11:36 AM IST

Air quality in Delhi-NCR likely to improve to 'moderate' category; AQI stands at 263 in national capital

The city's AQI was 263 at 9 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 296 on Friday. It was 283 on Thursday and 211 on Wednesday.

Nov 21, 2020, 09:16 AM IST

Delhi govt to reduce Yamuna pollution by 90% by March 2023: CM Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi Jal Board gave a detailed presentation on four major interventions devised for the cleaning up of river Yamuna.

Nov 20, 2020, 14:59 PM IST

Delhi : Case against Hotel City Park for not maintaining social distancing

Case is file against Delhi's Hotel City Park for not maintaining social distancing.

Nov 20, 2020, 14:12 PM IST

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi asked to move out of Delhi for this reason

According to Congress party sources, Sonia may shift to either Goa or Chennai for a few days and would be accompanied by either Rahul Gandhi or Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

Nov 20, 2020, 13:41 PM IST

Mask wearing : Delhi police did not get notification regarding increased fine

Delhi police said it did not get new notification regarding increased fine of Rs 2000 on people not wearing mask.

Nov 20, 2020, 13:28 PM IST

Delhi-Noida border : Fine imposed on people for not wearing mask

At Delhi-Noida border, Fine is imposed on people for not wearing mask.

Nov 20, 2020, 11:36 AM IST

Congress Leader Sonia Gandhi advised to stay out of Delhi

Due to increasing pollution Congress Leader Sonia Gandhi is advised to stay out of Delhi.

Nov 20, 2020, 11:30 AM IST

Fine of Rs 2000 for not wearing mask in Delhi

Fine of Rs 2000 will be imposed on people for not wearing mask in Delhi.

Nov 19, 2020, 14:48 PM IST

Home Ministry formed 10 teams to deal with Delhi's increasing Corona cases

Due to increasing Corona cases in Delhi, Home Ministry formed 10 teams to deal with the situation.

Nov 18, 2020, 13:56 PM IST

Delhi will not have another lockdown : Satyendra Jain

Delhi's health minister Satyendra Jain said that the Capital city will not have another lockdown.

Nov 18, 2020, 11:52 AM IST

Delhi : Only 50 people allowed in mass gathering including weddings

Due to increasing corona cases in Delhi, only 50 people allowed in mass gathering including weddings.

Nov 17, 2020, 12:58 PM IST