PM 2.5

Delhi records 'very poor' air quality post Diwali, but better than last three years

The national capital on Monday woke up with a thick layer of smog even as Delhi's air quality dipped to 'very poor' levels, following the festival of lights Diwali, which India celebrated on Sunday. However, the air quality, although 'very poor', turned out better than the last three years, according to the data of the government's air quality monitors.

Oct 28, 2019, 10:57 AM IST

DNA: Detailed analysis of air pollution effects on human health

In this segment of DNA, we bring to you a detailed analysis of air pollution effects on human health. Looking at the current situation even pollution mask can't guarantee to be a solution. Watch full video to know more. #DNA #DelhiAirPollution #LungCancer

Aug 01, 2019, 22:58 PM IST

World Environment Day: Beat air pollution with IIT-Delhi alumni's low-cost solution

Launched by IIT-Delhi alumni, Nanoclean Global Pvt Ltd is an Indian start-up, providing low-cost solutions to tackle air pollution. It had won the prestigious Startup National Award for their effort. #WorldEnvironmentDay #BeatAirPollution #IIT

Jun 05, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

15 of 20 most polluted cities in world are in India, Gurugram on top

Delhi continued to top the list of most polluted national capital cities in the world.

Mar 05, 2019, 10:07 AM IST

Is Arvind Kejriwal abroad? 'Holidaying' Delhi CM under fire as pollution levels soar

There are unconfirmed reports that Arvind Kejriwal has left the country for an overseas family trip at a time when Delhi is shrouded in a polluted haze.

Nov 10, 2018, 17:14 PM IST

Delhi breathes poison again as pollution rises to hazardous levels

Pollution levels across Delhi have spiked to extremely dangerous levels with children, elderly and those with breathing ailments being advised to remain indoors.

Jun 13, 2018, 08:37 AM IST

14 out of world's 20 most polluted cities in India: WHO

Nine out of 10 people in the world breathe air containing high levels of pollutants.

May 02, 2018, 06:49 AM IST

Crop burning is a wrong tradition, stop it: PM Narendra Modi appeals to farmers

He said his government is taking a number of steps aimed at helping farmers abandon the practice.

Mar 17, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

Delhi air pollution: Crop burning in neighbouring states needs to stop, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called for steps in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to prevent crop stubble burning from turning Delhi into a 'gas chamber' every year. He said this after a torrid morning in which a public emergency was declared because of the literally sky-high levels of air pollution.

Nov 07, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

Delhi-NCR wakes up to a blanket of smoke; crop burning makes air quality alarming

Google's weather update actually termed it 'Smoke', not smog. Expect two more days of this.

Nov 07, 2017, 08:17 AM IST

Delhi air pollution: Five ways particulate matter affects your health!

Particulate matter, also called PM or soot, in air pollution can cause a number of health problems.

Nov 09, 2016, 09:48 AM IST

Diwali effect: Delhi gasps for breath as pollution levels soar

On Diwali, Pitampura in North Delhi recorded the maximum at 1,238 micrograms per cubic metre, which is 20.63 times higher than the permissible limits.

Nov 01, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Beware! 7 am - Peak pollution levels for four Indian cities, including Delhi

Mornings were the worst time, with PM 2.5 levels reaching as high as 108.16 µg/m3 at 7 am in Delhi.

Apr 22, 2016, 13:48 PM IST

China raises alert level to warn of extreme pollution

China Saturday issued an orange alert, the most serious warning after a red alert, citing the dangerous pollution levels registered in various parts of the country that have forced expressways to close and flights to be either delayed or cancelled.

Dec 08, 2013, 19:04 PM IST