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Delhi doctors keeping close watch: 77 women picked so far for study on air pollution’s effects on foetus

The research is a part of the study titled “DAPHNE” (Delhi Air Pollution Health And Effects), where the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is also doing a project related to the effect of pollution on children with respiratory problems.

NGT directs govt to modify National Clean Air Programme

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel noted that as per the CPCB report, there is a proposal for national-level target of 20-30 per cent reduction of PM2.5 and PM10 concentration by 2024 under the NCAP keeping 2017 as the base year.


Delhi: Marginal improvement in air quality, city to see more rain, thunderstorms

According to officials at the IMD, the reason behind the rain and thundershowers is an active western disturbance over Himachal Pradesh.

Delhi: Air quality touches very poor, likely to be severe today

The air quality in Delhi and most NCR towns was ‘very poor’ as the concentration of particulate matter in the air increased.

Smokescreen: As fields in north India go up in flames, what makes Delhi-NCR vulnerable

The Indian Express tries to understand what makes the capital especially vulnerable, and why incentives to farmers have failed to yield desired results

Delhi Pollution: ‘It is like smoking 20 cigarettes a day’

With little respite from pollution and the worst possibly yet to come, queues outside hospitals are getting longer, and complaints more severe. A look at the health toll the capital’s residents are paying


Air pollution harms a newborn more than an adult. Here's how

Dubbing air pollution as one of the leading killers of children worldwide, the study throws light on how children are more susceptible to air pollution during their fetal development and in their earliest years. And that's because children breathe faster than adults.

Air quality still severe, three-day construction ban in Delhi-NCR

According to the SAFAR forecast, air quality will be severe on Tuesday as well. Respite is expected starting Tuesday evening as the wind speed is expected to increase.

Don’t ban, say no

Making Diwali firecracker-free is a laudable goal. But a court-mandated ban is not the most efficient instrument.

Choking on air

Smog over Delhi is yet another reminder of government failure to act before an emergency.

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LOVE in times of SMOG: Delhi photographer's mask-themed couple photo shoot goes viral

Delhi-based photographer, Ashish Pareek woke up to murky skies and was perturbed. So with a couple he decided to capture their love aganist the backdrop of iconic location but with a mask, he take on city pollution and recent Delhi smog.

Delhi wakes up to thick smog, little visibility; IMA, CM Kejriwal press panic button

Delhi is in ‘public health emergency state’, declared IMA. IMA president Dr K K Aggarwal requested people to avoid stepping out and asked schools to remain closed. Describing the city as a “gas chamber”, the CM has requested Education Minister Manish Sisodia to consider closing schools for a few days


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The impact of stubble burning on Delhi’s air pollution: News in Numbers

Stubble burning is the deliberate setting fire of the straw stubble that remains after wheat is harvested. The smoke from this practice is often blamed as a major factor in Delhi’s air pollution. This is what the data says.