December 28, 2020 2:25 pm
Moisture laden winds from the northeast direction were increasing the concentration of pollutants in the air, experts said, but from Monday the wind direction would change and bring some improvement.
December 07, 2020 4:56 am
On a single day this November, the contribution peaked to 42% and remained above 15% on 12 days, which could be the result of a higher number of stubble burning cases in Punjab this year.
December 05, 2020 11:57 am
Calm winds and low temperatures, along with local and regional emissions, has turned Delhi-NCR’s air quality index (AQI) to very poor since November 30. Share of PM2.5 levels from stubble burning in Delhi’s air was 1% on Friday and has been below 7% since November 23.
December 04, 2020 5:25 pm
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued a notice to the Delhi government to take strict and swift action on the complaints forwarded to it about activities causing pollution in Delhi-National Capital Region.
December 04, 2020 11:25 am
Vidhi will also help the DDC in analysing various directions passed by the courts and authorities on air pollution in the region, the Delhi government statement said.
December 01, 2020 11:15 am
Delhi also recorded nine severe air quality days this past month — highest since November 2016, when there were 10. Last November, there were seven such days.
November 20, 2020 1:16 pm
The city's air quality index was 292 at 10 am. Its 24-hour average AQI was 283 on Thursday, 211 on Wednesday and 171 on Tuesday.
November 18, 2020 8:43 am
Delhi’s air isn’t only a matter for its residents; it also reflects the image of the country.
November 11, 2020 6:11 pm
In case of any violation, strict action such as imposition of penalty and a temporary stoppage of construction activities should be taken against the violators, the CPCB order read.
November 11, 2020 3:18 pm
The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 388 at 9 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 476 on Tuesday.
November 09, 2020 8:01 pm
The blanket of smog over Delhi thickened on Monday, reducing visibility in parts of the city to just 400 metres as the air quality remained "severe" for the fifth consecutive day.
November 05, 2019 9:47 pm
Delhi air pollution: Here's a list of the best air purifiers you can purchase right now, ranging from Rs 6,499 to Rs 29,900.
November 05, 2019 7:18 am
Air quality in Delhi-NCR remained in the “severe” category” for the seventh consecutive day on Monday even as odd-even traffic scheme came into effect in the morning.
November 03, 2019 9:25 am
Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) continued to remain in the ‘severe’ category Saturday and stood at 480 at 8 am, according to data by the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
December 01, 2017 10:42 am
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.
November 07, 2017 3:57 pm
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
June 22, 2020 6:11 pm
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.