April 23, 2020 7:02 pm
Due to restrictions on the transport sector and industrial operations, the two major sources of benzene emissions, a 47 per cent reduction in benzene level has been observed, a CPCB report stated.
April 07, 2020 2:25 am
Data from six monitoring stations of the Delhi Pollution Control Committee showed concentration of PM 2.5 and PM 10 spiked suddenly after 9pm, when firecrackers were set off.
March 24, 2020 2:45 am
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia mentioned the need to install smog towers and proposed an outlay of Rs 30 crore under a ‘Pollution Control and Environment Management’ scheme to control air pollution in Delhi.
January 05, 2020 8:41 pm
In China, a similar smog tower has been able to compress the carbon waste generated to produce gemstones.
January 02, 2020 2:02 am
The city’s air quality index (AQI) Wednesday was 437. On Tuesday, after remaining in the ‘severe’ range for three consecutive days, it had improved to the ‘very poor’ category at 387.
December 14, 2019 11:55 am
The city's Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 179 at 9.45 am which falls in the "moderate" category as against 316 on Friday morning.
December 09, 2019 3:49 pm
Earlier in November, the apex court imposed a ban on all kinds of construction work in view of the rising pollution levels in Delhi. This is the longest construction ban that has been enforced in winter months for the past few years.
December 06, 2019 3:58 am
Meteorological conditions such as low wind speed, low minimum temperature and reduced sunlight, which cause accumulation of pollutants, were recorded in Delhi-NCR Thursday.
November 29, 2019 1:51 am
The AAP legislators said the Punjab government had started a concerted campaign to register cases against the farmers for burning paddy straw, throwing the directives of the Supreme Court and National Green Tribunal (NGT) to the winds.
November 28, 2019 1:06 pm
Weather and air quality experts have credited this improvement in air to a reduction of stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab, coupled with favourable meteorological conditions.
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.