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Delhi air quality


Delhi: Commission for air quality suspended as ordinance lapses

March 14, 2021 1:36 am

Environment Secretary RP Gupta Saturday pointed out that there was no question of the Commission not being set up: “A focused approach of tackling the challenge of air pollution in the NCR air shed is absolutely essential."

Delhi: Air quality slips into severe category, no improvement before Monday

January 15, 2021 1:10 am

Slow winds and unfavourable ventilation conditions were causing the dip in the air quality, coupled with cold weather as the capital recorded a severe cold wave on Thursday with minimum temperature dipping to 1.8 degrees Celsius at southwest Delhi’s Jafarpur.

Delhi air quality severe for third day in row

December 24, 2020 11:31 pm

A bulletin from SAFAR said, “Surface-level winds are calm and are forecast to pick up. Low ventilation has halted the dispersion of accumulated pollutants under calm wind and cold conditions. However, better ventilation conditions are forecast for the next two days.”

Pollution board warns 8 Central, Delhi agencies

December 11, 2020 3:00 am

On Thursday, Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) improved to the poor category from very poor and severe range after 10 days, with a 24-hour average reading of 284, lower than 358 on Wednesday

‘Our kids deserve better’: How a group of moms is fighting firecracker pollution

November 16, 2020 9:44 am

The aim of ‘Warrior Moms’ is simple — creating awareness on how harmful firecrackers are to children.

Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' on Diwali

November 14, 2020 8:17 pm

The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor, SAFAR, said peak levels of PM10 and PM2.5 are expected between 1 am and 6 am in case of additional internal emissions.

AQI sees dip, crackers on Diwali expected to make it much worse

November 14, 2020 2:36 am

The city’s air quality will start improving from November 15 afternoon onwards, SAFAR officials said.

Netizens shares memes and jokes about air quality as it plummets in Delhi and NCR

November 06, 2020 5:49 pm

As people in the national capital region woke up to a hazy morning, memes about #DelhiAirQuality and #DelhiPollution started trending on Twitter.

Register complaints on ‘Green Delhi’ app

October 30, 2020 9:22 am

The application lets people register complaints against activities such as waste burning, dust emissions from construction work, polluting vehicles, industrial pollution, among others.

Thick smog layer blankets Delhi, air quality borders 'severe' category

October 29, 2020 1:32 pm

Delhi’s air quality is expected to remain in the ‘very poor’ category until Friday.


Delhi pollution: AQI remains in 'severe' category

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).