Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Delhi Smog


Express RTI: Smog tower in Delhi lowered PM 2.5 by 7-17%

November 07, 2022 2:31 am

The tower was inaugurated in September last year and has been functional since then, according to the CPCB.

India's state-funded helmet promises 'fresh air' in battle on winter smog

August 29, 2022 5:39 pm

Each helmet retails at Rs 4,500 ($56), or nearly four times the cost of a regular one, effectively putting the device beyond the reach of many riders in India.

Delhi: PWD to hire anti-smog guns, truck-mounted water sprinklers to control pollution

May 09, 2022 1:52 am

Besides anti-smog guns, the department will also hire “hydraulic-operated sprinkler truck mount systems” for dust control as part of its anti-pollution measures.

Board exams, Covid fears and pollution woes: Delhi in photos

December 04, 2021 8:48 pm

Vaccination has gone up in Delhi over the past few days, amid fears of a new Covid variant

Simple dos and don'ts to protect yourself from smog

December 03, 2021 4:09 pm

Smog, a type of intense air pollution and smoke, not just reduces visibility but is considered extremely harmful for one's health.

Delhi News Highlights: Schools to remain shut till further orders due to air pollution, online classes to continue

November 22, 2021 12:04 pm

Delhi News: Delhi schools to remain shut due to rising air pollution; SKM to hold another meeting on November 27 to decide on the future course of action. Follow for more updates.

Smog towers, and the fog of pollution fight

November 15, 2021 7:19 am

Anumita Roychowdhury writes: As always, winter smog is a combined impact of inversion and calm winds, high local pollution and constant intrusion of pollution from neighbouring regions, including seasonal biomass burning.

How are Delhi’s smog towers doing?

November 14, 2021 9:38 am

At the smog tower at Connaught Place, near the Shivaji Stadium Metro station, the display board shows real-time PM 10 and PM 2.5 levels measured before and after passing through the tower.

What’s in Delhi’s smog: High levels of SO2, NO2, ozone

November 12, 2021 10:42 am

Delhi air pollution: For carbon monoxide and ozone, levels are above standards prescribed by the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

Country’s first smog tower in Delhi's Connaught Place, cost Rs 20 crore

August 24, 2021 8:01 am

Delhi smog tower: Trends from the pilot study to assess the reduction of particulate air pollution in urban areas through 'air cleaning' could be available in around a month, CM Arvind Kejriwal said.


Delhi witnesses heavy smog as air quality turns ‘severe’

December 05, 2022 2:57 pm

The air quality index in several parts of the city was between 350 and 400 on Monday, meaning it was "very poor", according to the Central Pollution Control Board.

50 shades of grey: How capital is choking under 'severe' air quality for 5 days now

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.

Easily available in your kitchen, these foods will help keep pollution-related ailments at bay

November 08, 2019 9:07 am

While the latest updates say that the air quality has improved in Delhi NCR, the pollution levels continue to remain high. But worry not as these foods will help keep you fit.

India vs Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka players wear face masks at Feroz Shah Kotla due to Delhi pollution

December 03, 2017 2:53 pm

Sri Lankan players were seen wearing face masks at Feroz Shah Kotla during the second day of the third Test because of the alarming level of smog in Delhi.