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Delhi air pollution: CPCB wants action taken against violators

Delhi had recorded over 1,700 pollution violations in December, the maximum being construction and demolition activity, followed by open dumping of garbage.

published on : 16th January 2019

Air quality ‘improves’ to poor category

Winds helped to improve air quality from ‘severe’ to ‘poor’ category in the National Capital on Monday.

published on : 15th January 2019

Delhi gasps for breath again as air quality dips to 'Very Poor'

Due to the foggy weather, at least 9 trains were rescheduled after getting delayed by at least 2 hours.

published on : 13th January 2019

Air quality in Delhi drops to ‘very poor’, likely to improve over next two days

The city’s air quality was recorded in the ‘poor’ category on Wednesday and Thursday, as increased wind speed helped in dissipating pollutants and cleansing the air.

published on : 12th January 2019

India launches new bid to battle dirty air

Air quality in the country has deteriorated to critical levels in recent years, with the capital New Delhi and 13 other Indian cities in the top 15 of a UN list of the world's most polluted cities.

published on : 11th January 2019

CPCB issues notice to Tamil Nadu Petroproducts for air pollution

The unit was inspected by a team of officials from the regional directorate of CPCB in Bengaluru, on November 8 and 9.

published on : 10th January 2019

Be ready to cough up Rs 5,000 for burning waste in Delhi

The city produces nearly 10,000 metric tonnes of municipal solid waste daily, most of which directly lands at already exhausted landfills.

published on : 6th January 2019

Delhi's air quality improves; EPCA pulls up authorities over traffic congestion, garbage burning

According to Central Pollution Control Board data, the overall Air Quality Index in the city reached 386, which falls in the very poor category.

published on : 4th January 2019

Dense fog disrupts train, flight services in Delhi, pollution 'severe'

Apart from chilly weather, the national capital also continued to reel under 'severe' air quality.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Delhi air pollution fluctuates between very poor and severe on New Year

Air pollution level oscillated between ‘very poor’ and ‘severe’ on the first day of 2019 in the national capital. 

published on : 2nd January 2019

Will implement odd-even scheme to tackle air pollution Arvind Kejriwal

According to the state-run SAFAR, a thick blanket of smog engulfed the region on Tuesday morning as the air quality plummeted to the hazardous category with 423 in the morning.

published on : 25th December 2018

‘Post-Diwali air in New Delhi just sickening’

In the data collected from 20 hospitals across the city, the study found there was an increase in hospital admission in 50 per cent of these post Diwali in 2017. 

published on : 21st December 2018

AIIMS to study impact of radiation, air pollution on eyes of Delhiites

The premier institute will be screening approximately 12,000 people of the National Capital under the exercise.

published on : 19th December 2018

Delhi’s air quality remains ‘very poor’; likely to deteriorate

The city’s air quality remained ‘very poor’ on Monday with authorities predicting further increase in pollution level with reduced wind speed and other unfavourable weather conditions.

published on : 18th December 2018

Foggy Monday morning in Delhi, air quality remains 'very poor'

The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 22 degrees Celsius, season's average while the day's minimum will remain around 6 degrees Celsius.

published on : 17th December 2018
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