Air quality

Delhi air pollution: BJP hands out masks, AAP calls it a gimmick

While distributing anti-pollution masks in Connaught Place, State BJP chief Manoj Tiwari said that the government had been unsuccessful in preventing pollution.

published on : 14th October 2019

Delhi's air quality remains poor for third day straight, likely to dip further

The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) recorded the overall air quality index at 221, which falls in the 'poor' category.

published on : 12th October 2019

Layer of haze lingers in Delhi-NCR as air quality remains 'poor' 

As a result of successful operations within the scope of Operation Peace Spring, the urban area of Ras al-Ain to the east of the Euphrates was taken under control, defense ministry said.

published on : 12th October 2019

Delhi's air quality remains 'poor' for second day, likely to turn 'very poor' by October 13

The SAFAR said biomass fire counts in Punjab and Haryana have increased significantly over the last two days and will now start influencing Delhi's AQI.

published on : 11th October 2019

Delhi pollution: Much needs to be done to deal with stubble burning, says Javadekar

Addressing a press conference here, the minister said the problem of stubble burning was old and steps have been taken to tackle it by the Modi government.

published on : 7th October 2019

Delhi's air quality 'satisfactory', likely to dip to 'moderate' by October 5

An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'.

published on : 2nd October 2019

Have you checked the air quality in your room?

Recent research shows the air inside homes and offices can be more detrimental than outdoors.

published on : 29th September 2019

Vijayawada's water bodies battling increased pollution after Vinayaka Chavithi celebrations

Samples collected by the APPCB after Vinayaka Chavithi celebrations this year, recorded nearly the same readings as those in the previous year.

published on : 25th September 2019

As vehicles go off streets to protest, Delhi breathes clean air

According to data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the AQIs in the five most polluted areas in the national capital were better than most other days.

published on : 20th September 2019

Delhi needs comprehensive plan to fight pollution: Experts

Vehicle owners need to take the onus of fighting against the deteriorating air quality levels in winters.

published on : 16th September 2019

There's got to be enough politicians who care about air quality: Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor said there is a concern that despite India's wealth of civil society stakeholders and technical experts on this subject, there has been limited public consultation on the plan and its target.

published on : 5th September 2019

Delhi's air quality improves to 'Good', best in years

The overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was at 47 falling in the good category.  

published on : 18th August 2019

Relief for Delhi as increased rainfall improves air quality

An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'.

published on : 16th August 2019

Toxic air chokes Bolarum locals

Bad roads, constant traffic, construction activities cause pollution levels to soar

published on : 14th August 2019

Soon, Hyderabad to get five new air quality monitoring stations

Hyderabad, as is the case with most metropolitan cities across the country, has been struggling to tackle its rising levels of air pollution for a while now.In a move that aims to effectively

published on : 14th August 2019
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