Delhi 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

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 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

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

New facility in Delhi to evaluate cases of environ toxicology

The newly launched clinic in Delhi will provide diagnostic consultation as well as research services to all the clinical departments dealing with diseases due to ecotoxicity.

published on : 10th August 2019

IITian pedal towards a clean energy practice

On 'the gross misuse of unlicensed Chinese e-rickshaws', Sushil Reddy says they are better than petrol and diesel vehicles but they are still far from being environmentally smart.

published on : 1st July 2019

Overall improvement in Delhi's air quality as PM 2.5, PM 10 levels have dropped: Environment Ministry

The number of 'good' to 'moderate' air quality days are up to 159 in 2018 compared to 152 in 2017, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar told the Lower House of Parliament.

published on : 21st June 2019

Strong winds improve Delhi’s air quality

In the National Capital Region, Ghaziabad and Greater Noida had ‘very poor’ air quality while Gurgaon and Noida reported ‘poor’ air quality. 

published on : 4th February 2019

Capital breathes ‘very poor’ air, situation may worsen 

Concentration of harmful pollutants -PM2.5 (Particulate Matter) and PM10 - in city’s ambient air was recorded at 131 and 202 ug/m3, respectively.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Drop in wind speed leads to very poor air, no respite for 2-3 days  

Delhi’s air quality deteriorated further on Thursday with concentration of harmful pollutants in city’s ambient air going up. 

published on : 1st February 2019

Cleaner air will increase Delhiites life expectancy by nearly three years

The report said that among the 102 cities, a 25 per cent pollution reduction would translate to a two to three year gain in life expectancy. 

published on : 30th January 2019

Delhi’s air quality ‘poor’,  likely to deteriorate further in coming days 

Meanwhile, 16 Delhi-bound trains were delayed on Tuesday morning due to fog.

published on : 30th January 2019
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