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Delhi's pollution level remains severe; air quality improves rapidly

The dispersion of pollutants has become faster after the local winds picked up speed, which in turn has rapidly decreased the pollution level and improved air quality.

published on : 17th June 2018

Delhi's air quality remains severe for fourth day; strong winds expected to clear stagnant air

As the national capital region struggles with a severe dust pollution, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had yesterday ordered stoppage of all civil construction activities across the city till Sunday.

published on : 15th June 2018

Delhi's air quality remains beyond severe for third day as dusty haze persists

According to the Met department, wind speed reaching up to 35 kmph is predicted for today in Delhi.

published on : 14th June 2018

Delhi air quality beyond 'severe' due to dust storm in western India

The CPCB data showed that the PM10 (particles with diameter less than 10mm) level was beyond "severe" at 778 in Delhi-NCR area and 824 in Delhi particularly.

published on : 13th June 2018

Air quality monitoring vehicles finally set to hit Bengaluru streets

For over a month now, these vans with monitoring equipments fitted inside, have been idly stationed at the entrance of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board office on Church street.

published on : 24th May 2018

EU takes Germany, France, UK and three other countries to court over air pollution

The European Commission said Thursday it is taking Germany, France, the United Kingdom and three other EU countries to court for failing to comply with EU air quality standards.

published on : 17th May 2018

Raipur emerges successful at countering pollution unlike Delhi

The far-reaching efforts were simultaneously directed to prevent pollutants coming from vehicular sources, construction activities, burning crop residue and biomass.

published on : 6th May 2018

PVR launches smog-free auditorium

Retrofitted with customised air cleaners, the "clean air theatre" concept maintains indoor air quality as per the National Air Quality Index (AQI) standard.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Hyderabad’s air quality worse than major southern cities

It is surprising to note that no specific allocation has been done in the State’s budget for initiatives or schemes targeted towards controlling pollution.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Bengaluru’s air quality a matter of concern shows survey

While the city’s battle with air pollution might not have received as much attention as cities like New Delhi, there is a serious problem which needs to be dealt with immediately, experts said.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Air quality in Delhi-NCR back to 'poor category'

The air quality of Dwarka was recorded to be highest with AQI 400 and the lowest was recorded at Delhi’s IHBAS with AQI 200.

published on : 19th February 2018

Air quality in Chennai 'unhealthy', levels of toxic metal 55 per cent higher than in 2017: Study

Levels of toxic metal manganese in the air during past two months averaged 55 per cent higher than they were averaged in April 2017.

published on : 4th February 2018

Air quality: Yale report ranks India at 177 out of 180

The study, titled the Environment Performance Index, also warns that India is staring at a public health crisis if concrete measures are not taken to curb pollution.

published on : 25th January 2018

Air quality in Delhi-NCR turns 'moderate'

The air quality of Dwarka was recorded to be highest with AQI 316 and the lowest was recorded at Shadipur with AQI 176.

published on : 20th January 2018

Air quality in Delhi-NCR continues to remain severe

The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi-NCR continued to remain in the ‘severe’ category on Friday.

published on : 19th January 2018
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