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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

Dense fog engulfs Delhi, travellers upsets as 13 trains run late

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 283 till 9:45 am, which falls in the 'poor' category.

published on : 15th January 2019

Air quality turns severe as wind speed comes down 

Air quality was in the ‘severe’ category on Sunday as wind speed came down in the national capital.

published on : 14th January 2019

Hyderabad experience shows NCAP likely to be a non-starter

This is despite two NCAP-like plans enforced in Hyderabad. The erstwhile Andhra Pradesh government had implemented an air pollution control programme in Hyderabad from 2003 to 2010.

published on : 13th January 2019

Delhi's air quality recorded in 'severe' category, rainfall may bring respite

According to CPCB data, the overall air quality index in Delhi was 410, which falls in the 'severe' category.

published on : 12th 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

Delhi's minimum temperature settles at 6 degree Celsius, eight trains running late

The maximum temperature on Friday is likely to hover around 21 degrees Celsius along with moderate fog in the morning.

published on : 10th January 2019

Delhi's air quality improves after rainfall

Despite the improvement, air quality still remained in the "very poor" category.

published on : 7th January 2019

Planting roadside hedges may combat pollution exposure 

Researchers have found that roadsides that only had hedges were the most effective at reducing pollution exposure, cutting black carbon by up to 63 per cent.

published on : 7th January 2019

Choke capital: No improvement in quality of air in Delhi

After a day of slight improvement, air quality in the national capital oscillated between ‘severe’ and ‘very poor’ on Saturday.  

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

Delhi's battle with toxic, severe air may intensify in the new year: SAFAR 

Authorities have said that during the nights, combination of calm wind and colder conditions was elevating the pollution level.

published on : 31st December 2018

Air quality continues to be ‘very poor’ in Delhi, forecast grim

Delhi’s air quality remained ‘very poor’ on Saturday, as the weather continued to be unfavourable for dispersion of pollutants.

published on : 30th December 2018

Air quality remains 'very poor' in Delhi

 Delhi’s air quality remained ‘very poor’ on Friday as weather conditions continued to be unfavourable for dispersion of pollutants.

published on : 29th December 2018
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