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No respite for Delhi as air quality remains poor

According to the latest Air Quality Index (AQI) data, the air quality of Delhi's Lodhi Road area showed levels of prominent pollutants PM (particulate matter) 2.5 and PM 10 at 226 and 267 respectively

published on : 20th October 2018

Delhi's air quality improves but authorities warn pollution may increase 

On Wednesday and Thursday, the air quality had deteriorated to the very poor category, alarming authorities who were planning to roll out more stringent measures to combat pollution.

published on : 19th October 2018

Arvind Kejriwal says Delhi will become 'gas chamber' soon, blames Centre, Punjab, Haryana governments 

Stubble burning in neighbouring states is one of the major reasons behind increasing air pollution levels in Delhi.

published on : 19th October 2018

Delhi's air quality remains very poor for second day: Authorities 

Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Noida and Greater Noida all recorded very poor air quality.

published on : 18th October 2018

Air quality continues to remain poor in Delhi-NCR

In cities like Lucknow (AQI of 182), Agra (187), and Noida (297), the air quality continued to hover around the category of unhealthy and poor.​

published on : 16th October 2018

Delhi's air quality remains poor: Authorities

Anand Vihar recorded an AQI of 261, DTU registered AQI of 207, ITO recorded AQI of 204 while Jahangirpuri recorded an AQI of 300, just one point below the very poor level.

published on : 14th October 2018

Punjab farmers demand viable solution for stubble burning

Under the banner of Bhartiya Kisan Union, farmers gathered at Barnala's grain market, protesting against the state and central government for allegedly harassing paddy growers in Punjab.

published on : 13th October 2018

Crop burning worsens Delhi air, haze makes breathing difficult for second day in Mumbai

The AQI between the range of 51 to 100 is considered as satisfactory, 101-200 is moderate, 201-300 comes under the poor category, whereas 401-500 range is severe.

published on : 13th October 2018

Delhi's air quality turns 'good' for second time this year: Pollution Control Board data

Earlier on July 28, the onset of monsoon in Delhi had cleansed the air, bringing it in the 'good' category.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Clean air without costing the economy

published on : 31st August 2018

Poor to severe air quality observed in Delhi for a total of 398 days in last three years: CPCB

In 2018 (till August 26), poor to severe air quality was observed for 120 days, while in 2017 it was 125 days and in 2016 it was 153.

published on : 27th August 2018

'Indians may live 4 years longer if country achieves WHO air quality standards', says report

Noting that ambient air pollution alone may cost India more than USD 0.5 trillion per year, the study said it is causing hundreds of millions of people in the country to lead shorter and sicker lives.

published on : 13th August 2018

Little ‘lung’ pieces sent to officials

Jhatkaa team has started sending out pieces of the 'lungs' in a package to decision-makers, in a bid to open their eyes to the grisly air-pollution situation.

published on : 11th August 2018

Alarming pollution levels at Bengaluru's Graphite Junction, says citizen group

Whitefield Rising on Friday urged KSPCB to install a calibrated continuous ambient air quality monitoring station at Graphite India Ltd junction.

published on : 11th August 2018

Air quality monitoring in Bengaluru completes 35 years

The worsening air pollution at Anand Rao Circle following increase in high-rise buildings, prompted the board to install the first air quality monitoring station there in 1983.

published on : 9th August 2018
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