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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.
He said a scientific analysis of pollution sources in NCR was required round the year.
The Ministry will focus on workshops on air pollution and health, including a special workshop on indoor air pollution measures.
As the cold wave and fog prevail in the national capital, at least 23 trains are running late, four are rescheduled and 26 have been cancelled due to low visibility and operational reasons.
The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi-NCR continued to remain in the ‘severe’ category on Friday.
The Minister said that a team consisting 70 officials from Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry and the Delhi government will initiate the joint campaign from February 10 onwards.
The concentration of nitrogen dioxide (NO2), a toxic gaseous pollutant, substantially rose in Delhi in 2017, despite a fall in diesel consumption.
Delhi and NCR citizens will soon need five oxygen cylinders a day to survive pollution, warn experts
Rising pollution levels in Delhi and the extended National Capital Region could soon see inhabitants walking around with oxygen cylinders on their backs to counter it, warn experts.
Normal life continues to be disrupted as a thick layer of fog has engulfed the national capital and the nearby vicinity on Wednesday morning.
With uncertainty looming over the future of the firecrackers industry, their apex organisation AIFFA has decided to close down the units in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi from Saturday onwards.
Over 5,300 school children from over 35 schools in Delhi- NCR got together to set the record.
In the petition, Samriddhi Goswami sought shifting of Rohini Sector 18-19 metro station to a suitable alternate site as the noise levels were found to be above 85 decibels.
The stubble burning, especially in Punjab and Haryana, a major cause of pollution in Delhi, is estimated to be around 35 million tonnes, was banned by the tribunal in November 2015.
The ICC has now decided to refer the matter to its medical committee, which has been provided the relevant reports as well as data of the prevailing air quality in Delhi.
Sri Lankan players wore masks while fielding during the match, and bowlers from both sides were seen vomiting on the ground.