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Delhi's air quality improves, experts say may deteriorate due to toxic air from fire at Bhalaswa

Anumita Roychowdhury of CSE said, as winter approaches, toxic air emanating out of such landfill fires is likely to affect the air quality.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Everest Organics gets closure notice for Telangana plant over pollution violations

Shares of Everest Organics Monday closed at Rs 81 apiece on BSE, up 7.28 per cent from the previous close.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Air purifier makers expect rise in sales as pollution level worsens 

Although the air purifier industry is small in size and limited to metro cities, but makers are witnessing a high double digit growth in the segment due to increased awareness among the people.

published on : 21st October 2018

Breathless Delhi

For several years now, air pollution levels have been a major worry in Delhi, which comes to resemble a gas chamber in the winters.

published on : 21st 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

Indoor air pollution is more than double standard limit in Bengaluru

In a bid to raise awareness on the reasons behind indoor air pollution, the director of Honeywell addressed the media on Wednesday in the city.

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

Experts blame perfume, hair gel for fuelling smog in Beijing

The air quality index in Beijing climbed to 213, which is categorised by the World Health Organisation, (WHO) as "very unhealthy".

published on : 15th October 2018

Delhi air pollution: Emergency plan to kick in from Monday

Under the emergency plan called Graded Response Action Plan, stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of the city.

published on : 14th October 2018

Farmers in Punjab, Haryana defy ban on stubble burning

Stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana is a major cause of air pollution not only in the two states but also in the national capital.

published on : 14th October 2018

Stubble burning adversely affects health: IMA president

The air quality in Delhi usually starts plummeting during October-November due to slow winds and dropping temperatures.

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
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