smog

Chennai airport braces for Bhogi smog, fears disruption

Bonfires lit by residents as part of the Pongal festival in the presence of high humidity, low temperature and moisture may cause smog which disrupts visibility.

published on : 12th January 2019

Tackling the world's worst smog in India, one scooter at a time

The government has pledged millions of dollars and deployed extra teams to improve enforcement of existing environmental laws that include banning farmers from burning their fields.

published on : 5th December 2018

Delhi smog blanket

Visibility on the roads of Delhi, were considerably low and is expected to get worse at night.

published on : 6th November 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

Government advances BS-VI fuel roll out in Delhi to April 2018 in bid to cut pollution

Vehicular emissions, as well as illegal crop burning in the farm states surrounding New Delhi, have caused air quality to deteriorate dramatically, prompting calls for tough action.

published on : 15th November 2017

SC to hear fresh plea today to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR; NGT says no review plea on odd-even scheme filed

The fresh plea seeks direction to the Centre and the states concerned to take measures on curbing road dust and stubble burning.

published on : 13th November 2017

Foggy Monday morning in Delhi, 69 trains delayed

At least 69 trains were delayed, 22 rescheduled and eight trains were cancelled due to the shallow fog in northern India.

published on : 13th November 2017

Rain may bring some respite from smog soon in Delhi

After a relative respite on Saturday, the national capital was enveloped in a thick blanket of smog on Sunday due to high levels of humidity.

published on : 13th November 2017

After a brief respite, Delhi gets engulfed by thick smog

According to a MeT department official, the minimum temperature fell to 13 degree Celcius, one degree below the season’s average. The weatherman also predicted the rain on November 14 or 15.

published on : 12th November 2017

Air quality remains ‘severe’ in Delhi, NCR on Sunday

Dense smog continued to enshroud Delhi and the National Capital Region on Sunday, with pollution level remaining in the ‘severe’ category.

published on : 12th November 2017

NGT gives green signal to Delhi's odd-even scheme to curb air pollution; no exemptions to VVIPs, women

No exemption will be granted to women, two-wheelers or VVIPs, announced a bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar.

published on : 11th November 2017

Delhi's pollution level still ‘severe’

Meanwhile, 64 trains are running late, 14 rescheduled and two have been cancelled in view of the thick smog hung over the city.

published on : 11th November 2017

Now smog over Chandigarh; pollution levels soar 341 per cent higher than annual average

Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee's member secretary P J S Dadwal said this is the first time that Chandigarh has pollution of such levels.

published on : 10th November 2017

Delhi air pollution: Four lakh old four-wheelers will be seized in NCR

According to the department, 10-year-old diesel vehicles and 15-year-old petrol vehicles will be seized in the NCR districts.

published on : 10th November 2017

AAP says Punjab stubble burning is not causing Delhi smog, but industrial and vehicle pollution

The Aam Aadmi Party said the smog in Delhi is not due to stubble burning in Punjab, but is being caused by industrial and vehicle pollution.

published on : 10th November 2017
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