Delhi air pollution

Delhi air quality 'very poor', likely to deteriorate further

The lowest temperature was recorded at the Ayanagar station, which registered a minimum temperature of 5.9 degree Celsius here, the India Meteorological Department said. 

published on : 19th January 2021

North MCD imposes over Rs 25 lakh fine on polluters in December

Out of these, 198 challans worth Rs 9.8 lakh for illegal dumping and burning of garbage and plastic waste were issued after 4,443 sites.

published on : 25th December 2020

Delhi’s air quality ‘severe’; stone crushers to remain shut

No major improvement is predicted till December 26, said Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of the India Meteorological Department’s regional forecasting centre.

published on : 24th December 2020

NCR’s air quality slips to ‘severe’ due to slow winds

After 10 days, Delhi’s air quality deteriorated to the ‘severe’ category on Wednesday due to slow winds, government agencies said.

published on : 26th November 2020

Delhi's air quality slips to 'very poor' due to slow winds; Dip in stubble burning

Stubble burning, which accounted for 12 percent of Delhi's PM 2.5 pollution on Sunday, contributed six percent on Monday.

published on : 23rd November 2020

70 lakh litres of water sprinkled in 36 days in Delhi's pollution hotspots

The drive began on October 17 following orders from the Delhi government to check the dust pollution in the national capital, Delhi Fire Service officials said.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Delhi's air quality in 'very poor' category ahead of Diwali festivities

On November 11, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar expressed hope that the newly-constituted Commission for Air Quality would reduce pollution in Delhi.

published on : 13th November 2020

'Red light on, Gaadi Off' till November 30: Environment Minister reminds Delhiites, extends campaign

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday said the AAP government has decided to extend the ‘Red light on, Gaadi Off’ campaign to curb vehicular pollution till November 30.

published on : 12th November 2020

Incentivising farmers 'can solve' the problem of Delhi's yearly air pollution woes

Environmentalists say there are many solutions to end stubble burning, but lack of implementation sees the same problem repeat every year.

published on : 12th November 2020

Pollution check: Panel proposes work from home, travel curbs in Delhi

The members of Commission headed by formed Delhi cheif secretary MM Kutty reviewed air quality scenario in National Capital Region and adjoining areas.

published on : 10th November 2020

13 per cent increase in COVID infections in Delhi due to air pollution; masks, air purifiers may not be enough: IMA

Stating that N-95 masks and air purifiers may not provide full time protection,  the doctors' body stressed on the implementation of long-term measures to bring down pollution levels.

published on : 7th November 2020

Former Delhi chief secretary to chair air quality panel

Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy Resources Institute, and Ashish Dhawan of the Air Pollution Action Group have been appointed as representatives of NGOs. 

published on : 7th November 2020

Stubble burning share in Delhi's pollution soars to 42 per cent, season's highest

Experts said that raging farm fires and a fall in the wind speed and temperatures pushed air quality in Delhi-NCR to the worst levels in around a year on Thursday.

published on : 5th November 2020

COVID situation worsening in Delhi due to air pollution, avoid bursting crackers: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal said that he along with his cabinet ministers will perform 'Lakshmi Puja' at 7:39 pm at some place and urged Delhiiites to join them from their homes by watching it on television.

published on : 5th November 2020

At 40 per cent, stubble burning contribution in Delhi's pollution soars to season's high

The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor, SAFAR, said 3,216 farm fires were spotted over Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Saturday.

published on : 1st November 2020
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