Delhi pollution

UP man invents bicycle-based shredding machine to avoid stubble burning

Particles shredded by the machine can be easily converted into compost.

published on : 6th December 2019

No funds to sprinkle water on trees, says Delhi PWD officials

Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) have said that they don’t have enough funds or resources to sprinkle water on trees lining city roads.

published on : 5th December 2019

Dust mites, formaldehyde, mould found in Delhi-NCR homes: Study

The study was conducted by British tech firm Dyson, which manufactures air purifiers, in partnership with SGS-China.

published on : 4th December 2019

Supreme Court ​defers lifting construction ban in Delhi, except for Pragati Maidan

The Centre assured that no pollution shall be permitted to be caused by the activity, following which the top court permitted the one-of request with certain riders.

published on : 30th November 2019

Delhi breathes easy, air quality index at 65

Respite to be brief as reduced wind speed to result in slight dip in air quality today, says Met

published on : 30th November 2019

Ban over pollution fear hurting construction industry in Delhi, say experts

The stakeholders also demanded that the ban be lifted soon to end the delay in the halted construction processes.

published on : 29th November 2019

Rains, wind gift Delhi best air in 55 days; mercury to dip

The twin factors of rains and winds also caused the mercury to fall as the maximum temperature recorded was 22 degree Celsius, which is lower than the season’s usual temperature.

published on : 29th November 2019

'People forced to live in gas chamber, better to kill them': SC rips into Centre, state govts

The court directed Centre and Delhi government to keep their differences aside and finalize plans within 10 days for setting up air-purifying towers in different parts of the city.

published on : 25th November 2019

Imran Khan compares Lahore's air pollution to Delhi, terms it 'silent killer' 

Launching the Clean Green Pakistan Index in Islamabad, he said his government remains fully focused on its commitment to improve the deteriorating environmental condition across the country.

published on : 25th November 2019

Air quality in 'poor' zone in Delhi, light showers predicted Monday

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Delhi's air quality index was 218 at 9.10 am.

published on : 25th November 2019

Delhi air quality shows slight improvement with overall AQI at 239 on Sunday

The overall AQI was also 'poor', docking at 239, according to weather forecaster SAFAR.

published on : 24th November 2019

Delhi Fire Services sprinkles water across pollution hotspots

According to officials, 20 fire tenders have been deployed at 13 areas across the national capital where sprinkling of water is underway.

published on : 24th November 2019

Relief for Delhiites as air quality improves marginally

Weather experts said the air quality will improve further on Sunday due to moderate winds blowing in the region.

published on : 23rd November 2019

Skin problems rise by 30 per cent due to pollution in Delhi

Toxic high pollution in the Delhi-NCR is not only taking a toll on people's health but is also adversely affecting their skin, causing allergies, rashes and premature ageing.

published on : 23rd November 2019

Delhi's air quality improves marginally due to increase in wind speed

The overall air quality index in the city read 340 at 9 am, down from 360 at 4 pm on Friday.

published on : 23rd November 2019
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