air quality

Delhi: No need for Stage-3 curbs on vehicles, says air quality panel 

The sub-committee for invoking anti-pollution curbs under GRAP held a meeting on Wednesday to review the air quality situation and the progress of the actions implemented in the region.

published on : 19th November 2022

Pollution level at an all time high in Tirupati, air quality poor for last two days

Such a high AQI is an unusual phenomenon in Tirupati, as the city has never recorded such levels of pollution even on Diwali nights.

published on : 18th November 2022

Can't close eyes to AQI oscillating in different zones: Delhi HC

“For the last few weeks, we have been oscillating between ‘severe’ and ‘very poor’ categories of air quality. We can’t close our eyes to the fact,” Justice Prasad said.

published on : 15th November 2022

Construction curbs lifted as AQI improves in Delhi

Govt also removes ban on BS-III petrol and BS-IV diesel vehicles.

published on : 15th November 2022

Delhi's air quality improves to poor, minimum temperature settles at 12.6 deg C

All construction and demolition work, except essential projects, has been banned in Delhi-NCR under the third stage of GRAP.

published on : 13th November 2022

MCD polls: Serious issues fail to move MLAs in Assembly

Solid waste management (SWM) was the highest discussed issue in MCD sessions in the last four years.

published on : 12th November 2022

AI, drones to study emissions, pollution hotspots in Delhi

Headed by CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, the tool will count vehicles by uploading the CCTV footage on cloud platform, officials said.

published on : 11th November 2022

Curbs on vehicles to stay until November 13 in Delhi

Commission for Air Quality Management says it will review the situation on Friday to decide on various measures

published on : 11th November 2022

Bihar farmers to face FIR for burning stubble

The decision was taken after it was found that air quality in seven cities of the state has turned poisonous. Katihar has been adjudged the most polluted city, with an AQI of 393.

published on : 11th November 2022

Union Minister Lekhi lashes out at CM Kejriwal for pollution crisis

Lekhi said that the people of the city gave nearly Rs 1,286.93 crore as environment cess to the Kejriwal government but where is that money.

published on : 10th November 2022

Delhi pollution: Finally, air quality better, yet stays ‘poor’ 

The 24-hour average AQI calculated at 260 by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) which is a drop of 112 points from 372 noted on Tuesday.

published on : 10th November 2022

Panic at midnight and meme fest on Twitter as tremor hits Delhi 

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted the remote mountainous region of western Nepal early Wednesday, killing six people.

published on : 10th November 2022

Gas chamber: Delhi has only nine ‘good-quality air’ days so far this year

The Centre-run Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) becomes active from September 15 when conditions build up for severe pollution in the region.

published on : 8th November 2022

Delhi pollution: ‘Anti-smog guns a must at construction sites’

The panel noted that these sites are a major and consistent source of air pollution in Delhi-NCR.

published on : 8th November 2022

Restrictions on vehicles to stay until November 13 in Delhi

Govt also decides to reopen primary classes from Nov 9 & revoke order asking 50% of its staff to work from home in view of better AQI

published on : 8th November 2022

Delhi govt to reopen primary classes from Nov 9, revokes work-from-home order

The 24-hour average air quality index of Delhi improved from 447 on Friday to 381 on Saturday and further to 339 on Sunday.

published on : 7th November 2022

Delhi's AQI settles in very poor category, minimum temperature 3 notches above season's average

Alarmed by hazardous pollution levels in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said primary schools would be closed from Saturday in a bid to protect children.

published on : 6th November 2022

Divert trucks on expressways to prevent jams: Delhi Environment Minister to UP, Haryana

With pollution levels in the national capital worsening, the Centre’s air quality panel had on Thursday banned the entry of trucks other than electric and CNG ones into Delhi.

published on : 6th November 2022

Not a good day for Delhi  

AQI Still High... Breathing Still Difficult... Administration Still Evasive... More Charges Against AAP... ED Search Over Liquor Scam.

published on : 6th November 2022

Air quality remains in 'severe' category in Delhi 

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, 24 of the 37 monitoring stations recorded the AQI in the 'severe' category around 11 am.

published on : 5th November 2022
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