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Air pollution a seasonal hazard

The air pollution is high due to lower temperatures, wind speed and higher relative humidity.

05 Nov 2018 12:12 AM

Purelogic Labs launches AQI India - Private Air Monitoring initiative

The platform detects and reports invisible air particulate as small as PM2.5 along with noise pollution.

04 Nov 2018 3:40 PM

Craving for a ciggy? Breathe Delhi air

Pollution same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day, ‘severe’ deterioration from Mon likely.

04 Nov 2018 12:55 AM

Test shows heavy metal and metal oxides in firecrackers

The report indicated that none of the tested firecrackers were “green’’ and might prove unsafe for human health.

03 Nov 2018 1:27 AM

India has three NO2 emission hotspots: Body

These hotspots include are Delhi-NCR, Sonbhadra-Singrauli, Korba-Chhattisgarh and Talcher in Odisha.

31 Oct 2018 1:46 AM


Plan to ban private cars to fight Delhi pollution

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 3 pm was 401, falling in the ‘severe’ category, the highest this season.

31 Oct 2018 12:54 AM

Delhi air quality just 3 points below 'severe', worst pollution of season recorded

Air quality of Delhi was recorded at 397, just three points below severe level. Seventeen areas of Delhi recorded severe air quality.

30 Oct 2018 12:41 PM

Air pollution increases stroke risk in youngsters

Experts are concerned about the fact that air quality in Delhi-NCR is already very toxic with change in weather condition.

30 Oct 2018 1:02 AM

Delhi CM blames Centre, Punjab and Haryana for city pollution

Delhi govt failed to carry out basic measures: Vardhan

30 Oct 2018 12:59 AM

Air pollution can be blamed for millions of asthma attacks across the globe annually

About half of the asthma emergency room visits attributed to dirty air were estimated to occur in South and East Asian countries.

29 Oct 2018 8:25 PM


India’s air quality sinks to worst category possible, people advised to wear masks

Most recent air pollution data from World Health Organisation released said India was one of the world's 10 most polluted countries.

29 Oct 2018 8:59 AM

Air pollution, noise putting you at risk of heart attacks, diabetes

Study looked at the combined effects of air pollution and transportation noise for heart attack mortality.

26 Oct 2018 8:36 AM

Air pollution, noise putting you at risk of cardiovascular diseases

New study looked at the combined effects of air and noise pollution for heart attack mortality.

25 Oct 2018 3:54 PM

Delhi air quality falls to 'very poor', Mumbai shows slight improvement

Air quality is predicted to remain 'very poor', for next two days. Experts say stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana is increasing pollution.

25 Oct 2018 11:18 AM

Delhi's air quality remains in 'poor' category, may deteriorate again

Air quality improved from 'very poor' to 'poor' Monday, but experts said it can deteriorate due to toxic air from fire at Bhalswa landfill.

23 Oct 2018 3:26 PM


Half-marathon in Delhi uses radio waves to clean smoggy air for runners

Pictures of the event, which began at 5 am showed relatively clear skies, with the early morning sun visible through a sight haze.

21 Oct 2018 5:45 PM

Delhi holds breath as burning farms herald pollution season

Every November, air pollution in north India reaches high levels, forcing schools shut and filling hospital wards with patients.

21 Oct 2018 9:14 AM

No respite as air quality in Delhi remains in 'poor' category

Stubble burning in neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana is taking a toll on the city's atmosphere.

20 Oct 2018 11:47 AM

Delhi's air quality continues to remain poor

Despite being prohibited from burning the farm residue, farmers continue to do so, owing to the lack of feasible alternatives.

18 Oct 2018 1:47 PM

Delhi's air quality reaches 'very poor', inches towards 'severe' category

Overall Air Quality Index of Delhi was recorded at 309, according to data of the Centre-run System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research.

17 Oct 2018 4:28 PM