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Delhi's 'severe' air pollution likely to drop to 'emergency' today

Meteorologists said Delhi recorded on Tuesday morning a minimum temperature of 11.7 degrees Celsius, the season's lowest so far.

13 Nov 2019 8:44 AM

Delhi air quality remains very poor for second consecutive day, no relief for next 3 days

The pollution remained the same due to the light rain and cloudy sky accompanied by the slow speed of winds on Friday.

09 Nov 2019 1:24 PM

Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category despite rainfall

The Center-run SAFAR has advised people to reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.

08 Nov 2019 12:35 PM

Strong wind speed brings down pollution levels in city

The air quality index (AQI) dropped from 365 at 9.45 am to 331 at 3.45 pm, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.

06 Nov 2019 1:50 AM

Find permanent cure for Delhi pollution, PMO tells 3 states

PMO asked Haryana and Punjab to provide details of measures adopted to prevent fresh cases of stubble burning over the last 24 hours.

05 Nov 2019 10:46 AM


From ‘severe’ to ‘very poor’: Delhi air quality improves, expected to get better

The average air quality index (AQI) was recorded 370 at 7.30 am.

05 Nov 2019 9:09 AM

As odd-even scheme kicks in, Arvind Kejriwal, ministers carpool to work

Kejriwal carpooled with Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Kumar Jain and Labour Minister Gopal Rai to reach the Delhi Secretariat.

04 Nov 2019 1:26 PM

Odd-even scheme begins as national capital gasps under choking smog

The scheme will end on November 15 and is likely to be extended if pollution levels continue to remain in the severe category.

04 Nov 2019 8:14 AM

Delhi air quality improves, pollution level still in ‘severe’ zone

A CPCB official said: 'Air quality has started improving. We are expecting further improvement by Sat evening.'

02 Nov 2019 10:16 AM

Delhi’s air quality dips overnight, breaches ‘severe+’ mark

The number of masked faces continued to grow as the city remained shrouded in pungent haze for the fourth consecutive day.

01 Nov 2019 10:10 AM


Delhi’s air quality plunges to ‘severe’ a day after Diwali, 1st time this year

Residents in Noida, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad and Faridabad reported extensive fireworks much beyond the timeframe.

29 Oct 2019 1:02 AM

Delhi chokes again day ahead of Diwali, likely to worsen tomorrow

At 10 am on Saturday, the overall air quality of Delhi was docking at 305, said SAFAR.

26 Oct 2019 11:48 AM

Delhi records year’s lowest pollution level after rainfall

According to the CPCB data, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city was 347.

06 Jan 2019 1:02 PM

New Year revellers choke heart of city, traffic halts

Delhi Metro shuts exit gates at 4 major stations as crowd swells.

02 Jan 2019 1:05 AM

Worst crisis: Air remains in ‘severe’ category for fourth consecutive day

The city is facing its worst pollution crisis since Diwali.

26 Dec 2018 1:28 AM


NCR sees good air day after 2 months, but respite short

Neighbouring Ghaziabad and Faridabad recorded “poor” air quality, while Gurgaon and Noida recorded ‘moderate’ air quality, the CPCB data showed.

14 Dec 2018 1:25 AM

New Delhi's air quality 'very poor', pollution likely to rise

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded an overall AQI of 314, which falls in the 'very poor' category.

03 Dec 2018 2:21 PM

Delhi: Air pollution at 'very poor' category, situation likely to worsen

SAFAR has predicted that air quality is likely to remain in the same category with a slight decline by tomorrow due to enhanced wind speed.

01 Dec 2018 4:50 PM

Thick layer of smog engulfs Delhi, air quality falls to 'very poor' category

SAFAR has predicted that the air quality of the region is likely to show slight improvement due to the change in wind speed.

29 Nov 2018 4:05 PM

No respite as city air remains ‘very poor’

Pollution watchdog CPCB also noted that actions of the public and enforcement bodies have been “inadequate” in curbing pollution.

22 Nov 2018 12:44 AM