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Thick smog covers Delhi before Diwali, pollution 20 times over safe limit

On Monday, the levels of the pollutant PM2.5 was at a “severe” 644 or 20 times the safe limit prescribed by World Health Organisation.

05 Nov 2018 10:47 AM

Is he really an IIT graduate? Amarinder Singh jabs Arvind Kejriwal

Amarinder Singh presented certain figures to rubbish the claims and asked the Delhi chief minister to check facts before blaming Punjab.

04 Nov 2018 7:15 PM

'Pollution in Delhi same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day,' says expert

To showcase the ill effects of air pollution, an installation depicting human lungs was unveiled at a city hospital Saturday.

03 Nov 2018 9:11 PM

Authorities warn of severe deterioration from Monday

Authorities record stubble burning in UP for 1st time this season.

03 Nov 2018 12:52 AM

Delhi's air quality on the brink of turning 'severe', say authorities

Overall air quality index of Delhi was recorded at 392, which falls in the 'very poor' category and is just 8 points from turning severe.

01 Nov 2018 12:28 PM


Air quality improves slightly, diesel curbs likely

Environment body urges Delhiites to use public transport from November 1 to 10.

01 Nov 2018 12:55 AM

May stop private vehicles in Delhi if pollution gets worse, says official

Delhi air quality turned 'severe' on Tuesday due to stubble burning, vehicular exhaust and a drop-off in wind speeds.

30 Oct 2018 5:43 PM

Delhi air quality turns ‘severe’; pollution may rise ‘faster’ now: Official

The overall AQI was 401, falling in 'severe' category, the highest this season, Central Pollution Control Board said.

30 Oct 2018 5:22 PM

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

Delhi records worst air quality of season as thick haze engulfs city

The overall Air Quality Index of the national capital was recorded at 381 which falls in the very poor category

28 Oct 2018 1:44 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

Air quality slips to ‘very poor’ again

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi at 328 at 4 pm.

25 Oct 2018 1:19 AM

Delhi’s air quality continues to be ‘poor’

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the city’s overall AQI at 252 at 11 am.

24 Oct 2018 1:26 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 air ‘very poor’ first time this season

Wind now flowing from stubble burning areas in Punjab, Haryana.

18 Oct 2018 1:02 AM

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

As Delhi air quality worsens, emergency action plan to kick in tomorrow

Under the emergency plan called Graded Response Action Plan, stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of the city.

14 Oct 2018 2:52 PM

‘Delhi’s improved air quality is a meteorological factor’

More comprehensive actions required for sustained clean air days.

30 Jul 2018 12:31 AM

Delhi air quality improving rapidly, still at severe levels

The dispersion of pollutants became faster after local winds picked up speed and led to reduced pollution levels and improved air quality.

17 Jun 2018 2:20 PM