Thursday, Apr 02, 2020 | Last Update : 10:44 AM IST

Air Quality Index (AQI)

No respite for Delhiites as air remains ‘severe’

28 areas recorded air quality in the ‘severe’ category, while 7 areas recorded ‘very poor’ air quality, according to the CPCB.

12 Nov 2018 12:08 AM

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

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

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 air quality above hazardous levels, haze envelopes Mumbai

Air Quality Index in Delhi on Saturday is 699 which is much higher than 'severe' level. Mumbai continues to have haze cover the skyline.

13 Oct 2018 1:43 PM

Kanpur looks for ways to tackle air pollution, lose 'most polluted city' tag

Only a handful of India's 100 most polluted cities have action plans to combat pollution, despite being asked by the govt to do so in 2015.

16 May 2018 3:07 PM

14 out of world's 20 most polluted cities in India: WHO

The WHO data also said that nine out of 10 people in the world breathe air containing high levels of pollutants.

02 May 2018 8:30 AM

Delhi air quality dips to ‘very poor’ after 8 days

Meanwhile, the Delhi government tested an anti-smog gun in Anand Vihar, one of the pollution hotspots in the city.

21 Dec 2017 6:27 AM

Haze layer envelopes city

Amid dense smog, Mumbai records poorest Diwali AQI after Diwali.

10 Dec 2017 1:37 AM