The PM2.5 levels stood at 346 micrograms per cubic metre, around six times more than the safe limit
12 Nov 2021 11:50 AM
The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said the ongoing smog episode is a public health emergency
11 Nov 2021 11:56 AM
According to Central Pollution Control Board's Sameer app, Delhi's air quality index stood at 449 in the severe category at 8 am on Saturday
06 Nov 2021 2:11 PM
Ambala, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Gwalior, Gorakhpur and Jalandhar were among the districts where AQI was 'very poor'
06 Nov 2021 9:36 AM
Residents in many parts of Delhi-NCR complained of an itchy throat and watery eyes on Friday
05 Nov 2021 6:41 PM
Average 24-hour AQI at 4 pm on Sunday was 251 in Ghaziabad, 238 in Noida, 224 in Greater Noida, 218 in Faridabad and 209 in Gurgaon
07 Feb 2021 8:00 PM
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
Pollution same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day, ‘severe’ deterioration from Mon likely.
04 Nov 2018 12:55 AM
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
Stubble burning in neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana is taking a toll on the city's atmosphere.
20 Oct 2018 11:47 AM
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
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
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
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
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
Amid dense smog, Mumbai records poorest Diwali AQI after Diwali.
10 Dec 2017 1:37 AM