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

A visible improvement in Delhi's air quality was recorded on Sunday although it was in the 'very poor' category

15 Nov 2021 11:07 AM

It is an emergency situation: SC on air pollution in Delhi-NCR, suggets lockdown

The top court also took note of the fact that schools have opened in the national capital

13 Nov 2021 12:43 PM

Smog tightens grip on Delhi-NCR, visibility at IGI Airport low

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

Smog covers Delhi-NCR; air quality severe amid unhelpful meteorological conditions

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said the ongoing smog episode is a public health emergency

11 Nov 2021 11:56 AM

Higher wind speed flushes out pollution in Delhi

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


Air quality deteriorates in many parts in north and central India after Diwali

Ambala, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Gwalior, Gorakhpur and Jalandhar were among the districts where AQI was 'very poor'

06 Nov 2021 9:36 AM

Day after Diwali, Delhi records its poorest air quality in 5 years

Residents in many parts of Delhi-NCR complained of an itchy throat and watery eyes on Friday

05 Nov 2021 6:41 PM

Air 'poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Gurgaon

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

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