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‘Delhi pollution very critical’: SC prohibits plying of old petrol, diesel vehicles

SC directed transport department to announce that 15-year-old petrol, 10-year-old diesel vehicles would be impounded if found plying.

29 Oct 2018 5:13 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 holds breath as burning farms herald pollution season

Every November, air pollution in north India reaches high levels, forcing schools shut and filling hospital wards with patients.

21 Oct 2018 9:14 AM

Rare species of owls spotted in Delhi after seven decades

The campaign to ensure the return of owls to Delhi began after the dusky-eagle owl was first sighted in the sanctuary in 2014.

01 Jul 2018 5:35 PM

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


Air quality in Delhi sees improvement, still in ‘severe’ category

Authorities have expressed hope that the air quality would improve during the day due to the dispersion of pollutants by local winds.

16 Jun 2018 4:04 PM

Delhi air quality stays severe; strong winds expected to clear stagnant air

The India Meteorological Department said that the strong winds are expected to continue over the region.

15 Jun 2018 2:11 PM

Delhi air quality beyond ‘severe’ for 3rd day in row, dusty haze prevails

Air quality deteriorated due to dust storms in western parts, particularly Rajasthan, which increased coarser particles in air: CPCB

14 Jun 2018 11:12 AM

Delhi: Over 7,000 buses booked for flouting pollution norms in 6 yrs

The highest number of buses, 3,328, that were challaned for the lack of valid PUC certificates came from UP.

07 Apr 2018 1:35 PM

BS-VI ultra-clean fuel in Delhi from Sunday; will reduce pollution by this much

Delhi will be the first city in the country to leapfrog from BS-IV or Euro-IV grade petrol and diesel to BS-VI or Euro-VI.

31 Mar 2018 8:14 PM


International emission standard fuel to be available in Delhi: Govt to SC

Counsel for the Centre made this submission before a bench hearing the Delhi air pollution case.

05 Feb 2018 8:42 PM

Delhi: Met forecasts 'severe' air pollution in New Year run-up

The concentration of pollutants will rise till at least December 29 due to low velocity wind and the coming down of the atmospheric layer.

26 Dec 2017 9:09 PM

India unveils 'anti-smog' gun to clear skies above Delhi to little effect

The pollution levels did not drop despite the water sprayed from the device, which costs around Rs 20 lakh per unit.

20 Dec 2017 4:36 PM

SC refuses to lift Delhi HC ban on firecrackers in Delhi-NCR

The SC restored its November 2016 order of a total ban and suspended its September 2017 order that permitted limited sale.

15 Dec 2017 6:32 PM

Delhi pollution: Air quality drops to 'very poor' from 'moderate'

At least 10 trains were cancelled,17 delayed and 2 rescheduled as visibility was down to 1200 metres.

11 Dec 2017 4:12 PM


Will implement odd-even rule to combat pollution, Delhi govt tells green bench

With odd-even rule implementation, the entry of trucks will be banned in national capital.

06 Dec 2017 4:17 PM

If you wear face mask, you can potentially save millions: Delhi resident to Obama

The Delhi data scientist said that a lot of people can not afford the masks but Obama wearing one might spur authorities into action.

01 Dec 2017 9:12 AM

NGT lifts ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR, allows trucks

The green panel, however, refused to lift its ban on industrial activities causing pollution in the Delhi-National Capital Region region.

17 Nov 2017 12:43 PM

Delhi: SC-appointed green panel rolls back hike in parking fee, lifts ban on trucks

The EPCA lifted the measure on Thursday citing 'problems' in its effective enforcement, which has led to parking on the roads.

16 Nov 2017 1:21 PM

Delhi’s foul air: Alarm bells for India’s health

Other cities like Beijing, grappling with poisonous air, have put in place time-bound measures to improve the situation.

16 Nov 2017 12:41 AM