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Delhi smog

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

Delhi's air quality reaches worst levels since November last year

As the skies hung heavy and acrid over the region, people complained of itchy throat and watery eyes

05 Nov 2020 12:26 PM

Pregnant women in Delhi fear for health of unborn child

Mothers-to-be fear for their unborn in smog-choked Delhi.

09 Nov 2019 1:00 PM

18 trains cancelled, 35 delayed as cold wave continues in Delhi

The railway services have been hampered due to low visibility as a layer of fog has engulfed the national capital.

29 Dec 2017 2:40 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

Delhi: Residents wake up to pleasant morning as temp drops down

Weather forecast said the sky is likely to be enveloped by clouds over Delhi-NCR on Tuesday as well.

12 Dec 2017 10:34 AM

IMA asks BCCI to consider pollution levels before deciding match venue

Delhi is in news since last several days as the air quality in the Delhi-NCR region has been ranging between 'very poor' and 'severe'.

07 Dec 2017 5:02 PM

Doctors doubt efficiency of masks sold in markets against Delhi's pollution

Doctors also pointed out how air purifiers aren't helping much as they only work in closed rooms like air conditioners.

07 Dec 2017 2:49 PM


Breathe easy: To avoid repeat of New Delhi 2017, look at the small picture

New Delhi recently came to a standstill as smog forced schools to shut down, flights cancelled and construction activities were banned.

07 Dec 2017 3:05 AM

Toxic Delhi likely to lose winter Tests

Pollution levels are high, without any doubt.

06 Dec 2017 1:23 AM

Smog woes: NGT slams Delhi govt for not filing comprehensive action plan

National Green Tribunal also slammed authorities for holding the India-Sri Lanka cricket match despite bad air quality.

04 Dec 2017 3:34 PM

Delhi smog: Visibility drops, temperature settles at 8.3 degrees

The weatherman has forecast a partly clear sky later on Monday and mist on Tuesday morning.

04 Dec 2017 12:57 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


Can’t let smog-like situation recur: CK Mishra

The environment secretary said there was a “lot of ground to cover” and it was not always the rulebook that should decide actions, but the concern.

28 Nov 2017 1:41 AM

Delhi: Dust may not be only culprit contributing to air toxicity

A SC-appointed environment board said that particles from coal and diesel are more harmful than wind-blown dust.

19 Nov 2017 5:55 PM

Delhi smog: Trains delayed as air pollution level hits new high

At least 49 trains delayed, 14 rescheduled and one cancelled in Delhi due to low visibility and operational reasons.

18 Nov 2017 12:00 PM

Delhi smog: Diplomats panic over pollution, turn to MEA

The diplomat told the MEA that this is an issue affecting 22 million people in the Capital and not just the diplomatic community.

18 Nov 2017 2:50 AM

Delhi half marathon gets HC nod despite health warnings from doctors

Around 35,000 are taking part in race including athletes like Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui, winner of this year's men's world marathon.

17 Nov 2017 3:15 PM