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Gulf dust storm, not crop burning responsible for Delhi smog: report

On Nov 8, the contribution of the dust storm was 40 per cent, eclipsing the emissions from crop burning, which stood at 25 per cent.

16 Nov 2017 2:55 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

India prepones launch of Euro-VI fuels in Delhi to tackle smog

The oil ministry said all vehicles plying in the capital will have to move to the new fuel from April 2018 to reduce emissions.

15 Nov 2017 6:49 PM

Kejriwal-Khattar talks fruitful; will help Delhi tackle smog issue, says Haryana CM

Meanwhile, Punjab CM snubbed Kejriwal's request to meet him and urged him to refrain from trying to politicise the issue.

15 Nov 2017 2:41 PM

Kejriwal meets Haryana CM Khattar, Delhi smog, stubble burning on agenda

The chief minister is accompanied by Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain and another senior official.

15 Nov 2017 11:04 AM


Don't panic, take routine precautions: Environment min on Delhi smog

India's leaders have been criticised for failing to tackle Delhi pollution, which experts say is wiping yrs off the lives of its citizens.

14 Nov 2017 5:31 PM

Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Narendra Modi over smog

Storm in eyes, troubled folks, but why is ‘Saheb’ quiet, questions Cong V-P.

14 Nov 2017 2:05 AM

Scientists are 'constantly monitoring' pollution level, says Delhi Min Gopal Rai

The govt scrapped plans to implement odd-even scheme after NGT said there won't be exemption for women, two-wheelers and govt servants.

13 Nov 2017 9:49 PM

Delhi smog: Enlist steps taken to curb stubble burning, Haryana CM to Kejriwal

Burning of crop residues by farmers in neighbouring states has been blamed for the toxic smog enveloping Delhi during the winter season.

13 Nov 2017 8:30 PM

Rain likely on November 14, 15; no let-up in smog

According to the MeT department, moderate fog will prevail Delhi tomorrow morning and mostly clear sky during the day.

13 Nov 2017 1:43 AM


No respite as pollution levels skyrocket in Delhi after brief let-up

The pollution monitoring authorities said there may be some respite from Monday evening as surface winds will gain momentum.

12 Nov 2017 9:22 PM

Hospitals fill up, residents gasp for breath as smog engulfs Delhi

In Delhi, local industry, coal-fired power plants and a growing number of cars on the roads have added to the crisis.

12 Nov 2017 2:49 PM

No odd-even without exemptions, can't risk women's safety: AAP

Delhi govt on Saturday called off odd-even rule, which was to be implemented for 5 days after NGT ordered withdrawal of exemptions under it.

11 Nov 2017 8:06 PM

Light rainfall to take place in Delhi; may clear dense smog

According to the Met department, humidity levels in the national capital shot up to 91 per cent on Saturday morning.

11 Nov 2017 6:37 PM

AAP govt calls off odd-even rule after NGT declines most exemptions

The green bench had ordered that no exemption should be allowed to 'any person or officer and two-wheelers'.

11 Nov 2017 4:12 PM


Delhi: Green bench gives nod to odd-even rule; no exemption for govt staff, women

Earlier on Saturday, the NGT asked the AAP govt the rationale behind implementing the odd-even scheme in the city.

11 Nov 2017 1:12 PM

Uber takes a stand for Delhi, suspends surge pricing during odd-even scheme

The odd-even car rationing scheme will be rolled out in Delhi from November 13 as part of its pollution-tackling plan.

10 Nov 2017 9:55 AM

Govt imposes odd-even scheme from Nov 13 to 17 as toxic smog engulfs Delhi

The decision comes as air pollution levels rose in Delhi, NCR and neighbouring states for the third consecutive day on Thursday.

09 Nov 2017 3:20 PM

Air purifiers sale rises as Delhi-NCR breathes in chimney-like smog

Air quality in Delhi-NCR has been at the season's worst for the last couple of days with complaints of a 'gas chamber' like situation.

09 Nov 2017 1:08 PM

'It's damn scary': B-Town stars worried about rising levels of smog in Delhi

Varun Dhawan, Parineeti Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao and Dia Mirza were those who took to social media on the issue.

09 Nov 2017 12:04 PM