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Air pollution in Delhi-NCR was lowest this winter season since 2018: Report

This winter saw the cleanest air in the Delhi-NCR region since large-scale monitoring started in 2018, according to the latest analysis of air pollution levels by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

A view of morning traffic amid heavy smog in New Delhi. (AFP)
Published on Mar 06, 2023 08:14 PM IST

Delhi's air ‘severe’, but Grap III curbs unlikely for now

The Capital on Sunday recorded an AQI of 407 (severe) at 4pm as per Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB) bulletin — the highest in 12 days, and a sharp departure from the recording of 294 (in the “poor” category) on Saturday.

NCR had Stage-III restrictions in place between January 6 and 15, with CAQM imposing it on January 6, when the AQI touched 400 briefly. The measures, however, were lifted on January 15, as Delhi’s AQI dropped below 300.
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 05:56 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi is India’s most polluted city: Study

On the list of most polluted cities, Faridabad ranks second with an annual PM2.5 concentration of 95.6µg/m3, followed by Ghaziabad (91.25µg/m3), as per the analysis. But while NCR cities rank poorly in the analysis, they have done much better than Delhi to reduce their PM2.5 levels.

At Kartavya Path in New Delhi on Tuesday. The top nine polluted cities are from across the Indo-Gangetic plains. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 11, 2023 06:16 AM IST

Experts on can breathing in smog be a reason for cancers or lead to infertility

Doctors reveal whether breathing in toxic air full of pollutants be a reason for cancers or lead to infertility and apart from asthma, what are the other common diseases that can be caused due to smog

Experts on can breathing in smog be a reason for cancers or lead to infertility (Photo by Joshua Wilkinson on Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 08, 2022 08:34 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

BS3 petrol, BS4 diesel vehicles banned in Delhi

Vehicles not conforming to latest emission norms will not be allowed to ply on Delhi’s roads with immediate effect, the transport department announced on Monday, as air quality worsened in the capital.

Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) deteriorated to the “severe” category for the first time in a month on Sunday, prompting the CAQM to invoke emergency measures. (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 06, 2022 12:23 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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