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Friday, Nov 22, 2019

Air pollution

Nov 07, 2019 23:22
Experts and officials have warned that Gurugram’s air quality might enter the ‘severe’ category over the next day or two. read more
Nov 07, 2019 22:02
Choked PM and AQI levels at these hot spots usually remain high than other parts of Delhi; preventive measures bear no fruit. read more
Nov 07, 2019 11:59
On Wednesday, the CSIR -NEERI, along with the union ministry of environment, forests and climate change, launched the digitised studies published on air pollution across the country dating as far back as 1905. read more
Nov 07, 2019 11:59
On Wednesday, the CSIR -NEERI, along with the union ministry of environment, forests and climate change, launched the digitised studies published on air pollution across the country dating as far back as 1905. read more
Nov 07, 2019 10:00
Pollution spikes are common in the first half of November in northern India as farm fires peak in Punjab and Haryana during this time and the resulting smoke settles over the region. read more
Nov 07, 2019 07:49
In almost a week, the national capital’s air quality has improved from ‘emergency’ on Sunday to ‘severe’, ‘very poor’ and then ‘poor’ category on Wednesday. read more
Nov 07, 2019 06:40
An AQI between 0-50 is considered ‘good’, 51-100 ‘satisfactory’, 101-200 ‘moderate’, 201-300 ‘poor’, 301-400 ‘very poor’ and 401-500 ‘severe’. An AQI above 500 falls in the ‘severe plus’ category. read more
Nov 07, 2019 00:47
Stubble burning by farmers in these three states, especially Punjab, has been identified as a major cause of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region. read more
Nov 07, 2019 00:12
Forecast by the India Meteorological Department(IMD) predicts that the wind speed will pick up further on Thursday creating conditions for better air quality at least till the weekend. read more
Nov 06, 2019 22:07
The government’s earlier notification said the scheme is to be enforced between November 4 and November 15 to fight air pollution. It is effective from 8 am to 8 pm on all days, except Sundays. read more
Nov 06, 2019 11:15
Delhi and its neighbouring cities – Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram and Faridabad – were among the most polluted cities in the world round the year in 2018, a Hindustan Times analysis with data from airvisual.com shows. read more
Nov 06, 2019 09:21
While the traffic police went easy on the first day of the drive, they are now intensifying the crackdown. The fine for violations is \u20B94000—double of what it was in the two earlier drives in 2016. read more
Nov 06, 2019 08:51
While the pollution levels have gradually come down since Sunday, the AQI still remains in the ‘poor’ category. read more
Nov 06, 2019 03:23
The pollution in Delhi-NCR had reached levels that are regarded a public health emergency. While the problem did not appear to be that acute in other cities where the pollution had spread to, the air was hazardous for people in vulnerable groups such... read more