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As Delhi chokes, these cities recorded the best AQI in past 24 hours. Full list

According to the government organisation, an AQI between zero and 50 is considered to be ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘severe’.

Shillong in Meghalaya was among the cities with 'good' category AQI in India in the last 24 hours, according to the daily bulletin by the CPCB. (Representation purpose)(Unsplash)
Shillong in Meghalaya was among the cities with 'good' category AQI in India in the last 24 hours, according to the daily bulletin by the CPCB. (Representation purpose)(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 31, 2022 07:55 AM IST
By, New Delhi

This city recorded worst AQI in past 24 hours, it's not Delhi: Check full list

Delhi's air quality index (AQI) remained in the “very poor” category for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday.

Of the top 10 cities across India that recorded
Of the top 10 cities across India that recorded "very poor" category AQI in the last 24 hours, four each are from Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. (Photo by Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times)
Published on Oct 27, 2022 08:58 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi sees its cleanest air day since August 2020

Monday’s AQI reading was an improvement on Sunday’s reading of 48, and was only surpassed by the reading on August 31, 2020, when the AQI was 41.

In terms of good air quality, 2022 has now emerged as the second most productive year with three good air days, behind only five days in 2020, a year which saw cleaner air largely due to the pandemic-induced restrictions. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
In terms of good air quality, 2022 has now emerged as the second most productive year with three good air days, behind only five days in 2020, a year which saw cleaner air largely due to the pandemic-induced restrictions. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 11, 2022 05:33 AM IST

Hazardous Union Carbide waste to be burnt... after 37 long years

The hazardous waste at the plant is believed to have contaminated ground water in and around the plant causing chronic illness to several people still living around it.

Union Carbide plant in Bhopal. (Mujeeb Faruqui/HT file photo)
Union Carbide plant in Bhopal. (Mujeeb Faruqui/HT file photo)
Updated on Mar 17, 2022 09:23 AM IST
By, Bhopal

Construction curbs likely to be eased in Delhi as air quality improves: Report

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) on Friday permitted construction works for selective sectors such as healthcare, railways, Metro, public utilities and national security, among others, to resume.

The CAQM on Friday stayed the ban on construction and demolition works in Delhi-NCR, barring those in selective sectors. (PTI)
The CAQM on Friday stayed the ban on construction and demolition works in Delhi-NCR, barring those in selective sectors. (PTI)
Published on Dec 19, 2021 03:51 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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