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Friday, Oct 18, 2019
news about Delhi air pollution
Oct 11, 2019 00:05
The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), a unit of the Union ministry of earth sciences, said air quality will deteriorate further over the next 48 hours. read more
Jan 07, 2019 09:06
The national capital region witnessed light rains on Sunday as the air quality remained in the ‘very poor’ category. The rainfall at 8.30am was recorded at 4.3 mm, while the humidity level was 100%. read more
Nov 09, 2018 10:54
According to news agency ANI, AQI was 724 in Delhi’s Dhirpur at 8:30 am and it dipped to ‘very poor’ category at 625 in Mathura Road area. AQI near Pitampura, Airport, Terminal 3 and Delhi University stood at 679, 481 and 801 respectively. read more
Nov 06, 2018 21:47
Twenty-five areas in Delhi recorded ‘very poor’ quality air, while eight areas recorded ‘poor’ air quality. Experts have warned of a spike in the pollution levels after Diwali even if “partially toxic crackers” are burnt compared to last year. read more
Nov 02, 2018 07:50
Experts said that controlling the number of vehicles in Delhi to combat emergency levels of pollution becomes important because a study by the ministry of earth sciences has recently revealed that there has been a 40% increase in vehicular pollution... read more
Nov 01, 2018 07:57
There’s long-term damage due to particulate matter that gets lodged deep inside the lungs and can cause progressive lung diseases read more
Oct 31, 2018 09:25
The average air quality index for Tuesday in Delhi was 401 – classified as ‘severe’, the second worst of five grades of pollution. read more
Oct 26, 2018 06:38
Air quality to worsen due to change in wind direction, warns Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority. read more
Oct 16, 2018 08:16
The system uses models from the US’ National Centre for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) to calculate the level of air pollution in Delhi and NCR. read more
Oct 14, 2018 14:41
Under the emergency plan called Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of Delhi. read more
Oct 07, 2018 12:32
‘Red dots’ have been seen in areas such as Narela, Najafgarh and Bawana. Some dots have also appeared in Gurugram. read more
Sep 24, 2018 07:09
Delhi’s AQI has ranged between 50 and 150 this September, which is in the ‘satisfactory’ to ‘moderate’ range. According to CPCB, clean air is defined by an AQI of less than 50. read more
Aug 13, 2018 23:18
The colour-coded stickers will enable local authorities to identify and stop vehicles powered by a particular fuel type and of a certain age from plying on high-pollution days on specified routes. read more
Jul 12, 2018 23:00
Apart from the deaths in Delhi, the study also showed that Mumbai, which was one of five megacities considered from India, reported the fourth highest number of deaths among 12 megacities. read more
Jun 25, 2018 12:42
The Delhi high court asked if the national Capital could afford cutting of trees for the development of roads and buildings. read more