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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019
news about Delhi air quality
Nov 15, 2018 10:45
Environment activists punch hole in EPCA’s ‘blanket ban’ plan in Delhi. They say unlike Beijing and Paris, Delhi doesn’t have a robust transport network to fall back on and will come to a standstill. read more
Nov 14, 2018 21:22
The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi at 4 pm on Wednesday was 312, considered ‘very poor’, against 409 or ‘severe’ at this time on Tuesday. 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 05, 2018 10:41
One of the worst times is around the festival of Diwali as smoke from millions of crackers set off by festive revellers mingles with car exhaust, factory emissions, construction dust and smoke from crop fires. read more
Nov 04, 2018 07:26
Officials at the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said wind speed improved to 12kmph because a western disturbance passing through the northern plains helped disperse pollutants trapped in the air. read more
Nov 04, 2018 07:26
Officials at the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said wind speed improved to 12kmph because a western disturbance passing through the northern plains helped disperse pollutants trapped in the air. 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 30, 2018 18:40
Eighteen areas in Delhi recorded ‘severe’ air quality with the highest AQI at 4 PM recorded at Anand Vihar at 467, according to a data by the Central Pollution Control Board. read more
Sep 25, 2018 19:07
An official of Central Pollution Control Board said rains in the last few days washed away pollutants from the air which led to the quality of air improving. 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
Jul 29, 2018 12:24
Greenpeace India said the improvement in air quality was a natural phenomena as rain washed out the dust particles. read more
Jun 15, 2018 08:03
Those suffering from respiratory disorders or related symptoms have been told to avoid popping antibiotics on a whim. These drugs should be taken only with a medical prescription. read more
Jun 13, 2018 12:37
The air quality index at several places in Delhi showed the PM10 level cross the 500-mark, the Central Pollution Control Board data showed. read more