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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

Delhi pollution

Aug 13, 2019 17:55
This is mainly a result of more and more farmers opting for mechanized technology to dispose crop residue like the happy seeder that cuts paddy straw, sows wheat into the soil and pours the straw over the sown area which acts as mulch. 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 27, 2018 17:05
Delhi’s air quality showed a deteriorating trend from Monday and is presently in the “very poor” category. Authorities have been mulling to use artificial rain as a solution to clear the pollution but clouds having sufficient water content that is required... read more
Nov 16, 2018 11:28
The violations were found during a drive by a 10-member DSIIDC team, who started night patrol this month. Two of the sealed factories are in Narela and the rest in Bawana. read more
Nov 14, 2018 10:15
The pollution levels recorded at Delhi’s Lodhi road on Wednesday morning showed PM 10 level at 289, which is ‘poor’ category and PM 2.5 level at 325 in ‘very poor’ category. read more
Nov 11, 2018 14:58
Health experts said homeless people are more vulnerable to pollution-related health risks not just because they often reside in unhygienic conditions, but are also more exposed to foul air because they live in the open, adding, cloth masks will be of... read more
Nov 04, 2018 22:41
In the past 24 hours, Delhi Police seized over 800kg of firecrackers from seven shops in north and west Delhi, continuing with their drive after the Supreme Court’s order. read more
Nov 03, 2018 21:33
Police said the accused was bursting crackers which he said was bought last year. The cops are now investigating how he managed to buy the crackers despite a Supreme Court ban on their sale. 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 28, 2018 23:50
The level of PM2.5 – tiny particles of dust, soot and smoke – shot up to its highest in Delhi since June at 232.2ug\/m3. read more
Oct 23, 2018 15:08
Rampant mining in the Aravalli mountain range has led to disappearance of 31 hills which has serious environmental consequences. read more
Oct 21, 2018 13:45
The Delhi marathon organisers also tried to dampen down the dust that hangs over the city in winter, including reagents from the mining industry to treat roads, dropping water vapour along the course from a height of 20 feet to combat the pollution. read more
Sep 29, 2018 07:16
The air quality in Delhi is generally the best during the monsoons when rains help settle local dust and strong winds prevent accumulation. 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 22, 2018 16:56
The study, conducted jointly by The Energy and Resources Institute and Automotive Research Association of India, suggests several measures that could help in reducing pollution by 2025 read more