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Air pollution causes infertility as well as birth complications, emerging research goes to show
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Air pollution causes infertility as well as birth complications, emerging research goes to show

Indians breathe some of the world’s most toxic air — India is home to 15 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world.

Delhi rains bring down temperature, improve city's air quality significantly; AQI at 316 as of Friday morning
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Delhi rains bring down temperature, improve city's air quality significantly; AQI at 316 as of Friday morning

National capital, which received 33.5 millimetres of rain since Thursday, recorded a minimum temperature of 12.8 degrees Celsius and Air Quality Index stood at 316 at 9.45 am which falls in the 'very poor' category as against 428 on Thursday morning

Delhi air quality plunges to ‘severe’ category, AQI at 407 as of Thursday morning; SAFAR advices 'sensitive groups' to reduce prolonged, heavy exertion
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Delhi air quality plunges to ‘severe’ category, AQI at 407 as of Thursday morning; SAFAR advices 'sensitive groups' to reduce prolonged, heavy exertion

At Dhirpur, the AQI was 352 at 8.00 am, while in Mathura Road it was 424, AQI near Chandni Chowk, Airport Terminal 3 and Delhi University stood at 448, 305 and 367 respectively

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for sixth consecutive day, AQI at 358 as of Monday morning; cold weather, calm winds allowing pollutants to accumulate
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Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for sixth consecutive day, AQI at 358 as of Monday morning; cold weather, calm winds allowing pollutants to accumulate

In Delhi, the Karni Singh shooting range (391) was worst affected followed by Jahangirpuri, Bawana and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at 388

Delhi's air quality index moves into ‘poor’ category, stands at 266 as of Monday morning; AQI likely to deteriorate tomorrow, predicts SAFAR
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Delhi's air quality index moves into ‘poor’ category, stands at 266 as of Monday morning; AQI likely to deteriorate tomorrow, predicts SAFAR

Air Quality Index likely to deteriorate marginally tomorrow, as per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research

Mumbai pips Gurugram on air quality index levels as pollution worsens in financial capital: With AQI of 193, Colaba joins Delhi-NCR 'unhealthy' air
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Mumbai pips Gurugram on air quality index levels as pollution worsens in financial capital: With AQI of 193, Colaba joins Delhi-NCR 'unhealthy' air

While Delhi, neighbouring NCR region and other North Indian states grapple with rising air pollution levels, the air quality levels in Mumbai, surrounding Thane and Navi Mumbai districts dropped to unhealthy levels on Sunday

Light rains in parts of Delhi improve city's air quality; AQI logged under ‘moderate’ category as of Thursday morning
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Light rains in parts of Delhi improve city's air quality; AQI logged under ‘moderate’ category as of Thursday morning

The air quality index in Delhi stood at 136 at 8.47 am which falls under the 'moderate' category

Delhi’s air quality improves as wind speed increases, expected to dip from Monday owing to fresh western disturbances
India

Delhi’s air quality improves as wind speed increases, expected to dip from Monday owing to fresh western disturbances

The overall air quality index in Delhi read at 254 at 9.45 am, down from 312 at 4 pm on Saturday

Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category, overall AQI docks at 412; National Capital to expect clear skies with minimum temperatures reaching 28°C
India

Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category, overall AQI docks at 412; National Capital to expect clear skies with minimum temperatures reaching 28°C

The National Capital witnessed a dip in pollution levels on Saturday morning even as the air quality in the city remained in the 'severe' category

Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category again; dip in temperature pushes National Capital's AQI to 414
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Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category again; dip in temperature pushes National Capital's AQI to 414

According to the government air quality monitoring service SAFAR, Delhi's air quality was in 'very poor' category on Monday which turned to severe by the evening. The average AQI stood at 360 on Sunday.

Delhi air pollution: Residents get respite as quality improves from 'very poor' to 'poor'; AQI stands at 214
India

Delhi air pollution: Residents get respite as quality improves from 'very poor' to 'poor'; AQI stands at 214

Delhi's air quality improved from 'very poor' category to 'poor' category on Thursday morning, giving some respite to people grappling with severe pollution.

Delhi Traffic Police issues 406 challans on third day of Odd-Even scheme in National Capital
India

Delhi Traffic Police issues 406 challans on third day of Odd-Even scheme in National Capital

Delhi Traffic Police on Wednesday issued a total 406 challans on the third day of Odd-Even vehicle scheme

Delhi air pollution updates: 'Stop stubble burning on priority', SC directs Punjab, Haryana, UP to give incentives, subsidised machinery to farmers
India

Delhi air pollution updates: 'Stop stubble burning on priority', SC directs Punjab, Haryana, UP to give incentives, subsidised machinery to farmers

SC on Delhi air pollution LIVE Updates: A Special Bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Arun Mishra on Wednesday directed the Haryana, Punjab, and Uttar Pradesh governments to provide an incentive of Rs 100 per quintal to the states' farmers in seven days.

Delhi air pollution: SC gives Punjab, Haryana 7 days to implement action plan, says it is question of life or death for crores
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Delhi air pollution: SC gives Punjab, Haryana 7 days to implement action plan, says it is question of life or death for crores

A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court hearing petitions regarding the rising levels of air pollution in Delhi, on Wednesday gave the authorities seven days to formulate a plan to buy crop from cultivators.

AQI in Delhi and NCR: After breaching 'severe' mark, air quality in region improves but remains 'very poor'; IMD predicts light shower on Thursday
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AQI in Delhi and NCR: After breaching 'severe' mark, air quality in region improves but remains 'very poor'; IMD predicts light shower on Thursday

Considering the alarming levels of pollution, Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) re implemented the Odd-Even scheme in Delhi from 4 November. On the third day of the scheme today, the AQI level in the morning was recorded as 276 or 'poor' according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

Day two of Odd-Even scheme: 384 challans issued in Delhi till 2 pm; Manish Sisodia says public 'religiously following' rule
India

Day two of Odd-Even scheme: 384 challans issued in Delhi till 2 pm; Manish Sisodia says public 'religiously following' rule

According to official data, 384 challans have been issued in Delhi till 2 pm on Tuesday, while on Monday, the first day of the odd-even implementation, 271 challans were issued

Delhi pollution: PMO sets up panel to monitor air quality in National Capital as smog lifts, visibility levels improve to 'normal'
India

Delhi pollution: PMO sets up panel to monitor air quality in National Capital as smog lifts, visibility levels improve to 'normal'

Amid a flurry of activity from various authorities to try to combat the alarming levels of air pollution in Delhi, the smog lifted on Tuesday after a week-long siege in the National Capital. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that winds gusting up to 25 kilometres per hour were 'flushing pollutants out faster'

Delhi Air Pollution Updates: NGT recommends compensation to daily-wage workers after SC bans construction, demolition activities in National Capital
India

Delhi Air Pollution Updates: NGT recommends compensation to daily-wage workers after SC bans construction, demolition activities in National Capital

Delhi Air Pollution LIVE Updates: The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday recommended to the Centre that a stipend or compensation be given to daily-wage labourers who have become unemployed as a result of the ban on construction activities to bring down the severe pollution levels in Delhi.

Odd-Even scheme 2019: Day One gets mixed reactions from Twitterrati; some want it to be permanent, others are not convinced
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Odd-Even scheme 2019: Day One gets mixed reactions from Twitterrati; some want it to be permanent, others are not convinced

As the pollution levels visibly dropped, making way for a clearer sky, Delhiites took to Twitter to react to the improved weather conditions.

Delhi air pollution: Crucifying Arvind Kejriwal alone for bad air is unfair; Centre, Haryana, Punjab are equally responsible
India

Delhi air pollution: Crucifying Arvind Kejriwal alone for bad air is unfair; Centre, Haryana, Punjab are equally responsible

What is more alarming is the fact that choking of Delhi post-Diwali is an annual phenomenon while the Union environment ministry and the state governments of Punjab and Haryana, who should have ensured to take care of their bit, have again been found napping.