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Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category; minimum temperature slips to 9.8 degrees Celsius
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Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category; minimum temperature slips to 9.8 degrees Celsius

The 24-hour average air quality index read 329. It stood at 389 on Monday. The National Capital had recorded air quality in the severe category for three days on the trot

Air pollution: Schools shut indefinitely as smog worsens in Delhi-NCR
India

Air pollution: Schools shut indefinitely as smog worsens in Delhi-NCR

Government office employees were asked to operate from home (WFH) at 100 percent capacity for a week, while private offices were issued an advisory to go for WFH (work from home) option as much as possible

Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category, likely to improve tomorrow
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Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category, likely to improve tomorrow

To combat pollution, the Delhi government had on Wednesday issued 10 directions, including a ban on the entry of trucks carrying non-essential items in the city and closure of schools and colleges till further orders

Delhi air quality remains 'very poor', mercury dips to 10.9 degrees Celsius
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Delhi air quality remains 'very poor', mercury dips to 10.9 degrees Celsius

According to the concerned authorities, the air quality is likely to improve "significantly" from Sunday owing to relatively strong winds and reach "poor category"

Air pollution didn't drop during COVID-19 lockdown in India as thought: Study
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Air pollution didn't drop during COVID-19 lockdown in India as thought: Study

The study says that blue skies and an absence of visible smog can be deceiving and hide pollutants that could potentially cause health issues

‘TV debates causing more pollution’: SC pulls up media during hearing on Delhi's air pollution
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‘TV debates causing more pollution’: SC pulls up media during hearing on Delhi's air pollution

The oral remarks came in response to the submission of senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Delhi government, that stubble burning was one of the contributors to air pollution

Centre proposes slew of measures to reduce air pollution in Delhi-NCR
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Centre proposes slew of measures to reduce air pollution in Delhi-NCR

Delhi-NCR recorded its air quality in the very poor category on Wednesday morning and no major improvement is likely until Sunday, authorities said.

Delhi air pollution: From shutting schools to banning construction, a look at the Capital's yearly 'unbreathable' problem
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Delhi air pollution: From shutting schools to banning construction, a look at the Capital's yearly 'unbreathable' problem

Delhi's government has been vowing for years to clean up the city's air. The burning of agricultural waste in Delhi's neighbouring states — a major contributor to the city's pollution levels every winter — has continued despite a Supreme Court ban.

How air purifiers work, why they are important and different features; what you need to know
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How air purifiers work, why they are important and different features; what you need to know

Working in a closed system, air purifiers use fans to suck in the outside air. The air is then filtered and pushed out as clean air. The filters of the air purifier is made out of - paper, fibreglass, fibre and mesh

Delhi's air quality worsened due to surge in farm fires, bursting of crackers on 'purpose' says Gopal Rai
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Delhi's air quality worsened due to surge in farm fires, bursting of crackers on 'purpose' says Gopal Rai

The environment minister lashed out at the BJP, accusing it of instigating people to 'burst firecrackers on purpose' despite a ban on it this Diwali as Delhi chokes under of toxic air

Mercury falls below freezing point in Kashmir; IMD says second cyclonic storm set to hit Tamil Nadu, Kerala
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Mercury falls below freezing point in Kashmir; IMD says second cyclonic storm set to hit Tamil Nadu, Kerala

Meanwhile, the air pollution in Delhi deteriorated to the "very poor" category and was predicted to worsen with calm winds and low temperature allowing the accumulation of pollutants

Cold weather prevails in north India; Tamil Nadu, Pondichery likely to receive more rainfall next week
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Cold weather prevails in north India; Tamil Nadu, Pondichery likely to receive more rainfall next week

Delhi's air quality also improved to the "moderate" category due to favourable wind speed and is likely to get even better, according to the Centre's Air Quality Early Warning System

Kashmir gets season's first snowfall as temperature dips in North India; Andhra, Tamil Nadu brace for severe cyclone
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Kashmir gets season's first snowfall as temperature dips in North India; Andhra, Tamil Nadu brace for severe cyclone

Delhi experienced a cold wave where the minimum temperature dropped to 6.3 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the month of November since 2003

Delhi pollution: Over 70 lakh litres of water sprinkled at 13 spots in one month to curb dust
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Delhi pollution: Over 70 lakh litres of water sprinkled at 13 spots in one month to curb dust

Fifteen fire tenders have been pressed into service to sprinkle water at identified hotspots, and around 45 personnel have been deployed for the task

Delhi records 'very poor' air quality, likely to enter 'severe' category on Diwali, says IMD
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Delhi records 'very poor' air quality, likely to enter 'severe' category on Diwali, says IMD

A fresh western disturbance is likely to increase the wind speed and improve the air quality in Delhi-NCR post Diwali, according to IMD

Air quality remains in 'severe' category in Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurugram
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Air quality remains in 'severe' category in Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurugram

The Air Quality Index in the four NCR cities was between 401 and 500 on Sunday. The CPCB says AQI in "severe" category seriously impacts those with existing diseases

Farm fires, calm winds, low temperatures push Delhi air quality to worst since November 2019
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Farm fires, calm winds, low temperatures push Delhi air quality to worst since November 2019

People complained of itchy throats and watery eyes while health experts said air pollution has become a serious concern for residents amid the pandemic

Delhi records 'very poor' AQI of 369; SAFAR predicts significant improvement from Monday
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Delhi records 'very poor' AQI of 369; SAFAR predicts significant improvement from Monday

Delhi recorded an average AQI of 374 on Friday, 395 on Thursday, 297 on Wednesday, 312 on Tuesday and 353 on Monday

Daily COVID-19 cases drop below 50,000; lowest fatality rate since 22 March, says Centre
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Daily COVID-19 cases drop below 50,000; lowest fatality rate since 22 March, says Centre

Meanwhile, Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar joined the list of ministers and politicians who have tested positive for COVID-19

Stubble burning: SC keeps its 16 Oct order in abeyance after Centre says law being drafted to curb air pollution
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Stubble burning: SC keeps its 16 Oct order in abeyance after Centre says law being drafted to curb air pollution

In its 16 October order, SC had appointed one-man panel of retired apex court judge Justice Madan B Lokur to monitor the steps taken by neighbouring states to prevent stubble burning