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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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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

Delhi Cabinet approves smog tower installation in Connaught Place; project is 'first of its kind', says Kejriwal
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Delhi Cabinet approves smog tower installation in Connaught Place; project is 'first of its kind', says Kejriwal

The Delhi government is also setting up a panel of national-level transplantation agencies whose services can be availed for relocation of trees

Arvind Kejriwal launches anti-air pollution campaign in Delhi, says polluted air can be life-threatening in view of COVID-19
India

Arvind Kejriwal launches anti-air pollution campaign in Delhi, says polluted air can be life-threatening in view of COVID-19

Kejriwal said a 'war room' is being set up to monitor all anti-pollution measures being taken by his government and also creating a 'Green Delhi' mobile application

SC pulls up IIT-Bombay for backing out of smog tower project in Delhi, warns of action
India

SC pulls up IIT-Bombay for backing out of smog tower project in Delhi, warns of action

The top court had directed IIT-Bombay to take responsibility for the project — a large air purifier in Delhi's Connaught Place to tackle air pollution

Newly-appointed Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai to chair high-level meeting today to chalk out action plan to tackle air pollution
India

Newly-appointed Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai to chair high-level meeting today to chalk out action plan to tackle air pollution

Newly-appointed Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai has convened a high-level meeting of officers on 20 February to chalk out an action plan to tackle air pollution in the Delhi.

Why Delhi's perennial air pollution isn't election issue for AAP, BJP or Congress: It's not a political problem yet
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Why Delhi's perennial air pollution isn't election issue for AAP, BJP or Congress: It's not a political problem yet

People who live in Delhi have just got used to it. For them the issue of pollution is akin to a broken road or an overflowing sewer in the locality. It might be resolved eventually or might not be resolved at all. There is an urgent need to politicise the debate on pollution in Delhi so that Delhi's citizens can hold their politicians accountable for their laxity and follies.

AAP takes to town hall meets to win Delhi voters, pits Kejriwal's conversational dialogue against Modi's monologue, Mann ki Baat
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AAP takes to town hall meets to win Delhi voters, pits Kejriwal's conversational dialogue against Modi's monologue, Mann ki Baat

In the chilly Delhi winters, mercury is soaring among the rank and file of Aam Aadmi Party workers as over a thousand voters gathered in the Durgapuri chowk area of Rohtas Nagar Assembly to listen to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Assembly polls: Will make National Capital pollution-free if re-elected, says Arvind Kejriwal at third town hall
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Delhi Assembly polls: Will make National Capital pollution-free if re-elected, says Arvind Kejriwal at third town hall

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday assured that he will make the National Capital pollution-free in the next five years if re-elected in the upcoming Assembly polls, saying though a lot of work has been done by his government during its present term, much more needs to be achieved in the coming years.

Delhi air pollution hearing: 'Better to kill all in one go'; Supreme Court slams Punjab and Haryana govts for increase in stubble-burning
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Delhi air pollution hearing: 'Better to kill all in one go'; Supreme Court slams Punjab and Haryana govts for increase in stubble-burning

A bench of justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta took serious note of stubble burning in the two states and said that the life span of millions of citizens has shortened and people are suffocating due to pollution in Delhi-NCR.

'Ironical': As Delhi chokes under 'severe' and 'hazardous' air, Twitter slams Prayas for making kids run in marathon without protective masks
India

'Ironical': As Delhi chokes under 'severe' and 'hazardous' air, Twitter slams Prayas for making kids run in marathon without protective masks

Delhi is one of the world's most polluted cities, a sobering fact its residents are reminded of every winter when the visibility in the city is low and mostly remains engulfed by thick smog.

Air quality in Delhi-NCR remains in 'severe' category; likely to improve by Friday, says SAFAR
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Air quality in Delhi-NCR remains in 'severe' category; likely to improve by Friday, says SAFAR

The air quality in Delhi and NCR region remained in the 'Severe' category on Thursday morning as the private and government-run schools in the national capital remained closed for Thursday and Wednesday