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Delhi records 'poor' air quality; condition likely to improve due to depression over Bay of Bengal, says IMD
India

Delhi records 'poor' air quality; condition likely to improve due to depression over Bay of Bengal, says IMD

A SAFAR report said that stubble fire has a marginal impact on Delhi AQI, which is likely to reduce due to change in wind direction

Dharmendra Pradhan reviews BS-VI fuel roll-out plan from 1 April; says upgradation to bring down sulphur level
Business

Dharmendra Pradhan reviews BS-VI fuel roll-out plan from 1 April; says upgradation to bring down sulphur level

India will leapfrog to BS-VI, equivalent to Euro-VI grade fuel, from current BS-IV fuel from 1 April in a bid to cut vehicular emissions.

Maharashtra's road to cleaner air, curbing pollution runs through innovation, experimentation
science

Maharashtra's road to cleaner air, curbing pollution runs through innovation, experimentation

In practice, existing laws and policies invite widespread non-compliance; environmental objectives are perceived as incompatible with growth.

Delhi's air quality plunges to 'very poor' category, AQI docked at 336 as of Monday morning
India

Delhi's air quality plunges to 'very poor' category, AQI docked at 336 as of Monday morning

Chandni Chowk, Pusa Road, and Lodhi Road had an AQI of 336, 304 and 316

No relief from pollution despite rains in Delhi; air quality of National Capital 'poor' as of Friday morning, says SAFAR
India

No relief from pollution despite rains in Delhi; air quality of National Capital 'poor' as of Friday morning, says SAFAR

According to weather experts, winds due to prevalence of western disturbance are not making any significant difference in dispersing pollutants in Delhi

Delhi saw 183 days of poor-to-severe air in 2019: Air quality improving but situation out of control, govt to tell parliamentary panel
India

Delhi saw 183 days of poor-to-severe air in 2019: Air quality improving but situation out of control, govt to tell parliamentary panel

Delhi is choking on toxic air and 183 days of 2019 witnessed poor and severe air quality that endangered millions of lives

Health warning in Melbourne, air quality down to 'hazardous' due to Australia's bushfires
science

Health warning in Melbourne, air quality down to 'hazardous' due to Australia's bushfires

Health warnings were issued after a thick haze from the bushfires in Victoria descended on Melbourne.

Delhi’s air quality hovers at very poor; SAFAR advises against outdoor physical activities during early morning, after sunset
India

Delhi’s air quality hovers at very poor; SAFAR advises against outdoor physical activities during early morning, after sunset

Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 264 and PM 10 at 260, both in 'poor category' in the Lodhi Road area

Delhi air quality ‘very poor’ as air quality index crosses 370; SAFAR issues advisory to asthma and heart patients
India

Delhi air quality ‘very poor’ as air quality index crosses 370; SAFAR issues advisory to asthma and heart patients

Air quality in Delhi remained dismal on Sunday with air quality index (AQI) crossing 350 in most parts of the capital and shallow fog is expected to envelop the national capital throughout the day

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day; calm surface winds, less ventilation coefficient allowing pollutant accumulation, says SAFAR
India

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day; calm surface winds, less ventilation coefficient allowing pollutant accumulation, says SAFAR

According to SAFAR, rise in air pollution in Delhi is because of the prevalence of calm surface winds, a decrease in ventilation coefficient which creates a conducive environment for pollutant accumulation

Delhi battles to breathe as air quality plunges to ‘very poor’ category; AQI at 334 as of Thursday morning, says SAFAR
India

Delhi battles to breathe as air quality plunges to ‘very poor’ category; AQI at 334 as of Thursday morning, says SAFAR

Air Quality Index in Delhi is at 334 with PM2.5 at 164 and PM10 at 272, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research

Delhi air quality turns ‘very poor’ on Wednesday morning; AQI to deteriorate further, predicts SAFAR
India

Delhi air quality turns ‘very poor’ on Wednesday morning; AQI to deteriorate further, predicts SAFAR

According to SAFAR, overall AQI of Delhi was at 305 in Delhi, in the lower end of 'very poor' category at 8:30 am on Wednesday

Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories
India

Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories

At several major junctions of the national capital Delhi, the Air Quality Index oscillated between 'poor' and 'very poor' category

AQI at Delhi's Rohini, Anand Vihar, Bawana enters 'severe' zone; calm winds, high humidity led to accumulation of pollutants, says IMD
India

AQI at Delhi's Rohini, Anand Vihar, Bawana enters 'severe' zone; calm winds, high humidity led to accumulation of pollutants, says IMD

The AQI at Rohini (411), Anand Vihar (411) and Bawana (404) entered the severe zone in the morning, according to the India Meteorological Department, very low wind speed and high humidity due to a shallow fog in the morning led to accumulation of pollutants

Arvind Kejriwal says no need to extend Odd-Even scheme as skies are clear; Delhi air quality remains in 'poor' category
India

Arvind Kejriwal says no need to extend Odd-Even scheme as skies are clear; Delhi air quality remains in 'poor' category

The air quality in Delhi improved marginally on Monday but remained in the 'poor' category for the second consecutive day

74% parents in Delhi, NCR want annual scheduled ‘smog break’ in schools from 1-20 Nov, finds survey; can compensate by reducing leaves from summer, winter, spring breaks
India

74% parents in Delhi, NCR want annual scheduled ‘smog break’ in schools from 1-20 Nov, finds survey; can compensate by reducing leaves from summer, winter, spring breaks

Smog break could be compensated with reduction of leaves from summer, winter, spring breaks combined to ensure study calendar is not affected

Odd-Even ends in Delhi: A look at how National Capital's air quality fared during the scheme
India

Odd-Even ends in Delhi: A look at how National Capital's air quality fared during the scheme

Firstpost looked at the AQI levels in Delhi between 1 November to 15 November to see how Delhi's air quality fared during the time the scheme was implemented.

Bihar bans use of 15-year-old government and commercial vehicles; decision made to curb rising pollution in state
India

Bihar bans use of 15-year-old government and commercial vehicles; decision made to curb rising pollution in state

According to chief secretary Deepak Kumar, the decision was taken by chief minister Nitish Kumar at a high-level meeting which was held in the backdrop of rising pollution in some districts of the state