The air quality in the national capital has remained in the 'very poor' or the 'severe' category on most days in November so far.
The bench said as of now, the action is proposed after air quality has deteriorated and directed the commission to take preventive advance measures to deal with the rise in air pollution
Delhi's air quality improves slightly but remains in 'very poor' category; ban on construction, demolition activities lifted
The Air Quality Index in the national capital is likely to improve to the 'poor' or 'lower end of very poor' category in the next two days
The National Capital recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 330 on Sunday as against 437 the previous day
It acts like a 'cap' on the upward movement of air from the layers below. That 'cap', which traps cold air under the hot air, acts like a lid and keeps smoke and other pollutants from rising into the atmosphere and dispersing
Stubble burning accounted for six percent of PM2.5 pollution in Delhi. The rest of the pollution is due to local sources, said Gufran Beig, the founder project director of SAFAR.
WHO releases new air quality guidelines that aims to protect people from the adverse effects of air pollution
The new WHO guidelines recommend lower air quality levels for six pollutants, including ozone, nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and carbon monoxide.
SAFAR: India's first framework for air quality forecast accepted globally, says project director Gufran Beig
The framework, mandated under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) and developed under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, is being used to make air quality forecasts in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad
Air pollution 'is now recognized as the single biggest environmental threat to human health' said Dr. Dorota Jarosinska, WHO Europe program manager for living and working environments
Air-quality specialists in Australia have recommended that air purifiers with high-efficiency particulate air (Hepa) filters be installed in all classrooms
Keep your house as protected from smoke as possible by keeping the windows closed and use a portable air cleaner.
The most polluted capital cities in the world last year were New Delhi and Dhaka with Jakarta, Kathmandu, Islamabad, Hanoi and Beijing all in the top 20.
In places where air quality is 'moderate' or below, only green crackers be sold and the timings for bursting of crackers will be restricted to two hours during festivals
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
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.
In practice, existing laws and policies invite widespread non-compliance; environmental objectives are perceived as incompatible with growth.
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
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
Delhi is choking on toxic air and 183 days of 2019 witnessed poor and severe air quality that endangered millions of lives
Health warnings were issued after a thick haze from the bushfires in Victoria descended on Melbourne.