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India vs Bangladesh: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly thanks teams for playing first T20I despite 'tough conditions' in smog-hit Delhi
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India vs Bangladesh: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly thanks teams for playing first T20I despite 'tough conditions' in smog-hit Delhi

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Monday thanked Indian captain Rohit Sharma and the Bangladesh cricket team for agreeing to play the first T20I despite severe air pollution in the national capital.

Manohar Lal Khattar announces cash incentives for reporting stubble-burning as Delhi AQI enters 'severe' category,
India

Manohar Lal Khattar announces cash incentives for reporting stubble-burning as Delhi AQI enters 'severe' category,

Amid calls for stopping stubble-burning in states adjoining Delhi, which is facing severe dip in air quality, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday announced cash incentives for those reporting such incidents and directed officials to encourage farmers to opt alternatives.

Mumbai records lowest February temperatures in 10 years over the weekend; mercury expected to rise from Monday
India

Mumbai records lowest February temperatures in 10 years over the weekend; mercury expected to rise from Monday

Mumbai recorded the lowest February temperatures over Friday and Saturday in at least a decade as maximum temperatures in most parts of the city dropped to 24° Celsius. The coldest February day was last recorded in 2014 at 26.3° Celsius, reports said.

Pollution turns artificial lungs installed in Lucknow black in 24 hours; experts point to ‘loopholes’ in govt’s clean air policy
India

Pollution turns artificial lungs installed in Lucknow black in 24 hours; experts point to ‘loopholes’ in govt’s clean air policy

Raising concerns over the increasing levels of pollution in Uttar Pradesh, artificial lungs installed near Nagar Nigam office in Lalbagh area turned black within 24 hours.

Delhi pollution: Air quality worsens to ‘very poor’ after few days of respite; people advised to cut down on outdoor activities
India

Delhi pollution: Air quality worsens to ‘very poor’ after few days of respite; people advised to cut down on outdoor activities

After a few days of respite, the overall air quality index (AQI) deteriorated again to the 'very poor' category on Sunday in the national capital after the level of harmful pollutants shot up.

Light rain in Delhi does little to improve 'very poor' air quality; low visibility due to fog delays 13 trains
India

Light rain in Delhi does little to improve 'very poor' air quality; low visibility due to fog delays 13 trains

Light downpour that hit some areas of the national capital and its adjoining regions failed to improve the overall air quality index on Monday.

Delhi pollution: BJP demands all-party meeting to find solution, accuses Arvind Kejriwal of only discussing ‘private’ issues
India

Delhi pollution: BJP demands all-party meeting to find solution, accuses Arvind Kejriwal of only discussing ‘private’ issues

With Delhi's air quality remaining in the 'severe' category for the last three days, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday demanded Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal call an all-party meeting to find a solution to the recurring crisis.

Delhi environment minister finds 'serious violations' of dust control norms while inspecting RMC plants in Burari; orders strict action
India

Delhi environment minister finds 'serious violations' of dust control norms while inspecting RMC plants in Burari; orders strict action

These plants were being operated by a private operator. Delhi environment minister Imran Hussain was accompanied by Burari Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and Delhi police officers.

Delhi's air quality drops to 'very poor' due to unabated stubble burning, virtually no winds
India

Delhi's air quality drops to 'very poor' due to unabated stubble burning, virtually no winds

Delhi-NCR started inhaling toxins again with virtually no winds and cases of stubble burning in the national capital

Delhi smog : Air quality deteriorates to 'very poor', expected to remain for next three days
India

Delhi smog : Air quality deteriorates to 'very poor', expected to remain for next three days

Delhi smog : After slight improvements, air quality deteriorates to 'very poor'

Delhi smog: Companies allow work from home, flexible hours, distribute anti-pollution masks to ensure staff wellness
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Delhi smog: Companies allow work from home, flexible hours, distribute anti-pollution masks to ensure staff wellness

companies operating in the Delhi-NCR region are offering the much-needed assistance to protect its employees against health hazards.