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
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
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
'Prevent Delhi from becoming a gas chamber': Arvind Kejriwal appeals to Punjab, Haryana govts to take steps to stop stubble burning
'I appeal to the Punjab and Haryana governments with folded hands on behalf of the residents of Delhi to take strong steps and prevent Delhi from becoming a gas chamber. At our level, we are making all possible efforts and will continue to do so', Arvind Kejriwal tweeted
Delhi records season's worst air quality as overall AQI stands at 315; SC-mandated EPCA expected to announce stricter remedial steps
Two days before Diwali, Delhi's air quality dropped to season's worst, with the decreased wind speed leading to accumulation of pollutants and affecting dispersion.
Several areas in Delhi NCR region record 'very poor' air quality; overall AQI reading reached 299 on Tuesday, says CPCB
Many areas in the Delhi-NCR recorded air quality in the 'very poor' category, with particulate matter less than 10 micrometres in diameter being the primary pollutant.
Delhi air quality plummets to 'very poor': SAFAR advises minimal physical exertion; heavy fog delays 11 trains
People residing in Delhi woke up to another cold and gloomy morning as the temperature remained below normal level and a thick blanket of fog engulfed the region on Thursday. The maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 21 degree Celsius and 5 degree Celsius respectively.
Delhi air quality slips to 'very poor' day after recording 'unusual improvement'; agencies attribute it to decline in wind speed
The overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 320 — in the "very poor" category, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Anand Vihar recorded "severe" air quality. The AQI in 23 areas was registered in the "very poor" category, while the situation was "poor" in 12 areas. The level of PM2.5 was recorded at 179, and the PM10 level was recorded at 338.
Mumbai records 'poor' air quality post-Diwali celebrations; after Delhi, smog grips financial capital
As the denizens of Mumbai did not show any restraint in bursting crackers, the quality of air plummeted, entering the poor category of air quality.
Delhi-NCR air quality remains 'very poor' despite action against errants; stubble burning recorded in Uttar Pradesh
Delhi's air pollution level remained in the "very poor category" on Saturday, with the Air Quality Index remaining between 300 and 400, PM 2.5 levels being at 177, and PM 10 levels being at 334 as of 9 am. State bodies are taking extreme steps to control the pollution levels in the national capital.
Delhi-NCR's overall air quality remains 'very poor'; Pitampura, Dhirpur 'severe' even as authorities intensify anti-pollution drive
According to the Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority for the National Capital Region (EPCA), the overall PM10 level in Delhi on Friday morning was 380 by the latest measure and the PM2.5 level was 214, both of which fall in the 'very poor' category.
Delhi-NCR continues to choke as air quality remains 'very poor'; 21 planned Metros to boost public transport
As per the latest data on Thursday morning, Delhi's Chandni Chowk, Dhirpur and Mathura Road areas recorded 'severe' levels of air pollution. Whereas, 13 areas in the capital city showed 'hazardous' Air-Quality Index (AQI) levels.
Air quality in 16 of 36 Delhi regions 'severe or severe-plus'; pollution in Faridabad 25 times higher than safe standards
Among the most polluted regions in Delhi were Dwarka, Anand Vihar, Rohini, Mundaka, Bawana, Mathura Raod, Delhi Technical University, Jahangirpuri, Narela, Nehru Nagar, Delhi University North Campus, Punjabi Bagh, R.K. Puram, Sonia Vihar, Vivek Vihar and Wazirpur.
As fire at Bhalswa landfill adds to Delhi’s smog, experts push for segregating waste at source, formalising garbage collection
Delhi is all set to turn into a gas chamber once again and the methane from landfills like Bhalswa will only add to its woes. Experts suggest NCR needs a long-term solution, and segregating waste could be good place to start with
With more regions now suffering a "severe or severe-plus" air-quality, the top four most polluted regions in Delhi included Jahangirpuri in north Delhi, Mundaka in west-Delhi, Dwarka sub-city in south-Delhi, Anand Vihar in east-Delhi.
The overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi recorded at 4 pm on Monday was 218 which falls in the poor category, according to SAFAR.
Delhi's air quality improves to 'poor' but toxic haze continues to envelop parts of national capital
Delhi's air quality improved to 'poor' on Wednesday, even as a toxic haze continued to envelop parts of the national capital with nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and other pollutants.
Delhi air quality 'near severe' after stubble burning in Punjab increases; EPCA warns smog may return from 25 November
The air quality in Delhi and NCR worsened further on Tuesday due to an increase in stubble burning in neighboring Punjab and Haryana
Sharp decline in Delhi air quality as pollution levels worsen, visibility drops to 50 metres but Met dept says fog, not smog
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said high moisture level in the air has trapped emissions from local sources and hanging low over the city in the absence of wind.
Delhi woke up to a choking blanket of smog on Tuesday as air quality in the world's most polluted capital city reached hazardous levels