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Delhi’s air quality improves as wind speed increases, expected to dip from Monday owing to fresh western disturbances
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Delhi’s air quality improves as wind speed increases, expected to dip from Monday owing to fresh western disturbances

The overall air quality index in Delhi read at 254 at 9.45 am, down from 312 at 4 pm on Saturday

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

Delhi's air quality plunges to 'very poor' category, likely to worsen in next two days due to western disturbance, says Skymet
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Delhi's air quality plunges to 'very poor' category, likely to worsen in next two days due to western disturbance, says Skymet

Apart from Delhi, Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, and Ghaziabad too are going to be impacted by the worsening air quality.

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

Delhi pollution: After five days of breathing toxic air, respite for National Capital, NCR as over all air quality index improves to 'poor' category
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Delhi pollution: After five days of breathing toxic air, respite for National Capital, NCR as over all air quality index improves to 'poor' category

After almost five consecutive days of choking on toxic air, Delhi and neighbouring NCR on Sunday woke up to some respite with the Air Quality Index (AQI) improving to 'poor' category from 'severe' category on Saturday

Smog dissipates over Delhi-NCR as high-velocity winds bring respite from high pollution levels
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Smog dissipates over Delhi-NCR as high-velocity winds bring respite from high pollution levels

Schools in Delhi and neighbouring Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida also reopened on Saturday after remaining shut for two days in view of a harmful spike in air pollution.

Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category, overall AQI docks at 412; National Capital to expect clear skies with minimum temperatures reaching 28°C
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Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category, overall AQI docks at 412; National Capital to expect clear skies with minimum temperatures reaching 28°C

The National Capital witnessed a dip in pollution levels on Saturday morning even as the air quality in the city remained in the 'severe' category

Delhi records AQI of 458 as air quality remains 'severe'; Gautam Gambhir and 24 MPs skip crucial parliamentary meet on pollution
India

Delhi records AQI of 458 as air quality remains 'severe'; Gautam Gambhir and 24 MPs skip crucial parliamentary meet on pollution

Delhi remained blanketed by a thick smog for the fourth consecutive day on Friday as unfavourable weather hampered the dispersion of pollutants, with improvement in air quality expected only by Sunday.

Delhi Air Pollution Updates: AAP slams Gautam Gambhir for skipping parliamentary meet; SC asks DPCC to conduct random checks on three-wheelers
India

Delhi Air Pollution Updates: AAP slams Gautam Gambhir for skipping parliamentary meet; SC asks DPCC to conduct random checks on three-wheelers

Delhi Air Pollution LIVE Updates: The Supreme Court on Friday asked Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to conduct random checks on three-wheelers running on polluting fuels and to file a report about it. It also said that the Odd-Even scheme may not be a permanent solution, especially when the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) stated that cars constitute three percent of pollution levels.

Gautam Gambhir, top officials skip key parliamentary meet on Delhi air pollution; ex-cricketer says 'work will speak for itself' after criticism
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Gautam Gambhir, top officials skip key parliamentary meet on Delhi air pollution; ex-cricketer says 'work will speak for itself' after criticism

According to sources, members present at the meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development were upset with those absent and plan to raise the issue with the Speaker.

Odd-Even rule in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal says final call on extension of scheme to be taken on Monday as air quality likely to improve
India

Odd-Even rule in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal says final call on extension of scheme to be taken on Monday as air quality likely to improve

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said a final call on extending the Odd-Even scheme would be taken on Monday as the air quality is expected to improve in the next two-three days

Parents slam NGO Prayas for exposing school children to toxic air as Delhi's AQI remains in 'severe' category
India

Parents slam NGO Prayas for exposing school children to toxic air as Delhi's AQI remains in 'severe' category

An outdoor activity organised in Delhi on Children’s Day by NGO Prayas on Thursday has attracted severe criticism on social media for exposing kids to severe air pollution

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

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

Daily Bulletin: SC to announce judgments on women's entry into Sabrimala, Rafale verdict review plea today; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC to announce judgments on women's entry into Sabrimala, Rafale verdict review plea today; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Sabarimala verdict: Five-judge constitution bench of SC set to pronounce judgment on women's entry today; Delhi air pollution: SC-mandated body orders closure of schools in Delhi-NCR on Thursday, Friday as AQI touches emergency levels; and more

Delhi air pollution: SC-mandated body orders closure of schools in Delhi-NCR on Thursday, Friday as AQI touches emergency levels
India

Delhi air pollution: SC-mandated body orders closure of schools in Delhi-NCR on Thursday, Friday as AQI touches emergency levels

The Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority EPCA on Wednesday ordered closure of schools in Delhi-NCR for the next two days as pollution in the region hovered close to emergency levels.

Pakistan's Lahore faces smog with AQI touching 447; Punjab province govt orders closure of schools amid criticism for lack of action
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Pakistan's Lahore faces smog with AQI touching 447; Punjab province govt orders closure of schools amid criticism for lack of action

As the level of air pollution escalated again in Delhi after a short respite, the situation of air quality was no better across the border in Pakistan's Lahore, reports indicated on Wednesday.

Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category again; dip in temperature pushes National Capital's AQI to 414
India

Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category again; dip in temperature pushes National Capital's AQI to 414

According to the government air quality monitoring service SAFAR, Delhi's air quality was in 'very poor' category on Monday which turned to severe by the evening. The average AQI stood at 360 on Sunday.

Delhi pollution: Air quality index in National Capital remains in 'very poor' category; AQI recorded at 331 on Monday morning
India

Delhi pollution: Air quality index in National Capital remains in 'very poor' category; AQI recorded at 331 on Monday morning

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'very poor' category on Monday morning. At 10.37 am, the air quality index (AQI) was 331.