Ashok Vihar News
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 pollution: CPCB-led task force recommends closure of industries at hotspots, bar on construction till Wednesday
Delhi's air quality remained in the 'severe' level for the third consecutive day on Monday as wind speed and other meteorological factors remained "highly unfavourable" for dispersion of pollutants.
Eight killed, several injured after 50 vehicles pile-up on Haryana's Rohtak-Rewari highway due to dense fog
Seven people were killed and several injured in a road accident as 50 vehicles piled-up due to dense fog on a busy flyover on the Rohtak-Rewari highway between Delhi and Haryana on Monday morning.
Pollution level in Delhi remains 'severe' for third straight day; CPCB-led task force orders authorities to intensify ground action
Pollution in Delhi remained in the 'severe' level for the third consecutive day as wind speed and other meteorological factors remained "highly unfavourable" for dispersion of pollutants on Monday, according to authorities.
Delhi records second highest pollution level of 2018 today; CPCB advices minimising outdoor exposure, avoiding private vehicles
The national capital witnessed its second-highest pollution level this year on Sunday with authorities saying unfavourable meteorological conditions are likely to keep the air quality in the severe category for the next couple of days.
Delhi's air quality deteriorates with six areas recording 'severe' pollution; further rise predicted over next two days
Six areas in Delhi — Ashok Vihar, Anand Vihar, Burari, Mundaka, Nehru Nagar and Wazirpur — recorded severe air quality, according to the CPCB. Twenty-five areas of the national capital recorded "very poor" air quality, while in four areas it was in the "poor" category, it said.
Delhi pollution: Unfavourable weather air quality 'very poor'; Mundka, Rohini among seven areas with 'severe' AQI
The CPCB said seven areas in Delhi — Ashok Vihar, Anand Vihar, Jahangirpuri, Mundka, Rohini, Vivek Vihar and Wazirpur — recorded 'severe' air quality. Twenty areas in the national capital recorded 'very poor' air quality while it was 'poor' in six areas, it said.
Delhi battles thick haze as 'very poor' air quality takes a toll; wind speed, ventilation index 'extremely unfavourable'
Delhiites woke up to a thick haze hanging over the city as the air quality was recorded in the 'very poor' category. The overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded at 316, according to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.
Delhi engulfed in thick haze with air quality in four regions recorded at 'severe' category, says CPCB
According to the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, a haze has engulfed Delhi and the wind speed and ventilation index are "extremely unfavourable" for dispersion of pollutants.
Pollution in Kolkata worse than Delhi in past 72 hours; experts pin blame on complacency, large number of diesel vehicles
The overall PM 2.5 count at Kolkata's Rabindra Bharti University (RBU) on Thursday was 381, compared to 292.25 in Delhi's Ashok Vihar.
Delhi building collapse: NDMC orders fresh survey to identify dangerous buildings, terminates contract of errant engineer
According to the last survey conducted by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), 181 buildings were found dangerous as on 21 September. On account of rain and collapse of one building at Sawan Park, the authorities said, the survey will seek to find other dangerous houses in the NDMC area
North Delhi mayor Adesh Gupta, who visited the site of the collapsed building at Sawan Park, ordered a detailed inquiry
Woman, four children killed after three-storey building collapses in Delhi's Ashok Vihar; seven injured
A three-storey building collapsed near Sawan Park at Ashok Vihar Phase 3 in Delhi. A call about the incident was received at 9.25 am.
New Delhi-based freelance journalist Aparna Kalra is battling for life after being attacked by unidentified assailants on Wednesday night
A week after being pulled up over leak of Geetika Sharma's postmortem report in the media, the Delhi Police today told court here they were still inquiring into the source and was granted time till September 21 to file a detailed report in the matter.