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Delhi bans firecrackers ahead of Diwali as COVID-19 cases rise, pollution worsens
India

Delhi bans firecrackers ahead of Diwali as COVID-19 cases rise, pollution worsens

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal also appealed to people to join him and his ministers in a 'Laxmi Pujan' programme to be organised by the AAP government this Diwali instead of bursting crackers

Arvind Kejriwal launches campaign to tackle air pollution, urges people to switch off engines at traffic signals
India

Arvind Kejriwal launches campaign to tackle air pollution, urges people to switch off engines at traffic signals

Delhi has recently recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 315, which falls under 'very poor' category. The last time the air quality hit such a poor level was in February

Delhi smog: Air quality deteriorates to severe again
Health

Delhi smog: Air quality deteriorates to severe again

WHO Global Platform on Air Quality and Health data show that air pollution in New Delhi is 14.3 times over the safe limit set by the WHO.

Dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR: Low visibility delays flights, trains; air quality drops to 'poor' after slight improvement over weekend
India

Dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR: Low visibility delays flights, trains; air quality drops to 'poor' after slight improvement over weekend

Delhi-NCR on Monday woke up to a thick blanket of fog that made transportation difficult in the National Capital Region and rendered visibility to dangerously low levels. Air quality also dipped to the 'poor' category again after a slight improvement over the weekend.

Delhi's air quality worsens; visibility drops below 50 meters; fog disrupts rail traffic, derails 13 trains
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Delhi's air quality worsens; visibility drops below 50 meters; fog disrupts rail traffic, derails 13 trains

Railways said that the Rewa-Anand Vihar Superfast Express, Guwahati-New Delhi Express and Hyderabad-Delhi-Telangana Express were delayed by two hours each owing to low visibility due to fog.

Severe pollution in Delhi forces residents to celebrate Christmas indoors; air quality remains at 'severe to emergency' levels
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Severe pollution in Delhi forces residents to celebrate Christmas indoors; air quality remains at 'severe to emergency' levels

On Christmas Day, the air quality index of Delhi averaged 420, slightly better than 449-450 the previous two days, which was the worst this year.

As Delhi’s air quality slides back towards ‘severe’, authorities may induce artificial rain over NCR this week
India

As Delhi’s air quality slides back towards ‘severe’, authorities may induce artificial rain over NCR this week

Cloud seeding for artificial rain would be done in Delhi once the meteorological conditions are stable, a senior official said

Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' due to 'unfavourable' meteorological conditions; EPCA restricts construction to daytime
India

Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' due to 'unfavourable' meteorological conditions; EPCA restricts construction to daytime

Delhi's air quality turned 'severe' Monday as the pollution level increased due to unfavourable meteorological conditions, even as the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA directed authorities to allow construction only during the daytime and not charge toll from heavy vehicles stationed at Delhi border.

Delhi pollution: Pair of clean artificial lungs installed before Diwali turns completely black in six days
India

Delhi pollution: Pair of clean artificial lungs installed before Diwali turns completely black in six days

According to data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the overall air quality index (AQI) on Friday was recorded at 426, which falls in the "severe" category.

Delhi Air Pollution: Six smart ways to deal with bad air in your city and home
News & Analysis

Delhi Air Pollution: Six smart ways to deal with bad air in your city and home

Considering how bad winters can get, seeing Air Purifiers and masks as necessities is a good idea.

Delhi's air quality index slips to 'very poor'; pollution worsens as firefighting operation at Bhalswa landfill continues
India

Delhi's air quality index slips to 'very poor'; pollution worsens as firefighting operation at Bhalswa landfill continues

The Central Pollution Control Board recorded the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi at 312 at 11 am.

Days after Dussehra, Delhi's air quality index still in 'poor' category, deterioration due to Bhalswa landfill fire
India

Days after Dussehra, Delhi's air quality index still in 'poor' category, deterioration due to Bhalswa landfill fire

The air quality in Delhi had shown signs of improvement on Monday as it moved from 'very poor' to 'poor' category, but experts said it could deteriorate in the coming days due to toxic air coming out of a fire at Bhalswa landfill site.

Delhi air pollution: Visibility drops to 700 metres as 'hazardous' smog continues to torment national capital
India

Delhi air pollution: Visibility drops to 700 metres as 'hazardous' smog continues to torment national capital

poor visibility was recorded in several parts of the national capital as smog continued to engulf Delhi air

Delhi resident urges Barack Obama to wear face mask to raise awareness on air pollution
India

Delhi resident urges Barack Obama to wear face mask to raise awareness on air pollution

Delhi resident has urged former US president Barack Obama to wear a face mask during his scheduled town hall meeting

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'

NGT slams AAP govt, demands action over Delhi's filthy air
India

NGT slams AAP govt, demands action over Delhi's filthy air

India's environmental court slammed the Delhi government on Wednesday for failing to improve its notoriously toxic air, as the capital spent another day blanketed in grey smog.