Delhi Air-pollution

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'Rs 1 crore fine, 5-year jail time': President okays Centre's ordinance to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR
India

'Rs 1 crore fine, 5-year jail time': President okays Centre's ordinance to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR

As per the ordinance, a commission will be set up to monitor the air quality in Delhi and its neighbouring states, consisting of over 20 members who will ensure strict compliance

EPCA says Delhi's air quality may deteriorate to 'severe' on Saturday; urges residents to avoid going out
India

EPCA says Delhi's air quality may deteriorate to 'severe' on Saturday; urges residents to avoid going out

EPCA said that according to SAFAR Delhi could be in severe category tomorrow for some period. However, the uncertainty over the wind direction meant that the situation could either improve or further worsen on 25 Oct

Delhi air pollution: AQI remains in poor category; no improvement expected till 24 October, says SAFAR
India

Delhi air pollution: AQI remains in poor category; no improvement expected till 24 October, says SAFAR

The Delhi government has kick-started its ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign for which it has deployed 2,500 environment marshals at 100 traffic signals

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

Air pollution in Delhi worsens to ‘very poor’ category, first time this season; National Capital registers AQI of 304
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Air pollution in Delhi worsens to ‘very poor’ category, first time this season; National Capital registers AQI of 304

As per a government-run monitoring agency, SAFAR, an increase in stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana, and neighbouring regions of Pakistan have affected the air quality

Newly-appointed Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai to chair high-level meeting today to chalk out action plan to tackle air pollution
India

Newly-appointed Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai to chair high-level meeting today to chalk out action plan to tackle air pollution

Newly-appointed Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai has convened a high-level meeting of officers on 20 February to chalk out an action plan to tackle air pollution in the Delhi.

Delhi Election 2020: National Capital needs govt with a vision of sustainable development to tackle air pollution crisis
Politics

Delhi Election 2020: National Capital needs govt with a vision of sustainable development to tackle air pollution crisis

The new Delhi government should commit to local area planning and citizen monitoring to ensure government policies are relevant and implemented and government representatives are accessible to citizens.

Delhi voters struggled to breathe clean air mere months ago, don't see air pollution as election issue
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Delhi voters struggled to breathe clean air mere months ago, don't see air pollution as election issue

Sustainable moves towards tackling air pollution require policy discussions that don't just feature air pollution in isolation.

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport
Politics

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport

Ahead of the Delhi assembly election, two environmental NGOs have drafted a "green manifesto" demanding a blanket ban on the felling of trees and income tax rebate for those using metro train and bus for travel

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer
science

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer

Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking

Homes in Delhi-NCR have cancer-causing indoor pollutants like formaldehyde: Dyson study
News & Analysis

Homes in Delhi-NCR have cancer-causing indoor pollutants like formaldehyde: Dyson study

The study also revealed that dust mites, moulds and harmful bacterias are also found in these homes.

Delhi rains bring down temperature, improve city's air quality significantly; AQI at 316 as of Friday morning
India

Delhi rains bring down temperature, improve city's air quality significantly; AQI at 316 as of Friday morning

National capital, which received 33.5 millimetres of rain since Thursday, recorded a minimum temperature of 12.8 degrees Celsius and Air Quality Index stood at 316 at 9.45 am which falls in the 'very poor' category as against 428 on Thursday morning

Delhi air quality plunges to ‘severe’ category, AQI at 407 as of Thursday morning; SAFAR advices 'sensitive groups' to reduce prolonged, heavy exertion
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Delhi air quality plunges to ‘severe’ category, AQI at 407 as of Thursday morning; SAFAR advices 'sensitive groups' to reduce prolonged, heavy exertion

At Dhirpur, the AQI was 352 at 8.00 am, while in Mathura Road it was 424, AQI near Chandni Chowk, Airport Terminal 3 and Delhi University stood at 448, 305 and 367 respectively

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for sixth consecutive day, AQI at 358 as of Monday morning; cold weather, calm winds allowing pollutants to accumulate
India

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for sixth consecutive day, AQI at 358 as of Monday morning; cold weather, calm winds allowing pollutants to accumulate

In Delhi, the Karni Singh shooting range (391) was worst affected followed by Jahangirpuri, Bawana and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at 388

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day; calm surface winds, less ventilation coefficient allowing pollutant accumulation, says SAFAR
India

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day; calm surface winds, less ventilation coefficient allowing pollutant accumulation, says SAFAR

According to SAFAR, rise in air pollution in Delhi is because of the prevalence of calm surface winds, a decrease in ventilation coefficient which creates a conducive environment for pollutant accumulation

Delhi targets 25% green cover by 2025; officials say it's possible only if DDA gives land on Yamuna river banks to forest department
India

Delhi targets 25% green cover by 2025; officials say it's possible only if DDA gives land on Yamuna river banks to forest department

The Delhi government has set an ambitious target of increasing the city's green cover from 20.6 per cent to 25 per cent by 2025, but officials say this is possible only if the DDA hands over land on the Yamuna riverbanks to the forest department

Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories
India

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

Delhi's air quality index moves into ‘poor’ category, stands at 266 as of Monday morning; AQI likely to deteriorate tomorrow, predicts SAFAR
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Delhi's air quality index moves into ‘poor’ category, stands at 266 as of Monday morning; AQI likely to deteriorate tomorrow, predicts SAFAR

Air Quality Index likely to deteriorate marginally tomorrow, as per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research