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Kashmir gets season's first snowfall as temperature dips in North India; Andhra, Tamil Nadu brace for severe cyclone
India

Kashmir gets season's first snowfall as temperature dips in North India; Andhra, Tamil Nadu brace for severe cyclone

Delhi experienced a cold wave where the minimum temperature dropped to 6.3 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the month of November since 2003

Day after Diwali, Delhi records worst air quality in four years as pollution crosses emergency threshold
India

Day after Diwali, Delhi records worst air quality in four years as pollution crosses emergency threshold

The levels of PM2.5, which can lead to premature deaths from heart and lung diseases, were 329 microgram per cubic meter in Delhi-NCR at 7 pm, above the emergency threshold of 300 g/m3

Delhi records 'very poor' air quality, likely to enter 'severe' category on Diwali, says IMD
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Delhi records 'very poor' air quality, likely to enter 'severe' category on Diwali, says IMD

A fresh western disturbance is likely to increase the wind speed and improve the air quality in Delhi-NCR post Diwali, according to IMD

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

Farm fires, calm winds, low temperatures push Delhi air quality to worst since November 2019
India

Farm fires, calm winds, low temperatures push Delhi air quality to worst since November 2019

People complained of itchy throats and watery eyes while health experts said air pollution has become a serious concern for residents amid the pandemic

Delhi records 'very poor' AQI of 369; SAFAR predicts significant improvement from Monday
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Delhi records 'very poor' AQI of 369; SAFAR predicts significant improvement from Monday

Delhi recorded an average AQI of 374 on Friday, 395 on Thursday, 297 on Wednesday, 312 on Tuesday and 353 on Monday

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

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