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

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

Dip in wind speed to once again affect Delhi-NCR's air quality; pollution levels likely to enter 'severe' zone by Thursday
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Dip in wind speed to once again affect Delhi-NCR's air quality; pollution levels likely to enter 'severe' zone by Thursday

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority, EPCA, on Monday asked Delhi and NCR states to step up surveillance and enforcement to check local sources of pollution and crop burning in view of the predicted dip in air quality.

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

Post-Diwali, air pollution levels drop across metros; cracker ban, awareness, favourable weather conditions likely causes
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Post-Diwali, air pollution levels drop across metros; cracker ban, awareness, favourable weather conditions likely causes

The effects of a much talked-about Supreme Court judgment last year, arguably made a tangible effect this time, as all major metro cities reported much lower pollution levels post Diwali, as compared to the toxins found in the atmosphere in past years

Delhi's air quality worsens as Haryana, Punjab govt's attempts to discourage farmers from burning crop residue prove damp squib
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Delhi's air quality worsens as Haryana, Punjab govt's attempts to discourage farmers from burning crop residue prove damp squib

When it comes to air quality there are few worse places to live on the planet than New Delhi, and driving north out the Indian capital it is easy to see why, as plumes of smoke rise from the burning farmland lining the expressway.

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.

Delhi air quality reaches 'satisfactory' levels for first time in 2019, but foggy weather in Delhi delays 21 trains
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Delhi air quality reaches 'satisfactory' levels for first time in 2019, but foggy weather in Delhi delays 21 trains

The overall AQI in Delhi was docking at 85 on Wednesday morning, falling in the 'satisfactory' category for the first time in a span of four months, after a long period of oscillation between 'poor' and 'hazardous' categories.

Delhi air pollution: CPCB-led task force recommends closure of industries at hotspots, bar on construction till Wednesday
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.