Delhi Pollution

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Delhi Pollution: Concerns raised over efficacy, proactiveness of super commission as air turns deadly 
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Delhi Pollution: Concerns raised over efficacy, proactiveness of super commission as air turns deadly 

The Commission has asked the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and the Delhi government to “work in close coordination with the industrial units” to meet the deadline

Delhi's air quality remains in 'poor' category; pollution may worsen due to cold weather, low wind speed
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Delhi's air quality remains in 'poor' category; pollution may worsen due to cold weather, low wind speed

The share of stubble burning in Delhi's pollution has reduced significantly as the harvesting season has ended

Delhi pollution: Over 70 lakh litres of water sprinkled at 13 spots in one month to curb dust
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Delhi pollution: Over 70 lakh litres of water sprinkled at 13 spots in one month to curb dust

Fifteen fire tenders have been pressed into service to sprinkle water at identified hotspots, and around 45 personnel have been deployed for the task

Delhi's air quality improves marginally due to favourable wind speeds, but stays in 'poor' category
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Delhi's air quality improves marginally due to favourable wind speeds, but stays in 'poor' category

Government agencies said the air quality index of the National Capital was likely to improve to 'moderate' category later in the day

Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' on Diwali; firecrackers, stubble burning make pollution worse
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Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' on Diwali; firecrackers, stubble burning make pollution worse

The level of PM2.5 was 331 microgram per cubic metre (µg/m3) in Delhi-NCR at 10 pm, above the emergency threshold of 300 µg/m3

Delhi's air quality 'very poor'; firecracker emissions may push pollution to 'severe' level by evening
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Delhi's air quality 'very poor'; firecracker emissions may push pollution to 'severe' level by evening

The PM2.5 concentration in Delhi on Diwali is likely to be the 'lowest' in the last four years if no firecrackers are burnt, SAFAR said

Delhi pollution levels fall after change in wind direction, but AQI remains ‘very poor’
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Delhi pollution levels fall after change in wind direction, but AQI remains ‘very poor’

This comes in the wake of the National Capital witnessing 6 'severe' air days, prompting a ban on firecrackers till 30 November

Delhi's air quality remains 'severe' for fifth day; no relief from smog for few days, warns IMD
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Delhi's air quality remains 'severe' for fifth day; no relief from smog for few days, warns IMD

Government and experts said calm wind was exacerbating the effect of stubble burning and a "quick recovery" is not possible unless the number of farm fires reduces drastically

National Green Tribunal imposes complete ban on sale, use of firecrackers in NCR till 30 November
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National Green Tribunal imposes complete ban on sale, use of firecrackers in NCR till 30 November

In places where air quality is 'moderate' or below, only green crackers be sold and the timings for bursting of crackers will be restricted to two hours during festivals

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

'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

Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'; pollution levels to worsen tomorrow, say authorities
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Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'; pollution levels to worsen tomorrow, say authorities

SAFAR said a significant increase in the stubble-fire count was observed around Haryana, Punjab and other neighbouring regions of the National Capital

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

Pollution level in Delhi deteriorates to 'very poor', likely to worsen over next two days, says IMD
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Pollution level in Delhi deteriorates to 'very poor', likely to worsen over next two days, says IMD

The IMD said that there are factors other than farm fires which are worsening the air quality in Delhi, such as vehicular pollution and waste burning

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

For Delhi authorities, curbing pollution is key to flattening the winter COVID-19 curve
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For Delhi authorities, curbing pollution is key to flattening the winter COVID-19 curve

The Delhi government has announced emergency measures from 15 October and set up a war room to monitor stubble burning and the resultant deterioration in air quality

Heavy rainfall claims 47 lives in over three days in Maharashtra, flood situation remains grim in Karnataka
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Heavy rainfall claims 47 lives in over three days in Maharashtra, flood situation remains grim in Karnataka

IMD also said that a low-pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal is likely to cause rainfall in Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal during the Durga Puja festival

Delhi-NCR see introduction of GRAP; plan includes ban on fuel-powered generators, firecrackers to check deteriorating air quality
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Delhi-NCR see introduction of GRAP; plan includes ban on fuel-powered generators, firecrackers to check deteriorating air quality

The plan will also include mechanised sweeping and frequent sprinkling of water on roads and night patrolling to check dust, industrial emissions and burning of waste

Delhi's air quality 'poor'; pollution expected to abate slightly in coming days, say authorities
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Delhi's air quality 'poor'; pollution expected to abate slightly in coming days, say authorities

The city recorded an overall air quality index (AQI) of 218 at 10:30 am, with Jahangirpuri (AQI 283) recording the highest pollution levels in the Capital