Delhi Pollution News

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Delhi's air quality improves slightly but remains in 'very poor' category; ban on construction, demolition activities lifted
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Delhi's air quality improves slightly but remains in 'very poor' category; ban on construction, demolition activities lifted

The Air Quality Index in the national capital is likely to improve to the 'poor' or 'lower end of very poor' category in the next two days

Air pollution: Schools shut indefinitely as smog worsens in Delhi-NCR
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Air pollution: Schools shut indefinitely as smog worsens in Delhi-NCR

Government office employees were asked to operate from home (WFH) at 100 percent capacity for a week, while private offices were issued an advisory to go for WFH (work from home) option as much as possible

Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category, likely to improve tomorrow
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Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category, likely to improve tomorrow

To combat pollution, the Delhi government had on Wednesday issued 10 directions, including a ban on the entry of trucks carrying non-essential items in the city and closure of schools and colleges till further orders

Delhi air quality remains 'very poor', mercury dips to 10.9 degrees Celsius
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Delhi air quality remains 'very poor', mercury dips to 10.9 degrees Celsius

According to the concerned authorities, the air quality is likely to improve "significantly" from Sunday owing to relatively strong winds and reach "poor category"

Delhi air pollution: From shutting schools to banning construction, a look at the Capital's yearly 'unbreathable' problem
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Delhi air pollution: From shutting schools to banning construction, a look at the Capital's yearly 'unbreathable' problem

Delhi's government has been vowing for years to clean up the city's air. The burning of agricultural waste in Delhi's neighbouring states — a major contributor to the city's pollution levels every winter — has continued despite a Supreme Court ban.

Supreme Court to hear Delhi govt's proposal today on two-day lockdown to curb pollution
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Supreme Court to hear Delhi govt's proposal today on two-day lockdown to curb pollution

The apex court had on Saturday termed the rise in pollution levels an "emergency situation" and suggested clamping a lockdown in the national capital.

Supreme Court suggests two-day lockdown in Delhi as capital battles 'severe' air quality levels
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Supreme Court suggests two-day lockdown in Delhi as capital battles 'severe' air quality levels

Delhi woke up to the season's worst air pollution level on Saturday morning, as the overall Air Quality Index shot up to 499

Delhi deploys 114 tankers to sprinkle water to settle dust; higher wind speed flushes out pollution
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Delhi deploys 114 tankers to sprinkle water to settle dust; higher wind speed flushes out pollution

The weather office has predicted strong surface winds that will help clear out pollutants in the city's air whose AQI stood at 449 in the severe category at 8 am on Saturday

Delhi's all smogged up! Capital turns into gas chamber as pollution levels rise significantly
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Delhi's all smogged up! Capital turns into gas chamber as pollution levels rise significantly

The rampant firecracker bursting on Diwali and stubble burning has led to the air quality being in the 'severe' category with no respite till Sunday evening

Delhi's air quality worsened due to surge in farm fires, bursting of crackers on 'purpose' says Gopal Rai
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Delhi's air quality worsened due to surge in farm fires, bursting of crackers on 'purpose' says Gopal Rai

The environment minister lashed out at the BJP, accusing it of instigating people to 'burst firecrackers on purpose' despite a ban on it this Diwali as Delhi chokes under of toxic air

Delhi residents left with itchy throats, watery eyes on Diwali night as cracker ban goes up in smoke
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Delhi residents left with itchy throats, watery eyes on Diwali night as cracker ban goes up in smoke

The city’s air quality index had entered the ‘severe’ zone around 8 pm with people bursting crackers in a blatant disregard to the government’s ban on it