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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

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'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

Crores allocated but Delhi smog from stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana likely to persist this winter too
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Crores allocated but Delhi smog from stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana likely to persist this winter too

Despite subsidies offered by state government, the capital cost requirement involved in alternatives to crop burning remains high, say experts

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

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja compares playing in smog from bushfires in Sydney to being in India
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Australian batsman Usman Khawaja compares playing in smog from bushfires in Sydney to being in India

Speaking on the sidelines of a Sheffield Shield match, Khawaja made the comparison when asked about the challenge of competing in thick smog

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
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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 air quality ‘very poor’ as air quality index crosses 370; SAFAR issues advisory to asthma and heart patients
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Delhi air quality ‘very poor’ as air quality index crosses 370; SAFAR issues advisory to asthma and heart patients

Air quality in Delhi remained dismal on Sunday with air quality index (AQI) crossing 350 in most parts of the capital and shallow fog is expected to envelop the national capital throughout the day

Light rains in parts of Delhi improve city's air quality; AQI logged under ‘moderate’ category as of Thursday morning
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Light rains in parts of Delhi improve city's air quality; AQI logged under ‘moderate’ category as of Thursday morning

The air quality index in Delhi stood at 136 at 8.47 am which falls under the 'moderate' category

Delhi air pollution hearing: 'Better to kill all in one go'; Supreme Court slams Punjab and Haryana govts for increase in stubble-burning
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Delhi air pollution hearing: 'Better to kill all in one go'; Supreme Court slams Punjab and Haryana govts for increase in stubble-burning

A bench of justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta took serious note of stubble burning in the two states and said that the life span of millions of citizens has shortened and people are suffocating due to pollution in Delhi-NCR.

Delhi’s air quality improves as wind speed increases, expected to dip from Monday owing to fresh western disturbances
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Delhi’s air quality improves as wind speed increases, expected to dip from Monday owing to fresh western disturbances

The overall air quality index in Delhi read at 254 at 9.45 am, down from 312 at 4 pm on Saturday

Smog, low visibility delay start of $400,000 Panasonic Open India golf in Gurugram; tournament could be reduced to three days
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Smog, low visibility delay start of $400,000 Panasonic Open India golf in Gurugram; tournament could be reduced to three days

With a thick layer of smog blanketing Delhi-NCR, organisers were forced to push the start of the Asian Tour event at the Classic Golf and Country Club from 6:40am to 11:00am, while rescheduling the afternoon start.

Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category again; dip in temperature pushes National Capital's AQI to 414
India

Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category again; dip in temperature pushes National Capital's AQI to 414

According to the government air quality monitoring service SAFAR, Delhi's air quality was in 'very poor' category on Monday which turned to severe by the evening. The average AQI stood at 360 on Sunday.

India vs Bangladesh: Deepak Chahar and Shreyas Iyer, biggest gains for hosts; Mohammad Naim emerges as T20I star
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India vs Bangladesh: Deepak Chahar and Shreyas Iyer, biggest gains for hosts; Mohammad Naim emerges as T20I star

Here are the major takeaways from the recently-concluded T20I series between India and Bangladesh in which the Rohit Sharma-led hosts won by a 2-1 margin.

Delhi pollution: Air quality index in National Capital remains in 'very poor' category; AQI recorded at 331 on Monday morning
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Delhi pollution: Air quality index in National Capital remains in 'very poor' category; AQI recorded at 331 on Monday morning

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'very poor' category on Monday morning. At 10.37 am, the air quality index (AQI) was 331.

With AQI of 283, air quality in Delhi improves from very poor to poor; share of stubble burning in pollution level drops to 8 percent
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With AQI of 283, air quality in Delhi improves from very poor to poor; share of stubble burning in pollution level drops to 8 percent

The System for Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) said the share of stubble burning in Delhi's pollution had been 'very low' over the past couple of days

Delhi air pollution: National Capital witnesses high humidity, rainfall; AQI at 350, falls under 'very poor' category
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Delhi air pollution: National Capital witnesses high humidity, rainfall; AQI at 350, falls under 'very poor' category

The air quality in Delhi kept under 'very poor' category on Friday morning because of high humidity, officials said.

Greenpeace says air pollution in Delhi didn’t drop by 25% as claimed by state govt, AAP dismisses report
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Greenpeace says air pollution in Delhi didn’t drop by 25% as claimed by state govt, AAP dismisses report

The Delhi government's claim of a 25 percent reduction in air pollution levels over the past few years is not true, Greenpeace India said on Thursday, inviting a quick rebuttal from city's ruling party which dismissed the NGO's report.

Delhi air pollution: Residents get respite as quality improves from 'very poor' to 'poor'; AQI stands at 214
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Delhi air pollution: Residents get respite as quality improves from 'very poor' to 'poor'; AQI stands at 214

Delhi's air quality improved from 'very poor' category to 'poor' category on Thursday morning, giving some respite to people grappling with severe pollution.

'You just want to sit in your ivory towers': SC hauls up Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh chief secretaries over stubble burning
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'You just want to sit in your ivory towers': SC hauls up Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh chief secretaries over stubble burning

"Can you permit people to die like this and make it fait accompli?", the Supreme Court said Wednesday, while blasting the representatives of governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh for failing to prevent severe air pollution in Delhi-NCR on account of stubble burning.