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Air Quality Index Delhi: Pollution in several areas of NCR escalates to 'severe plus' category; average AQI in October less than 2018, says report
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Air Quality Index Delhi: Pollution in several areas of NCR escalates to 'severe plus' category; average AQI in October less than 2018, says report

Pollution levels in Delhi and neighbouring NCR region escalated to hazardous levels and visibility dropped significantly after a thick blanket of smog engulfed several parts of the city on Sunday

Air Quality Index Delhi: Pollution levels in NCR still in 'severe' category despite light rainfall on Sunday morning; overall AQI docks at 466, reports CPCB
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Air Quality Index Delhi: Pollution levels in NCR still in 'severe' category despite light rainfall on Sunday morning; overall AQI docks at 466, reports CPCB

Pollution levels in Delhi and neighbouring cities stood at an overall air quality index (AQI) of 466 on Sunday according to Central Pollution Control Board's 7 am weather bulletin

Manohar Lal Khattar requests Prakash Javadekar to call meeting of CMs of Delhi, neighbouring states on pollution
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Manohar Lal Khattar requests Prakash Javadekar to call meeting of CMs of Delhi, neighbouring states on pollution

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday requested Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar to convene a meeting of CMs of Delhi and neighbouring states to prepare a joint strategy to address the air pollution problem in Delhi-NCR

Delhi's pollution level drops marginally with light increase in wind speed, but air quality remains in 'severe' category; overall AQI docks at 407
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Delhi's pollution level drops marginally with light increase in wind speed, but air quality remains in 'severe' category; overall AQI docks at 407

Pollution levels in Delhi and neighbouring cities dropped marginally on Saturday with a slight increase in the wind speed, a day after the region recorded its worst air quality forcing authorities to shut schools, ban all construction activities

Authorities declare public emergency as Delhi-NCR's air quality drops to 'severe+' level; schools to remain shut till Tuesday
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Authorities declare public emergency as Delhi-NCR's air quality drops to 'severe+' level; schools to remain shut till Tuesday

The Delhi government decided to shut all schools till 5 November after a Supreme Court-mandated panel declared a public health emergency in the Delhi-NCR region in the wake of the rising level of pollution

Share of stubble burning to Delhi's pollution rises to 46%, highest this year, says SAFAR; air quality remains severe at 484 AQI
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Share of stubble burning to Delhi's pollution rises to 46%, highest this year, says SAFAR; air quality remains severe at 484 AQI

The share of stubble burning from the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana in Delhi's pollution rose to 46 percent on Friday, the highest this year, government agency SAFAR said as the air quality in the national capital nose-dived further

EPCA declares public health emergency in Delhi-NCR region, bans all construction activities till 5 November
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EPCA declares public health emergency in Delhi-NCR region, bans all construction activities till 5 November

A Supreme Court mandated panel on Friday declared a public health emergency in the Delhi-NCR region and banned construction activity till 5 November

Delhi's air quality drops to 'emergency' category for first time since January, increases overnight by 50 points; overall AQI at 459
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Delhi's air quality drops to 'emergency' category for first time since January, increases overnight by 50 points; overall AQI at 459

The blanket of haze over Delhi thickened on Friday morning with the national capital's pollution levels increasing overnight by around 50 points, taking the overall air quality index to 459

Delhi, adjoining areas gasp for breath as Punjab, Haryana govts fail to prevent stubble burning; environmentalists decry apathy
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Delhi, adjoining areas gasp for breath as Punjab, Haryana govts fail to prevent stubble burning; environmentalists decry apathy

The thick, smoky haze hanging over the National Capital Region has led to a sudden rise in cases of respiratory illness, breathing difficulty, itchy throats and watery eyes.

Delhi's air quality remains in 'severe' category in several parts across National Capital; overall AQI at 408
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Delhi's air quality remains in 'severe' category in several parts across National Capital; overall AQI at 408

The air quality in Delhi remained in the severe category on Thursday morning, with the smoky haze lingering over the national capital for the third consecutive day becoming a serious health concern for the residents

Delhi's air quality deteriorates, slips to 'severe' category in several parts across national capital; overall AQI docks at 392
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Delhi's air quality deteriorates, slips to 'severe' category in several parts across national capital; overall AQI docks at 392

The air quality in New Delhi continues to deteriorate and slip into the 'severe' category in several places across the city.

Delhi pollution post Diwali: With 368 AQI in 2019, National Capital's air sees major improvement from 2018's AQI of 642
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Delhi pollution post Diwali: With 368 AQI in 2019, National Capital's air sees major improvement from 2018's AQI of 642

In spite of the air quality in Delhi recording a 'very poor' mark after docking at 368 AQI post-Diwali on Monday, the levels were considered to be a major improvement from last year, which recorded a solid 642 on the AQI, a reading which goes beyond the index's scale.

Bigil tops Indian and overseas box-office on Diwali weekend with Rs 150 cr; becomes Vijay's third top-grossing film
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Bigil tops Indian and overseas box-office on Diwali weekend with Rs 150 cr; becomes Vijay's third top-grossing film

In Chennai city, Bigil topped the opening weekend box-office with a three-day total of Rs 5.26 crore (1.79+1.73+1.74)

Arvind Kejriwal says 55 lakh workers to benefit from increased minimum wages notified by Delhi govt
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Arvind Kejriwal says 55 lakh workers to benefit from increased minimum wages notified by Delhi govt

Arvind Kejriwal said around 55 lakh workers in the city will benefit from the increased minimum wages that have been notified by the Delhi government following the Supreme Court's recent order.

Mumbai records 'cleanest Diwali air' in five years on Sunday, Delhi sees spike in pollution levels
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Mumbai records 'cleanest Diwali air' in five years on Sunday, Delhi sees spike in pollution levels

Diwali was celebrated across the country while authorities kept a close eye on the pollution levels caused due to firecrackers in major cities like Mumbai.

Day after Diwali, air quality in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur dips to 'severe' category; 'very poor' in Moradabad, 'severe' in Lucknow's Lalbagh
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Day after Diwali, air quality in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur dips to 'severe' category; 'very poor' in Moradabad, 'severe' in Lucknow's Lalbagh

According to Air Quality Index, Primary Pollutant PM10 was recorded at a 'severe' level of 694 in Hapur at around 8 am in the morning while the same was at a 'very poor' 352 in Moradabad

Gold shines on Dhanteras; trade records 30 tonnes of sales, registers around 25% drop in demand against last year
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Gold shines on Dhanteras; trade records 30 tonnes of sales, registers around 25% drop in demand against last year

Traders expected only 20 tonnes of gold to be sold in the domestic bullion market on Dhanteras this year, due to weak demand.

Diwali 2019: Yogi Adityanath participates in Ayodhya Deepotsav; widows in Vrindavan, BSF jawans light lamps, burst crackers
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Diwali 2019: Yogi Adityanath participates in Ayodhya Deepotsav; widows in Vrindavan, BSF jawans light lamps, burst crackers

On the occasion of Diwali, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government celebrated Deepotsav or the festival of lamps in Ayodhya, where over 5.5 lakh earthen lamps or diyas were lit by devotees