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'Not how you talk about friends': Joe Biden slams Donald Trump for his remark on India's air pollution
'Look at China, how filthy it is. Look at Russia. Look at India. The air is filthy,' said Trump during the final presidential debate with Biden in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday
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's air quality index moves into ‘poor’ category, stands at 266 as of Monday morning; AQI likely to deteriorate tomorrow, predicts SAFAR
Air Quality Index likely to deteriorate marginally tomorrow, as per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research
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’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
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.
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
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
Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Indian side today; SC to hear plea against Delhi govt's odd-even scheme; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to inaugurate much-awaited Kartarpur corridor on Indian side today; IMA calls for 24-hour shutdown in Karnataka to extend support to striking doctors in Bengaluru; and more
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
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
"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.
Delhi Traffic Police on Wednesday issued a total 406 challans on the third day of Odd-Even vehicle scheme
Delhi air pollution updates: 'Stop stubble burning on priority', SC directs Punjab, Haryana, UP to give incentives, subsidised machinery to farmers
SC on Delhi air pollution LIVE Updates: A Special Bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Arun Mishra on Wednesday directed the Haryana, Punjab, and Uttar Pradesh governments to provide an incentive of Rs 100 per quintal to the states' farmers in seven days.
Delhi air pollution: SC gives Punjab, Haryana 7 days to implement action plan, says it is question of life or death for crores
A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court hearing petitions regarding the rising levels of air pollution in Delhi, on Wednesday gave the authorities seven days to formulate a plan to buy crop from cultivators.
AQI in Delhi and NCR: After breaching 'severe' mark, air quality in region improves but remains 'very poor'; IMD predicts light shower on Thursday
Considering the alarming levels of pollution, Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) re implemented the Odd-Even scheme in Delhi from 4 November. On the third day of the scheme today, the AQI level in the morning was recorded as 276 or 'poor' according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
Day two of Odd-Even scheme: 384 challans issued in Delhi till 2 pm; Manish Sisodia says public 'religiously following' rule
According to official data, 384 challans have been issued in Delhi till 2 pm on Tuesday, while on Monday, the first day of the odd-even implementation, 271 challans were issued
Delhi pollution: PMO sets up panel to monitor air quality in National Capital as smog lifts, visibility levels improve to 'normal'
Amid a flurry of activity from various authorities to try to combat the alarming levels of air pollution in Delhi, the smog lifted on Tuesday after a week-long siege in the National Capital. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that winds gusting up to 25 kilometres per hour were 'flushing pollutants out faster'
Delhi Air Pollution Updates: NGT recommends compensation to daily-wage workers after SC bans construction, demolition activities in National Capital
Delhi Air Pollution LIVE Updates: The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday recommended to the Centre that a stipend or compensation be given to daily-wage labourers who have become unemployed as a result of the ban on construction activities to bring down the severe pollution levels in Delhi.
Odd-Even scheme 2019: Day One gets mixed reactions from Twitterrati; some want it to be permanent, others are not convinced
As the pollution levels visibly dropped, making way for a clearer sky, Delhiites took to Twitter to react to the improved weather conditions.