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Jan 28, 2019
Delhi's air quality remains 'poor', authorities warn of pollution increasing over next three daysDelhi's air quality was recorded in the 'poor' category on Monday and is expected to deteriorate slightly over the next three days, according to the authorities. As per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall air quality index (AQI) in the city was 267, which falls in the 'poor' category.
Dec 25, 2018
Delhi AQI hits 'severe' level: Arvind Kejriwal says govt may implement odd-even scheme to curb rising air pollutionDelhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that his government would reintroduce odd-even scheme in the capital to combat the problem of air pollution, which continues to wreak havoc with the denizens
Dec 22, 2018
Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' as smog prevents dispersion of pollutants, SAFAR predicts improvement over next two daysDelhi's air quality deteriorated to "severe" on Saturday as a cover of smog surrounded the national capital and prevented dispersion of pollutants, authorities said. This is the fourth time this season that the air quality here has worsened to severe category.
Nov 10, 2018
#DelhiDoesn'tCare: Graphic shows how bursting firecrackers during Diwali worsened national capital's air qualityAir quality in Delhi and adjoining areas reached hazardous levels because of widespread bursting of crackers over the Diwali festival on Wednesday and Thursday, coupled with industrial and vehicular emissions, shows a timelapse graphic which combines hourly images of Delhi's skyline with corresponding PM2.5 levels
Nov 09, 2018
Delhi-NCR should crowdsource air quality monitoring like Beijing; weeding out inconsistencies in data crucial to tackle pollutionExperts believe that unless there is a fair and reasonable monitoring of Delhi's air quality, the government won’t be able to tackle air pollution in the national capital
Nov 06, 2018
Delhi-NCR air quality improves to 'very poor', but agencies warn it will worsen to 'severe-plus emergency' after DiwaliEven if "partial toxic crackers" are used in Delhi during Diwali, SAFAR said the air quality and pollution levels are likely to deteriorate in the region.
Oct 22, 2018
Days after Dussehra, Delhi's air quality slips to 'very poor', authorities warn further deterioration in coming weeksDelhi's air quality remained in the "very poor" category for the second consecutive day Sunday even as authorities warned that it may further deteriorate in the next couple of days.
Jun 15, 2018
Dust haze looms over Punjab and Haryana, flight operations hit; Delhi's air quality remains severe for fourth dayA blanket of dust haze covered Punjab and Haryana for the third day on Friday, disrupting flight operations at the airport in Chandigarh. Meanwhile, Delhi's air quality remained severe for the fourth consecutive day on Friday.
Feb 05, 2018
'Airpocalypse': Not just Delhi, 8 of every 10 Indian cities breathe toxic air; is National Clean Air Programme the answer?People in eight of every 10 Indian cities breathe toxic dust particles, air (PM10) at levels exceeding national safety limits, according to a recent report.
Jan 30, 2018
'Airpocalypse': Greenpeace report finds 47 million Indian children live in areas with poor air qualityAround 47 million children in India under five years of age reside in areas where particulate matter levels exceed the prescribed limits, says a report.