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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.
Nov 02, 2018
Delhi air quality remains very poor; stubble burning in Uttar Pradesh recorded for first time this seasonThe overall Air Quality Index of Delhi was recorded at 370, which falls in the "very poor" category, according to data by the CPCB.
Oct 28, 2018
SAFAR advises Delhi-NCR residents to wear masks outdoors; reports predict 'very poor' air quality for next two daysDelhi's air quality continues to remain 'very poor' for the fourth consecutive day Saturday, prompting the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Centre-run System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research to issue separate advisories for people.
Sep 18, 2018
Exposure to PM2.5 pollutants in the air adding to India's diabetes burden: StudyThe cost of treating diabetes is estimated to be over 15 billion dollars a year in India.
May 02, 2018
Indian cities dominate WHO's air pollution list; Delhi, Varanasi among 14 on world's top 20 in terms of PM2.5 levelsDelhi & Varanasi are among the 14 Indian cities that figured in a list of 20 most polluted cities in the world in terms of PM2.5 levels in 2016, as per WHO.
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.