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Jan 18, 2019
Delhi's air quality worsens, people advised to avoid outdoor physical activity; heavy fog results in trains, flights getting delayedDelhi, routinely suffering from air pollution accompanied by thick fog caused by vehicular exhaust and coal burning, witnessed yet another bad day on Friday. Flights into and out of Delhi were delayed and diverted, and trains delayed.
Jan 17, 2019
Delhi air quality plummets to 'very poor': SAFAR advises minimal physical exertion; heavy fog delays 11 trainsPeople residing in Delhi woke up to another cold and gloomy morning as the temperature remained below normal level and a thick blanket of fog engulfed the region on Thursday. The maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 21 degree Celsius and 5 degree Celsius respectively.
Jan 05, 2019
Delhi air quality turns 'severe' again; EPCA bans trucks from entering NCR for second time this winterDelhi's air quality deteriorated again due to unfavourable meteorological conditions, after showing a slight improvement.
Dec 18, 2018
Arvind Kejriwal says Delhi govt mulling over new electric vehicle policy to reduce pollution in national capitalDelhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said his government is mulling over a new policy to kick-start adoption of electric vehicles and to reduce pollution in the national capital
Dec 07, 2018
Air pollution killed 12.4 lakh in India in 2017; exposure to PM 2.5 pollutant highest in Delhi, says reportAround 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 is attributable to air pollution, it said and termed air pollution a leading risk factor for deaths in the country where the average life expectancy would have been 1.7 years higher if the pollution levels were less than the minimal level causing health loss.
Dec 04, 2018
Delhi's air quality deteriorates with six areas recording 'severe' pollution; further rise predicted over next two daysSix areas in Delhi — Ashok Vihar, Anand Vihar, Burari, Mundaka, Nehru Nagar and Wazirpur — recorded severe air quality, according to the CPCB. Twenty-five areas of the national capital recorded "very poor" air quality, while in four areas it was in the "poor" category, it said.
Nov 30, 2018
Delhi's air quality 'very poor' with AQI of 385; SAFAR says pollutant levels to worsen over weekendThe CPCB said seven areas in Delhi, including Mundka, Rohini and Wazirpur, recorded 'severe' air quality, while in 25 other areas the air pollution level was in the 'very poor' category.
Nov 26, 2018
Delhi air quality slips to 'very poor' day after recording 'unusual improvement'; agencies attribute it to decline in wind speedThe overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 320 — in the "very poor" category, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Anand Vihar recorded "severe" air quality. The AQI in 23 areas was registered in the "very poor" category, while the situation was "poor" in 12 areas. The level of PM2.5 was recorded at 179, and the PM10 level was recorded at 338.
Nov 21, 2018
Delhi continues to choke on ‘very poor’ air as AQI soars to 387; 13 areas of National Capital record ‘severe’ pollutionDelhi’s overall air quality remained in the 'very poor' category on Wednesday, while pollution levels in some areas touched 'severe' levels due to low wind speed.
Nov 19, 2018
Delhi air quality remains under 'very poor' category; may worsen in coming days, say authoritiesOverall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 322, which comes under the 'very poor' category, according to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.