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Authorities in Delhi seek to tackle worsening air quality with odd-even scheme, green crackers and free masks, but experts unsure of execution
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Authorities in Delhi seek to tackle worsening air quality with odd-even scheme, green crackers and free masks, but experts unsure of execution

Declaring a war of sorts, both the Delhi state government and the Centre have come up with plans at various levels to firefight the air pollution menace in the National Capital Region

Youths between 16 and 18 years of age may soon be allowed to ride electric scooters, move aimed at creating niche market
India

Youths between 16 and 18 years of age may soon be allowed to ride electric scooters, move aimed at creating niche market

At present, 16-18-year-olds are legally allowed to drive electric vehicles with an engine capacity of up to 50cc, but no such vehicles are available in India.

Electric vehicles could arrest pollution in Delhi, but without ecosystem, AAP's plan may end up being another unfulfilled promise
India

Electric vehicles could arrest pollution in Delhi, but without ecosystem, AAP's plan may end up being another unfulfilled promise

If the AAP government is determined to seriously tackle the growing pollution menace in Delhi, it has to ensure developing an ecosystem without delay, so that the draft electric vehicle policy doesn't appear like another political announcement

Indian vehicle owners ready to buy EVs if they reduce pollution, reveals survey
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Indian vehicle owners ready to buy EVs if they reduce pollution, reveals survey

Only 12 % drivers would switch to EVs to avoid using petrol and diesel, according to the survey.

Delhi's air quality at 'Beyond Severe' for three consecutive days as stubborn dust lingers in the air; PM10 level hits 830
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Delhi's air quality at 'Beyond Severe' for three consecutive days as stubborn dust lingers in the air; PM10 level hits 830

The air quality in Delhi remained beyond the "severe" level for the third consecutive day due to storms, which increased coarser particles in the air. Authorities warned the dusty conditions are likely to prevail for another 3-4 days and advised people to avoid staying outdoors for long hours.

India's battle with air pollution: UNICEF report says Indian babies face high risk of brain damage
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India's battle with air pollution: UNICEF report says Indian babies face high risk of brain damage

A UNICEF report has once again raised the alarm bells about high levels of air pollution and its likely impact on brain development among infants.

Delhi air pollution: Citizens in national capital suffer but odd-even implementation uncertainty still on
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Delhi air pollution: Citizens in national capital suffer but odd-even implementation uncertainty still on

Hours after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) gave conditional nod to the odd-even car rationing scheme in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party government on Saturday refused to implement the scheme from Monday and said it would file review petition.

Delhi air pollution updates: AAP says odd-even called off as women's safety cannot be compromised
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Delhi air pollution updates: AAP says odd-even called off as women's safety cannot be compromised

This week the air was the worst it's been all year in New Delhi, with microscopic particles that can affect breathing and health spiking to 75 times the level considered safe by the World Health Organisation.

Delhi air pollution levels stay at 'severe-plus' levels; people asked to avoid all outdoor physical activity
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Delhi air pollution levels stay at 'severe-plus' levels; people asked to avoid all outdoor physical activity

There was no decline in pollution levels in the Delhi-NCR region on Friday as major pollutants across all monitoring stations remained at "severe" level.

Delhi air pollution: Kejriwal opens 20 air monitoring stations, but Delhi won't breathe easy until data is put to good use
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Delhi air pollution: Kejriwal opens 20 air monitoring stations, but Delhi won't breathe easy until data is put to good use

On Thursday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated 20 Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations.

Delhi government to ensure no surge-pricing by Ola, Uber during odd-even
India

Delhi government to ensure no surge-pricing by Ola, Uber during odd-even

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot saidminister said that he has called a meeting with representatives of Ola and Uber on Friday to discuss the issue.

Delhi air pollution story so far: Rs 2,000 challan for odd-even violators; 5,000 security personnel to be deployed
India

Delhi air pollution story so far: Rs 2,000 challan for odd-even violators; 5,000 security personnel to be deployed

Delhi breathed poison with pollutants touching calamitous levels, as a thick grey smog hung low across the region, prompting authorities to declare schools shut till Sunday, halt construction activities and ban entry of trucks in the city.

Delhi reels under air pollution: PM2.5 levels reach over 20 times the safe limit; Arvind Kejriwal blames stubble burning
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Delhi reels under air pollution: PM2.5 levels reach over 20 times the safe limit; Arvind Kejriwal blames stubble burning

Schools closed across large swathes of north India on Thursday as a hazardous fog of toxic pollution cloaked the region for a third day.

Air quality in Delhi remains at 'severe' level, average AQI of Delhi-NCR rises to 481
India

Air quality in Delhi remains at 'severe' level, average AQI of Delhi-NCR rises to 481

Delhi-NCR continued to breathe toxins for the third consecutive day, as major pollutants across all monitoring stations crossed "severe" level on Thursday.

Delhi air pollution: Video of car pile-up on Yamuna Expressway shot last year, says report
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Delhi air pollution: Video of car pile-up on Yamuna Expressway shot last year, says report

A video went viral on social media sites showing a major pile-up of cars due to low visibility caused by smog. However this video was shot in 2016.

Delhi air pollution updates: As smog situation still grave, all schools in capital to be shut till Sunday
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Delhi air pollution updates: As smog situation still grave, all schools in capital to be shut till Sunday

Thick smog hampered visibility at the Delhi airport today, affecting operations and leading to over 300 flights being delayed by up to two hours.

Delhi Air Pollution as it happened: Manish Sisodia orders shutdown of schools; Haryana govt changes timings
India

Delhi Air Pollution as it happened: Manish Sisodia orders shutdown of schools; Haryana govt changes timings

As the city recorded a sharp dip in air quality, the Indian Medical Association today said Delhi was witnessing a "public health emergency" and appealed to the Delhi government to stop outdoor sports and other such activities in schools to protect the health of children.

Watch: Air pollution emerges as one of India's silent killers
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Watch: Air pollution emerges as one of India's silent killers

Air pollution is the single biggest environmental crisis that we face in this world. One in eight deaths are caused by air pollution

Delhi's desperate measures: Odd, even number vehicles will ply on alternate days to curb pollution
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Delhi's desperate measures: Odd, even number vehicles will ply on alternate days to curb pollution

In a bid to curb rising pollution, the Delhi government on Friday decided that odd and even number vehicles will ply on alternate days in the capital from January 1, official sources said.