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  • Air quality turn 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, 'poor' in Faridabad, Gurgaon Feb 25, 2021 06:30 PM IST

    Air quality turn 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, 'poor' in Faridabad, Gurgaon

    The CPCB states that an AQI in the"very poor" category may cause respiratory illness to people on prolonged exposure, while "poor" may cause breathing discomfort to most people on prolonged exposure.

  • China target to allow air pollution to rise slightly in 2021: Environment ministry Feb 25, 2021 09:48 AM IST

    China target to allow air pollution to rise slightly in 2021: Environment ministry

    China will seek to keep average levels of small, hazardous airborne particles known as PM2.5 at 34.5 micrograms per cubic metre over the course of 2021, the environment ministry said on Thursday.

  • Air quality turns 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Faridabad Feb 24, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    Air quality turns 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Faridabad

    On Tuesday, it was 320 in Ghaziabad, 253 in Greater Noida, 214 in Noida,296 in Faridabad and 241 in Gurgaon, according to CPCB's Sameer app.

  • Texas freeze led to release of tons of air pollutants as refineries shut Feb 21, 2021 07:42 PM IST

    Texas freeze led to release of tons of air pollutants as refineries shut

    Refiners and petrochemical plants along the U.S. Gulf Coast scrambled to shut production as an arctic air mass spread into a region unused to frigid temperatures.

  • Air pollution led to around 54,000 premature deaths in New Delhi in 2020: Study Feb 19, 2021 08:51 AM IST

    Air pollution led to around 54,000 premature deaths in New Delhi in 2020: Study

    The study by Greenpeace Southeast Asia Analysis and Swiss firm IQAir measured air quality by recording the concentration of poisonous PM2.5 particles, which are less than 2.5 microns in diameter and can cause deadly diseases, including cancer and cardiac problems.

  • Air 'very poor' across Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Gurgaon for second day Feb 16, 2021 07:21 PM IST

    Air 'very poor' across Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Gurgaon for second day

    The average 24-hour AQI at 4 pm on Tuesday was 356 in Ghaziabad, 335 in Noida, 375 in Greater Noida, 310 in Faridabad and 302 in Gurgaon, according to CPCB's Sameer app.

  • Air quality 'very poor' across Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Gurgaon: CPCB Feb 15, 2021 08:14 PM IST

    Air quality 'very poor' across Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Gurgaon: CPCB

    Pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 also remained in the air of the five immediate neighbours of Delhi, according to the air quality index (AQI) maintained by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

  • Air quality 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad Feb 12, 2021 07:27 PM IST

    Air quality 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad

    The CPCB states that an AQI in the"very poor" category may cause respiratory illness to people on prolonged exposure, while AQI in "poor" zone may lead to breathing discomfort to most people on prolonged exposure.

  • Air quality 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, 'poor' in Gurgaon, Faridabad Feb 10, 2021 07:13 PM IST

    Air quality 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, 'poor' in Gurgaon, Faridabad

    The average 24-hour AQI at 4 pm on Wednesday was 356 in Ghaziabad, 311 in Noida, 348 in Greater Noida, 294 in Faridabad and 247 in Gurgaon, according to the CPCB's Sameer mobile application.

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Feb 10, 2021 07:16 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: Delhi and Kolkata continue to record the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Feb 09, 2021 07:19 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: Delhi continues to record the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Feb 08, 2021 07:13 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: Delhi continues to record the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Feb 07, 2021 08:21 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: Delhi continues to record the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

  • What's behind Arvind Kejriwal government's push for switching to electric cars in Delhi Feb 04, 2021 02:12 PM IST

    What's behind Arvind Kejriwal government's push for switching to electric cars in Delhi

    The EV policy, announced in December 2019 and notified by the Delhi government in August last year, is aimed at reducing air pollution by offering subsidies and waivers on road tax and registration charges for electric vehicles

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Feb 04, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: Delhi continues to record the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

  • All industrial units in Delhi operating on cleaner fuels: DPCC Feb 03, 2021 01:09 PM IST

    All industrial units in Delhi operating on cleaner fuels: DPCC

    The Commission had earlier asked the DPCC to identify the industries using unapproved fuels and take stringent penal action in case of non-compliance.

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Feb 03, 2021 07:22 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: Delhi continues to record the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Feb 02, 2021 08:01 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: New Delhi records the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

  • Union Budget 2021: FM Sitharaman allocates Rs 2,217 crore to tackle 'burgeoning' problem of air pollution Feb 01, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    Union Budget 2021: FM Sitharaman allocates Rs 2,217 crore to tackle 'burgeoning' problem of air pollution

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a voluntary vehicle scrapping policy to phase out old vehicle and fitness test at automated fitness centres for both private and commercial vehicles.

  • Air quality 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurgaon and Faridabad Jan 31, 2021 09:59 PM IST

    Air quality 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurgaon and Faridabad

    The CPCB states that an AQI in the very poor category may cause respiratory illness on prolonged exposure.

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Jan 31, 2021 08:07 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: Delhi continues to record the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Jan 30, 2021 07:44 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: Delhi continues to record the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Jan 29, 2021 07:12 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: Delhi continues to record the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

  • India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities Jan 28, 2021 07:48 AM IST

    India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

    AQI Tracker: Delhi continues to record the highest air pollution levels among all major Indian cities.

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