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  • CAQM revamps plan to check air pollution in Delhi-NCR; ban on BS IV vehicles if AQI breaches 450-mark Jul 14, 2022 11:19 AM IST

    CAQM revamps plan to check air pollution in Delhi-NCR; ban on BS IV vehicles if AQI breaches 450-mark

    The revised plan, which is part of a new policy formulated by CAQM to abate air pollution in Delhi-NCR, focuses on proactive implementation of the curbs based on forecasts.

  • Delhi witnesses highest rainfall for Jan in at least 13 years, waterlogging reported Jan 08, 2022 01:27 PM IST

    Delhi witnesses highest rainfall for Jan in at least 13 years, waterlogging reported

    Several parts of the city reported waterlogging with the Safdarjung Observatory, considered the official marker for the city, recording 41 mm rainfall which, according to data available on the IMD website, is the highest in a day for January for at least 13 years.

  • Air Pollution: SC asks air quality management panel to consider lifting restrictions Dec 10, 2021 01:17 PM IST

    Air Pollution: SC asks air quality management panel to consider lifting restrictions

    The apex court has directed Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to comply with its order on payment of wages to workers left without income after industrial activities were prohibited

  • Delhi's indoor pollution levels worse than outside, says study Dec 09, 2021 04:48 PM IST

    Delhi's indoor pollution levels worse than outside, says study

    The study by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC), conducted between 2018 and 2020 revealed that rich and poor households were equally affected.

  • Delhi's air quality improves but still 'very poor' Dec 01, 2021 10:27 AM IST

    Delhi's air quality improves but still 'very poor'

    The 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) stood at 316, down from 328 on November 30

  • Delhi's air quality improves on the back of winds Nov 23, 2021 10:09 AM IST

    Delhi's air quality improves on the back of winds

    Officials at the India Meteorological Department said winds gusting up to 20 kmph on Sunday and 25 kmph on Monday led to a marked improvement in the air quality and improved visibility.

  • Delhi AQI today: Air quality 'Very Poor' for fifth consecutive day Nov 18, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    Delhi AQI today: Air quality 'Very Poor' for fifth consecutive day

    Delhi AQI today: Air quality is likely to improve on November 21 onwards due to relatively strong winds, V K Soni of the IMD earlier said.

  • Noida administration withdraws order announcing school closure. Here's why Nov 17, 2021 09:12 PM IST

    Noida administration withdraws order announcing school closure. Here's why

    Citing air-pollution levels in the National Capital Region and adjoining areas, the Gautam Buddha Nagar district administration had earlier in the day announced that it has decided to shut all the educational institutions in Noida and Greater Noida, till further orders.

  • Mumbai's AQI remains 'poor', parts of city face air quality worse than Delhi Nov 16, 2021 05:21 PM IST

    Mumbai's AQI remains 'poor', parts of city face air quality worse than Delhi

    According to IQ Air, a Swiss air quality monitoring company, Mumbai's air was the sixth most polluted in the world on November 16.

  • Delhi's air quality remains very poor, 3 days on Nov 16, 2021 12:24 PM IST

    Delhi's air quality remains very poor, 3 days on

    AQI in most parts of Delhi stood at 396, while in some areas it crossed 400. Neighbouring cities grapple with worsening air pollution.

  • Delhi records min temp of 13.6 degrees Celsius; AQI in very poor' category Nov 08, 2021 10:42 AM IST

    Delhi records min temp of 13.6 degrees Celsius; AQI in very poor' category

    The city’s air quality index (AQI) stood at 385 at 9.05 am, while that of Noida, Gurgaon and Greater Noida was recorded at 406, 363, 296, respectively.

  • Delhi's air quality improves marginally but stays in 'severe' zone Nov 07, 2021 09:27 AM IST

    Delhi's air quality improves marginally but stays in 'severe' zone

    The Delhi government has deployed 114 water tankers to sprinkle water on roads to settle dust.

  • Delhi's air quality in 'moderate' category; negligible impact of stubble burning Oct 23, 2021 10:45 PM IST

    Delhi's air quality in 'moderate' category; negligible impact of stubble burning

    According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences' forecast body SAFAR, Delhi's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 173 and is likely to remain in the moderate category for the next three days.

  • Ban on firecrackers: SC dismisses petition seeking repeal of NGT prohibition Jul 23, 2021 03:27 PM IST

    Ban on firecrackers: SC dismisses petition seeking repeal of NGT prohibition

    The order issued in December 2020 directed a “total ban on the sale and use of all kinds of firecrackers” during the COVID-19 pandemic in the national capital region (NCR) and all cities and towns, where ambient air quality or Air Quality Index (AQI) falls under 'poor' or worse category.

  • Delhi’s air quality drops as vehicles reclaim roads amid easing of lockdown Jun 08, 2021 10:20 AM IST

    Delhi’s air quality drops as vehicles reclaim roads amid easing of lockdown

    The System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), a body under the union government, has forecast that Delhi’s AQI is expected to worsen over the next three days.

  • Delhi remains world's most polluted capital for third year in a row: Study Mar 16, 2021 06:06 PM IST

    Delhi remains world's most polluted capital for third year in a row: Study

    Climate campaigner Avinash Chanchal noted that while the lockdown brought up about temporary improvements in air quality, the health impact of burning fossil fuels continued to be severe.

  • Air quality very poor in Delhi, minimum temperature settles above normal Feb 16, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    Air quality very poor in Delhi, minimum temperature settles above normal

    The air quality of Delhi was very poor with AQI settling at 306, showed the Central Pollution Control Board

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

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