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Delhi air quality still severe; CM now wants odd-even in neighbour states

Direct neighbouring states to implement the odd-even scheme," said the new review petition of the Delhi government......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 14th, 2017

Delhi air quality now very poor; checks on trucks, constructions may go

Under severe-plus, truck movement in Delhi is stopped, construction work is banned, odd-even scheme for vehicles is imposed and schools are shut......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 15th, 2017

Delhi smog: #PledgeAgainstPollution trends as air quality still "severe"

Users tweeted about taking a pledge to make the air fresh and healthier by working together.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 14th, 2017

Delhi air quality back to severe-plus, govt seeks exemptions in odd-even this yr

The Delhi government counsel said that from next year, with better preparation, it would be in a position to implement the odd-even scheme without any exemption......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 13th, 2017

Air quality still severe but United Airlines resumes flights to Delhi

UA Flight 82 has resumed operations, but 'we will continue to monitor conditions over the next few days' a spokesman said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 13th, 2017

Delhi smog: Decision on odd-even today, air quality severe as schools reopen

Odd-even scheme put on hold; Kejriwal urges NGT to exempt women, 2-wheelers.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 12th, 2017

Delhi smog: NGT asks Delhi govt to justify odd-even implementation

The national capital is experiencing 'severe' air quality under a blanket of thick haze.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 10th, 2017

Living in "gas chamber" Delhi? Here are top 10 developments on air quality

The worsening air quality in the National Capital Region (NCR) has spawned panic-stricken reactions, with the Delhi government reaching out to neighbouring states.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 9th, 2017

Notch away from emergency, Delhi braces for worse air

Delhi's air quality index has breached the 'severe' category with particulate matter (PM 2.5) crossing 450 microgram per cubic metre level.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 8th, 2017

Current conditions likely to prevail for 7-10 days: CPCB

Delhi's air quality index has breached the 'severe' category with particulate matter (PM 2.5) crossing 450 microgram per cubic metre level.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 8th, 2017

Delhi smog: People rush to buy masks, doctors unsure about their efficacy

Delhi today woke up to 'severe' air quality today with a thick haze blanketing the city.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 7th, 2017

Parking fee hiked four times to curb air pollution in Delhi

Pollution level rose to dangerous levels, with 18 out of 21 active pollution monitoring stations recording "severe" air quality.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 7th, 2017

Kejriwal says Delhi a gas chamber, wants schools to shut as air worsens

Delhi woke up to 'severe' air quality today with a thick haze blanketing the city as pollution levels breached permissible standards by multiple times.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 7th, 2017

Delhi-NCR air quality worsens to "severe" as stubble burning increases

With north-westerly winds coming from Punjab and Haryana where stubble burning according to the satellite images has increased manifold, air quality in Delhi-NCR may fall further.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 1st, 2017

Pollutants dispersing in Delhi but air quality still bad

Among the stations maintained by the CPCB, nine out of 17 were in the 'very poor' category, while the rest recorded 'severe' air quality.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 21st, 2017

Delhi air quality improves a shade, still "very poor"

Experts say pollution in Delhi during winters is so intense that anything less than 'severe' is considered a relief.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 13th, 2016

Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi is among the world's most polluted cities, and its air quality worsens around Diwali, due to smoke from crackers and crops burnt in nearby states.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 25th, 2016

NGT asks Delhi, states to give mechanism to curb air pollution

Green panel also passed a slew of measures to improve the ambient air quality in the national capital including banning construction activities.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 8th, 2016

Delhi air quality may improve by Tuesday, says Skymet

Delhi residents, who are reeling under severe pollution since Diwali night, may find respite by Tuesday as strong winds are expected here in next 24-48 hours, which will improve the air quality, predicted private weather forecaster Skymet......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 7th, 2016

Air quality severe, city braces for critically polluted days

The figure was recorded by Delhi Pollution Control Committee's real-time air quality monitor.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 27th, 2016

Delhi"s air quality remains "very poor"

Delhi Environment Minister has issued a slew of directions, including roadside spraying of water, mechanical sweeping and preventing burning of waste in the open to combat the rising pollution.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard24 min. ago