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Air Pollution

Delhi's 'Winter Action Plan' To Fight Pollution Will Be Ready By September 30: Gopal Rai

Sep 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Winter Action Plan will focus on 10 points, including stubble burning, pollution hotspots, working of smog tower and vehicular and dust pollution.

Delhi Environment Minister To Hold Meeting On Air Pollution, Stubble Burning Tomorrow

Sep 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

At the meeting, the city government's strategy to deal with stubble burning and pollution in winter will be discussed

Dense Fog Engulfs Delhi, Low Visibility Expected To Cause Flight Delays

This is the first time that visibility has dropped to 'zero' in the national capital this winter season.

Delhi’s 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' Campaign For Rest Of the Year

Nov 11, 2020 PTI

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had launched the campaign in October to curb rising air pollution.

Long-Term Exposure To Air Pollution Can Lead To Mortality In Covid-19 Cases: ICMR chief

It is well-proven that pollution is related to mortality, says Balram Bhargava

15 October, 2020

Stubble Burning Accounted For 6% Of Delhi's PM2.5 Pollution On Oct 15: SAFAR


PM2.5 refers to fine particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter which can penetrate deep into lungs, impairing their function, and even the bloodstream.

09 September, 2020

‘The Issue Of Air Quality Is Like Foreign Policy’, Says Shashi Tharoor


Shashi Tharoor said that air quality is not a class issue but a mass issue and politicians should not ignore it as the poor are the biggest victims of smog and air pollution.

07 April, 2020

Coronavirus Lockdown Effect: Major Air Pollutants Down By At Least 50% In Delhi


India is currently under the biggest lockdown with around 1.3 billion people asked to stay home in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

18 November, 2019

MPs Ride Bicycles, Wear Masks, Drive E-cars To Reach Parliament For Winter Session


The air quality in Delhi improved marginally on Monday but remained in the "poor" category for the second consecutive day.

16 November, 2019

Pollution Levels Worsen As Policy Paralysis Engulfs National Capital Region

Dinesh C Sharma

The pollution levels in the National Capital Region have hit the uppermost limits of instruments that measure these levels. The situation in other cities and towns in the IGP may, in fact, be worst than Delhi.

06 November, 2019

'No Right To Be In Power If...': Supreme Court Pulls Up Centre, State Govts Over Pollution

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court said it was a question of life and death of crores of people and governments had to be held responsible.

02 November, 2019

Delhi Is Injurious To Health, Tweets Shashi Tharoor As People Gasp For Breath

Outlook Web Bureau

'How long will you sustain on cigarettes, bidis and cigars. Come and spend a few days in Delhi.'

02 November, 2019

Wind Brings Down Pollution Levels In Delhi, Still In 'Severe' Category


Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal termed Delhi a "gas chamber" and blamed stubble burning in neighbouring Haryana and nearby Punjab for the apocalyptic haze shrouding the city.

02 November, 2019

Delhi Smog Is Man-Made. It’s Time Policy Makers Stop Blame Game And Act

Dinesh C Sharma

To tackle air pollution, the centre and states will have to work jointly and quickly. Human lungs don’t understand nuances of federalism and partisan politics.

05 September, 2019

Centre Has No Intention To Ban Petrol, Diesel Vehicles: Nitin Gadkari

Outlook Web Bureau

Mentioning that reducing pollution is in the national interest, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said that it was not correct to blame only vehicles for the problem of pollution

17 January, 2019

Delhi's Air Quality Plummets To 'Very Poor' Level

Outlook Web Bureau

The maximum temperature on Wednesday was recorded at 21.3 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.

25 December, 2018

Will Implement Odd-Even Scheme In Delhi Whenever Required: Arvind Kejriwal

Outlook Web Bureau

In view of the city's severe air quality, authorities have advised people to minimise outdoor activities and avoid use of private vehicles.

27 November, 2018

How To Take Care Of Your Hair And Skin From Pollution

Lachmi Deb Roy

Not only does your hair and skin take a beating this season, but with pollution in the air it adds to the damage. Experts offer advice

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

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Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

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