Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021

Air Quality

Forest Services Maxed Out As Wildfires Break Across US West

Aug 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Roughly 21,000 firefighters have been deployed to contain the fire, however, the forest services face 'critical resource limitations'.

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Set Up Air Quality Management Commission In NCR And Adjoining Areas

Aug 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Replying on the bill, Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said,'We will be accountable to Parliament through this bill (on the issue of air pollution). It is the responsibility of central government to deal with air pollution.'

Delhi's Air Quality Inches Closer To 'Severe' Zone

The city's air quality index (AQI) was 381 at 9 am. The 24-hour average was 367 on Tuesday. It was 318 on Monday and 268 on Sunday.

Delhi Breathed More Polluted Air In November This Year Than 2019

Dec 01, 2020 PTI

The city also recorded nine 'severe' air days this November, the maximum number in the month in four years.

Delhi's Air Quality Poor, May Deteriorate As Temperature Dips

A change in the wind direction has also increased the share of stubble burning in the city's pollution slightly.

17 November, 2020

Rain, Stronger Winds Help Clean Up Delhi's Air, AQI In 'Moderate' Category


The city's 24-hour average AQI was 435 on Sunday and 414 on Saturday.

15 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Back To 'Severe'; Diwali Firecrackers Add To Misery


A layer of haze lingered over Delhi-NCR at night as people continued bursting firecrackers despite a ban.

13 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Remains 'Very Poor'


Stubble burning and calm winds adding to the worsening condition, say weather officials

11 November, 2020

Rise In Pollution, Surge In Covid-19 Cases Spell Double Trouble For Delhi Residents: Experts


Many doctors had cautioned that pollution coupled with the ongoing pandemic, could make matters worse for people with lung or breathing-related complications.

09 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Severe, But Immediate Relief Unlikely


The national capital's air quality is unlikely to improve with farm fires, slow wind speed, and festive season ahead.

06 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality 'Very Poor', May Improve Slightly


Experts said unfavourable meteorological conditions – calm winds and low temperatures – and smoke from farm fires in neighbouring states pushed the air quality index to the “severe” zone

05 November, 2020

Haze Chokes Delhi, Pollution Levels Highest Since November Last Year


As the skies hung heavy and acrid over the region, people complained of itchy throat and watery eyes.

01 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Remains In The 'Very Poor' Category


‘Unusually high’ instances of farm fires in Haryana and UP have had an adverse impact on Delhi’s air quality, officials say.

26 October, 2020

SC Keeps In Abeyance Order To Set Up Panel To Monitor Stubble Burning


Centre’s plan for legislation to deal with air pollution, including stubble burning, prompts move.

25 October, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Continues To Remain 'Very Poor'


Areas like Mundka, Anand Vihar, Jahangirpuri and Vivek Vihar in Delhi-NCR, recorded "severe" levels of air pollution, authorities said.

23 October, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Worsens, Several Areas Enter 'Severe' Zone


Ten monitoring stations in Delhi entered the 'severe' zone.

22 October, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Dips, To Deteriorate Further In Next 2 Days


Pollution levels increased in Delhi on Thursday, with the city’s air quality slipping into the ‘very poor’ category.

22 October, 2020

Air Pollution Killed Over One Lakh Infants In First Month Of LIfe In 2019: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

Polluted Air is the largest risk factor for death among all health risks, says the annual State of Global Air 2020 report

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FIR registered against the deciple Swami Anand Giri, on being accused in Mahant Narendra Giri's murder case, in Haridwar. FIR was lodged under Section 306 of IPC with Georgetown police station. He is in police custody...

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Raj Kundra comes out of Arthur Road jail after being granted bail by Mumbai court in connection with pornography case, in Mumbai.

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People perform 'Tarpan' ritual for the remembrance of their ancestors on the banks of the Falgu river during 'Pitri Paksha' at Dev Ghat in Gaya.

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Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Murya pays last respect to Akhada Parisad President Mahant Narendra Giri, at Bagambhari Math in Prayagraj.

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An elderly man performs 'Tarpan' ritual for the remembrance of their ancestors on the banks of the Falgu river during 'Pitri Paksha' at Dev Ghat in Gaya.

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