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Deaths Linked To PM2.5 Pollution In India Increased By 2.5 Times In 2 Decades: Report

Deaths Linked To PM2.5 Pollution In India Increased By 2.5 Times In 2 Decades: Report

Poor air quality was the fourth leading risk factor for early death worldwide in 2019, surpassed only by high blood pressure, tobacco use and poor diet.

01 March 2022
Dense Fog Engulfs Delhi, Low Visibility Expected To Cause Flight Delays

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.

07 December 2020

Delhi's Air Pollution Remains High Despite No Stubble Burning: Prakash Javadekar

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a notice to Delhi government over other polluting activities like improper waste disposal being carried in the...

Ahead Of New Year Celebrations, NGT Puts A Ban On Sale, Use Of Firecrackers

Ahead Of New Year Celebrations, NGT Puts A Ban On Sale, Use Of Firecrackers

Green crackers can be used on Christmas and New Year only for 35 minutes at midnight in NCR and neighbouring areas with decent air quality.

02 December 2020

Punjab Sees Steep Rise In Stubble Burning This Year, Downward Trend In Haryana

Annual crop residue burning incidents lead to air pollution, with Punjab and Haryana contributing to Delhi's hazardous AQI.

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25 November 2020
Air Quality In Delhi Slips Back To 'Severe' Category

Air Quality In Delhi Slips Back To 'Severe' Category

The national capital's AQI had improved and remained in either 'poor' or 'moderate' category until November 22.


17 November 2020
Snowfall In HP; Celsius Dips In Several States In North India, Delhi

Snowfall In HP; Celsius Dips In Several States In North India, Delhi

Temperatures fall in many parts as Met office projects spells of rain


16 November 2020
Note To Companies: Get Eco-Friendly, Or Prepare To Fold

Note To Companies: Get Eco-Friendly, Or Prepare To Fold

Environmental, social and governance credentials of a company are key factors determining its success and growth.


16 November 2020
Virat Kohli Is Anushka Sharma's 'Dog' - Congressman's Tweet Sparks Social Media Fire

Virat Kohli Is Anushka Sharma's 'Dog' - Congressman's Tweet Sparks Social Media Fire

Kohli's post on a clean Diwali landed the Indian captain in a social media storm and Udit Raj has added fuel to fire


11 November 2020
Delhi’s 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' Campaign For Rest Of the Year

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

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


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10 November 2020
Diwali Gone Up In Smoke, Say Traders Facing Losses After Firecracker Ban

Diwali Gone Up In Smoke, Say Traders Facing Losses After Firecracker Ban

Traders, shopkeepers plan to move Lt governor to seek his help


09 November 2020
Need To Enforce Existing Laws To Reduce Pollution On Emergency Basis: Panel On Air Quality

Need To Enforce Existing Laws To Reduce Pollution On Emergency Basis: Panel On Air Quality

Commission recommends urgent measures as air quality in the national capital has plummeted to the 'severe category'.


09 November 2020
Winters, Festivities May Dampen Success Against Covid-19: Harsh Vardhan

Winters, Festivities May Dampen Success Against Covid-19: Harsh Vardhan

Health Minister discusses rising cases, low testing and high mortality in nine states and other districts.


05 November 2020
Delhi Govt Bans Firecrackers Ahead Of Diwali

Delhi Govt Bans Firecrackers Ahead Of Diwali

Arvind Kejriwal announced the ban along with measures to ramp up medical infrastructure in light of worsening Covid-19 situation.


05 November 2020
CM Arvind Kejriwal Asks Delhites To Join 'Laxmi Puja' From Home This Diwali

CM Arvind Kejriwal Asks Delhites To Join 'Laxmi Puja' From Home This Diwali

Amid a surge in Coronavirus cases and rising pollution levels, CM Arvind Kejriwal appealed people not to burst firecrackers.


29 October 2020
Arvind Kejriwal Launches 'Green Delhi' App To Redress Pollution Complaints

Arvind Kejriwal Launches 'Green Delhi' App To Redress Pollution Complaints

The application will identify the location and the complaint will be automatically forwarded to the concerned department for time-bound redressal


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28 October 2020
Air Pollution: Gusty Winds Improve Delhi Air Quality

Air Pollution: Gusty Winds Improve Delhi Air Quality

Delhi recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 281 today, which falls in the 'poor' category. Air quality remained “very poor” for past five days


10 December 2019
How Bad Is India's Pollution? Aussie Cricketer Steve O'Keefe Makes Stunning Comparison

How Bad Is India's Pollution? Aussie Cricketer Steve O'Keefe Makes Stunning Comparison

Even as Australia continued to fight bushfires, cricketers playing in the Sheffield Shield at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Tuesday said the air...


20 November 2019
Delhi Air Quality Dips To 'Very Poor', Likely To Plummet To 'Severe' Levels

Delhi Air Quality Dips To 'Very Poor', Likely To Plummet To 'Severe' Levels

The national capital's air quality is likely to turn severe due to prevailing calm winds and increased incidents of farm fires.


13 November 2019
Delhi-NCR Air Quality Dips To 'Severe' Category, Likely To Worsen Further

Delhi-NCR Air Quality Dips To 'Severe' Category, Likely To Worsen Further

No sudden recovery is expected under this condition at least for the next two days.


07 November 2019
Varanasi: Priests, Devotees Put Mask On <em>Shivling</em> To Protect It From Air Pollution

Varanasi: Priests, Devotees Put Mask On Shivling To Protect It From Air Pollution

The Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city today peaked at 226, which falls under the poor category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).


06 November 2019
'No Right To Be In Power If...': Supreme Court Pulls Up Centre, State Govts Over Pollution

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

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


06 November 2019
Pakistan May Have Released Poisonous Gas Into India To Cause Pollution: BJP Leader

Pakistan May Have Released Poisonous Gas Into India To Cause Pollution: BJP Leader

Sharda said Pakistan was frustrated ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah took charge and was resorting to all sorts of tactics...


03 November 2019
Pollution Rises To Hazardous Levels; 32 Flights Diverted From Delhi As Thick Smog Engulfs Delhi-NCR

Pollution Rises To Hazardous Levels; 32 Flights Diverted From Delhi As Thick Smog Engulfs Delhi-NCR

On Saturday, weather experts said there was a significant improvement in wind speed and it will increase gradually.


04 November 2019
Delhi: Air Quality Drops to 'Emergency' Category

Delhi: Air Quality Drops to 'Emergency' Category

The blanket of haze over Delhi thickened on Friday morning with the national capital's pollution levels increasing overnight. The AQI entered the "severe plus"...


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