According to Environment Minister Gopal Rai, Delhi's base pollution has remained the same. Only two factors have been added, firecrackers and stubble burning.
The concept of vacuuming air in the open is not a practical solution to combat air pollution.
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Built at a cost of Rs 22 crore, the smog tower can improve air quality in a radius of around 1 km.
The researchers noted that during the winter season, most of the Indo Gangetic Plain invariably is engulfed in a dense fog and haze.
Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and northern Rajasthan are expected to experience a dip in temperatures from December 28
This is the first time that visibility has dropped to 'zero' in the national capital this winter season.
Health Minister K Sudhakar along with officials today held a meeting with TAC members on their advisory/recommendations to control the second wave.
The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a notice to Delhi government over other polluting activities like improper waste disposal being carried in the...
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.
Annual crop residue burning incidents lead to air pollution, with Punjab and Haryana contributing to Delhi's hazardous AQI.
A layer of haze lingered over Delhi-NCR at night as people continued bursting firecrackers despite a ban.
High levels of PM10 and PM2.5 particles are expected to be present in the atmosphere between 1 am and 6 am, officials said.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had launched the campaign in October to curb rising air pollution.
The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 388 at 9 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 476 on Tuesday.
The smog reduced the visibility to merely 300 meters in the morning affecting traffic
The national capital's air quality was recorded in the “poor” category on Wednesday morning, even as the air quality levels dipped slightly.
A thick layer of toxic smog engulfed Delhi as the pollution level continued to remain in the 'severe' category for the fourth consecutive day on Friday. Levels...
The Supreme Court said that Delhi is choking every year and observed that no one is taking action to tackle the situation effectively.
The odd-even road rationing scheme, an anti-pollution measure, started in Delhi. Under the scheme, apart from exempted categories, non-transport four-wheeled...
Perhaps it is time to state the increasingly obvious: threats to the environment and public health are a matter of internal security. We need to look beyond.
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'Now there is no such need of odd-even scheme because the new ring road we have built is helping reduce pollution in Delhi to a certain extent,' said Gadkari
Authorities said rains in some parts of the national capital have made the air heavier and increased pollution.
On Monday, the national capital saw variable winds with dry and cold north-westerly in the noon which improved the air quality.