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Delhi Air Quality Turns 'Severe', May Remain So For At Least 2 More Days

The concentration of PM2.5 and PM10, or particles with diameter less than 2.5 mm and 10mm, remained in 'severe-plus' or 'severe' levels.

09 November 2018

Haze Engulfs Delhi

The air quality in the national capital region continued to remain under ‘very poor’ category as a thick blanket of haze engulfed the city.


Putting An Abrupt Stop To Crop Burning Is An Impossible Aspiration

Driven desperate by the smog cycle, north India wants the field fires doused, but it will take more time


Day Before Diwali, Delhi Records Season's Worst Air Quality, Experts Warn Of Further Dip

Authorities have warned that crop residue burning will peak in the next few days.

06 November 2018

Stub It Out

Driven desperate by the smog cycle, north India wants the field fires doused, but it will take more time


Air Purifiers Worth Lakhs Of Rupees Bought For PM Modi’s Offices As Delhi Choked In 'Gas Chamber': Report

The news agency claimed that the government spent around Rs 36,00,000 to buy air purifiers.

20 March 2018

'Where Are Green Crackers': Two Days To Diwali, Firecracker Shops Still Remain Closed In Delhi

As the name suggests, green crackers are said to be less harmful as compared to the conventional firecrackers, mainly due to the absence of barium nitrate, a toxic salt.

05 November 2018

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After Delhi, Smog Engulfs Mumbai, People Say 'Situation Critical'

Mumbai has been experiencing deteriorating air quality and thick smog since December

09 January 2018

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20 December 2017
Delhi Government Tries Out Anti-Smog Cannon Gun To See If Pollutants Can Be Shot Down

Delhi Government Tries Out Anti-Smog Cannon Gun To See If Pollutants Can Be Shot Down

The second trial run was held in Anand Vihar on Wednesday. The device was first tested on Monday at the Delhi secretariat in the presence of Deputy Chief...




11 December 2017
Delhi Air Worsens Again, IMD Forecasts Light Rain Today

Delhi Air Worsens Again, IMD Forecasts Light Rain Today

Delhi, however, might get a respite from the bad air as MeT department has predicted light rain on Monday night and Tuesday. "It is likely to rain towards the...



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17 November 2017
NGT Lifts Ban On Construction In Delhi-NCR, Asks Neighbouring States To Submit Action Plan To Curb Pollution In 2 Weeks

NGT Lifts Ban On Construction In Delhi-NCR, Asks Neighbouring States To Submit Action Plan To Curb Pollution In 2 Weeks

NTPC on Thursday had issued tenders to buy paddy stubble from farmers to use as fuel


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13 February 2018
Suffocatingly, Yours

Suffocatingly, Yours

Sure, we will suffer this year’s smog in suffocation. But, let me let out a big secret, there will be crop burning, smog, toxic air and deadly sickness next...



04 November 2019
‘Delhi Pollution Can Cause Lung Cancer And Premature Death’

‘Delhi Pollution Can Cause Lung Cancer And Premature Death’

Tackling a heavy load of patients Dr J.C. Suri, a leading pulmonologist, says that high levels of air pollution can also result in underdeveloped lungs in...




14 November 2017
As Delhi Continues To Choke, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan Says Situation Not As Bad As Bhopal Gas Tragedy

As Delhi Continues To Choke, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan Says Situation Not As Bad As Bhopal Gas Tragedy

Bhopal Gas tragedy, the world's worst industrial disaster claimed the lives of 25,000 people in 1984.


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