Articles about Delhi Air Pollution

Delhi's ban on diesel generator sets lifted as AQI improves

18 Feb 2022

India
Delhi's ban on diesel generator sets lifted as AQI improves

The central government's expert panel on air quality has decided to lift the ban on the use of diesel generator sets in the national capital region (NCR), including Delhi, with immediate effect.

Delhi sees highest-ever rainfall in 122 years in January

24 Jan 2022

India
Delhi sees highest-ever rainfall in 122 years in January

Delhi has recorded 88.2 millimeters of rain in January so far, the highest ever for the month in 122 years.

Delhi's air quality improves to 'satisfactory' as rain lashes capital

09 Jan 2022

Delhi
Delhi's air quality improves to 'satisfactory' as rain lashes capital

The air quality index of Delhi on Sunday improved to "satisfactory" from "moderate" due to heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in the national capital region and adjoining areas for the last two days.

Air quality slips to 'very poor' in Delhi and Noida

14 Dec 2021

India
Air quality slips to 'very poor' in Delhi and Noida

The air quality in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) degraded to "very poor" on Tuesday.

Pollution: Supreme Court asks panel to decide on relaxing curbs

10 Dec 2021

India
Pollution: Supreme Court asks panel to decide on relaxing curbs

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) to take a decision on relaxing restrictions imposed over the air pollution crisis in Delhi.

Delhi shuts schools till further orders over air pollution

02 Dec 2021

India
Delhi shuts schools till further orders over air pollution

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday said all schools in the city will be closed from Friday until further orders due to severe air pollution.

Schools, colleges in Delhi closed until further notice: CAQM

17 Nov 2021

India
Schools, colleges in Delhi closed until further notice: CAQM

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) on Tuesday said all schools and colleges in Delhi and neighboring cities should be closed until further notice.

3 Indian cities among world's most polluted; Delhi tops list

13 Nov 2021

India
3 Indian cities among world's most polluted; Delhi tops list

As many as three cities from India feature on the list of 10 most polluted cities around the world.

Delhi air quality turns severe day after Diwali

05 Nov 2021

India
Delhi air quality turns severe day after Diwali

Delhi's air quality plunged into the severe category the morning after Diwali.

Delhi receives moderate rain today; will set new monsoon record

22 Sep 2021

India
Delhi receives moderate rain today; will set new monsoon record

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in Delhi on Wednesday, forecasting moderate rainfall in parts of the city.

Delhi sees heavy rain today; Traffic Police issues advisory

21 Aug 2021

India
Delhi sees heavy rain today; Traffic Police issues advisory

People in Delhi today woke up to heavy rain showers, bringing respite from the sultry weather seen for the past several days.

PM2.5 pollution killed 54,000 people in Delhi last year: Study

18 Feb 2021

Delhi
PM2.5 pollution killed 54,000 people in Delhi last year: Study

Air pollution caused by hazardous PM2.5 fine particulate matter led to the death of 54,000 people in Delhi last year where pollution levels remained almost six times above the prescribed WHO limits, according to a new study.

After Delhi smog problem, cyclonic storm Maha clouds Rajkot T20I

05 Nov 2019

Sports
After Delhi smog problem, cyclonic storm Maha clouds Rajkot T20I

The T20I series between India and Bangladesh seems to be bothered by environmental issues.

As Delhi chokes, try these anti-pollution masks to stay safe

04 Nov 2019

Technology
As Delhi chokes, try these anti-pollution masks to stay safe

Since Diwali night, Delhi NCR has become a literal gas chamber.

Farmers can't kill others for livelihood: SC on Delhi's air-pollution

04 Nov 2019

India
Farmers can't kill others for livelihood: SC on Delhi's air-pollution

Delhi's air pollution has made it uninhabitable, sickened even the healthy ones, and spelled doom for children.

Delhi smog: Concerns over India versus Bangladesh T20I rise

03 Nov 2019

Sports
Delhi smog: Concerns over India versus Bangladesh T20I rise

The first T20I between India and Bangladesh is set to take place Delhi today.

Bangladesh cricketers wear masks to battle Delhi smog: Details here

01 Nov 2019

Sports
Bangladesh cricketers wear masks to battle Delhi smog: Details here

The Bangladesh cricket team was spotted wearing masks during an outdoor training session at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

India-Bangladesh T20I in Delhi to go as planned, says Ganguly

31 Oct 2019

Sports
India-Bangladesh T20I in Delhi to go as planned, says Ganguly

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has said the first T20I between India and Bangladesh in Delhi will go ahead as planned.

Day after Diwali, air-quality in Delhi slips to "very poor"

28 Oct 2019

India
Day after Diwali, air-quality in Delhi slips to "very poor"

On the morning after Delhi residents celebrated Diwali with much pomp and show, the air quality in the national capital deteriorated and was recorded at "very poor".

Delhi Air Pollution: Diesel generators banned; cars may be next!

17 Oct 2017

India
Delhi Air Pollution: Diesel generators banned; cars may be next!

As Delhi continues to reach dangerously high air pollution levels, diesel generators have been banned, under the new Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) enforced today to combat pollution.