16 Jan 2021
Very dense fog lowers visibility to zero meters in Delhi
A thick blanket of fog reduced visibility to zero meters in the national capital on Saturday, affecting traffic movement, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
14 Jan 2020
Players forced to halt Australian Open practice session: Here's why
The opening Grand Slam of the decade, the Australian Open, is set to start with the nation reeling from massive bushfires.
14 Nov 2019
Six cities with the cleanest air around the world
In the subcontinent, air pollution has affected us rather adversely.
28 Oct 2019
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".
17 Oct 2019
Delhi government's plan: Rs. 1,000 parking fee for 10 hours
A committee of Delhi government and civic officials has formulated a new plan, under which parking a private car in popular areas of the capital such as Connaught Place (CP) could cost you Rs. 1,000 for a 10-hour workday.
17 Jul 2019
IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is developing a slew of solutions at its Center of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA) for tracking and reducing the air pollution levels in the city.
14 Feb 2019
Delhi: Rains lash the national capital; 10 trains delayed
After hailstorms and rain lashed Delhi-NCR last week, parts of the national capital were once again battered by rains on Thursday.
23 Jan 2019
After a day of relief, Delhi air quality deteriorating again
A day after heavy rains and hailstorms lashed Delhi and washed away some of the air pollution, air quality in the national capital has started deteriorating yet again.
12 Jan 2019
Air quality 'severe' in Delhi, rainfall may bring respite
Delhi's air quality was recorded in the severe category today due to reduced wind speed even as authorities have forecast rainfall in the next couple of days.
06 Jan 2019
Rainfall brings pollution level to year's lowest in Delhi
Delhi recorded its lowest pollution level of the year today after a spell of rain but the air quality remained in the very poor category.
05 Jan 2019
Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'
Delhi's air quality deteriorated again to the severe category today due to unfavorable meteorological conditions after showing a slight improvement yesterday.
02 Jan 2019
Conditions unfavorable for pollutant dispersion, Delhi's air turns 'severe' today
Delhi's air quality turned severe today due to adverse meteorological conditions that remained unfavorable for dispersion of pollutants.
01 Jan 2019
Delhi records 'severe' air quality for the third consecutive day
For the third consecutive day, the air quality in the national capital was in the severe category today.
01 Jan 2019
#NewYearsEve: Delhiites burst firecrackers throwing SC-order out of the window
Even as the national capital continued its battle with toxic air, several instances of firecracker bursting, before and after the time limit fixed by the apex court, were observed in Delhi-NCR during New Year celebrations.
30 Dec 2018
Attention, Delhiites! City's air quality slips into 'severe' category
Delhi's air quality slipped into the severe category today due to unfavorable meteorological conditions slowing down dispersion of pollutants, authorities said.
24 Dec 2018
Delhi's pollution level remains 'severe' for third consecutive day
Pollution in Delhi remained in the severe level for the third consecutive day, as wind speed and other meteorological factors remained "highly unfavorable" for dispersion of pollutants today, according to authorities.
23 Dec 2018
Attention Delhiites! City's AQI worsens, CPCB suggests minimum outdoor exposure
A Central Pollution Control Board-led task force has advised people to minimize outdoor exposure for the next three to five days and avoid using private vehicles, with Delhi's air quality slipping to the severe category.
03 Dec 2018
#DelhiAirPollution: Delhi government fined Rs. 25cr for not curbing pollution
At a time when the national capital is choking on "very poor" air, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a Rs. 25 crore fine on the Delhi Government for failing to curb pollution.
21 Nov 2018
Delhi's overall air-quality 'very poor', some areas record 'severe' pollution
Delhi's overall air quality remained in the 'very poor' category today, while pollution levels in some areas touched 'severe' levels due to low wind speed, authorities said.
08 Nov 2018
Post-Diwali morning: Delhi's air quality worst this year, as expected
Delhi recorded its worst air quality of the year the morning after Diwali, as the pollution level entered "severe-plus emergency" category, due to rampant bursting of toxic firecrackers, authorities said today.
15 Oct 2018
Delhi: NBCC told to stop construction at Pragati Maidan
Seeking to curb Delhi's pollution level, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) yesterday asked the state-run NBCC to "immediately halt" all construction and demolition activities at its project site at Pragati Maidan, officials said.
06 Oct 2018
Delhi's air quality remains poor for second consecutive day
Delhi's air quality remained poor for the second day due to change in wind direction, which is now flowing from the stubble burning areas, authorities said today.
17 Jun 2018
Speed up 'National Clean Air Programme' roll-out, Greenpeace-India urges govt
With a massive haze of dust enveloping Delhi and pollution levels dropping to "severe" category, Greenpeace India urged Union Environment Ministry to speed up rolling out its National Clean Air Programme, which proposes multiple strategies to combat air pollution.
16 Jun 2018
Delhi: Air-quality improves but pollution-level remains 'severe' for 5th day
Delhi witnessed a decline in its air pollution level on Saturday, but it continued to remain in the "severe" category. Authorities expressed hope that air quality would improve during the day due to dispersion of pollutants.
13 Jun 2018
Delhi: Air-quality beyond 'severe' due to dust-storm in western India
The air quality in Delhi today deteriorated beyond the "severe" level because of a ground-level dust storm in western India, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data showed.
18 Oct 2017
Pollution levels to spike on Diwali despite SC's firecrackers ban
Turns out the SC ban on firecrackers in Delhi-NCR might not even have the intended results.