Articles about Smog
13 Dec 2020
How to protect yourself from air pollution during winters
Winter is the time for warm blankets and fuzzy sweaters. However, one more thing that is attached to this season is the bad air pollution levels.
20 Dec 2019
Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted
Early Friday morning, Delhi's air quality fell to 'severe' as weather conditions made the environment conducive to trapping pollutants.
31 Oct 2019
Delhi pollution: Dos and Don'ts to help you stay safe
The ever worsening air quality in the national capital is no mystery.
03 Feb 2019
Bangkok residents coughing blood due to smog. Is Delhi next?
In what will come as a warning to Delhiites, air pollution in Thailand is reportedly in its worst state as it is causing people to cough up blood.
18 Jan 2019
Delhi: Dense fog disrupts flights and trains
On Friday morning, at least a dozen flights from Delhi was put on hold for nearly three hours, as a dense fog engulfed the national capital, leading to poor visibility conditions.
05 Jan 2019
Delhi: Visibility drops due to dense fog, 13 trains delayed
Thirteen trains were delayed by two to three hours due to fog in Delhi, which recorded a low of 5.4 degree Celsius this morning.
04 Jan 2019
#HealthBytes: Tips to stay safe from the winter smog
As if the hazardous air quality wasn't enough, the winter season makes life even worse for urban Indians, due to the formation of smog, a thick layer of harmful pollutants that engulfs the air.
04 Jan 2019
Dense fog leads to vehicle pile-up in outer-Delhi, several injured
Several people were injured yesterday in a pile-up of 25 vehicles due to dense fog on the Kanjhawala-Bawana road of outer Delhi, police said.
25 Dec 2018
Low visibility conditions disrupt flight operations at Delhi airport
Low visibility conditions disrupted flight operations at the Delhi airport today, and departures were put on hold for two hours, an official said.
22 Dec 2018
With smog covering around, Delhi's air quality turns 'severe'
Delhi's air quality deteriorated to severe category today as a cover of smog surrounded the national capital and prevented dispersion of pollutants, authorities said.
05 Nov 2018
Delhi: Air pollution breaches 'hazardous' category, PM10 at 900-mark
After a brief respite on Sunday, thick smog descended on Delhi-NCR on Monday, with air pollution levels crossing the hazardous category.
15 Oct 2018
China: Experts blame perfume, hair-gel for fueling smog in Beijing
Chinese experts have blamed the Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in hairspray, perfume and air refreshers for the recurring air pollution in China as the dreaded smog returned to haunt the capital city of Beijing today.
12 Feb 2018
Gurugram becomes the most polluted city in NCR region
The air quality in Gurugram was reported to be in the 'very poor' category recently, even after the city witnessed a drop in temperature.
07 Feb 2018
To reduce pollution, will buy buses, launch plantation drive: Kejriwal
In a bid to reduce air pollution in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that the government will buy at least 2,000 buses for public transportation and also launch a plantation drive on large scale.
25 Jan 2018
Centre to earmark Rs. 1,000 crore for curbing stubble burning
To tackle the air pollution problem due to stubble burning in Delhi and other neighbouring states of Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, the Centre has planned to allocate Rs. 1,000 crore in the upcoming budget.
17 Jan 2018
China to tackle pollution with world's biggest air purifier
In a bid to tackle China's chronic smog problem, the country has reportedly built the largest air purifier in the world.
16 Jan 2018
Pollution-free Diwali: Scientists to create electronic, reuseable firecrackers
Scientists in India are developing electronic or e-crackers that will neither emit smoke nor be a fire hazard, in order to promote a smokeless and pollution-free Diwali.
13 Jan 2018
As Chennai lights up for Bhogi festival, flight services disrupted
Flight operations in Chennai were suspended today for at least five hours due to thick smog and poor visibility. This was because Tamil Nadu began Pongal festivities with the Bhogi bonfire.
22 Dec 2017
Delhi's air quality is "severe" once again, but improvement predicted
For the first time since November's hazardous smog, air quality in Delhi reached the "severe plus or emergency" category yesterday.
21 Dec 2017
AAP government tests anti-smog guns, but will they help Delhi?
The Delhi government has tested another weapon against the capital's hazardous smog - a "first of its kind" field experiment with anti-smog guns.
09 Dec 2017
Mumbai heading the Delhi-way? Dense smog engulfs city; air-quality hazardous
As Delhi's air pollution levels started improving (reached "moderate" for the first time in two months), it looks like Mumbai is now suffocating in dense smog that has engulfed the city.
03 Dec 2017
India forced to declare as smog troubles Sri Lankan players
Virat Kohli & Co. were forced to declare their first innings on day 2 of 3rd Test at 536/7, as Delhi's smog played a spoilsport affecting the Sri Lankan players.
15 Nov 2017
Haryana finally on board to help Delhi fight smog
Delhi now has at least one neighbor willing to help in its fight against hazardous smog.
14 Nov 2017
Will Delhi have odd-even scheme? The government is confused
The Delhi government seems to be confused about the planned odd-even scheme. Earlier, the NGT had refused to allow exemptions in its implementation, but the government batted for exempting women and two-wheelers.
08 Nov 2017
Massive car pile-up on Yamuna Expressway, at least one dead
Dense smog led to a 24-car pile-up on the Agra-Noida Yamuna Expressway, killing one and injuring at least six.