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This IIT-Delhi start-up offers pollution fix for just Rs. 10

16 Jun 2019

This IIT-Delhi start-up offers pollution fix for just Rs. 10

With 22 of the world's 30 most polluted cities in India, it is one of the most polluted countries. The national capital itself is so polluted, that breathing in Delhi is just the same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day.

Air quality 'severe' in Delhi, rainfall may bring respite

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.

Delhi's air improves after rainfall but remains 'very poor'

07 Jan 2019

Delhi's air improves after rainfall but remains 'very poor'

Delhi recorded its lowest pollution levels this year today after rains washed away the pollutants and cleansed the air, but the air quality still remained in the very poor category, the authorities said.

Rainfall brings pollution level to year's lowest in Delhi

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.

Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'

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.

Conditions unfavorable for pollutant dispersion, Delhi's air turns 'severe' today

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.

Delhi records 'severe' air quality for the third consecutive day

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.

Attention, Delhiites! City's air quality slips into 'severe' category

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.

Delhi's pollution level remains 'severe' for third consecutive day

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.

With smog covering around, Delhi's air quality turns 'severe'

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.

Delhi's air-quality remains 'severe', mild rain adds to pollution woes

12 Dec 2018

Delhi's air-quality remains 'severe', mild rain adds to pollution woes

Thick haze engulfed Delhi today as air quality in the national capital remained severe for the third consecutive day with mild rains further adding to pollution woes, authorities said.

#DelhiAirPollution: Delhi government fined Rs. 25cr for not curbing pollution

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.

Delhi's air quality deteriorates, slips to 'very poor' category

02 Dec 2018

Delhi's air quality deteriorates, slips to 'very poor' category

Delhi's air quality deteriorated again today and slipped into very poor category due to local pollutants as authorities predicted further increase in pollution level.

As air quality deteriorates, thick haze engulfs the national capital

27 Nov 2018

As air quality deteriorates, thick haze engulfs the national capital

A thick haze engulfed Delhi as the air quality deteriorated, authorities said today, adding eight areas of the national capital recorded severe pollution level.

After slight improvement, Delhi's air quality is now 'poor'

22 Nov 2018

After slight improvement, Delhi's air quality is now 'poor'

Delhi's air quality showed a slight improvement yesterday due to increased wind speed and settled in the poor category, the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology said.

Delhi's overall air-quality 'very poor', some areas record 'severe' 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.

Delhi continues to choke, air quality remains 'very poor'

19 Nov 2018

Delhi continues to choke, air quality remains 'very poor'

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'very poor' category due to slow wind speed and high humidity today, authorities said.

After short relief, Delhi's air-quality slips to 'very poor'

16 Nov 2018

After short relief, Delhi's air-quality slips to 'very poor'

After a brief respite, Delhi's air quality deteriorated again to 'very poor' category today as the dispersion of pollutants slowed down.

Delhi's air quality remains severe due to unfavourable weather conditions

11 Nov 2018

Delhi's air quality remains severe due to unfavourable weather conditions

Delhi's air quality remained in the "severe" category today owing to unfavorable weather conditions and a significant increase in contribution from stubble burning, authorities said.

Delhi's air quality improves from 'severe' to 'very poor'

10 Nov 2018

Delhi's air quality improves from 'severe' to 'very poor'

Days after Delhi witnessed 'severe' air quality post-Diwali, its air quality improved today to 'very poor' category, after local pollutants "reduced significantly" and the contribution from stubble burning remained "marginal" due to wind speed, authorities said.

Delhi air sees improvement, quality remains 'severe' however

09 Nov 2018

Delhi air sees improvement, quality remains 'severe' however

Delhi's pollution level remained 'severe' for the second day, as a thick haze engulfed the national capital, even as the authorities said there was a significant improvement in the air quality as compared to yesterday.

People protest outside Environment Ministry office against increasing pollution

06 Nov 2018

People protest outside Environment Ministry office against increasing pollution

A group of people gathered outside the office of the Environment Ministry today to protest the alarming rise in the pollution level that has raised health concerns.

Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'very poor' ahead of Diwali

06 Nov 2018

Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'very poor' ahead of Diwali

Delhi's air quality was recorded in 'very poor' category today as the wind continued to blow from regions where there is rampant stubble burning, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said.

This mammoth 'smog tower' could help with Delhi's pollution woes

05 Nov 2018

This mammoth 'smog tower' could help with Delhi's pollution woes

At a time when air pollution in spiralling in Delhi, a Delhi-based start-up has claimed that it has a solution to Delhi's air pollution woes.

Delhi: Air pollution breaches 'hazardous' category, PM10 at 900-mark

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.

Delhi's air quality improves to 'poor' category

04 Nov 2018

Delhi's air quality improves to 'poor' category

Delhi's air quality continued to improve as today, the pollution level reached to 'poor' category after oscillating between 'very poor' and 'severe' for nearly three weeks.

#AirPollution: Delhi chokes as air quality continues to deteriorate

28 Oct 2018

#AirPollution: Delhi chokes as air quality continues to deteriorate

Delhi recorded its worst air quality of this season Sunday as a thick haze engulfed the national capital which continued to grapple with deteriorating air quality.

Delhi continues to choke, 5 areas record severe pollution: CPCB

27 Oct 2018

Delhi continues to choke, 5 areas record severe pollution: CPCB

Delhi's air quality remained very poor for the fourth day today with five areas recording severe pollution levels, as authorities warned the situation may deteriorate further next week due to localized emissions during festival and stubble burning.

Delhi: Air quality poor, expected to worsen further

20 Oct 2018

Delhi: Air quality poor, expected to worsen further

With Diwali just over a couple of weeks away, Delhi's air quality has dropped to the 'poor' category with a pollution cloud hanging over its head.

Delhi: Air quality remains 'very poor' for second consecutive day

18 Oct 2018

Delhi: Air quality remains 'very poor' for second consecutive day

The air quality in Delhi remained "very poor" for the second consecutive day on Thursday, with several areas in the national capital nearing severe levels of the pollution, according to the authorities.

Delhi's air-quality deteriorates to 'very poor' for first-time this season

17 Oct 2018

Delhi's air-quality deteriorates to 'very poor' for first-time this season

Delhi's air quality for the first time this season deteriorated to 'very poor' category with several areas in the national capital nearing towards severe levels of pollution, according to authorities.

NGT summons Delhi-govt official to explain action-plan on climate change

12 Oct 2018

NGT summons Delhi-govt official to explain action-plan on climate change

The National Green Tribunal has summoned an official of the Environment Department in Delhi to explain the proposed amendments made by AAP government in the State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC).

Wind from stubble burning areas worsens Delhi's air quality

08 Oct 2018

Wind from stubble burning areas worsens Delhi's air quality

Delhi's air quality has slipped back to poor category due to change in wind direction, which is now flowing from stubble burning areas in Punjab and Haryana, authorities said today.

Delhi's air quality remains poor for second consecutive day

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.

Delhi's air-quality turns 'good' for second time this year: CPCB

22 Sep 2018

Delhi's air-quality turns 'good' for second time this year: CPCB

Delhi's air quality turned "good", for the second time this year due to the persistent monsoon that washed away pollutants from the air.

Delhi's pollution 'imported': 74% comes from Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan

18 Aug 2018

Delhi's pollution 'imported': 74% comes from Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan

If Delhiites hate any season, it's got to be both winter and summer.

External factors cause 64% air-pollution in Delhi during winters: Study

16 Aug 2018

External factors cause 64% air-pollution in Delhi during winters: Study

Almost 64% of the air pollution in Delhi during winters is caused by external factors, a new report said, suggesting that emissions are growing despite the steps taken by the government.

Indians may live 4yrs longer if country meets WHO standards

13 Aug 2018

Indians may live 4yrs longer if country meets WHO standards

Indians would live for about four years longer on an average if the country meets the WHO's air quality standards, according to a new study.

Delhi air quality to worsen, try and stay indoors

04 Aug 2018

Delhi air quality to worsen, try and stay indoors

After experiencing relatively good air quality for the past few days, Delhi's pollution levels are to set to increase, thanks to a raging dust storm in Oman.

Meteorological factors improved Delhi air-quality; source still not addressed: Greenpeace

29 Jul 2018

Meteorological factors improved Delhi air-quality; source still not addressed: Greenpeace

Noting that air quality in the national capital had improved due to meteorological factors and not by addressing the "source of pollution", Greenpeace India stressed the need for taking comprehensive action to contain such sources for sustained clean air days.