05 Nov 2019
While a severe pollution grips northern India, an air purifier van has been deployed at the gates of the Taj Mahal in Agra, in a bid to provide relief to tourists visiting the Mughal-era monument.
04 Nov 2019
Since Diwali night, Delhi NCR has become a literal gas chamber.
13 Oct 2019
Residents of Delhi woke up to hazy skies on Sunday morning as the national capital's air quality took a hit.
16 Jun 2019
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.
04 Apr 2019
According to a report published by Health Effects Institute (HEI), headquartered in Boston, US, air pollution took over 12 lakh lives each in India and China in 2017.
05 Mar 2019
With the air quality worsening in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), Gurugram has emerged as the most polluted city in the world, according to a report.
03 Feb 2019
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.
12 Jan 2019
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.
07 Jan 2019
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.
06 Jan 2019
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 deteriorated again to the severe category today due to unfavorable meteorological conditions after showing a slight improvement yesterday.
02 Jan 2019
Delhi's air quality turned severe today due to adverse meteorological conditions that remained unfavorable for dispersion of pollutants.
30 Dec 2018
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
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
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.
22 Dec 2018
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.
12 Dec 2018
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.
03 Dec 2018
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.
02 Dec 2018
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.
28 Nov 2018
When it comes to air pollution in Indian cities, we tend to associate it with Delhi, most of the times.
27 Nov 2018
A thick haze engulfed Delhi as the air quality deteriorated, authorities said today, adding eight areas of the national capital recorded severe pollution level.
22 Nov 2018
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.
21 Nov 2018
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.
19 Nov 2018
Delhi's air quality remained in the 'very poor' category due to slow wind speed and high humidity today, authorities said.
16 Nov 2018
After a brief respite, Delhi's air quality deteriorated again to 'very poor' category today as the dispersion of pollutants slowed down.
11 Nov 2018
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.
10 Nov 2018
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.
09 Nov 2018
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.
08 Nov 2018
With Delhi choking on smog and worsening air pollution, the Delhi Police, on the instructions of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), has issued a ban on all heavy and medium vehicles entering the city from Thursday night, starting 11pm.
06 Nov 2018
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.
06 Nov 2018
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.
05 Nov 2018
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.
05 Nov 2018
After a brief respite on Sunday, thick smog descended on Delhi-NCR on Monday, with air pollution levels crossing the hazardous category.
04 Nov 2018
Shifting the morning assembly of students indoors, mandating them to wear masks during outdoor activities, and distributing gooseberries are among the measures taken by the schools in Delhi and adjoining areas to deal with the alarming level of air pollution.
04 Nov 2018
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.
30 Oct 2018
Amid an alarming rise in air pollution level in Delhi, a national laboratory today certified an air-purifying technology that can turn public spaces into clean air zones.
30 Oct 2018
For the first time this season, Delhi's air quality turned "severe" today.
28 Oct 2018
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.
27 Oct 2018
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.
22 Oct 2018
India might be the world's fastest growing economy, but it is fighting an increasingly uphill battle against air pollution.