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Delhi Pollution Update: Air Quality Index(AQI) Levels Worsens, Now At 403

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Delhi Air Quality has worsened to severe category again with the Air Quality Index(AQI) at 400 on Thursday. SAFAR says there is no relief likely till Monday.

Unfavourable Weather Conditions Major Factor For Increase In Air Pollution Levels Again In Delhi

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor SAFAR, no relief is likely till Monday. Local emissions and weather are likely to be the dominant factors controlling air quality, it said.


Delhi Air Pollution: SC Re-Imposes Ban On Construction Activities

Delhi AQI: The Supreme Court has directed the states to pay the affected workers, for the construction ban period.

SC Asks Centre, States To Continue With Measures To Curb Pollution

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Centre and the NCR states to continue implementing for few days the measures to ensure improvement in air quality, saying that preventive actions are needed in anticipation to curb pollution even as it wondered what signals are being sent to the world.


Delhi Air Quality: AQI Worsens To 357, Slips To Very Poor Category Again

Delhi Pollution Update: The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi stood at 357 at 9 AM on Wednesday. It has slipped back into the 'very poor' category after strong winds carried the much pollution away two days ago.

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22 November, 2021

Air pollution: Delhi Lifts Ban On Construction; Call On School Reopening On Nov 24

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The Delhi government has lifted the ban on construction and demolition activities in view of an improvement in the air quality and inconvenience caused to workers, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday.


22 November, 2021

Delhi Air Quality Improves As Winds Sweep Away Pollution But AQI Still 'Very Poor'

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The air quality index (AQI) of the city stood at 307, down from 349 the previous day, both under the 'very poor' category. Winds up to 20 Km/h gushed through the city, blowing away pollutants.


22 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Ban On Entry Of Trucks, Work From Home For Govt Staff Extended Till 26th November

Owing to the 'very poor' Delhi AQI, Trucks carrying non-essential items will continue to be barred from entry into Delhi. Meanwhile, the employees of Delhi govt, autonomous bodies and corporations will work from home till November 26th.


20 November, 2021

Delhi’s Air Quality Remains ‘Very Poor’; Officials Say Conditions Likely To Improve From Tomorrow

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The Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 374, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.


18 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Strong Winds Likely To Bring Relief, Say Authorities

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As per Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi: ‘the air quality is likely improve significantly from November 21 owing to relatively strong winds’.


18 November, 2021

Delhi Pollution: Noida Police Issues Traffic Advisory As Delhi Bans Entry Of Goods Vehicles

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Diversions of heavy and medium goods vehicles from Chilla, DND, Kalindi Kunj, Ashok Nagar and Jhandupura borders to other places via Delhi have been changed.


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17 November, 2021

Gopal Rai To Chair Meeting Of Departments Concerned Over CAQM's Latest Directions

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"The minister has called a high-level meeting at 12 noon to discuss the latest CAQM directions with senior officials of the environment department, public works department, municipal corporations, NDMC and education department," an official said.


17 November, 2021

Delhi Winters Are Now About A Frothy Yamuna And Hazardous Air

Manoj Misra

Dilli ki Sardi (Delhi's winter) has over the years turned from being a cheerful season to a toxic time of a frothy Yamuna and hazardous air. How did this happen?


17 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: AQI Remains At 'Very Poor' Category, Situation Unlikely To Improve Until Sunday

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At 9 am, the city recorded its air quality index (AQI)at 389 which had slipped into the severe zone on Tuesday and was recorded at 403 at 4 pm.


17 November, 2021

Air Pollution In Delhi-NCR: No Relief Likely Till Sunday

Outlook Web Desk

The city recorded its air quality index at 389 at 9 am. It had slipped into the severe zone on Tuesday and was recorded at 403 at 4 pm.


16 November, 2021

NCR State Officials Meet Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing About Air Pollution

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The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the Centre and the states, especially the Delhi government, for their failure to reign in air pollution that had reached hazardous levels last week and is now hovering around under the 'severe' and 'very poor' categories.


15 November, 2021

Stubble Burning: Punjab Records 50,000 Farm Fires In 15 Days But Files Zero FIR

Harish Manav

Punjab government is reluctant to take action against the farmers indulging in stubble burning despite the worsening air pollution in Delhi-NCR region.


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15 November, 2021

Pollution: SC Asks Centre To Hold Emergency Meet, Says 'Cat Is Out Of The Bag'

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The Supreme Court said 'the cat is out of the bag' now as the 'hue and cry' over stubble burning being a big contributor was without any basis.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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