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Delhi Air Quality Remains Severe; Environment Body Lifts Ban On Trucks Entry

Nov 14, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Authorities said rains in some parts of the national capital have made the air heavier and increased pollution.

Delhi-NCR Air Quality Still Toxic, Improvement Likely After Three Days

Nov 12, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, the national capital saw variable winds with dry and cold north-westerly in the noon which improved the air quality.

Delhi Air Quality Turns 'Severe', May Remain So For At Least 2 More Days

The concentration of PM2.5 and PM10, or particles with diameter less than 2.5 mm and 10mm, remained in 'severe-plus' or 'severe' levels.

Day Before Diwali, Delhi Records Season's Worst Air Quality, Experts Warn Of Further Dip

Nov 06, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Authorities have warned that crop residue burning will peak in the next few days.

'Where Are Green Crackers': Two Days To Diwali, Firecracker Shops Still Remain Closed In Delhi

As the name suggests, green crackers are said to be less harmful as compared to the conventional firecrackers, mainly due to the absence of barium nitrate, a toxic salt.

20 March, 2018

Air Purifiers Worth Lakhs Of Rupees Bought For PM Modi’s Offices As Delhi Choked In 'Gas Chamber': Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The news agency claimed that the government spent around Rs 36,00,000 to buy air purifiers.

09 January, 2018

After Delhi, Smog Engulfs Mumbai, People Say 'Situation Critical'

Outlook Web Bureau

Mumbai has been experiencing deteriorating air quality and thick smog since December

20 December, 2017

Delhi Government Tries Out Anti-Smog Cannon Gun To See If Pollutants Can Be Shot Down

Outlook Web Bureau

The second trial run was held in Anand Vihar on Wednesday. The device was first tested on Monday at the Delhi secretariat in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Environment Minister Imran Hussain

11 December, 2017

Delhi Air Worsens Again, IMD Forecasts Light Rain Today

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi, however, might get a respite from the bad air as MeT department has predicted light rain on Monday night and Tuesday. "It is likely to rain towards the evening or night".


30 November, 2017


17 November, 2017

NGT Lifts Ban On Construction In Delhi-NCR, Asks Neighbouring States To Submit Action Plan To Curb Pollution In 2 Weeks

Outlook Web Bureau

NTPC on Thursday had issued tenders to buy paddy stubble from farmers to use as fuel

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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