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Delhi Air Pollution: November Month's AQI Worst In 7 Years, No 'Good' Quality Days

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Delhi saw 11 'severe' air quality days in November this year, the highest in the month since 2015, Central Pollution Control Board data stated. Pollution reaches its peak in the winters of Delhi.

Delhi Air Pollution: Petitioner In HC Seeks 15 Lakh Damages, Matter Listed

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Delhi High Court: A petitioner sought Rs 15 lakh as compensation for “specific and exemplary damages” caused to him due to the Air pollution in Delhi. The matter is listed on 6th December.


Air Pollution: Ban On Construction, Demolition Activities To Continue Till Further Orders: Gopal Rai

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai Monday said the ban on construction and demolition activities in Delhi will continue till further orders in view of the high air pollution levels.

Kolkata's Air Quality Ambience Ranges From Poor To Very Poor

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The air quality ambience across the city ranged from poor to very poor on Saturday, a pollution control board official said. He attributed it to the smog phenomenon, typical of the wintry conditions at this time of the year.


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

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.

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24 November, 2021

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

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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.


24 November, 2021

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

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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.


22 November, 2021

Strong Winds Brings Temporary Respite To The Soot Covered Lungs Of Delhi   

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The city recorded its 24-hour average air quality index at 311, down from 349 on Sunday. It was 374 on Saturday. Neighboring Faridabad (330), Ghaziabad (254), Greater Noida (202), Gurgaon (310) and Noida (270) also recorded a slight improvement in the air quality.


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.


17 November, 2021

Centre Lists Measures In SC To Reduce Air Pollution In Delhi

Outlook Web Desk

The Centre on Wednesday proposed a slew of measures in the Supreme Court to reduce air pollution in Delhi-NCR.


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.


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15 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Congress Accuses BJP, AAP Of ‘Wasting Tax Payers’ Money’

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The party spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill said the Supreme Court’s observations have exposed the ‘spineless and careless approach’ of the AAP and the BJP towards tackling Delhi air pollution.


15 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: SC Directs Centre To Hold Emergency Meeting

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The Supreme Court urged the Centre to take measures like stopping non-essential construction transport, power plants and implementing work from home.


15 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Farm Fires Contribute Only 4%, Why So Much Hue And Cry, Asks SC

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The Supreme Court urged both the Centre and the states to what steps they will be taking to tackle with emergency air quality crisis in the national capital.


15 November, 2021

Delhi Air Quality Will Continue To Remain Bad In Coming Winters: 5 Key Reasons

Sharmila Bhowmick

Centre For Science and Environment (CSE) tells Outlook, unless the government builds infrastructure, winter pollution in Delhi will remain a constant, annual problem.


14 November, 2021

Delhi Air Quality Improves From ‘Severe’ To ‘Very Poor’

Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi government has announced various emergency measures including, closure of schools for one week, and ban on construction activities to deal with the national capital’s pollution crisis.


13 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: It's An Emergency Situation, Stop Vehicles Or Impose Lockdown, Asks SC

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The Supreme Court said: ‘everybody has the passion of blaming farmers. Have you seen how crackers are being burnt in Delhi for the last seven days? It is an emergency situation’.


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13 November, 2021

Delhi’s Air Quality Continues To Be ‘Severe’

Outlook Web Desk

The air quality index of Lodhi Road, Delhi University, IIT Delhi, Pusa Road l, and Delhi airport was recorded at 489, 466, 474 and 480 and 504 respectively.


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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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