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Air Quality Drops To Season's Worst Post Diwali, But Better Than Last 3 Years

Oct 28, 2019 PTI

The government's air quality monitor, SAFAR, predicted that the overall air quality index may plunge to 'severe' category tonight due to firecracker emissions, unfavourable weather and a significant spike in stubble burning.

Indian Air Force Intercepts Georgian Aircraft Coming From Pakistan

May 10, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The aircraft was forced to land at Jaipur airfield by air defence aircraft of the IAF


Air Quality Worsens Again, Pollution 'Severe' In Many Parts Of Delhi

Dec 05, 2017 Outlook Web Bureau

Humidity has risen from 44.3 per cent to 51 per cent while average temperature has dipped by about two degrees since November 27.


Pollution On The Rise In Delhi As Wind Speed Falls, Further Spike Expected

The volume of particulate matter (PM), the dominant pollutants in Delhi's air, rose through the day.

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15 November, 2017

After Criticism Over Rs 700 Crore Unused Environmental Cess, Delhi Government Moves To Buy Electric Buses

Outlook Web Bureau

An RTI query had, earlier in the day, revealed that the government had used mere Rs 93 lakh of a Rs 700 crore amount it had collected under the 'environment cess'.


14 November, 2017

'Spare Some Time To Meet Me,' Kejriwal Now Tweets To Punjab CM On Pollution Issue

Outlook Web Bureau

After scheduling a Wednesday meeting with Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar in Chandigarh, on Tuesday morning Kejriwal tweet-invited Punjab chief minister Capt Amrinder Singh


14 November, 2017

Delhi Pollution Level 'Severe', Air Quality To Improve From Today, Says CPCB

Outlook Web Bureau

The CPCB's air quality index for the city was 460 till Monday


13 November, 2017

Odd-Even: Bikes, Autos Have To Be Included For Impact, Says Expert

Outlook Web Bureau

"In the long term I don't think that the odd- even scheme is going to be the answer," says Columbia reseracher.


12 November, 2017

No Respite For Delhi-NCR, Air Quality Remains 'Severe', Health Ministry Asks People To Drink Plenty Of Water

Outlook Web Bureau

In Delhi's Lodhi Road area, PM 10 levels were at 560, and PM 2.5 at 625. In Noida, PM 10 levels were at 551, and PM 2.5 levels at 541.


09 November, 2017

'Right To Life Being Snatched From People,' NGT Bans All Construction, Industrial Activities In Delhi-NCR

Outlook Web Bureau

"It is shameful for all the parties in this matter on what they're passing on to the next generation."


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08 November, 2017

How Much Can A Mask Protect You From Delhi's 'Hazardous' Air?

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi woke up to 'severe' air quality today with a thick haze blanketing the city as pollution levels breached permissible standards by multiple times.


07 November, 2017

Delhi Has Become A Gas Chamber, Says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal After Visibility Drops Down To 200M

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the worst air pollution day recorded in Delhi for the season so far.


01 November, 2017

Delhi's Air Quality Still 'Very Poor', To Remain Same For At Least A Week

Outlook Web Bureau

The CPCB informed the Supreme Court-mandated Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control Authority) that the situation is not likely to improve in the next one week.


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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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