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Delhi AQI Improves From ‘Severe’ To ‘Poor’; Slight Dip In Temperature

Dec 28, 2021 PTI

Delhi’s AQI (air quality index) after staying in the 'severe' category for six days, had improved to the 'poor' category on Monday, following rainfall.

Peak Pollution In Delhi: Despite Cracker Ban, AQI Touches Hazardous 999 After Diwali

Nov 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Diwali Pollution In Delhi: As the city rested after bursting crackers in Diwali, despite the ban, the particulate matter did too. The Air Quality Index(AQI) in Delhi peaked at hazardous upper limits of 999 at multiple monitoring stations.


Diwali: Delhi Gasps For Breath As Air Quality Inches ‘Severe’ With Firecracker Bursting

The firecrackers were burst in the national capital in violation of the ban imposed by the government.

Delhi’s Air Quality Continues To Remain ‘Poor’, No Respite On Diwali

Nov 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 314. It was 303 on Tuesday and 281 on Monday.


Dense Fog Engulfs Delhi, Low Visibility Expected To Cause Flight Delays

This is the first time that visibility has dropped to 'zero' in the national capital this winter season.

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04 December, 2020

Karnataka Likely To Impose Curbs On New Year Celebrations Ahead Of Second Covid-19 Wave

PTI

Health Minister K Sudhakar along with officials today held a meeting with TAC members on their advisory/recommendations to control the second wave.


04 December, 2020

Delhi's Air Pollution Remains High Despite No Stubble Burning: Prakash Javadekar

PTI

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a notice to Delhi government over other polluting activities like improper waste disposal being carried in the national capital.


02 December, 2020

Ahead Of New Year Celebrations, NGT Puts A Ban On Sale, Use Of Firecrackers

PTI

Green crackers can be used on Christmas and New Year only for 35 minutes at midnight in NCR and neighbouring areas with decent air quality.


25 November, 2020

Punjab Sees Steep Rise In Stubble Burning This Year, Downward Trend In Haryana

PTI

Annual crop residue burning incidents lead to air pollution, with Punjab and Haryana contributing to Delhi's hazardous AQI.


25 November, 2020

Air Quality In Delhi Slips Back To 'Severe' Category

PTI

The national capital's AQI had improved and remained in either 'poor' or 'moderate' category until November 22.


18 November, 2020

Delhi Air Pollution Dips To Moderate Category Amid Rains, Stronger Winds

PTI

The city's 24-hour average AQI improved from 435 on Sunday to 221 on Monday. On Tuesday, it was 171.


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17 November, 2020

Snowfall In HP; Celsius Dips In Several States In North India, Delhi

PTI

Temperatures fall in many parts as Met office projects spells of rain


14 November, 2020

Delhi’s Air Quality Turns ‘Severe’

PTI

High levels of PM10 and PM2.5 particles are expected to be present in the atmosphere between 1 am and 6 am, officials said.


11 November, 2020

Delhi’s 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' Campaign For Rest Of the Year

PTI

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had launched the campaign in October to curb rising air pollution.


11 November, 2020

Delhi Air Quality Slips Back To 'Very Poor' From 'Severe' Category

PTI

The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 388 at 9 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 476 on Tuesday.


10 November, 2020

Diwali Gone Up In Smoke, Say Traders Facing Losses After Firecracker Ban

PTI

Traders, shopkeepers plan to move Lt governor to seek his help


09 November, 2020

Need To Enforce Existing Laws To Reduce Pollution On Emergency Basis: Panel On Air Quality

PTI

Commission recommends urgent measures as air quality in the national capital has plummeted to the 'severe category'.


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09 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Severe, But Immediate Relief Unlikely

PTI

The national capital's air quality is unlikely to improve with farm fires, slow wind speed, and festive season ahead.


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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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