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Delhi Govt Reimposes Ban On Construction, Workers To Get Aid: Environment Minister

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai, instructions have been issued to the Labour Department to prepare a plan for providing financial assistance to workers affected by the ban.

Delhi Air Pollution: Only CNG, Electric Vehicles To Enter City From Nov 27

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Delhi’s Environment Minister Gopal Rai said the ban on the entry of vehicles operating on other fuels will remain till December 3.


Schools, Colleges To Resume Physical Classes In Delhi From Nov 29: Gopal Rai

The physical classes in Delhi’s educational institutes were suspended following high levels of pollution.

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

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


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

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.

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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.


18 November, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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.


16 November, 2021

Delhi Pollution: Air Quality Remains In 'Very Poor' Category For Third Day Straight

Outlook Web Desk

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'very poor' category for the third consecutive day on Tuesday, with the air quality index(AQI) being recorded at 396.


15 November, 2021

Delhi Pollution: Kids Have Missed School For At Least 26 Days In Last 5 Years

Outlook Web Desk

In the last 5 years, school shutdowns due to air pollution in Delhi have cost the kids of Delhi and surrounding areas of NCR, at least 26 days of education.


04 November, 2021

Delhi: Air Quality On Diwali 'Very Poor', Most Likely Getting Hazardous By End Of Day

Outlook Web Desk

The average Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 341 at 8 AM. Experts say that this number is likely to go up today, most likely to the 'hazardous' level with the use of Diwali Crackers.


30 October, 2021

Skymet Launches Mobile App To Check Pollution Real Time In Your Locality

Outlook Web Bureau

Based on the data at a specific location, the Skymet AQI app will also provide advisories, historical (hourly and weekly), and forecast data of the PMs and personalised health recommendations.


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12 September, 2021

Will The Smog Tower Help Delhi’s Air Get Cleaner? Here’s What An Engineer Says

Dr. Sarath Guttikunda

From every known science and engineering angle, the concept of vacuuming air in the open is not a practical solution. In the open where every puff of air is replaced with another puff of air in no time, with equal or sometimes more pollution, this effort to clean air is an illogical operation.


01 December, 2020

Delhi Breathed More Polluted Air In November This Year Than 2019

PTI

The city also recorded nine 'severe' air days this November, the maximum number in the month in four years.


21 November, 2020

Delhi Half Marathon: World Record Holders Brigid Kosgei, Ababel Yeshaneh To Add Lustre To Star-studded Field

PTI

While the elite runners will be at the start line at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, amateurs across the world will join the event using the new Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Mobile App


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders take a pledge on the 72nd National Law Day during the state BJP working committee meeting in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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