This is the first time that visibility has dropped to 'zero' in the national capital this winter season.
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.
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.
Annual crop residue burning incidents lead to air pollution, with Punjab and Haryana contributing to Delhi's hazardous AQI.
The national capital's AQI had improved and remained in either 'poor' or 'moderate' category until November 22.
Temperatures fall in many parts as Met office projects spells of rain
Environmental, social and governance credentials of a company are key factors determining its success and growth.
Kohli's post on a clean Diwali landed the Indian captain in a social media storm and Udit Raj has added fuel to fire
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had launched the campaign in October to curb rising air pollution.
Traders, shopkeepers plan to move Lt governor to seek his help
Commission recommends urgent measures as air quality in the national capital has plummeted to the 'severe category'.
Health Minister discusses rising cases, low testing and high mortality in nine states and other districts.
Arvind Kejriwal announced the ban along with measures to ramp up medical infrastructure in light of worsening Covid-19 situation.
Amid a surge in Coronavirus cases and rising pollution levels, CM Arvind Kejriwal appealed people not to burst firecrackers.
The application will identify the location and the complaint will be automatically forwarded to the concerned department for time-bound redressal
Delhi recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 281 today, which falls in the 'poor' category. Air quality remained “very poor” for past five days
Even as Australia continued to fight bushfires, cricketers playing in the Sheffield Shield at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Tuesday said the air was "toxic," worse than in India
The national capital's air quality is likely to turn severe due to prevailing calm winds and increased incidents of farm fires.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.