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

Dec 07, 2020 PTI

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

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

Dec 04, 2020 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.

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

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.

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

Nov 25, 2020 PTI

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

Air Quality In Delhi Slips Back To 'Severe' Category

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

17 November, 2020

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


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

16 November, 2020

Note To Companies: Get Eco-Friendly, Or Prepare To Fold

Nawneet Vibhaw

Environmental, social and governance credentials of a company are key factors determining its success and growth.

15 November, 2020

Virat Kohli Is Anushka Sharma's 'Dog' - Congressman's Tweet Sparks Social Media Fire

Outlook Web Bureau

Kohli's post on a clean Diwali landed the Indian captain in a social media storm and Udit Raj has added fuel to fire

11 November, 2020

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


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

10 November, 2020

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


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


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


09 November, 2020

Winters, Festivities May Dampen Success Against Covid-19: Harsh Vardhan


Health Minister discusses rising cases, low testing and high mortality in nine states and other districts.

05 November, 2020

Delhi Govt Bans Firecrackers Ahead Of Diwali


Arvind Kejriwal announced the ban along with measures to ramp up medical infrastructure in light of worsening Covid-19 situation.

05 November, 2020

CM Arvind Kejriwal Asks Delhites To Join 'Laxmi Puja' From Home This Diwali


Amid a surge in Coronavirus cases and rising pollution levels, CM Arvind Kejriwal appealed people not to burst firecrackers.

29 October, 2020

Arvind Kejriwal Launches 'Green Delhi' App To Redress Pollution Complaints


The application will identify the location and the complaint will be automatically forwarded to the concerned department for time-bound redressal

28 October, 2020

Air Pollution: Gusty Winds Improve Delhi Air Quality


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

10 December, 2019

How Bad Is India's Pollution? Aussie Cricketer Steve O'Keefe Makes Stunning Comparison

Outlook Web Bureau

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


20 November, 2019

Delhi Air Quality Dips To 'Very Poor', Likely To Plummet To 'Severe' Levels


The national capital's air quality is likely to turn severe due to prevailing calm winds and increased incidents of farm fires.

Photo Gallery

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Police escort activist Sudha Bharadwaj towards a van as she leaves the jail to appear in a special NIA court, ahead of her release on bail, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases party's women manifesto for 2022 UP elections, at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

A farmer at the Ghazipur border uses a 'hookah' as he waits for farmers' committee's decision on their future course of action, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Vijay Verma

Farmers listen to a speaker during their protest at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.

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