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Delhi-NCR Air Quality Dips To 'Severe' Category, Likely To Worsen Further

Nov 13, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

No sudden recovery is expected under this condition at least for the next two days.

Varanasi: Priests, Devotees Put Mask On Shivling To Protect It From Air Pollution

Nov 07, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city today peaked at 226, which falls under the poor category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

'No Right To Be In Power If...': Supreme Court Pulls Up Centre, State Govts Over Pollution

The apex court said it was a question of life and death of crores of people and governments had to be held responsible.

Pakistan May Have Released Poisonous Gas Into India To Cause Pollution: BJP Leader

Nov 06, 2019 ANI

Sharda said Pakistan was frustrated ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah took charge and was resorting to all sorts of tactics against India as it could not register a single victory in any battle.

Pollution Rises To Hazardous Levels; 32 Flights Diverted From Delhi As Thick Smog Engulfs Delhi-NCR

On Saturday, weather experts said there was a significant improvement in wind speed and it will increase gradually.

20 February, 2019

Making Toast Can Cause Air Pollution

Outlook Web Bureau

Making a simple breakfast toast could contribute to a high level of indoor air pollution, say researchers.

24 October, 2018

Delhi's Directorate Of Education Encourages School Kids To Celebrate Cracker-free Diwali

Outlook Web Bureau

To encourage pollution free Diwali Delhi's Directorate of Education has asked schools to teach kids on the harmful effects of burning crackers

02 May, 2018

14 Out Of 20 Most Polluted Cities In The World Are In India, Says WHO Report

Outlook Web Bureau

In terms of PM10 levels, 13 cities in India figured among the 20 most-polluted cities of the world in 2016.

30 December, 2017

To Deal With Rising Pollution Levels, Delhiites May Soon Need Five Oxygen Cylinders A Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says 92 percent of the world's population, including in India, lives in areas where air quality is below acceptable standards.

27 December, 2017

Unfulfilled Poll Promises, Corruption Kept Arvind Kejriwal Govt Busy As Delhi Breathed Uneasy This Year

Outlook Web Bureau

The year saw less of rabble- rousing between the AAP government and the Lt Governor's office as compared to the past

15 December, 2017

NGT Dismisses AAP Govt's Plea Seeking Exemption For Two-Wheelers In Odd-Even Scheme

Outlook Web Bureau

"It also cannot be disputed that emissions from two- wheelers are also a major source of pollution. The exemptions sought would defeat the entire purpose of improving the air quality of Delhi,"


11 December, 2017

Delhi Air Worsens Again, IMD Forecasts Light Rain Today

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi, however, might get a respite from the bad air as MeT department has predicted light rain on Monday night and Tuesday. "It is likely to rain towards the evening or night".

07 December, 2017

IMA Asks BCCI To Consider Pollution Levels Before Deciding Match Venue After Sri Lankan Players Wear Masks On Field

Outlook Web Bureau

"Rain and poor light are taken into consideration while determining suitable playing conditions, so we suggest that atmospheric pollution should now also be included in the assessing criteria for a match."

06 December, 2017

No Exemptions During Odd-Even, Delhi Government Tells NGT

Outlook Web Bureau

NGT had objected to various provisions in the scheme exempting women, two-wheelers, VVIPs and children carriers

05 December, 2017

Sri Lanka's Suranga Lakmal Vomits At Kotla, Delhi May Lose Rights To Host Tests In Winters

Outlook Web Bureau

NGT on Monday had rapped the authorities for holding the match in Delhi, that's battling with smog and choking haze for over a month now.

05 December, 2017

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

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.


Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

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

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