No sudden recovery is expected under this condition at least for the next two days.
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).
The apex court said it was a question of life and death of crores of people and governments had to be held responsible.
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.
On Saturday, weather experts said there was a significant improvement in wind speed and it will increase gradually.
Making a simple breakfast toast could contribute to a high level of indoor air pollution, say researchers.
To encourage pollution free Diwali Delhi's Directorate of Education has asked schools to teach kids on the harmful effects of burning crackers
In terms of PM10 levels, 13 cities in India figured among the 20 most-polluted cities of the world in 2016.
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.
The year saw less of rabble- rousing between the AAP government and the Lt Governor's office as compared to the past
"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,"
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".
"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."
NGT had objected to various provisions in the scheme exempting women, two-wheelers, VVIPs and children carriers
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.
Humidity has risen from 44.3 per cent to 51 per cent while average temperature has dipped by about two degrees since November 27.
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
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