Air Pollution Delhi


'Air Pollution Delhi' - 441 News Result(s)

  • 'Most Polluted' Ganga Valley Gets Help, Scientists From 15 Nations

    'Most Polluted' Ganga Valley Gets Help, Scientists From 15 Nations

    If you look from a satellite or even Google Maps, the Ganga Valley appears to be the most polluted place in the world, says Andre Prevot, a renowned scientist at Switzerland's Paul Scherrer Institute. "It is a bit unfortunate because you have the Himalayas in the North and therefore the pollution is trapped in this valley," he says.

  • How 'Toxic' Is Delhi's Air? Study Sheds Light

    How 'Toxic' Is Delhi's Air? Study Sheds Light

    The fact that Delhi's air is laden with ultrafine particulates is undisputed. But does that automatically make it "toxic"?

  • World Environment Day 2017: Save Yourself From The Hazards Of Air Pollution

    World Environment Day 2017: Save Yourself From The Hazards Of Air Pollution

    Deadly ozone has raised its ugly head in Delhi and NCR and without a time bound implementation strategy and preventive action this can deepen into a serious public health crisis.

  • Air Purifiers In Delhi Schools? Sniff Of Disapproval From Experts

    Air Purifiers In Delhi Schools? Sniff Of Disapproval From Experts

    Installing air purifiers in classrooms is "impractical" and can trigger a spike in the levels of Carbon dioxide instead of containing air pollution, experts have opined.

  • AAP Government Asks Schools To Install Air Purifiers

    AAP Government Asks Schools To Install Air Purifiers

    Concerned over the quality of air in the national capital, the Aam Aadmi Party government has directed city schools to install air purifiers so as to ensure students don't face health hazards due to air pollution.

  • In Delhi, Students Take On Pollution At Traffic Signals

    In Delhi, Students Take On Pollution At Traffic Signals

    Stacks of smoke are clouding the skies in Delhi. You see and smell the fumes, feel them in your lungs at every traffic intersection. Carbon emissions are highest when a car's engine is idling, most of the times traffic signals. City's youngsters have now taken it upon themselves to raise awareness about the alarming air pollution in the national ca...

  • What These Fires On The Map Mean For Delhi

    What These Fires On The Map Mean For Delhi

    Farm fires are expected to peak over the next few weeks sending air quality plummeting.

  • 7 Effective Ways to Deal with Chronic Sinus Problems

    7 Effective Ways to Deal with Chronic Sinus Problems

    A new study states that people living in places like New Delhi or Beijing may be at greater risk of developing chronic sinus problems due to high levels of air pollution in these cities.

  • Mumbai's Air Quality Found to Be Worse Than Delhi Post Winter

    Mumbai's Air Quality Found to Be Worse Than Delhi Post Winter

    In a new study done by the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Mumbai was found to cross Delhi in terms of pollution level for February and March.

  • NDTV Expose: Despite Ban, How Furnace Oil Is Choking Delhi's Air

    NDTV Expose: Despite Ban, How Furnace Oil Is Choking Delhi's Air

    The baffling question of why Delhi's air pollution continues to break records has drawn many replies from experts that range from burning of farm waste and construction dust to trucks entering the national capital. NDTV has uncovered a big contributor of the smoke that pulls down Delhi's air quality, makes the capital's air among the world's most p...

  • After Crop Burning in Punjab, Delhi Faces New Pollution From UP, Haryana

    After Crop Burning in Punjab, Delhi Faces New Pollution From UP, Haryana

    Come April and all four-wheelers in Delhi will have to meet Bharat Stage 4 pollution norms. But from across the city's borders, from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, a new pollution is drifting in - huge quantities of Sulphur-Dioxide, coming from the systematic burning of pet coke by industries. Experts say it will be 300 times more polluting than a car ...

  • Doctors Explain Why Children Can't Handle Delhi's Air Pollution

    Doctors Explain Why Children Can't Handle Delhi's Air Pollution

    New Delhi: The air that Delhiites are breathing is harmful, more so, for the children. According to World Health Organisation (WHO), Delhi leads the list of world’s most polluted cities. Taking cognizance of the situation, the doctors have urged parents to conduct Lung Health Screening Test (LHST) for their children. According to the doctors, the...

  • Environment Minister Says Pollution Doesn't Kill. The Doctor Disagrees

    Environment Minister Says Pollution Doesn't Kill. The Doctor Disagrees

    A global study released this week that estimated 11 lakh Indians died due to air pollution in 2015 has been rejected by the government, with Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave insisting that he did not "trust sensational reports" and pollution wasn't a killer. But Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan contradicted him, saying pollution w...

  • Delhi Man Owns 20-Year-Old Rolls Royce, Says 'Please Let Me Drive It'

    Delhi Man Owns 20-Year-Old Rolls Royce, Says 'Please Let Me Drive It'

    A Delhi resident has approached the National Green Tribunal to be allowed to drive his 20-year-old Rolls Royce car. Cars older than 15 years are banned on the city's streets, among the world's most polluted, in efforts to improve air quality. The owner, who claimed to have been driving the vehicle on the roads only on exceptional occasions, has sub...

  • Pollution: Delhi's Air Quality Plunged Sharply In 2016, Shows Data

    Pollution: Delhi's Air Quality Plunged Sharply In 2016, Shows Data

    2016 was particularly bad for the national capital in terms of air quality with the volume of ultrafine particulates PM 2.5 and PM 10 violating the annual safe standards by over five times in certain areas.

'Air Pollution Delhi' - 185 Video Result(s)

'Air Pollution Delhi' - 441 News Result(s)

  • 'Most Polluted' Ganga Valley Gets Help, Scientists From 15 Nations

    'Most Polluted' Ganga Valley Gets Help, Scientists From 15 Nations

    If you look from a satellite or even Google Maps, the Ganga Valley appears to be the most polluted place in the world, says Andre Prevot, a renowned scientist at Switzerland's Paul Scherrer Institute. "It is a bit unfortunate because you have the Himalayas in the North and therefore the pollution is trapped in this valley," he says.

  • How 'Toxic' Is Delhi's Air? Study Sheds Light

    How 'Toxic' Is Delhi's Air? Study Sheds Light

    The fact that Delhi's air is laden with ultrafine particulates is undisputed. But does that automatically make it "toxic"?

  • World Environment Day 2017: Save Yourself From The Hazards Of Air Pollution

    World Environment Day 2017: Save Yourself From The Hazards Of Air Pollution

    Deadly ozone has raised its ugly head in Delhi and NCR and without a time bound implementation strategy and preventive action this can deepen into a serious public health crisis.

  • Air Purifiers In Delhi Schools? Sniff Of Disapproval From Experts

    Air Purifiers In Delhi Schools? Sniff Of Disapproval From Experts

    Installing air purifiers in classrooms is "impractical" and can trigger a spike in the levels of Carbon dioxide instead of containing air pollution, experts have opined.

  • AAP Government Asks Schools To Install Air Purifiers

    AAP Government Asks Schools To Install Air Purifiers

    Concerned over the quality of air in the national capital, the Aam Aadmi Party government has directed city schools to install air purifiers so as to ensure students don't face health hazards due to air pollution.

  • In Delhi, Students Take On Pollution At Traffic Signals

    In Delhi, Students Take On Pollution At Traffic Signals

    Stacks of smoke are clouding the skies in Delhi. You see and smell the fumes, feel them in your lungs at every traffic intersection. Carbon emissions are highest when a car's engine is idling, most of the times traffic signals. City's youngsters have now taken it upon themselves to raise awareness about the alarming air pollution in the national ca...

  • What These Fires On The Map Mean For Delhi

    What These Fires On The Map Mean For Delhi

    Farm fires are expected to peak over the next few weeks sending air quality plummeting.

  • 7 Effective Ways to Deal with Chronic Sinus Problems

    7 Effective Ways to Deal with Chronic Sinus Problems

    A new study states that people living in places like New Delhi or Beijing may be at greater risk of developing chronic sinus problems due to high levels of air pollution in these cities.

  • Mumbai's Air Quality Found to Be Worse Than Delhi Post Winter

    Mumbai's Air Quality Found to Be Worse Than Delhi Post Winter

    In a new study done by the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Mumbai was found to cross Delhi in terms of pollution level for February and March.

  • NDTV Expose: Despite Ban, How Furnace Oil Is Choking Delhi's Air

    NDTV Expose: Despite Ban, How Furnace Oil Is Choking Delhi's Air

    The baffling question of why Delhi's air pollution continues to break records has drawn many replies from experts that range from burning of farm waste and construction dust to trucks entering the national capital. NDTV has uncovered a big contributor of the smoke that pulls down Delhi's air quality, makes the capital's air among the world's most p...

  • After Crop Burning in Punjab, Delhi Faces New Pollution From UP, Haryana

    After Crop Burning in Punjab, Delhi Faces New Pollution From UP, Haryana

    Come April and all four-wheelers in Delhi will have to meet Bharat Stage 4 pollution norms. But from across the city's borders, from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, a new pollution is drifting in - huge quantities of Sulphur-Dioxide, coming from the systematic burning of pet coke by industries. Experts say it will be 300 times more polluting than a car ...

  • Doctors Explain Why Children Can't Handle Delhi's Air Pollution

    Doctors Explain Why Children Can't Handle Delhi's Air Pollution

    New Delhi: The air that Delhiites are breathing is harmful, more so, for the children. According to World Health Organisation (WHO), Delhi leads the list of world’s most polluted cities. Taking cognizance of the situation, the doctors have urged parents to conduct Lung Health Screening Test (LHST) for their children. According to the doctors, the...

  • Environment Minister Says Pollution Doesn't Kill. The Doctor Disagrees

    Environment Minister Says Pollution Doesn't Kill. The Doctor Disagrees

    A global study released this week that estimated 11 lakh Indians died due to air pollution in 2015 has been rejected by the government, with Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave insisting that he did not "trust sensational reports" and pollution wasn't a killer. But Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan contradicted him, saying pollution w...

  • Delhi Man Owns 20-Year-Old Rolls Royce, Says 'Please Let Me Drive It'

    Delhi Man Owns 20-Year-Old Rolls Royce, Says 'Please Let Me Drive It'

    A Delhi resident has approached the National Green Tribunal to be allowed to drive his 20-year-old Rolls Royce car. Cars older than 15 years are banned on the city's streets, among the world's most polluted, in efforts to improve air quality. The owner, who claimed to have been driving the vehicle on the roads only on exceptional occasions, has sub...

  • Pollution: Delhi's Air Quality Plunged Sharply In 2016, Shows Data

    Pollution: Delhi's Air Quality Plunged Sharply In 2016, Shows Data

    2016 was particularly bad for the national capital in terms of air quality with the volume of ultrafine particulates PM 2.5 and PM 10 violating the annual safe standards by over five times in certain areas.

  • Pollution Kills 8 In Delhi Everyday: Report

    Pollution Kills 8 In Delhi Everyday: Report

    Every day eight people on an average are dying in Delhi due to air pollution-related diseases, the Supreme Court today said even as it directed the Centre to consider banning the use of fuels high in sulphur content-- furnace oil and pet coke -- by industries in NCR.

  • Delhi Government Likely To Drop Its Bus Fare Cut Proposal

    Delhi Government Likely To Drop Its Bus Fare Cut Proposal

    The Delhi government is likely to drop its ambitious proposal to reduce fares of DTC and cluster buses by 75 per cent, days after Lt Governor Anil Baijal returned the file asking the AAP dispensation to reconsider it.

  • Delhi To Provide Rs 7 Crore Subsidy To E-Rickshaws

    Delhi To Provide Rs 7 Crore Subsidy To E-Rickshaws

    To encourage eco-friendly modes of public transport for last mile connectivity, the Delhi government today decided to provide a subsidy of over Rs 7 crore to registered e-rickshaws in the national capital.

  • Delhi Air Quality 'Very Poor', Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Calls For Tough Action

    Delhi Air Quality 'Very Poor', Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Calls For Tough Action

    Taking stock of the air pollution in Delhi and the neighbouring states, the Supreme Court appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority (EPCA) on Friday asked authorities to immediately enforce the graded response action under "very poor" category for Delhi and "moderate poor" for NCR.

  • 'Very Serious' Air Pollution, Urgent Steps Needed: Supreme Court

    'Very Serious' Air Pollution, Urgent Steps Needed: Supreme Court

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court expressed concern over the increasing air pollution saying it was a "very serious problem" and solutions need to be found urgently.

  • Odd-Even May Return As Delhi Gets New Pollution Action Plan

    Odd-Even May Return As Delhi Gets New Pollution Action Plan

    Terming air pollution in Delhi and NCR as a "matter of serious concern", which requires "urgent action", the Environment Ministry in its notification assigned the task to implement the plan to Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

  • Air Pollution: No Indian City Found WHO Norms-Compliant

    Air Pollution: No Indian City Found WHO Norms-Compliant

    It's not just about Delhi. None of the 168 Indian cities monitored comply with the World Health Organisation (WHO) standards, Greenpeace said on Wednesday.

  • Connaught Place Move Will Inculcate Respect For Built Heritage: Experts

    Connaught Place Move Will Inculcate Respect For Built Heritage: Experts

    The decision to make middle and inner circular roads of Connaught Place a vehicle-free zone will bring back the "diminished glory" of the famed market and inculcate love and respect for architectural heritage among people, experts say.

  • Results Of Our Efforts In Curbing Pollution Can Be Seen: Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain

    Results Of Our Efforts In Curbing Pollution Can Be Seen: Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain

    The Delhi government is making efforts to curb pollution in the city and the "results can be seen," said Delhi minister Satyendar Jain today. The government had set up a special task force to work out ways to combat pollution in the national capital.

  • Delhi Government Sends File On Bus Fare Cuts To Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal

    Delhi Government Sends File On Bus Fare Cuts To Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal

    A file pertaining to the reduction of Delhi bus fares, to curb air pollution in the city, has been sent by the government to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal for approval.

  • Delhi's Air Quality Enters 'Severe' Zone Yet Again

    Delhi's Air Quality Enters 'Severe' Zone Yet Again

    Delhi's air quality today entered the 'severe' zone yet again after steadily deteriorating over the last two days and it may dip further.

  • Foul Air Mars Festive Spirit In Delhi

    Foul Air Mars Festive Spirit In Delhi

    Air quality in the national capital has steadily deteriorated to 'severe' level yet again, a condition that will persist over the Christmas weekend when people will come out in large numbers to soak in the festive spirit.

  • Delhi Reduces Bus Fares To Curb Air Pollution

    Delhi Reduces Bus Fares To Curb Air Pollution

    With a view to battle pollution by encouraging people to take public transport, the Delhi government today significantly cut bus fares for January.

  • Centre Asks Delhi, Neighbouring States To Submit Plans To Curb Air Pollution

    Centre Asks Delhi, Neighbouring States To Submit Plans To Curb Air Pollution

    While reviewing the measures being taken to improve the air quality in the national capital, the centre on Tuesday asked Delhi and its neighbouring states to submit detailed action plans to curb the air pollution.

  • Why Shouldn't Diesel Buses Be Barred From Entering Delhi: Green Tribunal

    Why Shouldn't Diesel Buses Be Barred From Entering Delhi: Green Tribunal

    Six neighbouring states of Delhi have been asked by the National Green Tribunal why they should not be directed to completely stop the operation of diesel buses coming to the national capital.

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