Delhi Pollution


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  • To Run Or Not: Delhi's Recreational Athletes Struggle With Smog

    To Run Or Not: Delhi's Recreational Athletes Struggle With Smog

    With a fall in temperature and India's major marathons around the corner, it is peak training season for runners in New Delhi. But the spike in smog, however, is making training difficult for most recreational athletes.

  • As Delhi Dodged Diwali Cracker Ban, Pollution Soared 5 Times Safe Limit

    As Delhi Dodged Diwali Cracker Ban, Pollution Soared 5 Times Safe Limit

    Though the air was cleaner this Diwali compared to last year when the government had to declare an "emergency situation", the air pollution in the national capital on Thursday soared to alarming levels, reaching as much as five times over the safe limit due to bursting of firecrackers despite a Supreme Court ban on their sale in Delhi-NCR, accordin...

  • Delhi's Air Quality Status Report After Diwali is 'Very Poor': 10 Points

    Delhi's Air Quality Status Report After Diwali is 'Very Poor': 10 Points

    Delhi woke up on Friday morning to a thick, toxic haze after a night of fireworks to celebrate Diwali despite ban ordered on their sales by the Supreme Court. Air pollution was 18 times the healthy limit in some places and residents complained of eyes watering and aggravated coughs as levels of PM 2.5, tiny particulate matter that reaches deep into...

  • After Diwali With Ban On Crackers, Delhi Breathes Better Than Last Year

    After Diwali With Ban On Crackers, Delhi Breathes Better Than Last Year

    The morning after Diwali, as Delhi woke up to a blanket of smog indicating a spike in air pollution levels, reports suggests it's bad but better than last year. According to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) the Air Quality Index (AQI) value on Diwali was 319, but on Friday morning it hovered between 342 and 355, placing it in "v...

  • Pollution Killed 2.5 Million People In India, Highest In The World, Says Report

    Pollution Killed 2.5 Million People In India, Highest In The World, Says Report

    As many as 2.5 million people died because of pollution in the country in 2015, a figure which is highest in the world, according to The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health.

  • Delhi's Cracker Ban Stutters But Pollution Levels Lower On Diwali

    Delhi's Cracker Ban Stutters But Pollution Levels Lower On Diwali

    A quiet and promising evening gave way to thick haze and noise as Delhi celebrated Diwali on Thursday, dashing the hopes of cracker-free festivities, following a Supreme Court ban on the sale of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR).

  • Air Quality In Delhi Better This Diwali, Shows Pollution Board (CPCB) Data

    Air Quality In Delhi Better This Diwali, Shows Pollution Board (CPCB) Data

    The air quality in New Delhi this Diwali was better than last year, according to a data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The Air Quality Index (AQI) value on Thursday was 319, putting it in "very poor" category, while the AQI last Diwali (October 30) had touched "severe" level after recording an index value of 431.

  • Delhi Braces For Pollution 'Airpocalypse' As Smog Looms

    Delhi Braces For Pollution 'Airpocalypse' As Smog Looms

    As India celebrates Diwali this week, scientists fear a ban on sale of firecrackers and other emergency anti-pollution measures deployed by authorities may not be enough to prevent a repeat of last year's "airpocalypse" in Delhi.

  • Ahead Of Diwali, Mumbai Skyline Covered In Haze This Morning

    Ahead Of Diwali, Mumbai Skyline Covered In Haze This Morning

    Mumbai woke up to a hazy day on Wednesday, clouding a view of the city's skyline and triggering concerns of a continuing drop in air quality over the next few days. The city's air, usually much better than national capital Delhi, is expected to decline sharply on Diwali night when it is likely to fall to from 'moderate' category to "poor".

  • Power Plant Shut, Diesel Generators Banned To Fight Diwali Smog In Delhi

    Power Plant Shut, Diesel Generators Banned To Fight Diwali Smog In Delhi

    The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Board shut down a coal-fired power plant and banned the use of diesel generators in Delhi as air quality plummeted in the world's most polluted capital on Wednesday at the start of the Diwali festival.

  • No Pollution Certificate. Delhi Sub-Divisional Magistrate's Car Fined

    No Pollution Certificate. Delhi Sub-Divisional Magistrate's Car Fined

    The official car of Punjabi Bagh sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Santosh Kumar was fined today for not having pollution under control (PUC) certificate issued by the transport department, an official said today.

  • Drivers Honking Inside ISBTs, Conductors Shouting Destinations To Be Fined

    Drivers Honking Inside ISBTs, Conductors Shouting Destinations To Be Fined

    In a bid to bring down the alarming levels of noise pollution at ISBTs in Delhi, authorities have decided to impose fines on drivers honking inside bus terminals and conductors soliciting passengers by way of shouting.

  • As Delhi Air Worsens, Diesel Gensets Banned, More Steps On Way: 10 Points

    As Delhi Air Worsens, Diesel Gensets Banned, More Steps On Way: 10 Points

    As Delhi's air quality plunges ahead of Diwali, a graded response plan kicked in on Tuesday that lets authorities respond to a spike in toxic air with restrictions. As the first step, the powerful Supreme Court-appointed pollution watchdog ordered the coal-fired Badarpur power station in south Delhi to be shut and banned diesel-based power generati...

  • New Delhi's 'Poor' Air May Trigger Increase In Vehicle Parking Fee

    New Delhi's 'Poor' Air May Trigger Increase In Vehicle Parking Fee

    Delhi's air quality, which has entered the red zone, may trigger an increase in the parking fee for vehicles by up to four times in the next few days.

  • Air Quality Worsens In Delhi And Surrounding Areas, Use Of Masks Advised

    Air Quality Worsens In Delhi And Surrounding Areas, Use Of Masks Advised

    With increase in stubble burning in neighbouring states and the NCR, Delhi on Monday saw a further rise in pollution levels, with Bhiwadi (NCR) in Rajasthan becoming the first place to record "severe" quality of air under the Air Quality Index (AQI).

'Delhi Pollution' - 448 Video Result(s)

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  • To Run Or Not: Delhi's Recreational Athletes Struggle With Smog

    To Run Or Not: Delhi's Recreational Athletes Struggle With Smog

    With a fall in temperature and India's major marathons around the corner, it is peak training season for runners in New Delhi. But the spike in smog, however, is making training difficult for most recreational athletes.

  • As Delhi Dodged Diwali Cracker Ban, Pollution Soared 5 Times Safe Limit

    As Delhi Dodged Diwali Cracker Ban, Pollution Soared 5 Times Safe Limit

    Though the air was cleaner this Diwali compared to last year when the government had to declare an "emergency situation", the air pollution in the national capital on Thursday soared to alarming levels, reaching as much as five times over the safe limit due to bursting of firecrackers despite a Supreme Court ban on their sale in Delhi-NCR, accordin...

  • Delhi's Air Quality Status Report After Diwali is 'Very Poor': 10 Points

    Delhi's Air Quality Status Report After Diwali is 'Very Poor': 10 Points

    Delhi woke up on Friday morning to a thick, toxic haze after a night of fireworks to celebrate Diwali despite ban ordered on their sales by the Supreme Court. Air pollution was 18 times the healthy limit in some places and residents complained of eyes watering and aggravated coughs as levels of PM 2.5, tiny particulate matter that reaches deep into...

  • After Diwali With Ban On Crackers, Delhi Breathes Better Than Last Year

    After Diwali With Ban On Crackers, Delhi Breathes Better Than Last Year

    The morning after Diwali, as Delhi woke up to a blanket of smog indicating a spike in air pollution levels, reports suggests it's bad but better than last year. According to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) the Air Quality Index (AQI) value on Diwali was 319, but on Friday morning it hovered between 342 and 355, placing it in "v...

  • Pollution Killed 2.5 Million People In India, Highest In The World, Says Report

    Pollution Killed 2.5 Million People In India, Highest In The World, Says Report

    As many as 2.5 million people died because of pollution in the country in 2015, a figure which is highest in the world, according to The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health.

  • Delhi's Cracker Ban Stutters But Pollution Levels Lower On Diwali

    Delhi's Cracker Ban Stutters But Pollution Levels Lower On Diwali

    A quiet and promising evening gave way to thick haze and noise as Delhi celebrated Diwali on Thursday, dashing the hopes of cracker-free festivities, following a Supreme Court ban on the sale of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR).

  • Air Quality In Delhi Better This Diwali, Shows Pollution Board (CPCB) Data

    Air Quality In Delhi Better This Diwali, Shows Pollution Board (CPCB) Data

    The air quality in New Delhi this Diwali was better than last year, according to a data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The Air Quality Index (AQI) value on Thursday was 319, putting it in "very poor" category, while the AQI last Diwali (October 30) had touched "severe" level after recording an index value of 431.

  • Delhi Braces For Pollution 'Airpocalypse' As Smog Looms

    Delhi Braces For Pollution 'Airpocalypse' As Smog Looms

    As India celebrates Diwali this week, scientists fear a ban on sale of firecrackers and other emergency anti-pollution measures deployed by authorities may not be enough to prevent a repeat of last year's "airpocalypse" in Delhi.

  • Ahead Of Diwali, Mumbai Skyline Covered In Haze This Morning

    Ahead Of Diwali, Mumbai Skyline Covered In Haze This Morning

    Mumbai woke up to a hazy day on Wednesday, clouding a view of the city's skyline and triggering concerns of a continuing drop in air quality over the next few days. The city's air, usually much better than national capital Delhi, is expected to decline sharply on Diwali night when it is likely to fall to from 'moderate' category to "poor".

  • Power Plant Shut, Diesel Generators Banned To Fight Diwali Smog In Delhi

    Power Plant Shut, Diesel Generators Banned To Fight Diwali Smog In Delhi

    The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Board shut down a coal-fired power plant and banned the use of diesel generators in Delhi as air quality plummeted in the world's most polluted capital on Wednesday at the start of the Diwali festival.

  • No Pollution Certificate. Delhi Sub-Divisional Magistrate's Car Fined

    No Pollution Certificate. Delhi Sub-Divisional Magistrate's Car Fined

    The official car of Punjabi Bagh sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Santosh Kumar was fined today for not having pollution under control (PUC) certificate issued by the transport department, an official said today.

  • Drivers Honking Inside ISBTs, Conductors Shouting Destinations To Be Fined

    Drivers Honking Inside ISBTs, Conductors Shouting Destinations To Be Fined

    In a bid to bring down the alarming levels of noise pollution at ISBTs in Delhi, authorities have decided to impose fines on drivers honking inside bus terminals and conductors soliciting passengers by way of shouting.

  • As Delhi Air Worsens, Diesel Gensets Banned, More Steps On Way: 10 Points

    As Delhi Air Worsens, Diesel Gensets Banned, More Steps On Way: 10 Points

    As Delhi's air quality plunges ahead of Diwali, a graded response plan kicked in on Tuesday that lets authorities respond to a spike in toxic air with restrictions. As the first step, the powerful Supreme Court-appointed pollution watchdog ordered the coal-fired Badarpur power station in south Delhi to be shut and banned diesel-based power generati...

  • New Delhi's 'Poor' Air May Trigger Increase In Vehicle Parking Fee

    New Delhi's 'Poor' Air May Trigger Increase In Vehicle Parking Fee

    Delhi's air quality, which has entered the red zone, may trigger an increase in the parking fee for vehicles by up to four times in the next few days.

  • Air Quality Worsens In Delhi And Surrounding Areas, Use Of Masks Advised

    Air Quality Worsens In Delhi And Surrounding Areas, Use Of Masks Advised

    With increase in stubble burning in neighbouring states and the NCR, Delhi on Monday saw a further rise in pollution levels, with Bhiwadi (NCR) in Rajasthan becoming the first place to record "severe" quality of air under the Air Quality Index (AQI).

  • Crores Spent Yet Air Pollution In Varanasi Is Still Rising

    Crores Spent Yet Air Pollution In Varanasi Is Still Rising

    As winter approaches, Delhi and other parts of north India are bracing themselves for smog. One city that saw severe levels of pollution last year was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency, Varanasi. And even this year, things are not looking good.

  • Delhi's Air Quality Worsens, To Stay 'Very Poor' For 48 hours

    Delhi's Air Quality Worsens, To Stay 'Very Poor' For 48 hours

    With north-westerly winds blowing into Delhi from neighbouring states, air quality in the national capital worsened on Saturday and is set to remain 'very poor' over the next 48 hours.

  • 'Pained' That Communal Colour Given To Firecracker Ban, Says Top Court

    'Pained' That Communal Colour Given To Firecracker Ban, Says Top Court

    Refusing to relax its ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi and nearby towns till November 1, the Supreme Court today said it was "pained and sad" that a communal twist had been given to its order.

  • Despite Fines And Subsidies, Haryana Farmers Continue Burning Crop Stubble

    Despite Fines And Subsidies, Haryana Farmers Continue Burning Crop Stubble

    Farmers in Haryana are flouting the ban on crop residue burning, despite the threat of steep fines by local authorities. Seventeen incidents have been reported in Panipat district alone. The agriculture department and the state pollution control board claim they held awareness camps in September at 198 villages in Panipat

  • Air Sample Around Delhi Waste Plant To Be Checked Every 4 Months: Court

    Air Sample Around Delhi Waste Plant To Be Checked Every 4 Months: Court

    The Green Court (National Green Tribunal-NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to collect and analyse the ambient air quality samples around the Okhla waste-to-energy plant once in four months.

  • Firecracker Sale Banned In Local Markets, Delhi Shops Online

    Firecracker Sale Banned In Local Markets, Delhi Shops Online

    A ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi this year may not bring about the pollution free Diwali many residents are dreaming of. A day after the cracker ban from the Supreme Court, a section of rebellious Delhi'ites are going online to buy the yearly quota of noise and deadly fumes.

  • Firecrackers Won't Be Sold This Diwali In Delhi, Supreme Court Ban Till November 1

    Firecrackers Won't Be Sold This Diwali In Delhi, Supreme Court Ban Till November 1

    Firecrackers will not be sold in Delhi and nearby towns on Diwali this time as the Supreme Court has restored a ban on their sale till November 1, saying it wants to assess the difference to the air quality.

  • No More Protests At Delhi's Jantar Mantar, Too Noisy: Green Court

    No More Protests At Delhi's Jantar Mantar, Too Noisy: Green Court

    Protests will not be allowed at Jantar Mantar any longer because they lead to noise pollution for people living in the vicinity, the National Green Tribunal ruled on Thursday, ordering the government to immediately evict the protesters from the zone near the historical monument in Lutyens' Delhi.

  • Top Court Urged To Restore Ban On Sale Of Crackers In Delhi: 10 Points

    Top Court Urged To Restore Ban On Sale Of Crackers In Delhi: 10 Points

    Weeks after the Supreme Court noted that a complete embargo on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR is "too radical a step" and "temporarily" lifted the ban, the top court will tomorrow hear a petition seeking restoration of its earlier order. The plea was filed following the modification of the order to provide relief to firecracker manufacturers...

  • Shutters Down, Deserted Streets: Hauz Khas Village Hopes For Better Future

    Shutters Down, Deserted Streets: Hauz Khas Village Hopes For Better Future

    From a favoured hangout zone buzzing with activity through the day till late at night, Hauz Khas Vlllage is today a shadow of what it was just a week ago.

  • 22 Bars, Restaurants Ordered To Shut Down In Delhi's Hauz Khas Village

    22 Bars, Restaurants Ordered To Shut Down In Delhi's Hauz Khas Village

    Days after the high court called south Delhi's Hauz Khas Village known for its restaurants, bars, and cafes "a ticking time bomb", the city government on Saturday ordered 22 well-known eating joints to be shut down for violating pollution norms.

  • Air Quality Of Delhi Better Than Last Year, Says Government

    Air Quality Of Delhi Better Than Last Year, Says Government

    The air quality of Delhi has so far been "relatively better" compared to last year, the Delhi government today said, a day after the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA pulled up the NCR states for not doing enough to prevent a potential spike in pollution during the upcoming winter.

  • PM Modi's 'Big Gift' To Delhi: New Highways In Next 6 Months

    PM Modi's 'Big Gift' To Delhi: New Highways In Next 6 Months

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present a "big gift" to Delhiites by inaugurating several highways in the next six months, to free the city from traffic jams and pollution, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

  • NGT Refuses To Lift Ban On 10-Year-Old Diesel Vehicles In Delhi-NCR

    NGT Refuses To Lift Ban On 10-Year-Old Diesel Vehicles In Delhi-NCR

    The Green Tribunal has dismissed Centre's plea seeking modification of its ban order on diesel vehicles, arguing that one diesel vehicle causes pollution equal to 24 petrol vehicles and 40 CNG vehicles.

  • If Air Quality Meets WHO Standards, Indians Can Add 4 Years To Average Lifespan

    If Air Quality Meets WHO Standards, Indians Can Add 4 Years To Average Lifespan

    If Delhi's foul air is cleaned up and made to meet the World Health Organisation standards, city residents stand to gain nine years in average in their life span, a study has said.

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