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14 January, 2019 2:45 PM Delhi Air Quality In "Poor" Category, Likely To Improve In Coming Days

Though still in the "poor" category, air quality in Delhi significantly improved on Monday due to "unusual increase" in the wind speed, authorities said. Till Sunday, the air quality was in the "severe" category. An Air Quality Index between 100 and 200 comes under the ''moderate'' category, 201 and 300 is considered ''poor'', 301 and 400 ''very poor'' 174

27 December, 2018 5:10 PM Delhi's Air Quality Back In "Severe" Category Again

Delhi's air quality turned severe again on Thursday due to unfavourable weather conditions. Low wind speed stopped the dispersion of pollutants, authorities said. Central Pollution Control Board data showed the overall air quality index (AQI) at 403. The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR) showed an AQI of 372, which falls 114

16 December, 2018 4:03 PM Delhi's Air Quality May Soon Slip Into "Very Poor" Category

Delhi recorded its best air quality ('moderate' category) in over two months on Thursdayafter rains washed away pollutants. Delhi's air quality may soon become 'very poor', even as authorities said pollution levels could reduce due to increasing wind speed. According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), the overall 80

5 December, 2018 3:32 AM CPCB taskforce identifies 21 pollution hotspots in Delhi-NCR, seeks focussed actions

A Central Pollution Control Board taskforce has identified 21 hotspots of high pollution levels in Delhi-NCR and directed the respective area municipal corporations to take "focussed actions" to mitigate the affects. The taskforce has also asked authorities to carry out inspection in Loni Bhopura, in Ghaziabad, from where repeated complaints of violations 164

26 November, 2018 8:46 AM SC pulls up CPCB over Diwali pollution, says act against officials who failed in duty

The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), directing it to take action against officials who failed to act against those who burst banned crackers during Diwali celebrations. The top court also asked the body as to why action was taken on complaints received through social media in this regard. In its response 130

22 November, 2018 6:54 AM Delhi's air quality shows slight improvement with increased wind speed

Delhi's air quality showed a slight improvement Thursday due to increased wind speed and settled in the poor category, authorities said. The overall air quality index was recorded at 282 which falls in poor category, according to data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). While, eleven areas in Delhi recorded very poor air quality, 24 places 74

21 November, 2018 7:30 AM Delhi's overall air quality 'very poor', some areas record 'severe' pollution

Thirteen areas in Delhi recorded 'severe' air quality and 23 recorded 'very poor' air quality, according to data of the Central Pollution Control Board. Delhi's overall air quality remained in the 'very poor' category on November 21, while pollution levels in some areas touched 'severe' levels due to low wind speed, authorities said. According to the Centre-run 86

16 November, 2018 11:07 AM Volkswagen To Deposit Rs. 100 Crore With Pollution Board: Green Court

The National Green Tribunal today directed Volkswagen to deposit an interim amount of Rs. 100 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in a case related to allegations against the German auto major for using 'cheat device' in emission tests of its diesel vehicles. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also formed a committee 124

9 November, 2018 10:40 AM Here's what the Delhi govt is doing to tackle air pollution

The NCR's pollution level after Diwali was twice what it was last year as people burst firecrackers outside of the Supreme Court's stipulated time frame Delhi's degrading air quality has been making headlines for quite some time now. The National Capital Region's (NCR)Â pollution level after Diwali has nearly doubled in comparison to last year as people 89

31 October, 2018 2:22 PM Delhi Metro Brings In 21 Additional Trains As NCR Grapples With Pollution

In view of the deteriorating air quality in the national capital and neighbouring cities, the Delhi Metro today pressed into service 21 additional trains on its network that will provide 812 additional number of trips daily, officials said. The move came on a day when the 17.8-km Shiv Vihar-Trilokpuri-Sanjay Lake section of the Pink Line was opened for passengers 96