Winds are blowing in farm fire smoke from Haryana, Punjab. The concentration of the very fine, and very dangerous, tiny PM 2.5 ranged from 314-479 micrograms per cubic metre at JNL Stadium, data from the Central Pollution Control Board.
To keep a check on rising air pollution in the city, fines worth nearly â‚¹9 lakh for various violations have been issued by the municipal corporations in the last 24 hours. The North Delhi Municipal Co
The air quality in Delhi remained in a severe category on Thursday morning, with the smoky haze lingering over the national capital for the third consecutive day becoming a serious health concern for the residents.
The capital city witnessed less air pollution this Diwali in terms of both gaseous and particulate matter, with both PM 2.5 and PM 10 counts coming lower compared to last year. Get more India News and Business News on Zee Business.
Advising parents to send their children for classes wearing masks and shifting outdoor activities indoors are among the steps taken by schools in Delhi-NCR to deal with pollution as the air quality continues to be in the 'severe' category.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the decision to shut schools will be taken "when the need arises", even though the air quality in the national capital continued to remain in the second-worst severe category on Wednesday.
During a meeting held in New Delhi, a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)-led anti-pollution task force recommended extending the ban on night-time construction in Delhi-NCR till November 2 and asked Punjab and Haryana to take immediate stringent action to curb stubble burning.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought Centre and AAP government's response on a petition seeking that poker and similar card games, played online or offline, be declared gambling and, therefore, illegal.
The higher the AQI value, the greater the level of air pollution and the greater the health concern.Pollution levels in the satellite towns of Ghaziabad (478), Greater Noida (440), and Noida (451) were worse
New Delhi today topped the list for being the most polluted city in the world, according to a real-time air quality ranking report by IQ Air Visual, a portal that tracks air quality and air pollution across the globe.
A Delhi court today dismissed a plea of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal against a trial court order summoning him as an accused in a criminal defamation case for re-tweeting an allegedly defamatory video circulated by YouTuber Dhruv Rathee in May 2018.