• Delhi's air 'very poor', AQI crosses 300 mark

    Delhi's air 'very poor', AQI crosses 300 mark

    India | December 05, 2019 13:16 IST

    The air quality of the national capital remained 'very poor' for the second consecutive day on Thursday and is likely to further deteriorate to 'severe' category in some parts of the city on Friday.According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded at 334 on Thursday morning.

  • Double-digit AQI in Delhi

    Delhi enjoys cleanest air in Nov, AQI in double digits

    India | November 29, 2019 12:16 IST

    The air in the national capital was so toxic after Diwali that the Environmental Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) had declared a public health emergency in the Delhi-NCR and had advised people, especially children and the aged, to limit their exposure to the environment.

  • Delhi's air quality improves to moderate category, AQI

    Delhi's air quality improves to moderate category, AQI drops to 158

    India | November 27, 2019 12:45 IST

    An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'. An AQI above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category. The city's air quality index was 254 at 9.42 am, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) on Tuesday.

  • Delhi air quality remains 'poor'; light rains,

    Delhi air quality remains 'poor'; light rains, thundershower on forecast

    India | November 26, 2019 11:25 IST

    The city's air quality index was 254 at 9.42 am, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR). The air quality index was 254 in Faridabad, 266 in Ghaziabad, 243 in Noida, 266 in Greater Noida and 193 in Gurgaon.

  • Scientists make low-calorie sugar using bacteria

    Scientists make low-calorie sugar using bacteria

    November 25, 2019 14:52 IST

    In the study published in the journal Nature Communications, the researchers described a process that may unlock the commercial potential of this low-calorie, low-glycemic sugar.

  • Air quality in poor zone in Delhi

    Air quality in poor zone in Delhi

    India | November 26, 2019 11:24 IST

    Delhiites woke up a to a cold Monday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 13.7 degrees Celsius.

  • With AQI at 811, Varanasi finds it difficult to breathe

    With AQI at 811, Varanasi finds it difficult to breathe

    India | November 25, 2019 10:15 IST

    "The roads are congested at all times of the day but people are used to the conditions now. However, of late, there are more and more people complaining of burning sensation in eyes, short breath and even persistent cough.

  • Increase in wind speed improves air quality in Delhi

    Increase in wind speed improves air quality in Delhi

    India | November 24, 2019 11:31 IST

    Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) recorded a marginal improvement in the air quality on Saturday due to a slight increase in wind speed.

  • Delhi's air quality improves marginally

    Delhi's air quality improves marginally

    India | November 23, 2019 23:39 IST

    Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) recorded a marginal improvement in the air quality on Saturday due to a slight increase in wind speed.

  • Farmer arrested, 15 others fined in UP's Shamli for stubble

    Farmer arrested, 15 others fined in UP's Shamli for stubble burning

    India | November 21, 2019 11:51 IST

    Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) have been grappling with hazardous levels of air pollution since late October. Stubble burning by farmers in the neighbouring states contributes to the pollution in the national capital. 

  • Delhi air pollution

    Delhi air quality turns severe; Vijay Goel rides bicycle to Parliament

    India | November 21, 2019 12:12 IST

    According to the India Meteorological Department, very low wind speed and high humidity due to shallow fog in the morning led to the accumulation of pollutants. A senior IMD scientist said the air quality is expected to remain severe on Thursday and Friday.

  • Marginal improvement, but air quality in Delhi remains 'poor'

    With marginal improvement, Delhi air quality continues to be 'poor'

    India | November 18, 2019 11:47 IST

    At 9 am on Monday, the air quality index (AQI) in the national capital stood at 207 against an AQI of 254 at the same time on Sunday.

  • Delhi smog: Drizzle delays recovery, relief by Sunday

    Delhi smog: Drizzle delays recovery, relief by Sunday

    India | November 15, 2019 17:44 IST

    The air quality index in the national capital stood at 463 at 4 pm, with Dwarka Sector 8 being the most-polluted area with an AQI of 495. Most of the air quality monitoring stations recorded an AQI above 450.

  • Delhi air quality 'severe' for 4th consecutive day

    Delhi air quality 'severe' for 4th consecutive day

    India | November 15, 2019 12:27 IST

    The high pollution can be attributed to low wind speed, which has led to stagnation of pollutants in the air and slowed down the dispersion process, authorities said.

  • Delhi AQI 'very poor' as stubble burning spikes

    Delhi AQI 'very poor' as stubble burning spikes

    India | November 11, 2019 18:38 IST

    The prognosis for the next two days is not bright with the share of stubble burning to rise to 25 per cent of Delhi's AQI coupled with a decrease in wind speed that will cause the AQI to plummet to the 'severe' category in the next two days

  • Delhi air quality in 'very poor' category

    Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor' as winter sets in

    India | November 11, 2019 12:21 IST

    On Sunday, most of the 37 air quality monitoring stations in Delhi recorded air quality in the 'very poor' category.

  • Delhi slowly recovering from air-pollution emergency

    Delhi slowly recovering from air-pollution emergency

    India | November 05, 2019 23:09 IST

    The air quality index in the national capital dropped from 365 at 9.45 am to 309 at 9 pm, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.

  • Delhi: Pollution levels likely to drop due to wind, air

    Delhi: Pollution levels likely to drop due to wind, air quality remains 'very poor'

    India | November 05, 2019 11:21 IST

      An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'. An AQI above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category.

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    How to check air quality in your area. 3 simple steps

    November 04, 2019 18:34 IST

    Delhi is choking with unimaginable levels of pollution this season. You should know what local air quality means to your health. To gauge the quality of air around you, you can simply check the Air Quality Index (AQI) in your area. Here are three simple steps to check your AQI.

  • Windy morning, light rains but Delhi's AQI crosses 900

    Windy morning, light rains but Delhi's AQI crosses 900

    India | November 03, 2019 14:51 IST

    Delhiites have woken up to a windy morning however the air quality still remains severely unhealthy. It was expected that light showers and strong winds would help to improve the air quality in the capital but it has not been the case thus far.