Live tv
search
  • Delhi-NCR's air quality likely to remain in 'very poor' category on Monday (Representational image)
  • Punjab shouldn't be blamed for Delhi's pollution: Amarinder

    Punjab shouldn't be blamed for Delhi's pollution: Amarinder Singh

    India | December 08, 2019 6:57 IST

    "You keep blaming Punjab for the pollution. This morning I couldn't come from Chandigarh by chopper because of the pollution in Delhi and Punjab had bright sunshine. So we are not giving any smoke from Punjab," Singh said at the 17th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit.

  • Air quality in Delhi-NCR deteriorates

    Delhi air 'very poor' for 3rd day, AQI crosses 350 mark

    India | December 06, 2019 11:11 IST

    The SAFAR model forecast suggests calm surface winds and a decrease in ventilation coefficient for the coming days and the condition was conducive for the pollutant accumulation.

  • Uttar Pradesh man finds shredding solution to stubble

    Uttar Pradesh man finds shredding solution to stubble burning

    India | December 06, 2019 10:12 IST

    Ganga Ram Chauhan has invented a bicycle-based shredder machine which can crush and grind elements, including wood, leaves and crop remains into particles of less than 80 mm size. These particles can then be easily converted into compost. The machine costs only around Rs 5,000-6000, he says.  

  • Smog returns to choke Delhi-NCR, air quality in 'very poor' category

    Smog returns to choke Delhi-NCR, air quality in 'very poor' category

    India | December 05, 2019 21:56 IST

    With Delhi registering the season's lowest minimum temperature at 7.6 degrees Celsius on Thursday, smog returned to choke Delhi-NCR again, with pollution levels entering the 'severe' zone in many parts of the national capital and its suburbs.

  • 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.

  • Delhi winters

    Delhi air quality deteriorates; temperature dips to 8 deg C

    India | December 03, 2019 11:22 IST

    Delhiites woke up to a cold and sunny morning on Tuesday as the minimum temperature in the national capital settled at 9.1 degrees Celsius, normal for the season. The minimum temperature dipped to 8 degrees Celsius on Monday.

  • Delhi's air quality nears 'very poor' levels (Representational image)

    Delhi's air quality nears 'very poor' levels

    India | December 02, 2019 21:00 IST

    The air quality in the national capital inched towards "very poor" levels on Monday, as the mercury dropped to eight degrees Celsius, the season's lowest, making the air colder and denser and hampering dispersion of pollutants.

  • 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-NCR's air quality best in 55 days, slight dip likely on Friday

    Delhi-NCR's air quality best in 55 days, slight dip likely on Friday

    India | November 28, 2019 20:32 IST

    Delhi recorded its best air quality in 55 days on Thursday, courtesy rains and high-velocity winds that kept pollution in check. The city recorded its overall air quality index at 106, the best since October 5, when it was 98. On Wednesday, the overall AQI was 134.

  • Delhi breathes easy as rains, winds push AQI to 'moderate' levels (Representational image)

    Delhi breathes easy as rains, winds push AQI to 'moderate' levels

    India | November 27, 2019 21:19 IST

    Delhiites breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday as the air quality in the national capital improved significantly due to rains and favorable wind speed. The city's air quality index (AQI) read 133, in the "moderate" category, at 7 pm.

  • 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.

  • Air quality 'severe' in many parts of Delhi-NCR, haze returns (Representational image)

    Air quality 'severe' in many parts of Delhi-NCR, haze returns

    India | November 21, 2019 20:35 IST

    Delhi-NCR saw a surge in the number of masked faces on Thursday as pollution levels inched towards the 'severe' zone due to calm winds, low temperature and high humidity, officials said.

  • 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.