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Air Pollution
India  /  Published 13.11.21

Delhi pollution: Schools shut for a week, no construction works

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced various emergency measures, including closure of schools for a week, ban on construction activities and work from home for government employe...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Cloudy sky adds to Kolkata’s air quality woes

Air quality in several parts of the city stayed between poor and severe for long hours from late Thursday to Friday morning. The cloudy sky along with very low wind speed, which is characteristic of ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 13.11.21

Pollution alarm rings in NCR

India’s air quality monitoring agency on Friday asked residents across the National Capital Region to avoid outdoor physical activity as pollution levels spiked into and are likely to remain in ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.11.21

Delhi-NCR: AQI season's worst at 471

The layer of eye-stinging smog lingering over Delhi-NCR thickened on Friday, giving an orange tint to the sun and lowering visibility to 200 metres at several places in the region reeling under hazard...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 12.11.21

Kolkata, Howrah suffer poor to very poor air quality on Chhath

The air quality at several monitoring stations in Kolkata and Howrah had dropped to poor or very poor between late Wednesday and early Thursday, around the time firecrackers were burst by Chhath worsh...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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India  /  Published 06.11.21

Delhi: Water tankers to curb pollution

The Delhi government on Saturday deployed 114 water tankers to sprinkle water on roads to settle dust, one of major contributors to air pollution, after the national capital's air quality deterior...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.11.21

Delhi: Air quality improves

  The air quality in the national capital improved slightly on Saturday due to higher wind speed, which is expected to flush out pollutants further over the next two days, weather experts said. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 06.11.21

‘Severe’ label on Diwali air in Kolkata

The city’s air quality index soared well above 400, deemed severe, on Diwali midnight. The air pollution at Diwali midnight in the residential part of Kolkata was almost double the value compar...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 06.11.21

Delhi air quality turns ‘severe’ after Diwali

Firecracker emissions degraded air quality over the National Capital Region early on Friday from the “very poor” to the “severe” category with residents waking to a citywide ha...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.11.21

Hazy morning in Delhi, AQI severe

Residents in many parts of Delhi-NCR woke up with an itchy throat and watery eyes as a thick layer of acrid smog engulfed the region on Friday following rampant cracker bursting on Diwali night. A li...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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