Delhi’s Air Quality In Jan-Apr 'Best' Since 2016, Barring 2020: CAQM

The air quality index (AQI) was below 200 for 52 days between January and April, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

By 01/05/2023

Dust From NW India, Pakistan, Arabian Sea Main Aerosol Sources In Central Himalayan Region

“Future research should focus more on the characterization of the aerosol elemental composition for the identification of specific combustion and natural (e.g., dust, local vs. transported) sources,” says Dr. Umesh Chandra Dumka.

By Outlook Planet Desk 08/10/2021

Pollution: Delhi Cabinet Approves Pact For Real-Time Source Apportionment Project

A team of experts from IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Delhi, The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI), and IISER Mohali will execute the study. The DPCC is the nodal agency for finalising and implementing its terms of reference.

By Outlook Planet Desk 07/10/2021

Air Quality Keeps Being Very Poor in the Delhi-NCR Region

The air quality was in the "very poor" category in Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida and Faridabad while it was in the "poor" zone in Gurgaon, according to data issued by a government agency on Sunday.

By Outlook Planet Desk 17/12/2020

Delhi Air Quality is standing at ‘emergency’ levels

A grey apocalyptic smog enveloped Delhi on Tuesday, blotting out the sun from the sky and smudging landmarks from view as air quality hit "emergency" levels.

By Outlook Planet Desk 15/11/2020

Smog Effects Economy Along with Health: Sunil Kumar Sinha

Smog, which for long is considered as a health and environment hazard, is quickly taking a toll on economic activities as well.

By Outlook Planet Desk 13/11/2020

Union Environment Minister Assures Technological Interventions to Combat Pollution

Expressing concern over poor air quality in north India, especially in the national capital, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the government will encourage all possible technological interventions to mitigate pollution.

By Outlook Planet Desk 13/11/2020

Delhi Air Quality Failed to Improve Even with Improved Ventilations

The national capital's air quality remained 'very poor' on Sunday, with stubble burning contributing 40 per cent to Delhi's pollution and negating the effect of better ventilation, according to a government forecasting agency.

By Outlook Planet Desk 10/11/2020

Noida Polluters charges Rs 4 Lakhs as Penalty

The Noida Authority on Sunday said it has slapped penalties worth Rs 4 Lakh on entities, including construction sites, that were found violating norms to combat air pollution here.

By Outlook Planet Desk 10/11/2020

40% of Delhi’s Pollution is Stemming from Stubble Burning: SAFAR

The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitoring agency SAFAR on Sunday said that stubble burning has peaked in the states neighbouring Delhi and its share in the pollution level in the national capital rose to 40 per cent.

By Outlook Planet Desk 10/11/2020