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New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science and Technology Jitendra Singh on Tuesday launched the Air Quality Early Warning System (AQEWS) on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav week organised by the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
Updated : 1 day, 21 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): The air quality in Delhi on Monday continued to remain in the 'very poor' category, with PM2.5 as the lead pollutant, according to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR).
Updated : 2 days, 22 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Residents in Delhi on Sunday woke up to a cloudy day with light to moderate intensity showers in several parts of the city and NCR and the national capital territory, which is expected to marginally improve the air quality index over the next few days.
Updated : 4 days, 9 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 15 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday informed that the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the national capital has surged to 198.
Updated : 4 days, 16 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 15 (ANI): Paddy residue burning has significantly been reduced in Punjab, Haryana, and eight NCR districts of Uttar Pradesh, said the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on Friday.
Updated : 5 days, 19 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 14 (ANI): As the higher altitudes of Kashmir witnessed the first snowfall of the season early on Monday, the national capital is witnessing cooler weather. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also predicted a fall in temperature in the city this week.
Updated : 6 days, 12 hours ago IST
Washington [US], October 13 (ANI): In a 14-year analysis of air quality across California, Stanford researchers have observed higher levels of air pollutants within 2.5 miles of oil and gas wells, likely worsening negative health outcomes for residents.
Updated : 1 week, 3 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 10 (ANI): With the withdrawal of monsoon, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday informed that pollution has started increasing in the national capital as the air quality index (AQI) surged to 171.
Updated : 2 weeks, 4 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): In order to curb the problem of air pollution arising from the Construction and Demolition (C&D) activities in the National Capital Region (NCR), the Commission for Air Quality and Management (CAQM) issued directions to governments of Haryana, Uttar Pr
Updated : 3 weeks, 5 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): 20 million tons of bio-pellets made from farm stubble will be obtained by the Union Power Ministry and NTPC, as per sources in the Union Environment Ministry.
New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): With paddy harvesting season about to begin in two weeks, Union Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav held a meeting with officials from Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi regarding stubble burning which is considered to be one of the
Updated : 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): In view of stubble burning in months of October and November causing degradation of Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi and adjoining areas, the Air Quality Commission constituted by the Centre directed 11 thermal power plants within a 300-km radius of Del