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Delhi Diwali Pollution

Delhiites wake up to hazy Diwali morning, air quality remains poor

The overall air quality index was recorded at 268 which falls in 'poor' category, according to data by the Central Pollution Control Board

Published on 7th November 2018
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Delhi's air quality oscillate between 'poor' and 'very poor' categories: Authorities 

According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), the overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 326, which comes under 'very poor' category

Published on 18th November 2018
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Delhi chokes: Air quality remains 'severe' for the 4th consecutive day

The NCR region continues to experience rapidly plummeting levels of air quality

Published on 25th December 2018
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India's pollution control policies unlikely to improve air quality: Study

Indian citizens are likely to breathe air with high concentrations of PM2.5 in 2030, even if India were to comply with its existing pollution control policies and regulations, the report said

Published on 31st March 2019
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This project by IIT Madras students will tell you the air quality of the roads you drive on

Team Kaatru is now planning to develop a Google Maps-like app that will even tell you which lane is the least polluted

Published on 14th June 2019
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COVID-19 lockdowns significantly impacting global air quality for the better: Study

The improvements in air quality will likely be temporary, but the findings give scientists a glimpse into what air quality could be like in the future

Published on 13th May 2020
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We know the air we breathe is toxic. Bengaluru-based start-up Ambee tells us just how much 

Ambee has installed over 500 sensors all over India. The start-up has air quality data for over one lakh pincodes across 65 countries. This is how they do what they do extremely efficiently

Published on 24th May 2020
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Delhi's air quality turns 'very poor' after marginal improvement 

The city recorded an AQI of 332. An AQI between 0 and 50 is 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate',201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 is severe

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Air quality will substantially improve in the coming years: CPCB Member Secretary

Another reason for believing that the air quality will improve, he said, is that in the last four-five years, there have been substantial scientific inputs and policymaking frameworks

Published on 26th November 2020
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Poor air quality can amplify the Coronavirus, lead to more COVID-19 cases: Study

The result suggests that high concentrations of particles less than 2.5 micrometres in size may modulate, or even amplify, the waves of SARS-CoV-2 contamination

Published on 29th November 2020
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Delhi air quality remains in the 'severe' category on New Year's Day

Cold wave conditions continue to persist in Delhi with dense fog reducing the visibility in most parts of the national capital in the New Year morning

Published on 1st January 2021
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What the FAQ: What is Air Quality Index and why is it relevant the day after Diwali?

A 2020 report by Swiss organisation IQAir found 22 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities were in India, with Delhi ranked the most polluted capital globally

Published on 5th November 2021
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Diwali has been hazardous for children: Air pollution causes irreparable, irreversible damage to children's health, says expert

Dr Kumar said that children are also suffering from problems in the brain, lung, heart, and other organs due to pollution

Published on 8th November 2021
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As Delhi schools shut down due to poor air quality levels for a week, principals share their concerns

On Saturday, November 13, the air quality of Delhi remained in the severe category for the third consecutive day, with the air quality index recorded at 437

Published on 15th November 2021
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After Delhi, Haryana calls for closure of schools in four districts due to air pollution levels

The Supreme Court had termed the rising pollution levels as an "emergency situation". After the Delhi government, the Haryana government jumped into action too  

Published on 15th November 2021

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