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Delhi Environment Minister meets union ministry officials to discuss deteriorating air quality

Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain met officials of the Environment Ministry to discuss the deteriorating air quality and plan action if the air quality remains hazardous, officials said. Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain met his ministry officials on Friday to discuss the deteriorating air quality in the national capital which slipped to “severe plus emergency” […]

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Delhi’s air quality on brink of turning severe: Authorities

The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) has urged Delhiites to use public transport for the first 10 days of November to keep a check on pollution. The national capital’s air quality was on the brink of turning severe on Thursday due to stubble burning in the adjoining regions and unfavorable meteorological conditions, authorities […]

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Delhi’s air quality deteriorates, slides towards ‘severe’

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the overall Air Quality Index of Delhi at 358 this morning, which falls in the 'very poor' category. Air quality in the national capital deteriorated Friday, gradually inching towards the ‘severe’ category, as parts of the massive Bhalswa landfill site continued to smoulder. The Central Pollution Control Board […]

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Minimum temperature drops in Delhi, air quality improves

The national capital woke up to a chilly Friday, quite unusual for this time of the year when the city’s weather is in transition from monsoon to winter. The minimum temperature dropped to 17.5 degrees Celsius — the lowest minimum in seven years between October 1 and 15, officials in the India Meteorological Department (IMD) […]

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Delhi’s air quality remains poor for the second day: Officials

Gurgaon recorded 'very poor' air quality at 330, while other satellite cities Faridabad and Noida recorded poor air quality at 247 and 232 respectively, according to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data. Delhi’s air quality remained poor for the second day due to change in direction of the wind, which is now flowing from the […]