Tag: Air Pollution

Delhi air pollution again reaches ‘severe’ levels

New Delhi, Owing to a rise in humidity and light winds, the overall air quality of the national capital slipped to the ‘severe’ zone on Saturday, despite the authorities predicting it would remain in the ‘very poor’ category. “Calm winds along with a spike in humidity levels because of an[Read More…]

Cold Wednesday morning in Delhi, air quality ‘severe’

New Delhi, It was a cold Wednesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average, as Delhi continued to remain under ‘severe’ air pollution, Met officials said. “There was shallow to moderate fog in the morning. The sky[Read More…]

Mist, 'very poor' air quality continue in Delhi

Mist, ‘very poor’ air quality continue in Delhi

New Delhi: It was a misty morning in the national capital on Wednesday that again witnessed ‘very poor’ air quality with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, the Met said. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 95 percent, an unfavourable condition for[Read More…]

Pollution increases in Delhi despite negligible stubble burning

New Delhi, Air quality has yet again dropped in the national capital and neighbouring areas on Tuesday, with more places suffering ‘severe’ pollution levels even as stubble burning is negligible. Experts attribute the current pollution situation of Delhi to local sources, including vehicular emissions, dust and industrial pollution. There are[Read More…]

How to take care of hair in pollution

How to take care of hair in pollution

New Delhi, With pollution comes the requirement to be extra cautious of your hair as the chances of it getting dull gets higher. Make sure you treat it well. Pankaj Chaturvedi, Director, Senior Consultant Dermatologist and Hair Transplant Surgeon at MedLinks list down some steps to get rid of frizzy[Read More…]

Intellectual disability is linked to air pollution: Researchers

Intellectual disability is linked to air pollution: Researchers

London, A team of researchers has linked intellectual disabilities among children to rising air pollution, stressing that exposure outdoor may impede cognitive development. According to the study funded by Public Health England and published in the Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, British children with intellectual disabilities are more likely than[Read More…]

Fog in Delhi; air quality ‘severe’

New Delhi: It was a foggy morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 10.5 degrees Celsius and air quality deteriorating to “severe” level a day after Diwali. The air-quality across the National Capital Region has worsened, according to System of Air Quality and Weather[Read More…]

Will implement odd-even scheme whenever required: Kejriwal

Delhi pollution increased after Oct 25, Punjab to blame: Kejriwal

Chandigarh: Accusing the Punjab government for failing to control stubble burning of the harvested paddy crop, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday that the pollution level had deteriorated in the national capital after October 25. “We have seen abnormal increase in pollution level after October 25. This is[Read More…]

What has the government done to prevent air pollution over the year?

Delhi-NCR air quality worsens to ‘severe’

New Delhi: The air quality in Delhi-NCR worsened to the “severe” level on Tuesday, as an overnight spike in pollution covered the city in a smoky haze. The city witnessed a thick layer of haze on Tuesday morning, which affected visibility. Experts warned that episodes of smog will begin in[Read More…]

Combat air pollution on war footing: Delhi Environment Minister

Combat air pollution on war footing: Delhi Environment Minister

New Delhi: With deteriorating air quality in the national capital, Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Tuesday directed various departments to combat air pollution on a war-footing and also take mandated actions under ‘very poor’and ‘severe’ categories of air quality index. Hussian reviewed the preparedness and action plan of various[Read More…]





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