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Delhi air less toxic amid COVID-19 lockdown

Average PM 2.5 level during 4 weeks of lockdown lowest on record outside monsoon since 2016

78% cities recorded ‘good’, ‘satisfactory’ AQI during COVID-19 lockdown: CPCB

The CPCB monitored 115 cities between March 16 and April 15; NO2, SO2 emissions reduced …

Aerosol levels at 20-year-low in north India: NASA satellite data

Scientists compare aerosol optical depth measurements over the country between March 31 to …

Air during COVID-19 lockdown: March’s last week cleanest so far in Delhi

This is the first time since 2016 that March in spring has recorded lowest pollution levels

Union Budget 2020-21: Finance Minister promises Rs 4,400 cr to fight air pollution

But the budget document does not reflect the bold increase  

India's clean air plan overlooks 231 polluted cities: Report

Air quality targets in National Clean Air Programme must be given proper legal status …

Coming up in 2020: Air pollution to figure in a number of developments

From new BS-VI standards in Delhi to likely entry of more electric vehicles to efforts for …

Delhi may see another peak pollution episode around the New Year: Experts

Episode to occur due to enhanced local emissions and secondary aerosol formation under …

Stubble burning down in Punjab, Haryana, UP since 2016: NASA maps

Data from the agency shows that all three states have made progress in reducing stubble …

Delhi on the verge of another 'severe' air quality episode 

Calm surface winds and a decrease in the ability of the atmosphere to disperse pollutants …

IIT to propose 20 metre-tall air purifiers for Delhi

The Rs 12-cr units will have a range of a km

Patna’s severe air quality due to Ganga’s shifting course: Govt study

Ganga has shifted four kilometres away from the city, leaving an exposed bed of sand, which …

Air pollution pushes mortality in Canadians: Study

This is despite the fact that the country has one of the lowest levels of air pollution in …

Five SC rebukes that show governments not serious about Delhi’s air

The apex court has repeatedly cracked on Delhi and neighbouring state governments for not …

Parliament debates Delhi air, but what about earlier panel reports?

Parliamentary panel on science and technology and environment and forests tabled report in …

Delhi air quality improves a bit

Strong winds help lift AQI to 'poor' from 'severe'

Join the dots for clean air

Delhi’s air pollution crisis has an urgent message: India must have a regional plan …

Only 4 MPs turn up for parliamentary panel meet to discuss Delhi-NCR air pollution

Letter for meeting was issued a week ago

Delhi air remains 'severe plus'

Emergency persists despite drop in stubble burning 

Delhi on the verge of another air emergency

Stubble burnings have seen a decreasing trend, but the air quality of Delhi was 'severe' …

Delhi should be ready for 'severe' air again

Northwesterlies bring in stubble burning fumes into capital; low temperature, slow …