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Delhi govt’s plan to check pollution: Artificial rain, track hot spots

In a written statement, the Delhi government shared that burning of biomass is one of the major causes of pollution

Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai said that the number of severe days during winter has reduced from 33 to 6 over the past eight years. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 11:11 PM IST

Delhi breathes cleanest air in five months, records sharp drop in pollution

Delhi logged an Air Quality Index (AQI) reading of 119 (moderate), according to the Central Pollution Control Board’s national bulletin at 4 pm, on Thursday.

CAQM said forecasts by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) and India Meteorological Department (IMD) currently do not indicate a deterioration in AQI over the next few days. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 05:47 AM IST

Delhi has cleanest winter in 5 years, but is most polluted city in NCR: Study

The winter season is the most polluted time of the year, with unfavourable meteorological conditions trapping pollutants close to the surface, including calm winds, low temperature and fog.

Delhi continues to remain the most polluted among the cities and towns of NCR. This downward trend will have to be sustained with much stronger action on vehicles, industry, waste burning, construction, solid fuel and biomass burning to meet the clean air standard, said CSE. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 06:49 AM IST

Mumbai overtakes Delhi as most polluted city in India

On January 29, Mumbai was ranked 10th in the rankings for the poorest position.

Bandra Worli Sea Link in Mumbai(Unsplash)
Published on Feb 14, 2023 02:09 PM IST

Particles from smoke, garbage burning cause max air pollution in last 3 months

Delhi government data shows secondary inorganic aerosols account for 33% of the particulate matter 2.5 pollution in the Capital, and garbage burning had a share of 24%

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the Real Time Source Apportionment Study's Supersite and Mobile Van at Rouse Avenue on Monday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Published on Jan 31, 2023 12:14 AM IST
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