Various ministries are playing a role in tacking this problem and this makes it very difficult

At a time Delhi is grappling with deteriorating air quality, experts from across the country are coming together to prepare an action plan to improve the scenario.

NEW DELHI: A significant ozone build up has been witnessed this summer in several areas of the national capital, including the one where Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal resides, increasing the

The National Air Quality Index (NAQI), one of the few major achievements of the environment ministry in NDA's first year, has received a timely financial boost, at a time when questions were raised

As the Centre and state governments in NCR dither on fixing air quality, the capital's image is taking a beating and its residents are paying the price of bad air with their health.

As temperatures soar in the national capital, levels of toxic ozone, responsible for causing a number of health problems, especially for asthmatics, have crossed permissible limits, the met departm

Day temperatures dropped marginally on Thursday but there was hardly any relief for weather-beaten Delhiites as toxins in the air rose alarmingly due to a cloud cover trapping pollutants.

Environmental scientists say ozone, which is a particularly critical pollutant, has emerged as a concern in Delhi in the last few years.

This is the first time that air pollution and its associated health risks have been discussed at the highest forum of WHO.

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a Delhi-based think-tank on green issues, on Tuesday said the NDA government's record was not as bad as feared but there had been no major reforms so f