India's government launched a new air quality index on Monday, under intense pressure to act after the World Health Organization declared New Delhi the world's most polluted capital.
Delhiites could be inhaling a cocktail of toxins all through winter, with `good air' days few and far between.
Air quality in Noida this winter seems to have been even worse than Delhi's. It recorded 33% 'severe' days and 46% 'poor' days, compared to 7% severe and 58% poor days in 2013-14.
Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday announced a national meet of environment and forest ministers representing all states to be held on April 6 and 7 in Delhi.
In the wake of the alarming poor quality of air and mounting piles of garbage in Delhi, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the State government will have to work in this regard
From April, you will be able to tell at a glance whether the air is clean enough to go jogging in.
NEW DELHI: Under attack from experts and civil society organizations for its alleged bid to "validate" the city's air quality stats, the Centre has indicated that it will allow Delhi Pollution Cont
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Question raised in Rajya Sabha on air quality index of Delhi and Indian state capitals , 12/03/2015.
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