The monthly average PM 2.5 concentration was recorded to be the highest in November at all monitoring stations, except ITO and Dilshad Garden.

Say move to worsen Delhi’s air quality; others say it will meet power demand

Mumbai, touted to have considerably cleaner air than most north Indian cities, has been recording far higher air pollution levels than Delhi for over two weeks now.

'City on brink of danger; timely action need of the hour'

The 'Train for Clean Air: Clean Air for Kids' project came to an end on Thursday with three schools presenting their work on air pollution to the US embassy, Delhi government and Central Pollution

Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the UK all receive notification time is running out to bring air quality into line with EU standards .

The government looks set to extend the December 2017 deadline for coal-fired power stations to meet stricter emission norms, allowing time for them to consider replacing retro plants with modern un

2016 was particularly bad for the national capital in terms of air quality with the volume of ultrafine particulates PM 2.5 and PM 10 violating the annual safe standards by over five times in certa

While PM 2.5 and PM 10 stayed above the national standards, values of SO2 (Sulphur dioxide) recorded in Delhi were within the National Ambient Air Quality Standard.

Smog levels in New Delhi had reached 999 PM 2.5 - 16 times the safe level

The 2016 report says that India has a PM 2.5 of 62, while the safe limit is 60