CUTTING pollution from ships is the aim of a new pilot program being launched in the Yangtze River Delta, the Ministry of Transport said yesterday.

Mandir Marg, R K Puram, Anand Vihar, Punjabi Bagh all recorded PM 2.5 levels between 400 and 500 micrograms per cubic metre (\µg/m³).

MUMBAI: The city's air quality remained poor for the second consecutive day.

Mumbai: After a few days of some respite, the city's Air Quality Index (AQI) once again slipped into the 'poor' category.

Pulmonologists blame atmospheric pollution due to vehicular emission and petrochemical wastes for the rise in bronchial asthma and allergic rhinitis in the city.

Gurgaon: The city has witnessed a drop in air pollution this weekend, compared to the last. However, levels continue to be much higher than national safe standard.

Kolkata: The extent of damage done by smoke-belching diesel vehicles remains unassessed in Kolkata.

LUCKNOW: Vehicles causing pollution will have to pay the fine for being on the road. Regional Transport Office (RTO), Lucknow, will begin a drive against polluting vehicles on Friday.

GURGAON: Lack of public transport has come in the way of fighting pollution in the city.

Hyderabad: While Delhi debates the ban on 15-year-old vehicles by the National Green Tribunal, Hyderabad has around 8 lakh such vehicles.