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On Thursday, the air quality index for Delhi stood at 431, against 445 on Wednesday.

Orders to stop civil construction activities till Sunday

NEW DELHI: Delhi's air quality plunged into the "severe" category on Wednesday as dusty conditions continued for a second straight day, trapping the city under a blanket of heat and particulate mat

The air quality levels in the national Capital remained in the 'severe' category for the second consecutive day on Wednesday.

The latest Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) analysis shows the National Capital Region has witnessed a substantial ozone build-up this summer.

NEW DELHI: Delhi and its neighbouring cities -- Faridabad and Gurgaon -- have witnessed "substantial ozone build-up" from February to May, a green body claimed on Thursday, cautioning that it was e

In a bid to overcome factors like fossil fuels contributing pollution in capital, Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Saturday reviewed the State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC).

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday imposed a fine of ₹2 lakh on the Railways for not filing a report on the gas leak that took place near Tughlakabad container depot in May last year.

NEW DELHI: Not just extreme heat, air pollution levels are also peaking in many parts of the city.

Wheat is harvested in this belt during the last week of April.

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