NEW DELHI: The capital recorded a minimum of 5 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, with coldwave-like conditions continuing in the region.

With the temperature set to dip further, doctors cautioned that any symptom of chest pain along with difficulty in breathing should be addressed immediately.

The dense fog condition in Palam area of the national has led to poor visibility on the runway, forcing officials to halt the operations.

Urging the public to join hands with the government in reducing the formation of toxic air, Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal said "If the need arises, we will soon implement the odd-even scheme in the

The Centre has earmarked Rs 300 crore for implementation of the upcoming National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) for financial year 2018-19 and 2019-20.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Pollution free Delhi and other cities, 17/12/2018. The Central Government has notified a Comprehensive Action Plan (CAP) and Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP)for prevention, control and mitigation of air pollution in Delhi and NCR. The Central Government has also finalized National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) under the Central Sector “Control of Pollution” Scheme as a long-term time bound national level strategy to tackle the increasing air pollution problem across the country in a comprehensive manner.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aali Vihar Vikas Manch Vs State of (Govt. of NCT of) Delhi & Others dated 11/12/2018 regarding jeans and other dyeing units located in Bhim colony, Aali Vihar and Sarita Vihar, New Delhi causing hazard to the environment. According to the applicant, at least 50 such factories are working causing air, water and noise pollution in the area and also chocking the water flow systems.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ram Meher Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 11/12/2018. The prayer in this application is to remove encroachment from the water body at Khasra No.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohd. Salim, Secretary, Delhi Vikas Manch Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 05/12/2018 regarding plastic bag manufacturing activity being illegally carried out at Wazirpur, Delhi for the last 40 years creating poisonous pollution in the area.

Air pollution is a major planetary health risk, with India estimated to have some of the worst levels globally. To inform action at subnational levels in India, we estimated the exposure to air pollution and its impact on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy in every state of India in 2017.

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