GURUGRAM: September was clearly the best month in 2018 for Gurugram. Can’t recall anything special?

Visibility on roads poor as Bhogi bonfires trigger blanket of smog

On Monday, air quality at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Mumbai's planned commercial hub, was far worse than several places in Delhi, raising concerns over the health of thousands of people who visit

The Thai capital fired water cannon into the hot tropical air and hosed down streets on Monday as authorities handed out masks in a bid to combat air pollution in one of the world’s most visited ci

It proposes a “tentative national target” of 20%-30% reduction in PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations by 2024, with 2017 as the base year for comparison.

The National Clean Air Programme launched by the centre proposes a “tentative national target” of 20%-30% reduction in PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations by 2024, with 2017 as the base year for comparison. It will be rolled out in 102 cities that are considered to have air quality worse than the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

New Delhi: After weeks of “very poor” and “severe” air, Delhi and adjoining areas witnessed their first improved air quality day of 2019 with the quality index (AQI) recorded at ‘poor’ levels of 28

With air pollution reaching 'severe' levels every winter in the national capital, the Delhi government on Monday joined hands with the Washington University to monitor real-time air quality and ide

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on WHO report on most polluted cities, 07/01/2019. Ambient air quality is monitored at 731 locations covering 312 cities/towns in 29 States and 6 Union Territories across the country under National Air Quality Monitoring Programme (NAMP). WHO Report has made assessment of Air quality data up to 2016. Comparison of Air Quality Data from WHO report for 2016 with NAMP data for 2017 reveals that the levels of PM2.5 and PM10 have decreased in 2017 in all the above-mentioned 14 cities for which NAMP data is available (Annexure).

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city was 338.

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