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

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).

NEW DELHI: An IIT-Kanpur source apportionment study for Delhi is being planned with real-time analysis to provide a better understanding of the sources of pollution plaguing the capital.

GURUGRAM: GMDA has invited expression of interest from companies who want to set up the city’s air quality monitoring network.

Due to moisture brought in by winter pre-shower condition: SAFAR

Uttrakhand Environment Protection Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB), Dehradun has awarded a project on Action Plan for ambient Air Quality Improvement of Dehradun City to Pollution Control Research Institute, BHEL Haridwar, as Dehradun is an important tourist place because of pilgrimage due to holy Ganga River.

NEW DELHI: Delhi's air quality slipped into the 'severe' category on Sunday due to unfavourable meteorological conditions slowing down dispersion of pollutants, authorities said.

Almost 80% of Indians polled across 17 cities believe that air pollution affects their quality of life, and 32% reported an effect on lifestyles, according to a new study.

The convenor of the new six-member committee is to be headed with the Principal Secretary of Ecology and Environment.

Air quality continues to a point of concern with the air quality index (AQI) on Sunday oscillating between "poor" and "very poor" levels due to local pollutants.

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