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Green Cover Rose By Only 2.6% In 8 Years: Congress On Delhi Pollution

In 8 years, Delhi's green cover rose by 2.6% only, says Congress leader Haroon Yusuf on Delhi pollution.

NDTV 21 Nov 2022 8:44 pm

Delhi Pollution Dips, No More Restrictions On Diesel Vehicles, Industries

The central body that recommends actions to fight pollution in the national capital has removed some restrictions after air quality improved marginally. Entry of trucks into Delhi is now allowed, and the ban on non-BS 6 diesel vehicles has been removed. BS 6, short for Bharat Stage 6, mandates cleaner automotive fuels and engines. The order to close down all industries in Delhi has been lifted.

NDTV 7 Nov 2022 8:39 am

'Feel Bad For Young Children': Doctor On Delhi Pollution

Farm fires contributed to up to 32 per cent of the tiny PM 2.5 lung-damaging pollutants in Delhi's air - the highest in the past two years during the period of mid-October to early November, according to data from the Ministry of Earth Science. PM 2.5 are fine particles that are 2.5 microns or less in diameter and can travel deep into the respiratory tract, reaching the lungs and entering the bloodstream. I really feel bad for young children who are going to suffer their lives in this gas chamber, said Dr Ashok Seth, Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Head of Cardiology Council of Fortis Group of Hospitals.

NDTV 2 Nov 2022 11:55 pm

'Difficult to Breathe, Get Asthamatic Attacks': 13-Year-Old Student On Delhi Pollution

Farm fires contributed to up to 32 per cent of the tiny PM 2.5 lung-damaging pollutants in Delhi's air - the highest in the past two years during the period of mid-October to early November, according to data from the Ministry of Earth Science. PM 2.5 are fine particles that are 2.5 microns or less in diameter and can travel deep into the respiratory tract, reaching the lungs and entering the bloodstream. I have difficulty in breathing. I get asthmatic attacks. I think school should become online, said Arman Walia, 13, suffering from asthma due to air pollution.

NDTV 2 Nov 2022 11:54 pm

Delhi Pollution Worse Than What We Thought: Tourists To NDTV

Delhi's air quality was in the very poor category this morning a day after the air quality index (AQI) jumped to the severe zone. NDTV spoke to some tourists who are visiting the national capital. Here's a report

NDTV 2 Nov 2022 10:57 am

Ground Report: Smog Guns To Fight Delhi Pollution

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai today flagged off 150 mobile smog guns to fight pollution in the national capital. These guns are aimed to bring down dust on the roads, which is a major contributor to pollution. Here is a report by NDTV

NDTV 25 Oct 2022 2:11 pm