• Friday, Oct 22, 2021
  • Last Update : 12:06 am
New Delhi suffers from severe air pollution...

Delhi suffers severe air pollution

South Asia

Sat, Nov 7 2020

Covid-19 cases have increased in Delhi due to the ongoing festival season with a record 7,178 cases being...

Pollution hangs over New Delhi as farm...

Pollution hangs over New Delhi

South Asia

Thu, Oct 29 2020

New Delhi is fighting air pollution just as the nation passed a grim milestone of 8 million Covid-19...

Firecrackers and reluctant authorities,...

Firecrackers and reluctant authorities,...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 19 2018

Last year, the Supreme Court temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in and around the capital city,...

Delhi smog shortening lives, say doctors...

Delhi smog shortening lives, say doctors...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 12 2017

The World Health Organization's (WHO) guidelines say 25 is the maximum level of pm2.5 anyone can safely...

Thousands of schools close as smog envelopes...

Thousands of schools close as smog envelopes...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 9 2017

Media reports said the thick smog had also led to a series of road accidents in north India

Doctors warn of health emergency as...

Doctors warn of health emergency as...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 7 2017

Delhi's air quality typically worsens ahead of the onset of winter as cooler air traps pollutants near...

Beijing pollution: Police force to combat...

Beijing pollution: Police force to combat...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jan 8 2017

A new team of environmental police will try to reduce hazardous levels of toxic smog engulfing Beijing,...

Smog refugees flee Chinese cities

Smog refugees flee Chinese cities

South Asia

Sat, Jan 7 2017

According to reports in the Chinese media, flights to some pollution-free regions have been packed as...

China smog war moves to courts

China smog war moves to courts

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 26 2016

Eight cities in Hebei launched “red alerts” last week in response to the smog, which reached record levels...

China to levy new taxes in bid to strengthen...

China to levy new taxes in bid to strengthen...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Dec 25 2016

China's largely rubber-stamp parliament passed a law on Sunday that will levy specific environmental...

Beijing issues red alert for severe...

Beijing issues red alert for severe...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Dec 15 2016

Beijing issued its first air pollution red alert for 2016 on Thursday, as choking smog is expected to...