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Delhi's air 'very poor', AQI crosses 300 mark

Delhi’s air ‘very poor’, AQI crosses 300 mark

 The air quality of the national capital remained ‘very poor’ for the second consecutive day on Thursday and is likely to further deteriorate to ‘severe’ category in some parts of the city on Friday.According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded

Delhi air quality in 'very poor' category

Delhi air quality in ‘very poor’ category

 The air quality in Delhi was in the ‘very poor’ category on Friday, improving slightly from the ‘severe’ level a day ago.The overall air quality index (AQI) was 364 at 9.30 am.The minimum temperature was 13 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The humidity level was 82 per cent at 8.30

Delhi: Most polluted city in the world on Friday

Delhi: Most polluted city in the world on Friday

Delhi has earned the dubious distinction of becoming the most polluted major city in the world with an air quality index (AQI) of 527 on Friday, as per data by Air Visual on the World AQI rankings.The Air Visual data is updated frequently, so the caveat is that rankings and AQI counts change accordingly during

Delhi air quality in 'very poor' category

‘Pollution Kills’: Top babu warns of leaving Delhi

 As Delhi’s overall Air Quality Index (AQI) hovered above 625, air visibility turned so bad that flights had to be diverted from Delhi airport and the Delhi Government had to order shutting of schools likening it to a public health emergency, a top bureaucrat of Modi government took to Twitter on Sunday to express his

30% rise in stubble burning cases in Punjab

NASA image shows large scale stubble burning: Delhi govt

The Delhi government has shared an image from NASA showing large scale stubble burning in adjoining states.Sharing the images on Tuesday, the Delhi government said: “The latest image from NASA shows large scale crop residue burning in states surrounding Delhi.” The image showed stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana, along with other areas.The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam

Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi from November 4

Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi from November 4

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the odd-even road rationing scheme will be implemented in Delhi from November 4 to 15.Kejriwal said the move was aimed at combating high levels of air pollution in winters when crop burning takes place in neighbouring states.The chief minister announced his seven-point action plan to tackle pollution due

Massive fire at Gandhi Nagar market in Delhi

Massive fire at Gandhi Nagar market in Delhi

 A massive fire broke out at the Gandhi Nagar market in the national capital on Tuesday. A total of 21 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. There were no reports of any injury yet, fire officials said. According to a senior official, they received a call around 7.43 a.m. The blaze was reported

Three policemen suspended for attack on auto driver

Three policemen have been suspended in Delhi for unprofessional conduct after they were accused of thrashing the driver of a mini taxi and his son, the police announced on Monday. Two Assistant Sub-Inspectors and a constable were suspended over the way they handled the situation on Sunday in Mukherjee Nagar near Delhi University after a

Delhi plans free travel for women in Metro, DTC buses

The Delhi government plans to allow women to travel free in DTC buses, cluster buses and Delhi Metro in the national capital within the next three months.”Women can avail free rides on all DTC buses, cluster buses and Delhi Metro. The plan is to encourage women to use public transport, which is considered the safest

A flyover that took two decades to be completed

A flyover that took two decades to be completed

For the residents of north Delhi, Rani Jhansi flyover, which was inaugurated last year, is a classic example of how a government project should not be executed — with cost overruns and painfully long delays in completion. The flyover is one of the slowest ever constructed, with the project spanning two decades and witnessing a

Sisodia speaks to Delhi government school toppers

Sisodia speaks to Delhi government school toppers

A day after the CBSE announced the Class 12 results, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday spoke to the toppers of the state’s government schools, which outperformed the national as well as city pass percentage. The Delhi government schools had a pass percentage of 94.24 per cent. The overall pass percentage across the country

Cong campaign on, SAD, AAP yet to decide candidates

Cong campaign on, SAD, AAP yet to decide candidates

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana As the Lok Sabha elections are round the corner, the Congress party has started its poll campaigning in Ludhiana. However, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) is yet to decide on candidates. The Lok Sabha elections in Punjab will be held on May 19

Bumrah bowling outstandingly, he is legend: Krunal

 After conceding 31 runs from his last 2 overs against Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah came back with a bang against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Thursday as he finished with figures of 3/20 from his four overs. While one of his three scalps was none other than RCB skipper Virat Kohli, the more

Delhi to host international symposium on creativity, freedom

At a time when the digital sphere has pervaded almost all spheres of life, and when nearly everything creative has been commodified, an upcoming symposium on “Creativity and Freedom” here, beginning from Tuesday, will ask what does creative freedom and artistic autonomy really mean?A stellar line up of speakers including thinkers, academics, filmmakers, artists and

Lakhwinder Wadali singer show punjabi

Punjabi Sufi singer Lakhwinder Wadali performed a night show in Delhi

Punjabi Sufi singer Lakhwinder Wadali performed a night show in Delhi. They got a very good response from Delhi fans as the show was jam packed. View this post on Instagram #lakhwinderwadali??night show ?‍♀️?‍♀️#pollywood A post shared by Daily Post English (@dailypostenglish) on Dec 16, 2018 at 10:22pm

B-town in awe of Priyanka-Nick wedding photos, PM Modi attends reception

B-town in awe of Priyanka-Nick wedding photos, PM Modi attends reception. While glimpses from Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ dreamy wedding are taking the internet by storm, looks like B-town celebrities, too, can’t stop gushing about the stills and videos. Chopra and Jonas took to their respective social media handles on Monday to unveil their

Pathankot: Six detained on suspicion, interrogation underway

Pathankot: Six detained on suspicion, interrogation underway. Palvinder Singh, Government Railway Police’s (GRP) Assistant Sub-Inspector on Sunday informed that six persons have been detained for interrogation from Pathankot Railway Station on the basis of suspicion. The six individuals were detained from Pooja express train leaving from Pathankot towards Rajasthan via Delhi. The detention of six

Delhi poor air quality

Delhi continues to reel under ‘very poor’ air quality from few days

The air quality in the national capital and the nearby region continued to dip on Saturday, as a thick blanket of haze engulfed the region. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research 11/3/2018 Delhi continues to reel under ‘very poor’ air quality. (SAFAR), Air Quality Index (AQI) remained in the ‘very poor’ category despite stringent measures

Gautam Gambhir corners AAP govt. over rising pollution in Delhi

Gautam Gambhir corners AAP govt. over rising pollution in Delhi

Gautam Gambhir corners AAP govt. over rising pollution in Delhi. Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government over the rising pollution level in the national capital. The 37-year-old accused the government of making “false promises” to people and failing to curb pollution and dengue menace. Taking to his

No breather for Delhi as air quality remains 'poor'

No breather for Delhi as air quality remains ‘poor’

No breather for Delhi as air quality remains ‘poor’. There seems to be no relief for the people residing in the national capital as the air quality continued to worsen on Wednesday with pollution levels remaining in “poor category”. According to the data collaborated by the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research