Delhi smog

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  • Partly cloudy Friday in Delhi, six trains cancelled

    Partly cloudy Friday in Delhi, six trains cancelled

    Six trains were cancelled as it was a partly cloudy Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. "The sky will be partly cloudy throughout the day,"......

    November 17, 2017
  • Haryana, Delhi join hands to tackle menace of air pollution in Delhi, NCR

    Haryana, Delhi join hands to tackle menace of air pollution in Delhi, NCR

    To check air pollution in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR), Manohar Lal Khattar-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi headed by Arvind Kejriwal have reached a consensus. After an hour-long......

    November 15, 2017
  • Delhi pollution: Khattar, Kejriwal pledge to fight smog in 2018

    Delhi pollution: Khattar, Kejriwal pledge to fight smog in 2018

    Chief Ministers Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana and Arvind Kejriwal of Delhi on Wednesday met for nearly 90 minutes here and agreed to take steps to prevent a repeat of smog in the National Capital Region (NCR) next year. "We......

    November 15, 2017
  • Delhi's CM is just an official

    Delhi's CM is just an official

    Even as the Supreme Court judgement is awaited on the powers of the elected government in Delhi, the Lt Governor’s office has demoted chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to the status of an official. Kejriwal is listed as an “official’’ in......

    November 15, 2017
  • Kejriwal seeks meeting with Amarinder over pollution

    Kejriwal seeks meeting with Amarinder over pollution

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh to meet him in Chandigarh over stubble burning by farmers leading to smog and pollution in the capital and surrounding areas. "Captain Amarinder Singh Sir, I am......

    November 14, 2017
  • Rain, snow in J-K will reduce Delhi smog: Met Office

    Rain, snow in J-K will reduce Delhi smog: Met Office

    The Regional Met Office on Tuesday said rain and snowfall forecast in Jammu and Kashmir will help reduce the smog and pollution levels in Delhi and its adjoining areas. Speaking to IANS, Sonam Lotus, director of the Met Department said:......

    November 14, 2017
  • 118 trains delayed due to heavy smog in Delhi

    118 trains delayed due to heavy smog in Delhi

    The national capital woke up to a moderate foggy Tuesday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 14.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, the Met office said. At least 118 trains delayed, 34 rescheduled and 10 were......

    November 14, 2017
  • Delhi schools reopen despite smog, record low attendance

    Delhi schools reopen despite smog, record low attendance

    Schools in Delhi reopened on Monday after a four-day closure forced by severe pollution levels that, however, continued unabated and many schools recorded low attendance. Teachers suggested that schools be shut for a few more days till pollution decreased in......

    November 13, 2017
  • Rahul Gandhi takes poetic dig at Delhi's smog

    Rahul Gandhi takes poetic dig at Delhi's smog

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a poetic dig at Delhi's smog situation, quoting lines from a Hindi film song, and questioned why everyone is indifferent to the issue. "Seene me jalan, ankhon me tufan sa kyon hai,......

    November 13, 2017
  • New trend

    New trend

    The current smog that enveloped the Capital over the past week has left one with a sense of deja vu. While air pollution is nothing new to Delhiites and smog ~ very different from the beautiful winter fog ~ has......

    November 12, 2017
  • Doctor spells steps to fight smog

    Doctor spells steps to fight smog

    As the national capital and adjoining areas reel under severe smog for the past one week, doctors have advised people to eat a healthy diet that can help reduce some adverse effects of toxic pollutants. According to doctors, harmful particulate......

    November 12, 2017
  • BJP slams Delhi government for putting odd-even on hold

    BJP slams Delhi government for putting odd-even on hold

    The BJP on Saturday alleged that the Arvind Kejriwal government has admitted its administrative failure by putting on hold the decision to implement the odd-even scheme in Delhi. "Kejriwal government completely failed in taking preventive steps against pollution and it......

    November 12, 2017
  • Exempt women from odd-even for security reasons: DCW

    Exempt women from odd-even for security reasons: DCW

    Stressing women safety issues in the capital, Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Jai Hind on Saturday criticised the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order against exemptions in the odd-even scheme and sought the inclusion of single women drivers. She also......

    November 11, 2017