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Tag: Particulate Matter

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  • The Soul of Irresponsibility

    The Soul of Irresponsibility

    Kolkata has failed the Supreme Court. This is quite the most charitable construct that can be placed upon the city’s”couldn’t care less” response to the apex judiciary’s guidelines on the firing of crackers during Kali puja and Diwali, most particularly the timing ~ from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reports in the immediate aftermath of …

    November 12, 2018
  • Rain improves Delhi’s air

    Rain improves Delhi’s air

    The air quality in the National Capital Region improved on Saturday to the “poor” level following overnight rain as the concentration of Particulate Matter (PM) decreased. Another government department, however, placed the air quality at “moderate”. The major pollutant, PM2.5, or particles with diameter less than 2.5 micro meter, was recorded at 288 units. The …

    November 18, 2017
  • Pollution levels still ‘severe’ in Delhi

    Pollution levels still ‘severe’ in Delhi

    The air quality of Delhi-NCR showed slight improvement on Saturday but the residents continued breathing toxins as the pollution levels remained at ‘severe’ for the fifth day in a row. As per the data collected from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi’s average Air Quality Index (AQI) at 3 p.m. was 423 (on a …

    November 11, 2017