Delhi's air not worst in India

Delhi's air not worst in India

The capital lost a dubious crown on Friday with the country's pollution watchdog saying it is not India's most polluted city, perhaps not even the second worst. But Central Pollution Control Board's (CPCB) data for the September 2015-January 2016 period clearly shows that Delhi's air is far from healthy.
CPCB has published air quality indices (AQI) for 24 cities that help in comparing pollution levels at a glance with a ..

AIR POLLUTION: DELHI STILL BREATHES POISON

AIR POLLUTION: DELHI STILL BREATHES POISON

For those residing in Delhi, if you still have not found that perfect, yet expensive gift for the Valentine's Day, then gifting a pinch or fistful of cleaner air could be your best bet. During the last five months, Delhi saw 115 poor and very poor days out of which 13 were in a severe category. Even though Delhi lost its crown of being the most polluted city to Varanasi and Muzaffarpur, it continues to breathe the toxic..

Delhi air will never be safe because of its geographical disadvantage

Delhi air will never be safe because of its geographical disadvantage

A senior scientist with the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) told the Delhi High Court Thursday that pollution levels in the city will never come down to “safe limits” because of its “geographical disadvantage”.
Dr M P George of the DPCC told the bench of Justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Sanjeev Sachdeva that due to the movement of air and dust storms in the Indo-Gangetic plain, Delhi was at a “geogr..