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13% increase in Covid-19 infections in Delhi due to air pollution; masks, air purifiers may not be enough: IMA

Publish on November 09, 2020     Source: Hindustan Times


Delhi has reported more than 6,000 Covid-19 cases daily in the past few days and 13 per cent of this increase has been estimated to be due to air pollution, the Indian Medical Association said on Saturday.

Stating that N-95 masks and air purifiers may not provide full time protect

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Delhi bans firecrackers as air quality is now ‘severe’

Publish on November 06, 2020     Source: Hindustan Times


The Delhi government on Thursday banned the use of all firecrackers till November 30as air pollution in the national capital soared to its worst level in a year, with a poisonous blanket of smog signalling how desperate measures taken over recent years to arrest the annual health emergency

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Delhi’s air quality improves marginally as wind speed picks up

Publish on November 04, 2020     Source: The Financial Express


The national capital’s air quality improved marginally on Wednesday due to favourable meteorological conditions, but was still in the “poor” category. The central government’s Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi said “fire counts” reduced in Punjab (around 2,400) on Tuesday, but wer

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Delhi records season’s lowest at 10 degrees Celsius, air quality in ‘very poor’ category

Publish on November 03, 2020     Source: Scroll in


The minimum temperature in Delhi on Tuesday went down to 10 degrees Celsius – the season’s lowest so far, the India Meteorological Department said, according to PTI. A cold wave may be declared in the Capital if the situation persists for one more day, the weather department added.

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Air pollution: NGT notice to Centre to ban fire crackers from November 7 to 30

Publish on November 02, 2020     Source: The Hindu


The National Green Tribunal on November 2 issued notice to Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and four State governments on whether use of fire crackers be banned from November 7 to 30 in the interest of public health and environment.

A Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Just

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