Diwali leaves Delhi wheezing in dangerously unhealthy air
New Delhi residents woke up on Friday under a blanket of smog darkening the city, the most dangerous air pollumore
New Delhi has the worst air quality of all world capitals, but even by its sorry standards Friday's reading - more
The Air Quality Index (AQI) surged to 463 on a scale of 500 - the maximum recorded in 2021, indicating "severemore
The AQI measures the concentration of poisonous particulate matter PM2.5 in a cubic metre of air. In Delhi, a more
On the morning after the close of Diwali, thick smog turned daylight into dusk in and around Delhi, with car amore
"The firecracker ban didn't seem to be successful in Delhi, which led to hazardous pollution levels adding on more
Every year, either government authorities or India's Supreme Court slap a ban on firecrackers. But the bans onmore
Making matters worse, Diwali is held in a period when farmers in New Delhi's neighbouring states of Punjab andmore
Delhi environment chief Gopal Rai said authorities planned to install 20 anti-smog guns to spray water into thmore
A rare spell of clear skies in October due to intermittent rains and strong winds treated Delhi residents to tmore
Indian governments are often accused of not doing enough to curb pollution as they prioritize economic growth more
Toxic air kills more than a million people annually in India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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