Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: AQI

Delhi’s air pollution masks a class war that nobody is willing to talk about

Patakha over Parali appears to be the choice that many Delhi residents have made in the war between bursting crackers and farmers burning stubble.

Govt agencies can’t agree if Delhi’s air quality after Diwali was ‘severe’ or ‘very poor’

CPCB said Delhi's Air Quality Index the morning after Diwali was a 'very poor' 368, while SAFAR reported a 'severe' reading of 506.

Delhi govt’s ‘laziness’ not helping city’s pollution problem, report

A Delhi-based environment body claimed that the govt machinery has been reactive rather than pro-active, and also noted that Varanasi's situation was deteriorating.

Delhi’s air pollution is probably making you sad

There is now good evidence of a direct link between air quality and overall mental health and happiness.

Delhi’s ‘very poor’ air quality might get worse over the weekend

According to SAFAR, a government-run agency, the air quality of the national capital is expected to "significantly deteriorate" Sunday due to a decline in temperature.

Satellite pics show crackers are only tip of the iceberg when it comes to Delhi pollution

A host of factors, from stubble burning to industrial emissions, come together to fuel Delhi and north India's notorious smog cover.

As our cities get more crowded & polluted, taking trains to work might be the only answer

How the world deals with the pressure, as urbanization pushes our metro areas still closer to breaking point, will define the shape of transport over the coming decades.

Delhi’s air quality today is as bad as it was a day after Diwali in 2017

The air quality index, or AQI, hit 980 at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, according to website AirVisual.

Plugged-In: 14 of 15 most polluted cities in India & the Taj Mahal is changing colours

The Supreme Court is shocked that so many child sexual assault cases are pending in India.

प्रदूषित दिल्ली में, एक सुपर-लक्जरी होटल धनी और प्रसिद्ध को देगा ‘स्वच्छतम हवा’

ओबेरॉय होटल पूरी तरह रेनोवेशन के बाद एक जनवरी को खुलेगा. दूसरी चीजों के अलावा इसने अपने परिसर में 40 स्थानों पर एयर-प्यूरिफायर लगवाए हैं.

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A Wimbledon court | Twitter/Wimbledon

Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.