Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicDelhi air quality

Topic: Delhi air quality

Light showers bring no respite, take Delhi’s toxic smog to season’s worst

While SAFAR recorded an AQI of 650 at 11 am Sunday, CPCB, another govt monitor, estimated it at 428 at 10 am.

At 35%, share of stubble burning in Delhi’s air pollution season’s highest, finds SAFAR

Delhi has been engulfed in a hazardous haze since Monday primarily due to Diwali celebrations, stubble burning and unfavourable weather.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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.
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