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Delhi's pollution at lowest level this winter
The Indian capital’s air quality fared much better than usual, doing better than Mumbai and Pune for the first time this winter season.
Delhi gets its first smog tower to tackle air pollution
India’s capital has launched a pilot project to tackle its smog problem. New Delhi’s first-ever smog tower will begin operating on Jan. 3, the Hindustan Times newspaper reported. The massive 20-feet-tall air-purifier has been installed at South Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar market, which sees an average footfall of 15,000 people every day, the report said.
'I wait in silence as my world falls apart'
Rikat Hashmi, a Muslim student in Delhi, explains why she feels anxious about her future as an Indian Muslim.
Delhi breathes a sigh of relief as air quality improves
The pollution level in Delhi went down for the second consecutive day on Saturday thanks to heavy showers on Thursday night. The air quality on Saturday morning improved from 'very poor to 'poor' category with an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) standing of 280, according to the latest estimates updated by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
Delhi suffocates under toxic smog but millions go without masks
A thick grey smog choked New Delhi for the fifth day Saturday, adding to a mounting pollution health crisis, but retired naval commander Anil Charan is one of the vast majority of the city's 20 million inhabitants who do not wear a mask.
As Delhi chokes, power plants are set to miss emissions deadline
Ten coal-fired power plants near India’s capital of New Delhi are poised to miss a December deadline to install pollution control devices that would have curbed premature deaths linked to toxic emissions.
India's top court orders complete halt to stubble burning
To cut the pollution enveloping in the capital, Delhi, and asphyxiating its 20 million people, India's top court has ordered a complete halt to stubble burning. But farmers, who are struggling to make a living, say they have no alternative.
Severe pollution drives car rationing in Delhi
The Indian capital, Delhi, has launched a car rationing system as it battles hazardous levels of pollution.
'Delhi suffering for no fault of theirs': Chief minister
Air pollution levels in Delhi went deep into the "emergency" zone Sunday morning with the national capital recording an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 625 — the highest this year — at around 10 a.m.
Delhi hawkers to be free from threat of eviction after five-year delay
Delhi is set to become the first Indian city to fully implement a law that protects street vendors against the threat of eviction, authorities in the capital said on Thursday, five years after the landmark legislation was first introduced.
Delhi education minister: India will always remain a job seeker economy
Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said his government's initiative 'Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum' will meet the challenge of India's economy and will contribute to its growth.
In drought-hit Delhi, the rich get limitless water, the poor struggle for every drop
In this teeming capital city of more than 20 million people, a worsening drought is amplifying the vast inequality between India's rich and poor.
Iranian-Islamic art on display in Delhi
An art exhibition, featuring Iranian handicrafts, calligraphy, pottery, metal works and photographs, was held in Delhi, marking 70 years of diplomatic relations between India and Iran.
To beat dust pollution, Delhi begins greening its roads
The Indian Public Works Department (PWD) has been beautifying the city roads and open spaces in an effort to cut down on dust pollution in the national capital.
Fire at budget hotel in Delhi kills 17
At least 17 people died when a fire ripped through a budget hotel in Delhi on Tuesday, prompting authorities to launch a safety check of other buildings in the vicinity.

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