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Delhi air quality worsens to ‘very severe’ on Tuesday

Emergency meeting today to discuss ways to reduce pollution in Delhi   New Delhi: The air quality of New Delhi deteriorated further, with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data showing a higher air quality index on Tuesday morning. According to CPCB, the hourly AQI at 7 am was 422, higher than 384 at the...

Air pollution over north India plummets to 20-year-low due to lockdown: NASA

Air pollution over northern India has plummeted to a 20-year-low for this time of the year, according to satellite data published by US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The US space agency’s satellite sensors observed aerosol levels at a 20-year low post the countrywide lockdown, implemented to slow the spread of the...