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Delhi to use 500 railway coaches as hospital facilities to fight coronavirus

Delhi to use 500 railway coaches as hospital facilities to fight coronavirus

India's federal government said on Sunday it will provide New Delhi's city authorities with 500 railway coaches that will be equipped to care for coronavirus patients, after a surge in the number of cases led to a shortage

India pollution regulator threatens to shut coal-fired utilities around New Delhi

India pollution regulator threatens to shut coal-fired utilities around New Delhi

India's federal pollution regulator has warned coal-fired power plants around New Delhi that they could be shut down for failing to comply with deadlines to meet emissions standards ...

Delhi's schools to reopen next week, parents wary of hazardous air

Delhi's schools to reopen next week, parents wary of hazardous air

Schools in India's capital New Delhi will reopen on Monday after closing for two days due to a spike in pollution levels, but air quality is likely to remain "very poor"

Schools in Indian capital reopen, air quality still unhealthy

Schools in Indian capital reopen, air quality still unhealthy

Schools in India's capital New Delhi reopened on Wednesday after closing for two days due to a spike in air pollution that triggered a public health emergency and prompted protests

Millions in Indian capital endure 'eye-burning' smog

Millions in Indian capital endure 'eye-burning' smog

Millions of people in India's capital started the week Monday choking through "eye-burning" smog, with schools closed, cars taken off the road and construction halted.

Indian capital Delhi gasps under choking smog

Indian capital Delhi gasps under choking smog

India's capital New Delhi was enveloped in heavy, toxic smog Sunday -- the worst levels in recent years -- with flights diverted or delayed

New Delhi declares public emergency as pollution at year's worst

New Delhi declares public emergency as pollution at year's worst

Authorities in New Delhi declared a public health emergency on Friday and closed schools and all construction activity until next week as air pollution in the city hit its worst level this year.

Air India aims to make Delhi-Doha flight seven trips a week

Air India aims to make Delhi-Doha flight seven trips a week

India’s national flag carrier Air India, which relaunched Delhi-Doha direct service after a decade with weekly four flights, is aiming to make it seven trips a week, considering the increasing business potential between the two countries.

Indian court eases firecracker ban even as pollution soars

Indian court eases firecracker ban even as pollution soars

India's top court on Tuesday eased a ban on fireworks for a major Hindu festival despite air pollution in New Delhi and other cities again reaching danger levels.

New Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'unhealthy'

New Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'unhealthy'

The air quality in the Indian capital plummeted to an ‘unhealthy’ level on Saturday as farmers on its outskirts burned straw stubble on their fields.

India pays tribute to popular former premier Vajpayee

India pays tribute to popular former premier Vajpayee

Thousands of Indians paid their respects to late premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee amid full state honours in New Delhi on Friday.

Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a diabetic patient, was undergoing treatment at the AIIMS.