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Smog control room established in parts of Punjab

LAHORE: A smog control room has been established in Punjab’s capital to combat smog that causes health hazards. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam established a smog control room in different areas of

Smog grips Lahore once again as AQI reaches 400

LAHORE: Smog has once again gripped the capital city of Punjab as the rank of Air Quality Index (AQI) has reached 400. On Tuesday morning at 9 am, as soon as autumn begins, the noxious smog engulfs large parts of

Smog grips Lahore once again as AQI reaches 332

LAHORE: Smog has once again gripped the capital city of Punjab as the rank of Air Quality Index (AQI) has reached 332. The AQI in Gulberg was recorded 470, Mian Mir area at 592, DHA was recorded at 497, Zeenat Block

LHC adjourns hearing of curbing smog in Punjab for 9 days

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has adjourned the case of curbing increasing air pollution and smog in the Punjab province for 9 days. Justice Mamoon Rasheed Sheikh conducted hearing of the case related to introducing electric vehicles and smog. The

Smog-related accidents killed 18 people in Faisalabad last month

FAISALABAD: The low visibility caused by smog has killed at least 18 people and injured 3,000 in road traffic accidents in November in Faisalabad. According to the Rescue Emergency Director Sultan, the intensity of the smog is high in the

PM rolls out plan to combat Lahore smog, pollution

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said the government has prepared a plan to cope with smog and pollution in Lahore. Speaking to media during a day-long visit to Lahore, the prime minster said government’s initiatives will help reduce

Punjab govt announced to close schools in 3 districts due to smog

LAHORE: The Punjab government has announced to close all public and private schools in Lahore, Gujranwala, and Faisalabad due to extreme smog.  The decision has been taken keeping in view the worst smog as the Air Quality Index (AQI) in

Smog once again affects Lahore as AQI reaches 371

LAHORE: Smog has once again affected various areas of the city as the rank of Air Quality Index (AQI) has reached 371. The AQI in Gulberg was recorded 651, in areas around Punjab Assembly, it was 646, Upper Mall at

Smog in New Delhi continues to choke city for 5th consecutive day

NEW DELHI: The smog in India’s capital continues to choke citizens for the fifth-day consecutive day on Saturday. The smog in New Delhi has increased the risk of premature deaths, lung cancer and particular danger to children from the tiny

Rain in Lahore reduces level of smog

LAHORE: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) stated that light rain in different parts of Lahore has reduced the level of smog. According to details, the rain poured during the wee hours brought the level of smog in Lahore considerably below.

Lahore schools to remain closed for two days due to smog

LAHORE: Punjab Education Department has announced closing all schools located in Lahore, Faisalabad, and Gujranwala from today to Saturday. Punjab Minister for Schools Education Dr. Murad Raas posted a tweet, “All Public & Private Schools in Lahore, Faisalabad & Gujranwala

Smog once again affects Lahore as AQI hits 447

LAHORE: Smog has once again affected various areas of Lahore as the rank of Air Quality Index (AQI) has increased to 447. With no sign of its reduction at least in the next few hours, Lahore’s AQI has witnessed a

Lahore’s smog problem

Lahore was once considered as the cleanest cities in the region, but now for the first time ever, worsening air quality and smog has forced the closure of schools. Punjab Chief Minister was forced to declare a public holiday for

Govt closes educational institutes in Lahore due to smog

LAHORE: The Punjab government has announced that educational institutes would remain closed today due to extreme smog and hazardous toxins in the air.  The decision has been taken keeping in view the worst smog. Lahore has been shrouded in a

India experiences eye-irritation as smog reaches worst levels

NEW DELHI: The citizens have been experiencing eye-irritation in India’s capital due to smog that has affected everyday life in the city. A poisonous haze envelops New Delhi every winter, caused by vehicle fumes, industrial emissions, and smoke from agricultural