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May 09, 2019
Ozone pollution from Asia isn't well understood, but may be damaging Arctic plantsLike other greenhouse gases, ozone also affects how heat is reflected or absorbed near the Earth's surface.
Mar 05, 2019
Gurugram is world's most polluted city, Delhi tops worst national capitals, finds Greenpeace report on air qualityThe world's most polluted ten cities, according to the Greenpeace report, feature as many as seven Indian ones, including Gurugram, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Noida, Bhiwadi, Patna and Lucknow.
Jan 09, 2019
Nine trains delayed in Delhi due to dense fog, low visibility; air quality remains 'very poor'Delhi's air quality index (AQI) observed the concentration of Particulate Matter 2.5 under 'very poor' category
Dec 26, 2018
Severe pollution in Delhi forces residents to celebrate Christmas indoors; air quality remains at 'severe to emergency' levelsOn Christmas Day, the air quality index of Delhi averaged 420, slightly better than 449-450 the previous two days, which was the worst this year.
Dec 17, 2018
80% of Indians polled in 17 cities believe air pollution affects quality of life, but lack of awareness is rampant, finds new studyIndia is ranked as one of the world’s most polluted countries, with 14 cities in the top 20 most polluted cities globally, but the rural population that is affected the most by pollution knows the least about it.
Oct 27, 2018
Delhi continues to choke as five areas record severe pollution; Punjabi Bagh's air quality worst, say authoritiesDelhi's air quality remained very poor for the fourth day Saturday with five areas of the national capital recording severe pollution levels, as authorities warned the situation may deteriorate further next week due to localised emissions during festival and stubble burning.
Jun 27, 2018
Crop residue burning in Punjab affecting other parts of India: StudyCrop residue burning in Punjab and Haryana is often blamed for worsening air quality in the Delhi NCR.
Jun 21, 2018
Around 4.2 million people died due to air pollution in 2016, levels were 2.5 times higher than safety standard: UN reportMany cities around the world were facing acute challenges in managing rapid urbanization: combating air pollution, ensuring adequate housing and infrastructure, supporting growing populations, confronting the environmental impact of urban sprawl, reducing vulnerability to disasters.
Jun 16, 2018
Delhi experiences dip in pollution levels, but air quality in capital still remains in 'severe' categoryDelhi's pollution levels decreased on Saturday but continued to remain in the 'severe' category, even as authorities expressed hope that the air quality would improve.
Oct 20, 2017
Pollution levels spike across India on Diwali: Air quality in Delhi, Mumbai better than 2016 but is still 'poor'Pollution levels spiked across the country on Diwali as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and other major cities witnessed high air pollution on Thursday.