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Jan 03, 2019
Delhi pollution: As temperature drops further in Capital, thick smog blankets city; govt measures fail to curb dip in air qualityThe air quality index of the state-run Central Pollution Control Board showing the concentration of poisonous particulate matter known as PM 2.5 stood at 440, up from 430 on Wednesday, and about 12 times the US government recommended level of 35.
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.
Dec 04, 2018
Delhi's air quality deteriorates with six areas recording 'severe' pollution; further rise predicted over next two daysSix areas in Delhi — Ashok Vihar, Anand Vihar, Burari, Mundaka, Nehru Nagar and Wazirpur — recorded severe air quality, according to the CPCB. Twenty-five areas of the national capital recorded "very poor" air quality, while in four areas it was in the "poor" category, it said.
Nov 30, 2018
Delhi's air quality 'very poor' with AQI of 385; SAFAR says pollutant levels to worsen over weekendThe CPCB said seven areas in Delhi, including Mundka, Rohini and Wazirpur, recorded 'severe' air quality, while in 25 other areas the air pollution level was in the 'very poor' category.
Nov 21, 2018
Delhi continues to choke on ‘very poor’ air as AQI soars to 387; 13 areas of National Capital record ‘severe’ pollutionDelhi’s overall air quality remained in the 'very poor' category on Wednesday, while pollution levels in some areas touched 'severe' levels due to low wind speed.
Nov 03, 2018
As Delhi's air quality continues to remain 'very poor', hospitals struggle to deal with rising cases of respiratory diseasesWith Delhi's air quality remaining in the 'very poor' category, hospitals are facing a tough time dealing with rising cases of respiratory diseases.
Aug 31, 2018
Ambient air pollution shortens an average Indian's life by over 1.5 years: StudyThis is the first time data on air pollution and lifespan have been studied together on a global scale.
Jun 15, 2018
Air pollution is now a year-round problem for Delhi; toxicity may even harm fully healthy peoplePoor air quality is a problem consistently affecting New Delhi, beyond winter and individual weather events.
Mar 03, 2017
India Choking: Masks and air purifiers are short-term measures, attitudes towards pollution need to changeDirty air is democratic in that everyone breathes it and therefore everyone should have a strong interest in cleaning it up. In India, we have seen a surge of middle-class activism in recent years against corruption and violence against women.
Mar 02, 2017
India Choking: Factors spreading air pollution and abatement techniques to be learned from ChinaThe cold fact is that toxic air is a side effect of industrialisation. It has long been the collateral damage of development. But can a nation become economically advanced without polluting? The nations of the West do not provide examples that the developing countries of Asia can follow, without polluting copious and damaging amounts.