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Jan 19, 2019
Delhi pollution: Thick blanket of fog develops over national capital; 10 trains delayed as air quality remains ‘very poor’A thick blanket of fog continued to envelop Delhi on Saturday with pollution further clogging the air. According to SAFAR, the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi in the morning was docking at 381, considered 'very poor'.
Jan 18, 2019
Delhi pollution level soars beyond hazardous level: RTI reveals inadequacy of govt bodies led to failure of emergency plan this winterOver the last two years, Delhi’s pollution levels were high enough to affect the respiratory and cardiac systems of even healthy people
Jan 14, 2019
Pollution turns artificial lungs installed in Lucknow black in 24 hours; experts point to ‘loopholes’ in govt’s clean air policyRaising concerns over the increasing levels of pollution in Uttar Pradesh, artificial lungs installed near Nagar Nigam office in Lalbagh area turned black within 24 hours.
Jan 11, 2019
Centre launches anti-pollution programme in more than 100 cities; experts critical of plan for lack of framework to curb toxicity levelsIndia on Thursday launched a program to rein in dangerous pollution levels in more than a hundred cities that the government said it expected to improve air quality significantly.
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.
Nov 07, 2017
What is worse than breathing Delhi air? Rural India chokes on solid fuel fumes every dayWhile these levels of poor air quality is terrible, particularly for children, the elderly and infirm, it's very common in rural India. So, before this debate fades away from public memory as Delhi starts "breathing again", we think it should also act as a reminder that millions of Indians face air quality much worse than this in their own homes everyday.
May 05, 2015
World Asthma Day: Survey finds 35% kids from Indian metros have poor lung healthThe nationwide survey conducted by the HEAL Foundation as part of the 'Breathe Blue 2015' campaign said that pollution was one of the major factors for poor lung health in Indian children.
Feb 27, 2015
Ghaziabad, Noida and Kanpur are all critically polluted, says UP's chief secyGhaziabad, Noida and a few other areas in Uttar Pradesh have been declared "critically polluted", forcing the state government to issue fresh directives to contain the menace.
May 08, 2014
WHO report shows Delhi, not Beijing is worst in air pollutionDelhi is the most polluted city in the world when it comes to air quality, according to a WHO study released today.