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Feb 06, 2019
Air pollution has been found to have a clear bearing on how happy you areThe WHO estimates that around 7 million deaths are attributable to air pollution each year.
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 17, 2019
Delhi air quality plummets to 'very poor': SAFAR advises minimal physical exertion; heavy fog delays 11 trainsPeople residing in Delhi woke up to another cold and gloomy morning as the temperature remained below normal level and a thick blanket of fog engulfed the region on Thursday. The maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 21 degree Celsius and 5 degree Celsius respectively.
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 07, 2018
Air pollution killed 12.4 lakh in India in 2017; exposure to PM 2.5 pollutant highest in Delhi, says reportAround 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 is attributable to air pollution, it said and termed air pollution a leading risk factor for deaths in the country where the average life expectancy would have been 1.7 years higher if the pollution levels were less than the minimal level causing health loss.
Nov 27, 2018
Pollution crackdown in China's coal city Jincheng forces factories to shut down, causes shockwaves through local economyJincheng was the worst performer among 28 northern cities forced to impose special pollution measures last year, according to data from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment.
Nov 26, 2018
Delhi air quality slips to 'very poor' day after recording 'unusual improvement'; agencies attribute it to decline in wind speedThe overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 320 — in the "very poor" category, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Anand Vihar recorded "severe" air quality. The AQI in 23 areas was registered in the "very poor" category, while the situation was "poor" in 12 areas. The level of PM2.5 was recorded at 179, and the PM10 level was recorded at 338.
Nov 17, 2018
How To Grow Fresh Air: Two experts weigh in on how Indians can look within their homes to fight pollutionAt a time when everyone is focusing on outdoor pollution, How To Grow Fresh Air seeks to look inward, to ensure that our homes are healthier spaces
Nov 10, 2018
Delhi air quality remains in 'hazardous' category; doctors advise people to avoid outdoor activity, use masksWith seasonal crop residue burning, industrial and vehicle emissions and calm winds persisting, a thick layer of toxic smog settled over Delhi on Saturday.
Nov 08, 2018
Morning after Diwali, air quality plummets across India: AQI 'very poor' in Delhi, Mumbai 'moderate' as most ignore SC firecracker guidelinesAir pollution levels across the country took a hit following Diwali celebrations, after many defied the Supreme Court's restrictions on the timeframe within which firecrackers can be burst.