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Air pollution killed over 1 lakh kids under 5 in India in 2016, shows WHO report; reveals pregnant women exposed to PM2.5 likely to give premature birth
India

Air pollution killed over 1 lakh kids under 5 in India in 2016, shows WHO report; reveals pregnant women exposed to PM2.5 likely to give premature birth

The WHO report said about 98 per cent of children under the age of five years in low- and middle-income countries, which include nations like India, were exposed to air pollution caused by finer particulate matters in 2016.

Lung cancer no longer just smoker’s disease: Study shows 50% patients never held a cigarette, toxic air could be the cause
India

Lung cancer no longer just smoker’s disease: Study shows 50% patients never held a cigarette, toxic air could be the cause

Adenocarcinoma (AC) is the most common form of cancer amongst non-smokers and increasing levels of ambient PM 2.5 have been proven to be associated with increasing incidence of AC

Watch: Pollution in India's smaller cities worse than Delhi
India

Watch: Pollution in India's smaller cities worse than Delhi

India's smog crisis has centred on the capital but pollution is as bad or worse beyond its borders, with millions in smaller cities like Moradabad barely aware of the harmful effects of the air they breathe.

'Delhi, we need to talk': Virat Kohli calls for reducing pollution in NCR, asks people to use public transport
India

'Delhi, we need to talk': Virat Kohli calls for reducing pollution in NCR, asks people to use public transport

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli uploaded a video on Twitter urging people in Delhi to curb pollution level in the National Capital Region