air pollution

Need to bring out pollution studies in open, says new research centre   

It will also include source aportionment studies to calculate pollutants from each source.

published on : 20th April 2019

Traffic pollution caused asthma in 350,000 Indian kids in 2015: Lancet 

Although less than half the size of China's burden, India had the next largest number of cases (350,000) due to its large population of children.

published on : 11th April 2019

Over 1.2 million early deaths in India in 2017 due to air pollution: Report

The report, which was released by US-based organisation Health Effects Institute (HEI) on Wednesday, said that air pollution is the third highest cause of death among all health risks in India.

published on : 3rd April 2019

Air quality in Kochi takes a hit

Health experts said that Particulate Matter 10 level can trigger upper and lower respiratory infections.

published on : 3rd April 2019

Congress assures to fight air pollution, global warming; protect wildlife, water bodies, CRZs

It also promised to impose a complete ban on the import of all types of waste, allow the import of sand for construction and stop the illegal mining of sand in river banks.

published on : 3rd April 2019

What pollutes air more, crackers or cars, asks Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to explain why everyone was after a ban on firecrackers when automobiles could be the bigger pollutants in India. 

published on : 13th March 2019

Air pollution may harm cardiovascular system of unborn baby: Study

The researchers found that exposures to pollutants early in gestation significantly impact a foetus' circulatory system, specifically the main artery and the umbilical vein.

published on : 11th March 2019

Vitamin D may help control asthma

Conversely, in homes that had the highest indoor air pollution, higher blood vitamin D levels were associated with fewer asthma symptoms in children.

published on : 10th March 2019

Every Breath You Take: Delhi continues to be most polluted capital

She sneezes. Her throat scratches. Her nose runs. From the moment her husband returns from work, the symptoms hit her.

published on : 10th March 2019

Tougher norms might force Tato Nano, 14 other cars to go off sales soon

What disheartening is to see the only electric passenger vehicles sold in India - e20 and eVerito - are also likely to be discontinued.

published on : 8th March 2019

To check air pollution in Punjab, natural draft brick kilns to convert to induced draft brick kilns

The decision is in line with the directions of Central Pollution Control Board regarding prevention and control of air pollution in such cities and towns.

published on : 6th March 2019

Dust pollution poses health hazard in Paradip

Previously, air pollution was limited to certain areas in the vicinity of the port.

published on : 6th March 2019

16 lakh vehicles added to Hyderabad roads since 2014

While the increase in number of vehicles in Hyderabad was around three lakhs every year,  it jumped to four lakhs per year between 2012-16, and leaped to 4.4 lakhs between 2017-19.

published on : 5th March 2019

Delhi most polluted capital in world: NGO

Air pollution will take an estimated seven million lives globally in the next year, while costing the world’s economy nearly 225 billion USD, the Greenpeace said.

published on : 5th March 2019

Air pollution from stubble burning costing India USD 30 billion annually: Study

The researchers observed that as crop burning increased in the northern Indian state of Haryana, respiratory health worsened.

published on : 4th March 2019
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