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Air quality remains very poor in capital

The onset of chilly weather in combination with the already degraded air quality will be more deadly for the residents, the authorities said. 

published on : 10th December 2018

Study suggests Narendra Modi's LPG scheme reduced household air pollution

The study released by ICMR, PHFI, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and The Lancet, stated that in 2017 in India 12.4 lakh deaths were caused due to air pollution.

published on : 8th December 2018

Study reveals link between air pollution and increased risk for miscarriage

The study, led by researchers from the University of Utah in the US, shows that even a short-term exposure to air pollution elevated the risk of miscarriage by 16 per cent.

published on : 7th December 2018

Dust from construction work spikes cases of lung, skin-related diseases in Bengaluru

According to pulmonologist Dr K Vinod there's been a visible rise in the number of patients who come to him with lung-related complications, that is caused due to the rise in air pollutants.

published on : 5th December 2018

Central Pollution Control Board points out twenty-one high pollution hotspots in Delhi-NCR

In the meeting, the task force members were apprised about the level of air pollution in Delhi-NCR.

published on : 5th December 2018

NGT slaps 25 crore fine on Delhi government for failing to curb air pollution in national capital

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also asked the AAP government to furnish a performance guarantee of Rs 25 crore with the apex pollution monitoring body.

published on : 3rd December 2018

IIT-Delhi professor, ex-students design mask to block out pollutants

Reports suggest the air quality in the National Capital has been better during this time of the year when compared to the corresponding period in 2017.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Delhi's air quality deteriorates due to local pollutants: Authorities

According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting, the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was 322, which fell in the "very poor" category.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Vytilla sees alarming rise in air pollution levels

No one has any doubt the development activities in Vytilla will benefit the public in the future.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Grappling with toxic air, Uttar Pradesh government mulls over artificial rain tech to mitigate pollution

In fact, the Air Quality Index of Lucknow had been hovering over 350 for quite some time. It was 396, just four notches below the ‘severe’ category.

published on : 28th November 2018

Delhi continues to choke; air quality worsens

SAFAR also advised the sensitive groups who have respiratory diseases to avoid prolonged or heavy exertion as well as all to abstain from all outdoor physical activities.

published on : 21st November 2018

AIIMS to study how dirty air affects asthmatic kids, pregnant women

The study has been titled DAPHNE (Delhi Air Pollution Health and Effects) and AIIMS researchers have developed an air pollution sensor technology for it.

published on : 21st November 2018

Air purifier makers report high double-digit growth in Diwali season

The high response has come even as health experts have expressed doubts over air purifiers providing full-time protection from pollution as these are effective when a person remains indoors.

published on : 18th November 2018

IKEA to turn pollution-causing rice straws into useful products in India

The project, part of the company's 'Better Air Now' initiative, will begin from India and is focussed on New Delhi, Gurugram and Faridabad which are among the world's most air polluted cities. 

published on : 16th November 2018

Air quality improves in Delhi as rainfall washes away pollutants

The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR) said air quality improved significantly following sufficient rainfall on Wednesday night due to wash-away effect.

published on : 16th November 2018
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