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'Indians may live 4 years longer if country achieves WHO air quality standards', says report

Noting that ambient air pollution alone may cost India more than USD 0.5 trillion per year, the study said it is causing hundreds of millions of people in the country to lead shorter and sicker lives.

published on : 13th August 2018

Little ‘lung’ pieces sent to officials

Jhatkaa team has started sending out pieces of the 'lungs' in a package to decision-makers, in a bid to open their eyes to the grisly air-pollution situation.

published on : 11th August 2018

Alarming pollution levels at Bengaluru's Graphite Junction, says citizen group

Whitefield Rising on Friday urged KSPCB to install a calibrated continuous ambient air quality monitoring station at Graphite India Ltd junction.

published on : 11th August 2018

Air quality monitoring in Bengaluru completes 35 years

The worsening air pollution at Anand Rao Circle following increase in high-rise buildings, prompted the board to install the first air quality monitoring station there in 1983.

published on : 9th August 2018

Less Traffic Day: Green campaigns fizzle out, air quality suffers

Poor planning and lack of awareness campaigns among public and last-mile connectivity play spoilsport

published on : 6th August 2018

Thoothukudi sole city from TN to have high levels of air pollution

Thoothukudi is termed one of the Non-attainment cities by Ministry of Environment primarily on the basis of excess PM10 under the National Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Program.

published on : 5th August 2018

Delhi's air quality improves from 'poor' category

But after a dust storm from Oman, the air quality index slipped to 'poor' category, an official with the Central Pollution Control Board said.

published on : 4th August 2018

Delhi's air quality turns good for the first time this year: Authorities

Delhiites breathed "good" quality air for the first time this year.

published on : 27th July 2018

Network to help citizens gauge air quality better in Bengaluru

Currently, the project is focused on Whitefield with a target of 10 air quality monitors.

published on : 16th July 2018

Delhi's pollution level remains severe; air quality improves rapidly

The dispersion of pollutants has become faster after the local winds picked up speed, which in turn has rapidly decreased the pollution level and improved air quality.

published on : 17th June 2018

Delhi's air quality remains severe for fourth day; strong winds expected to clear stagnant air

As the national capital region struggles with a severe dust pollution, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had yesterday ordered stoppage of all civil construction activities across the city till Sunday.

published on : 15th June 2018

Delhi's air quality remains beyond severe for third day as dusty haze persists

According to the Met department, wind speed reaching up to 35 kmph is predicted for today in Delhi.

published on : 14th June 2018

Delhi air quality beyond 'severe' due to dust storm in western India

The CPCB data showed that the PM10 (particles with diameter less than 10mm) level was beyond "severe" at 778 in Delhi-NCR area and 824 in Delhi particularly.

published on : 13th June 2018

Air quality monitoring vehicles finally set to hit Bengaluru streets

For over a month now, these vans with monitoring equipments fitted inside, have been idly stationed at the entrance of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board office on Church street.

published on : 24th May 2018

EU takes Germany, France, UK and three other countries to court over air pollution

The European Commission said Thursday it is taking Germany, France, the United Kingdom and three other EU countries to court for failing to comply with EU air quality standards.

published on : 17th May 2018
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