Air Pollution

Air pollution killed 17 lakh Indians in 2019, led to 1.4% GDP loss: Report

Air pollution killed 1.7 million Indians, accounting for nearly 18% of total deaths in 2019, and resulted in an economic loss of Rs 2.6 lakh crore, nearly 1.4% of GDP, a comprehensive report of the disease burden attributable to air pollution and its economic impact has revealed.

published on : 24th December 2020

Brace yourself: No respite from toxic air in sight anytime soon for Delhiites

The national capital’s air quality was recorded in ‘severe’ category on Sunday as stubble fires continued to be reported in Punjab and nearby regions.

published on : 9th November 2020

Delhi Air Pollution | Political will required to curb stubble burning: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister #ArvindKejriwal on Monday said that the ‘problem’ of stubble burning can be turned into an ‘opportunity’ within one year if all concerned governments work on war footing to achieve that.

published on : 20th October 2020

Delhi Air Pollution: Air quality turns 'hazardous' as stubble burning begins

The #Delhi air quality on October 12 turned 'hazardous' at several places with the beginning of stubble burning.

published on : 13th October 2020

Smog engulfs Chennai on Bhogi day as bonfires spike pollution levels

With 91 percent humidity, absence of wind and the pollution from Bhogi bonfires along with other usual sources, smog hit Chennai on January 14.

published on : 14th January 2020

AAP doesn't deserve to run Delhi: BJP MP Vijay Goel on bad air and water in Delhi

On November 21, BJP MP Vijay Goel took a shot at the AAP government for the poor quality of air and water in the city.

published on : 21st November 2019

Delhi Air Pollution: This cafe offers pure oxygen to its customers

Oxy Pure - an oxygen bar in Saket, Delhi is offering pure oxygen in seven different aromas.

published on : 16th November 2019

Chennai, wear masks! Air quality still 'very poor'

The Air Quality Index in Chennai remains unhealthy in most parts of the city as of November 8.

published on : 8th November 2019

Chennai beats Delhi in pollution, records 'very poor' air quality

Velachery, Ramapuram, Manali, Kodungaiyur, Anna Nagar, Chennai Airport clocked pollution levels as high as 341, while Delhi stood at 254.

published on : 7th November 2019

Delhi Pollution: Air quality gets toxic in National Capital Region

An action plan to tackle air pollution in the National Capital Region was enforced on October 15 as the region’s overall air quality slipped to “very poor” levels.

published on : 16th October 2019

Kumbh Mela: Air pollution smothers India’s huge Hindu festival

 Kumbh Mela is the time when the river Ganges witnesses a dramatic increase in pollution levels, most of which can be attributed to bathing and open defecation by the devotees.

published on : 5th February 2019

Entry of medium & heavy goods vehicles banned in Delhi for 3 days 

As air quality worsens in Delhi, the Delhi police has put a ban on the entry of heavy and medium goods vehicles in the city from 11 pm on November 8.

published on : 9th November 2018

How Delhi plans to celebrate 'Green Diwali' this year

As India celebrates Diwali this week, Delhiites share their plans for the 'Festival of Lights'. Will they be bursting 'Green Firecrackers'? Let's find out.

published on : 5th November 2018
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