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Two Indians die every minute due to air pollution: Study

Air pollution has today become a serious issue for health with reports claiming that it is the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide and fifth largest killer in India. According to a new study, the air Indians breathe … Continue reading

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Data linking death with air pollution inconclusive, says Indian minister

Environment minister Anil Madhav Dave overlooks Greenpeace research stating 1.2m Indians die each year from airborne pollutants India’s environment minister has been accused of playing down the health risks of the country’s extremely polluted air by claiming, contrary to research, … Continue reading

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Air Quality Levels In Gurugram Plunge To ‘Poor’ Levels Again After Relief From A Few Rainy Days 

Central Pollution Control also declared it as the second-most polluted city in India. CPCB made this announcement on Sunday and Gaya was the most polluted city in the country for the day. The city’s air quality index (AQI) was reported … Continue reading

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Air pollution causes 95% premature deaths in Mumbai and Delhi: Study 

Deaths due to air pollution in Mumbai and Delhi have doubled over the last 25 years, and together with chronic bronchitis, it accounts for 95% of premature deaths in two of India’s biggest cities, found a study by the Indian … Continue reading

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Most Indian cities fail to meet air quality standards: report 

Greenpeace study estimates air pollution kills more than 1 million Indians each year Not a single city in northern India meets international air quality standards, according to a Greenpeace report that estimates air pollution kills more than 1 million Indians … Continue reading

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Air quality over Delhi continues to remain ‘very poor’, says city’s traffic police

New Delhi [India]: Delhi and the National Capital Region’s air quality continue to remain ‘very poor’, as the level of prominent pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 is above normal at many places, the Delhi Traffic Police reported on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Traffic to be banned on India’s iconic Connaught Place

The iconic Connaught Place area in the Indian capital, Delhi, will be a no-vehicle zone for three months beginning February, officials say. All traffic including buses and cars will be banned from the office and shopping district as part of … Continue reading

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Air pollution in Delhi: Benzene levels shoot up, growing cold makes things worse for public 

In addition to already highly toxic air of National Capital, benzene levels in the air shoot up for yet another time and with growing cold, the concentration of the carcinogen is expected to rise. In addition to already highly toxic … Continue reading

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