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Gurgaon India’s most polluted city on Sunday

Gurgaon was the most polluted city in the country on Sunday, with its Air Quality Index (AQI) touching the 274 mark (considered ‘poor’). In contrast, Delhi’s AQI was a ‘moderate’ 196. PM2.5 levels were reported between 112.78 to 118.90 micrograms per cubic … Continue reading

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Air you breathed yesterday was more polluted than on Diwali

Wednesday was even more polluted than Diwali with the peak level of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 crossing those of the festive day last year. According to Central PollutionControl Board (CPCB), the 24-hour concentration of PM 2.5 at 9.30 am was … Continue reading

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Gurgaon air ‘deadly’ but can be fixed, says Centre for Science and Environment report

The report titled ‘Gurugram: A framework for sustainable development’ was released on Thursday ahead of the upcoming World Environment Day on June 5. As per a report released on challenges staring at Gurgaon and possible solutions prepared by the Delhi-based … 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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October, November witnessed ‘unhealthy’ air quality levels in Gurgaon too 

WHILE Delhi continues to be in the spotlight for its unhealthy air quality, its neighbour Gurgaon is not far behind. In response to an RTI by a city-based activist, the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) said Gurgaon’s air quality … Continue reading

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​Air pollution shoots up, asthma cases rise among children

Seven-year-old Drishti had to be taken to hospital while on her way to school after she complained of breathlessness. Abhinav is only 9, but dependent on an inhaler since he was diagnosed with asthma last winter. Cases of bronchitis, asthma … Continue reading

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