Tag Archives: Hyderabad

India launches air quality index to give pollution information

India has launched its first air quality index, to provide real time information about pollution levels. The index, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will initially monitor air quality in 10 cities. Last year the Environmental Preference Index ranked India … Continue reading

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Hyderabad Shivers in Cold, Air Pollution Rises

Winter traps pollutants, pollution levels double in cold weather With temperatures dropping at alarming levels, children and the aged are facing the brunt of air pollution. It is a well known fact that the air pollution levels in the city … Continue reading

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Beware! The Air is Highly Polluted

There has been a disturbing rise in the levels of air pollution in Hyderabad, which is putting residents at a major risk. According to statistical data, the respirable suspended particulate matter (RSPM) levels have been increasing steadily  in the city. … Continue reading

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Air Pollution, Industrial Emissions Choking State

Ever rising number of motor vehicles and widespread construction activities continue to remain major source of pollution in the capital city. The rapid rate of urbanisation with increased economic activity has not only encouraged migration but also led to a … Continue reading

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Economic development has affected air quality in Indian cities

India’s economic development has led to worsening of air quality in major Indian cities, according to a new study published here today. The survey was carried out by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in six major cities Bangalore, Chennai, … Continue reading

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32 per cent of Hyderabad traffic cops suffering from lung disorders due to automobile pollution: Study

Quite often, people raise a lot of hue and cry over the increasing automobile pollution in the urban areas causing severe health hazards, but little do they know that the worst sufferers of the pollution are the traffic police personnel. … Continue reading

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