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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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India’s Air Pollution Rivals China as World’s Deadliest 

India’s rapidly worsening air pollution is causing about 1.1 million people to die prematurely each year and is now surpassing China’s as the deadliest in the world, a new study of global air pollution shows. The number of premature deaths … Continue reading

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Tipping point: revealing the cities where exercise does more harm than good 

In at least 15 cities, air pollution has now become so bad that the danger to health of just 30 minutes of cycling outweighs the benefits of exercise altogether, according to new research Who says exercise is always good for … 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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Kolkata set to beat Delhi in noxious city air 

This winter, Kolkata seems to be aiming hard for the crown for the most polluted Indian metro city, a dubious pole position currently held by New Delhi. Kolkata’s air pollution at the end of December was in the same category … 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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Which cities have the worst air pollution levels in the world?

Air pollution hit the headlines earlier this week after it was reported that levels in London were worse than those in Beijing for a brief period on Monday. However, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), London is just a … Continue reading

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Rain hope after fog sends pollution soaring 

As fog engulfed the city on Wednesday, air pollution shot up to ‘unhealthy level’ — making it the most polluted day of the week so far. Met office has predicted light showers on Thursday, which could make the situation a … Continue reading

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