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Delhi Air Pollution: CM Arvind Kejriwal Asks Sisodia to Shut Delhi Schools For a Few Days

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has also appealed to the Delhi government to shut down outdoor sports and other such activities in schools keeping in view the harmful impact of air pollution on the health of the children. New Delhi: … Continue reading

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Air pollution in Pakistan and Indian causing accidents and illness

SMOG has enveloped most of Pakistan and India, causing road accidents and respiratory problems. Pakistani meteorologist Mohammad Hanif said yesterday that the pollution, caused by the burning of crops and emissions from factories and brick kilns in Pakistan and neighbouring … Continue reading

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Air Pollution in New Delhi Spikes as Millions Burst Firecrackers 

Air pollution levels in India’s capital soared off the charts once again as millions of Indians burst fire crackers to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, despite a Supreme Court ban on the sale of fireworks in the region. Already one … 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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This Is How Many Years Air Pollution Will Cut From Your Life Expectancy in India

Living in India’s capital city New Delhi could shorten your life by six years because of the intensity of the air pollution there, a new report showed. Living in India’s capital city New Delhi could shorten your life by six … Continue reading

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The country with the worst air pollution is not the one you’re thinking of 

It’s a never-ending debate in Asia — whose air quality is worse, China’s or India’s? A new study by Greenpeace released Monday is trying to answer that question. Analysts looked at NASA satellite images and found that measurements of particulate matter … Continue reading

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New Delhi announces car restrictions to fight air pollution

New Delhi is imposing new rules to reduce its notorious traffic jams and fight extreme air pollution that has earned India’s capital the title of the world’s most polluted city. New Delhi is imposing new rules to reduce its notorious … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Can Aggravate Rheumatoid Arthritis But Exercise, Lifestyle Changes Can Relieve Symptoms 

Researchers from All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) looked into 500 patients with rheumatoid arthritis who lived in New Delhi, India, in the past 10 years. They found that the symptoms worsened in the months of November and December. … Continue reading

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