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New Delhi launches campaign to curb toxic air pollution

Authorities in New Delhi launched an anti-pollution campaign on Monday (Oct 5) in an attempt to curb air pollution levels ahead of winter, when the capital is regularly covered in toxic haze, and warned that filthy air could make the … Continue reading

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21 of the world’s 30 cities with the worst air pollution are in India

India has once again topped an annual list of cities with the worst air quality in the world, according to a new report, while Chinese cities have continued to show improvements from the previous year. Twenty-one of the world’s 30 … Continue reading

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Indian capital’s air quality plunges despite new measures

The Indian capital’s air quality levels plunged to “poor” on Wednesday, a day after the government initiated stricter measures to fight chronic air pollution. The state-run Central Pollution Control Board’s air quality index for New Delhi stood at 299, about … Continue reading

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International travelers experience the harmful effects of air pollution

Even a short stay for travelers in cities with high levels of air pollution leads to breathing problems that can take at least a week from which to recover, a new study shows. Led by researchers at NYU School of … Continue reading

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22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world are in India

India accounts for seven of the world’s 10 cities with the worst air pollution, according to a new report, but previously smogbound Chinese cities have seen a marked improvement. Gurugram, a suburb of the Indian capital New Delhi, is the … Continue reading

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Residential biomass burning deadliest source of air pollution, reveals study

Of the total 1.1 million deaths related to air pollution in 2015, the highest number was due to residential biomass fuel burning, study says Residential biomass burning was responsible for at least 267,700 deaths in 2015, or nearly 25% of … Continue reading

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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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