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Patna most polluted city in India; Varanasi, Kanpur not far behind

Pollution in India has become a serious concern as not only Delhi but even the other cities continue to choke on bad air quality. In fact, Delhiites might feel slightly relieved after what you’re about to read. In a recent … Continue reading

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Air pollution: Delhi is dirty, but how do other cities fare?

The WHO last week named India’s capital the worst of 1,600 cities for PM2.5 particles. What are the other measures of pollution, and do the experts agree? Last year, a study by the World Health Organisation found that Delhi had … Continue reading

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World Environment Day: Air pollution jumps to number 5 spot among top killers, says report

Needless delays in executing projects have led to the worsening of air quality across several cities in the country and a new draft audit inspection report shows that the purpose of setting up continuous real time air quality monitoring stations … Continue reading

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Pollutionwatch: The world’s dirtiest cities

For the first time in history, over half the world’s population now live in cities. But only 12% of urban dwellers enjoy airborne particle pollutionthat meets World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines. Globally, lowest city air pollution is in Canada and Iceland … Continue reading

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Top 20 most polluted cities in the world

Air quality in most cities that monitor their pollution levels exceed what the World Health Organization deems as safe. Delhi has the highest level of the airborne particulate matter, PM2.5 considered most harmful to health, with 153 micrograms. Not far … Continue reading

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India admits Delhi matches Beijing for air pollution threatening public health

India’s state air monitoring centre has admitted that pollution in Delhi is comparable to that of Beijing, but disputed a World Health Organisation (WHO) finding that the Indian capital had the dirtiest atmosphere in the world. A study of 1,600 … Continue reading

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New Delhi has most polluted air in the world: WHO

An effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) to measure pollution in cities around the world has found New Delhi, India admits to having the dirtiest air, while Beijing’s measurements, like its skies, are far from clear. The study of … Continue reading

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