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Large parts of India dotted with fires: Nasa images

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) images of the past ten days show large parts of India are dotted with fires, stretching across Uttar Pradesh (UP), Madhya Pradesh (MP), Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and even some southern states. In sweltering summer, these … Continue reading

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Most Indian cities fail to meet air quality standards: report 

Greenpeace study estimates air pollution kills more than 1 million Indians each year Not a single city in northern India meets international air quality standards, according to a Greenpeace report that estimates air pollution kills more than 1 million Indians … Continue reading

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Delhi Chokes On Air 14 Times More Polluted As Diwali Smog Clouds India

There is thick smog hanging over Delhi and parts of Uttar Pradesh on the morning after Diwali, with pollution at a dangerous “severe” at 7 am on Monday. Smoke from firecrackers has choked the air and also affected visibility. Data … Continue reading

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Winter spurts air pollution in Delhi

Onset of cold weather in the Capital has brought its adverse side — air pollution five times higher than the national standard and worse that India’s most polluted hubs such as Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh and Ankleshwar in Gujarat. The … Continue reading

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