Air pollution

Deaths, morbidity from air pollution led to loss of 1.4% of GDP in 2019: Lancet Planetary Health

The scientific paper also said that 1.7 million deaths (18 per cent of the total deaths) in the country were attributable to air pollution last year.

Deaths, morbidity from air pollution led to loss of 1.4% of GDP in 2019, says scientific paper

वायु प्रदूषण: एयर प्यूरीफायर की बिक्री 60% तक बढ़ी, दिल्ली-एनसीआर टॉप पर

हवा में प्रदूषण बढ़ने से देश की प्रमुख एयर फ्यूरीफायर बनाने वाली कंपनियों की बिक्री 60 फ

Air Pollution, Air Purifier, Air Purifier sales up to 60 per cent, Delhi-NCR, tier 2 cities, हवा में प्रदूषण, एयर फ्यूरीफायर, एयर फ्यूरीफायर की बिक्री 60 फीसदी तक बढ़ गई

Delhiites Beware! Formation of ground-level Ozone in city threat to our respiratory health

Scientists have warned that there might be an increase in the level of Ozone (O3) during the weekend due to the heatwave and might trouble people with respiratory illness.

Toxic fumes from industries react under sunlight to form Ozone

Air quality alert issued in Canada

Canadian Government Officials said individuals may experience symptoms such as increased coughing, throat irritation, headaches or shortness of breath.

Air pollution may cause more premature deaths in India,China

'The Economic Consequences of Air Pollution' report said the outdoor air pollution caused more than 3 million premature deaths in 2010.

Air pollution exposure may worsen lupus in kids: Study

Exposure to air pollution may trigger disease activity as well as airway inflammation in children and adolescents with lupus, a new study has warned.

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‘Air pollution may cause more premature deaths in India, China’

The menace is also likely to cost 1 per cent of the global GDP, around USD 2.6 trillion annually, in terms of sick days, medical bills and reduced agricultural output, says the report by the Organisation for Economic Co-opera

Air pollution cuts life of Indians by average 3.4 years: Study

Air pollution has reduced the life expectancy of Indians by an average of 3.4 years with Delhi topping the list at 6.3 years, according to a study.

Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

Car buyers seem to have begun lapping up petrol variants in a big way with the diesel vehicles facing wrath of the courts on pollution concerns, prompting automakers to recalibrate their production strategy.

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Vehicle policy to generate steel scrap worth Rs 11,000 crore per annum

Government's proposed policy to push 28 million decade-old polluting vehicles off the road would generate steel scrap worth Rs 11,500 crore annually, reducing import burden.

Vehicle policy, Delhi pollution, air pollution, Voluntary Vehicle Fleet Modernisation Programme (V-VMP), Medium and Heavy commercial vehicles

Air pollution may up heart disease risk: study

Long-term exposure to air pollution may increase the risk of developing heart disease, a new study in the US has warned.

Dumping old cars will help lower pollution, says Renault India

Lauding the government's proposed policy on scrapping of old vehicles, auto maker Renault today said phasing out old polluting cars would declog roads and reduce the pollution level in the country.

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NGT notice to Centre on plea seeking ban on petroleum coke

The National Green Tribunal today sought response from the Centre on the plea of an environment activist who has sought ban on use of all forms of petroleum coke...

Air pollution may pose threat to your heart

A new study has found that air pollution can worsen the blood sugar levels, cholesterol and other risk factors for heart disease.

Volkswagen to provide update on emissions settlement talks

A federal judge is set to get an update on ongoing settlement talks in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal after announcing a tentative deal last month for nearly half a million polluting Volkswagens in the US.

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Pollution: Govt says WHO report misleading, to release data on cities in US, EU to give ‘whole picture’

The latest WHO report on pollution, which listed over 30 Indian cities among hundred most polluted globally, was "misleading" and India will soon come out with air pollution data of major cities across US and Europe, Environm


Of 100 Smart Cities, 17 figure in the list of WHO’s most polluted

The report of high pollution levels of Indian cities comes at a time when the government has set an ambitious plan to build 100 smart cities across the country.

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4 out of 5 world’s most polluted cities in India; Delhi ranks 9th in the survey

While WHO experts acknowledge India faces a "huge challenge", many countries are so bad that they have no monitoring system and cannot be included in its ranking.

80 per-cent of world’s city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

Over 80 per cent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new World Health Organiastion (WHO) report warned today.

Pollution increased during second phase of odd-even scheme: Study

The second phase of the odd-even scheme, implemented to improve Delhi's air quality, saw a "rise" of nearly 23 per cent in pollution levels compared to the first 15 days of April when the scheme was not in force, an IndiaSpen

Odd-even rule: National Green Tribunal asks CPCB to monitor pollution level

National Green Tribunal asked the Central Pollution Control Board to independently monitor and record the data of ambient air quality in Delhi during the ongoing second phase of the odd-even rule scheme.

Odd-even rule 2.0 3rd day: Delhi’s air quality fluctuates between poor to moderate levels

The city's air quality continued to fluctuate on the third day of the anti-pollution measure odd-even, with the level of Ozone showing an upward swing as per Centre's System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Researc

Air pollution claims 5.5 mn lives annually, mainly in China, India

Taking a deadly toll on us, poor air quality claims 5.5 million lives worldwide annually, with more than half of the deaths occurring in two of the world's fastest growing economies, China and India.

Air pollution kills millions annually, mostly in China, India

According to scientists from the US, Canada, China and India, who presented their findings at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) here, conditions caused by air pollution kille

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Odd-even scheme beneficial, can reduce pollution: TERI

As the 'odd-even' pilot scheme drew to a close today, a policy research organisation termed it as "beneficial" and said it can be used as a measure for reducing congestion and pollution specifically during high pollution days

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Delhi High Court directs AAP government over plans for reducing air pollution

Concerned over poor air quality in the national capital, the Delhi High Court today directed the Centre, AAP government and other authorities to submit plans to bring the pollution levels within the prescribed limits.

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