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Doctors on increasing pollution: Wear masks, avoid morning walks

While respiratory infections are routine in winter, cases have worsened this year, say doctors who added that many patients were taking longer than a week to recover.

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Air quality improves in Mumbai

According to data provided by the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), PM2.5 and PM10 levels on Sunday were 36 and 64, respectively. 

Delhi, Uttar Pradesh most polluted, says Greanpeace’s latest report

Three cities of Uttar Pradesh made it to the top ten most polluted cities of the country with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi being the most polluted city in the state.

NHRC notice to Centre, states over pollution faced by traffic Personnel

“Most of the state governments are not providing any extra allowances or health facilities to the traffic police personnel,” the NHRC said in its statement

Delhi pollution: Scheme to support ways to manage crop residue, but Budget smokey on allocation

Final call on steps to fight pollution soon: Centre to Supreme Court

During the course of the hearing, the bench pointed out that cities like Raipur were more polluted than Delhi and asked the Ministry about the steps taken in this regard.

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Don’t confine air pollution issue to Delhi, look nationwide, says Supreme Court

Regarding the issue whether on-board diagnostic (OBD) scanners could be made compulsory for vehicle pollution test centres in grade A cities like Delhi, the bench said it would consider this aspect on the next date of hearing. 

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India fourth worst country in curbing environment pollution

Failure to check air pollution, India ranked 177 out of 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index’s latest rankings released on Tuesday in Davos.

Industrial units in Taloja allege harassment over pollution, MPCB officials deny charge

Manufacturers says units will start expansion to other states

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Centre formulates plan to tackle air pollution across the country

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, said that the government has formulated the NCAP as a “long-term time-bound national level strategy”.

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Evening spell of rain makes capital air more breathable

Rain and vehicle breakdowns also led to traffic jams across the city, with the Delhi Traffic Police’s Twitter handle receiving complaints from ISBT, Janpath, Vasant Kunj and Akshardham.

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Pollution from traffic affects foetal growth: study

A linked editorial advocated not just policy change to tackle polluting vehicles, given the evidence of its effect on unborn babies and young children, but also personal protection, including, but not limited to, masks.

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No mechanism to compile data on ‘Pollution Under Control’ certificates: CIC

On January 18 this year, an RTI applicant Deepak Juneja had sought from the transport department information about the number of PUC certificates issued for different class of vehicles in Delhi.

NHAI gets notice for not controlling dust pollution

The Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB) has served a notice to the project director of the NHAI for allegedly violating air pollution norms while constructing the four-lane highway connecting the two key cities.

Even low air pollution levels can up asthma risk: study

Even low air pollution levels can up asthma risk: study

Researchers found that air pollution can increase the risk of asthma in adults, even at low levels.

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The simple economics of clean air

Public auctions to sell machines that weed out crop residue at a subsidised rate could help stop stubble burning. It will cost the agriculture ministry a fraction of its annual budget