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Air pollution causes 12 lakh deaths in India annually; Delhi most polluted: Greenpeace

The report also claimed that none of the 168 cities it assessed complies with air quality standards prescribed by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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NCPRB directs Delhi, adjoining states to submit plans to control air pollution

The NCRPB asked the NCR states to improve forest cover, besides directing them to speed up inter-state connectivity for seamless travel in the region.

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Two days before half marathon: Shouldn’t be running in this pollution, says Delhi High Court

The observation came after the court noted that on November 17, the Air Quality Index had shown that PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels were “approximately four times more than the prescribed safe standard”.

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Delhi residents lose 6.3 life years from exposure to PM 2.5: Study

The figures in Delhi — the highest among all states — are also double the national average of reduction in life expectancy which is 3.3 years.

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Furnish reports on most polluted areas, NGT gives three weeks time to states

The next hearing in the matter is on July 11, in which all states will have to present data on vehicular population.

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During odd-even II, most air quality stations showed spike in pollutants

The CPCB also pointed out that emission from different sources, apart from vehicular pollution, also varied, making it difficult to analyse the scientific benefits of the scheme.

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Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna, Raipur among world’s most polluted cities

Gwalior, among the top five cities globally in terms of PM 2.5 levels, recorded an annual average of 176 micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3) and Allahabad 170.

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April wasn’t January

Neither pollution nor congestion significantly decreased as they did during the January experiment. An enduring solution lies in scaling up the smaller, successful programmes.

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Environment Ministry pulled up for ‘poor’ performance in controlling pollution

A parliamentary committee said the ministry could only utilise 35 per cent of the allocation up to December 2015

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Mexico City bans 40 per cent of cars again over air pollution

The new rules keep one-in-five cars off the road every day, but the alert issued yesterday will double the ban on today.

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Pollution rose during second phase of odd-even: Study

The report, based on hourly averages, noted that pollution was at its worst at 7 AM everyday, in line with the explanation provided by many experts that early morning hours are more polluted.

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Supreme Court extends stay on registration of diesel vehicles above 2000 cc in Delhi-NCR region

The court also slammed the government for not being serious about the issue of pollution.

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Ban on big diesel cars not going to reduce air pollution: SIAM

“…ban on diesel vehicle is not going to achieve the desired objective of reducing pollution, but will vilify diesel technology,” said SIAM.

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Bio-medical waste: Hospitals flouting disposal norms face action

So far, around 300 medical establishments have been identified and notices are in the process of being sent, said Dilip Khedkar, regional officer, MPCB.

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Avian acoustic project at Delhi zoo to study impact of pollution

The project is being undertaken by the students of Delhi University at the zoo that houses around 642 birds of 51 different species