February 20, 2021 1:03 pm
Rai said construction work of the smog tower is being monitored by a special committee.
February 19, 2021 9:12 pm
The system mitigates risk to residents by reducing public exposure to extreme air pollution episodes.
February 13, 2021 9:09 am
This first-of-a-kind study was conducted to understand the knowledge, attitude, perception and practice of the healthcare sector towards climate change by Healthy Energy Initiative - India in collaboration with data agency, Morsel India.
February 10, 2021 2:17 pm
The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that levels of dangerous nitrogen oxides, a byproduct of combustion, in the northern part of sub-Saharan Africa have declined sharply as wealth and population in the area have increased.
February 09, 2021 3:33 pm
In India, 30.7 per cent of deaths can be attributed to air pollution from fossil fuels, just under 2.5 million people, while in China it is estimated at 3.9 million, according to the study.
February 04, 2021 5:46 pm
"The air quality plays a direct role in the health of our skin, and unfortunately many of us live in a place with poor AQI levels. Pollution generates free radicals, which can negatively impact your skin and cause rapid ageing and pigmentation," said Dr Geetika Mittal
February 04, 2021 8:19 pm
Phase-wise fund allocation to be stopped if cities do not perform: MPCB
January 27, 2021 8:30 am
This is the first study to have been carried out in India, where an association between exposure to PM 2.5 and anaemia in children under the age of 5 years in India has been examined and established.
January 25, 2021 9:59 am
India needs community and state mobilisation to shield its infants and children from toxic effects of air pollution
January 20, 2021 11:52 pm
India’s air pollution problem has been complex due to the range of polluting sources at play, experts said. Even during the stringent lockdown in 2020, studies showed that out of the eight major polluting sources, only four were shut
November 08, 2019 9:07 am
While the latest updates say that the air quality has improved in Delhi NCR, the pollution levels continue to remain high. But worry not as these foods will help keep you fit.
November 30, 2015 5:54 pm
More than 200 expressways were closed and residents were advised to stay indoors as China grappled with the worst smog of the year, ahead of the Paris climate meet on Monday (November 30).
June 22, 2020 6:09 pm
June 22, 2020 6:10 pm
The Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway is expected to help decongest the roads of Delhi and hence help cut down some of the pollution in the national capital. Here’s how much decongestion it is expected to lead to.
June 22, 2020 6:11 pm
A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.
June 22, 2020 6:11 pm
Stubble burning is the deliberate setting fire of the straw stubble that remains after wheat is harvested. The smoke from this practice is often blamed as a major factor in Delhi’s air pollution. This is what the data says.
June 22, 2020 6:12 pm
Over 1.25 lakh children in India below the age of five died in 2016 due to the impact of polluted air and almost one in five children who die from toxic air exposure across the world is from India, a new study by the World Health Organisation has sai
June 22, 2020 6:18 pm
Some good news for the people of Delhi. A slew of measures taken by multiple agencies on the city’s air pollution problem seem to have actually produced a slight respite. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i
June 22, 2020 6:18 pm
February 15, 2016 4:32 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Air pollution and green house gas emissions are posing severe challenges to our health. Sensitizing people on issues relating to pollution, Airports Authority of India organized the All India Relay Cycle Expedition 2015-16 with green India and clean India messages. The aim of the cycle relay was to spread awareness on pollution control and promote cycling as a healthy practice. The expedition was flagged off by senior officials of Airports Authority of India from Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan in New Delhi. Seventy-five cyclists will cover more than 1,600 kilometers, touching over 20 cities spread over 5 states in a span of 23 days. The 5-leg expedition will cover Gwalior, Kota, Udaipur, Jaipur and will return to New Delhi on 9th March. Cycling is one of the most sustainable and environment-friendly transportation modes and the Airports Authority of India is initiating a green campaign in this direction for its own staff. Apart from promoting healthy and environment friendly habits, Airports Authority of India also undertakes several sports related initiatives and organizes sports activities throughout the country. As part of the green initiative, Airports Authority of India has also installed solar lighting in new terminals, water harvesting and the sewage water is being used for horticulture.
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