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Digging Deep: Neighbourhood air quality has spill over effects beyond what was previously thought

April 30, 2022 2:58 pm

Previous studies attest to the fact that air quality, along with other health indicators, further feed into – and even explain – socioeconomic inequalities that already exist.

World Air Quality Report: 35 Indian cities in top 50 of world's most polluted list; here's how you can fight air pollution

March 23, 2022 1:18 pm

The report also revealed that not a single country managed to meet the World Health Organization’s air quality standard in 2021, and smog even rebounded in some regions after a Covid-related dip in numbers

Over 20k metric tonnes of biomass used in seven NCR thermal plants

March 14, 2022 6:21 am

Using paddy straw in power plants is one way of minimising burning of stubble.

Forced to shut by pollution body, Haryana’s rice mills say decision defies logic, will lead to losses

December 12, 2021 8:37 am

For continuous process industries like rice mills that run on energy generated by burning paddy husk, the restricted timings are tantamount to closure, according to Vijay Setia, former president of the All India Rice Exporters Association.

Very poor air quality likely in Mumbai day after Diwali: SAFAR forecast

November 03, 2021 8:13 am

The day after Diwali, the PM2.5 concentration is expected to be 102 ug/m3 without firecracker emissions and on November 6, it will come down to 87 ug/m3.

After Delhi, IITM to launch ‘Air Quality Early Warning System’ in Pune soon

October 21, 2021 11:22 am

A dedicated website has also been created to deliver quantitative information about the contribution of emissions from Delhi and surrounding districts to the air quality.

Delhi: System to monitor air quality gets a boost

October 20, 2021 7:04 am

The system was launched by Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Science and Technology.

New WHO standards for air quality: Delhi needs to accelerate action, say experts

September 23, 2021 11:14 am

Experts say that the revised guidelines emphasize the need to accelerate action to deal with pollutants considering that Delhi’s air pollution levels are far from the National Air Quality Standards.

India's air quality forecasting model gets global nod

September 22, 2021 8:52 pm

Potential to be replicated in 128 cities with over million population.

No ‘good’ air day in Delhi so far this year

September 01, 2021 8:22 am

In contrast, 2020 saw five days when the AQI fell within the ‘good’ range — four of these days were in August of last year. March 28, 2020, when the nationwide lockdown was in place, also recorded a ‘good’ AQI.