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The dangers of air pollution: What you need to know about Delhi smog

Anyone who engages in strenuous outdoor activity, from jogging to manual labour, is prone to smog-related health hazards.

From ginger to olive oil: Foods that can safeguard against air pollution

Eating a well-balanced diet could be one way of tackling the problem as some foods have been proven to protect you from the pollutants. Here are some foods that can make you more susceptible to the detrimental effects of air pollution.


From turmeric milk to tulsi chai: Here are some home remedies to combat pollution

To help you deal with the fallout of the plunging air quality in the capital, we have compiled a list of easy-to-make home remedies with easily available ingredients.

Air pollution cuts average Indian's life expectancy by over 4 years: Study

Concentrations in Indian states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, and the National Capital Territory of Delhi are substantially higher, and the impact on life expectancy exceeds six years.

Air for thought

National Capital Region requires a roadmap to tackle pollution throughout the year, not knee-jerk bans.

Smog: How it affects the eye

Every year, after Diwali, people in the Capital are engulfed in a thick cloud of smog. We spoke to people and doctors in the city to find out how smog affects the eye and if it could be prevented at all.


Nobody’s air

As Delhi chokes on smog, authorities must ask why people don’t take ownership of pollution control measures. On Wednesday, more than 300 people were arrested for defying the Supreme Court’s restrictions on bursting crackers.

Delhi records worst air quality of season as stubble burning continues in Punjab, Haryana

Authorities attribute the dip in air quality to localised factors like construction dust, vehicular pollution as well as regional factors like pollution due stubble burning from Punjab and Haryana.

Delhi's air quality nosedives towards 'very poor' category

On Tuesday, Anand Vihar recorded an AQI of 381, Dwarka Sector 8 registered AQI of 373, ITO recorded 296 and Jahangirpuri recorded an AQI of 321, according to CPCB data.

Punjab looks at paddy stubble to fire thermal plants lying shut

The total generation of paddy stubble in Punjab is more than 15 million tonnes and as of now, because of the biomass power plants, nearly 63 MW of power is being generated consuming not more than 1 million tonnes of stubble.

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India vs Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka players wear face masks at Feroz Shah Kotla due to Delhi pollution

Sri Lankan players were seen wearing face masks at Feroz Shah Kotla during the second day of the third Test because of the alarming level of smog in Delhi.

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Delhi Clears Up After 10 Days Of Smog

The first thing that the Central and Delhi governments should own up to regarding the air pollution crisis is that everyone was forewarned and cannot pretend to be taken unawares. This “winter of our discontent” is the season when, as temperatures dip, pollutants hover around the surface of the city and do not waft upwards. […]