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.
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.
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.
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.
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. […]