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diwali pollution


This Diwali, get a breather from pollution with these getaways

October 17, 2019 1:51 pm

You don't have to put up with the pollution. This Diwali, travel to these places and give your family the much-needed respite.

Last year after Diwali, hospital visits in Delhi saw slight increase: Study

December 21, 2018 1:32 am

“There was evidence of increased values of barium and strontium in urine samples of many subjects. These are some of the metals used in fire-cracker manufacturing. Increased levels in urine do reflect a probability of exposure..," the report stated.

North India pollution Highlights: Delhi air quality improves to 'very poor'; stubble burning remained marginal

November 13, 2018 6:32 am

North India pollution: Delhi's air quality is expected to remain in the 'severe' category as the already toxic situation caused by smoke from fireworks is likely to aggravate further due to intensified stubble burning in neighbouring states.

Homemade skin and hair mask concoctions to protect against air pollution

November 28, 2018 2:02 pm

From honey and olive to beer, here are some masks to protect your skin and hair from the harmful effects of air pollution. Bring back the glow this festive season.

Supreme Court pulls up pollution board, Delhi govt over firecrackers

September 13, 2017 4:50 am

The court pulled up the Central Pollution Control Board for failing to comply with its order to study and prepare a report on the harmful effects of materials used in the making of fireworks.

Surge in respiratory infections post Diwali

November 15, 2015 1:01 am

Level of air pollutants expected to dip in the coming days.

Diwali: Punjab saw lowest air pollution in five years

November 14, 2015 2:15 am

Air samples were collected by the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) from five major cities — Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Patiala and Mandi Gobind Garh (MGG) — as well as the Golden Temple.

Pune pollution level peaks during Diwali

November 14, 2015 12:46 am

Data monitored at different locations shows that air quality ranged from poor to very poor on Diwali days

MPCB records lower air pollution, higher noise levels this Diwali

October 26, 2014 1:02 am

Officials blamed the introduction of new “three series” crackers for the increase in noise pollution

And now for some unfresh air

October 23, 2014 1:33 am

4-time jump on last Diwali’s sulphur dioxide levels, and its just the eve.