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

“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.

Homemade skin and hair mask concoctions to protect against air pollution

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.


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

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.

Supreme Court pulls up pollution board, Delhi govt over firecrackers

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

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

Diwali: Punjab saw lowest air pollution in five years

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

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

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

And now for some unfresh air

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

After-effect: Diwali pollution leads to thick smog in capital

Two days after Diwali,Delhi continues to be enveloped in a thick layer of smog.