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Mumbai’s average PM 2.5 level four times above WHO limit: report

March 17, 2021 12:37 am

India was home to 35 of the world’s 50 most polluted cities, according to IQAir’s 2020 World Air Quality Report, which gathered data for 106 countries. The findings were based on the country’s annual average of PM 2.5 -- airborne particles less than 2.5 microns in diameter.

Cookstoves in India more polluting than thought: Study

January 03, 2018 8:53 pm

New research has found that traditional cookstoves, called 'chulhas', emit much more particulate matter than previously thought.

Mumbai: High particulate matter during monsoon ring alarm bells

July 14, 2015 11:34 am

Studies show PM1 is the cause of pollution-linked cardiovascular disease.


Supreme Court puts a partial ban on firecrackers just before Diwali

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The Supreme Court has put a partial ban on firecrackers and asked central and state pollution boards to monitor air quality a week before and after Diwali. Here’s what the court said.