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Thursday, May 26, 2022



Delhi: PWD to hire anti-smog guns, truck-mounted water sprinklers to control pollution

May 09, 2022 1:52 am

Besides anti-smog guns, the department will also hire “hydraulic-operated sprinkler truck mount systems” for dust control as part of its anti-pollution measures.

Simple dos and don'ts to protect yourself from smog

December 03, 2021 4:09 pm

Smog, a type of intense air pollution and smoke, not just reduces visibility but is considered extremely harmful for one's health.

Fighting pollution: Five yoga asanas for stronger lungs

November 18, 2021 11:10 am

It is possible to work on making your lungs stronger as you fight this pollution

Chennai air quality falls to 'hazardous' levels on Boghi

January 14, 2020 1:31 pm

Officials at the Chennai International Airport released a statement urging citizens residing around the airport in Meenambakkam to refrain from building bonfires as it compromises visibility.

E-smog and excess screen time: New age parents, take notice

December 27, 2019 8:05 am

Research shows that children’s developing brains, eyes and bone marrow absorb electromagnetic radiation three to 10 times deeper than adults.

Smog in Chennai due to local factors, nothing to do with Delhi: Pollution board

November 05, 2019 5:03 pm

Sources said that the smog in the city should dissipate once the wind velocity picks up in Chennai.

Buying an anti-pollution mask? Here's all you need to know

November 03, 2019 6:37 pm

Many continue to use surgical masks unaware that they are for single-use purpose only. While N95 and N99 are most sought after, there are some other masks that you must know about.

Air quality plunges to 'severe'; Here's how to protect yourself from smog

October 30, 2019 12:04 pm

Smog, that appears as a thick haze with a brownish tint, is mostly caused by high concentrations of nitrogen oxides.

Visibility drops due to thick smog in Chandigarh

October 30, 2019 1:15 pm

This Diwali, the air quality plummeted to ‘very poor’ category. The air quality was at its worst in the three years since 2017.

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

May 13, 2019 2:03 pm

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


Mapping Delhi’s air quality, the week after Diwali: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.