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Covid: Air pollution can worsen outcomes in asthma patients

New York, April 15 | Exposure to higher levels of air pollution is likely to increase the severity of Covid-19 among people suffering from...

Delhi pollution body notice to CETPs for not meeting norms

New Delhi, April 8 | The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has issued show cause notice to all 13 Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs)...

Haryana to SC: Delhi causes 79% of pollution in Yamuna waters

New Delhi, April 7 | The Haryana government has unleashed a barrage of allegations against Delhi Jal Board (DJB) in an affidavit in Supreme...

Ozone pollution harms maize crops: Study

New York, April 6 | A team of researchers has shown that ozone in the lower layers of the atmosphere decreases crop yields in...

Doctors concerned over rising pollution in Punjab

Chandigarh, April 5 | Concerned over the rising air pollution and its severe health impact on the people of Punjab, medical practitioners of the...

Agra mayor’s fast to highlight pollution opens pandora’s box

By Brij KhandelwalAgra, April 3 | A day long fast by the BJP mayor of Agra, Navin Jain, to highlight the problem of pollution...

Nepal shuts all educational institutions as air pollution worsens

Kathmandu, March 29 | The Nepal government on Monday announced it was shutting all educational institutions for the next four days owing to the...

Pollution control project started along Yellow River

Beijing, March 27 | China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment has kicked-off a roughly two-year targeted project to investigate pollution control along the Yellow...

Kathmandu air pollution diverts flights

Kathmandu, March 27 | The smoke from increasing wildfire mixed with haze haze covered the sky of Nepal's capital Kathmandu, leading to the diversion...

Delhi govt earmarks Rs 9,394cr to deal with pollution

New Delhi, March 10 | The Delhi government in its annual budget for 2021-22 presented on Tuesday allocated an amount of Rs 9,394 crore...

‘Wildfire smoke more harmful than other pollution sources’

New York, March 6 | Fine particles in wildfire smoke can be several times more harmful to human respiratory health than particulate matter from...

‘Long-term exposure to low air pollution levels very deadly’

New York, Feb 22 | Long-term exposure to low levels of air pollution can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, atrial fibrillation and...

Delhi govt preparing long-term solution to curb air pollution (Ld)

New Delhi, Feb 19 | The Environment Minister of Delhi, Gopal Rai, said on Friday that the Aam Aadmi Party government in the national...

Bihar to combat air pollution with 24 new monitoring stations

Patna, Feb 15 | The Bihar government has come up with a comprehensive plan to check all forms of pollution in the state.S....

Heavy air pollution continues in Beijing

Beijing, Feb 14 | Beijing has continued to witness heavy air pollution, which started last week before the Chinese New Year.Data registered at 10...

No respite from pollution in Delhi for next two days

New Delhi, Feb 13 | : The air quality of the national capital mounted to 'very poor' category, with the hourly average...

Air pollution kills 64,000 people a year in England:Report

London, Feb 12 | Around 64,000 deaths a year in England are linked to air pollution, with disadvantaged communities hit the most, a new...

Beijing to issue heavy air pollution alert on Chinese NYE

Beijing, Feb 11 | Beijing will issue a yellow alert for heavy air pollution on the Chinese New Year's Eve, which falls on Thursday,...

Javedkar blames Punjab stubble burning for pollution in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 8 | Replying to a supplementary question on the situation of air quality in Delhi, Union Minister of Environment Prakash Javadekar...

Air sensing tech reveals adverse impact of Delhi air pollution (Ld)

New Delhi, Jan 19 | A unique experiment to gauge the hazardous levels of polluted air in Delhi and surrounding areas, where a woman...

CPCB to SC: Delhi is habitual offender in Yamuna pollution

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the Delhi government is a habitual...

SC takes up Yamuna pollution, says clean water basic right (Lead)

New Delhi, Jan 13 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday said pollution-free water forms a basic right under the constitutional framework as it took...

SC takes suo moto cognizance of pollution in Yamuna

New Delhi, Jan 13 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday took suo moto cognizance of pollution in the Yamuna river and also issued a...

Delhi had highest per-capita economic loss due to air pollution in...

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, Dec 22 | Air pollution woes have quadrupled for Delhi, as the state suffered the highest per-capita economic loss due...

UK court rules pollution as cause of child’s death

London, Dec 17 | In a first in the UK and potentially the world, a British court made legal history after ruling air pollution...

Centre to SC: Since Dec 3 stubble burning not an issue...

New Delhi, Dec 14 | The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that since December 3, stubble burning is not an issue for...

Delhi’s local pollution sources also need to be dealt with: CPCB

New Delhi, Dec 4 | The Central Pollution Control Board on Friday said that open dumping of garbage, construction-demolition activity, unpaved roads, and re-suspension...

Food that helps build resistance against air pollution

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Dec 4 (IANSlife) The air that we all are breathing has reached dangerous levels of pollution yet again. People with...

Gurugram: 267 fined for flouting pollution norms, Rs 57L collected

Gurugram, Dec 1 | Teams deployed under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) to monitor implementation of measures to combat pollution in Gurugram, have...

Pollution, pandemic and pre-term birth

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Nov 29 (IANSlife) Most pregnancies last 40 weeks; a baby is known as a premature or pre-term when her or...

Allahabad HC asks Yogi govt about steps taken to check pollution

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 26 | The Allahabad High Court has asked the state government and the UP Pollution Control Board to apprise it...

23 anti-smog guns across Delhi to combat dust pollution

New Delhi, Nov 22 | To improve the national capital's air quality, the Delhi government on Sunday said it has installed 23 anti-smog guns...

Indian environmentalist advocates a greenery revolution

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Noted environmentalist Swami Prem Parivartan, famously known as Peepal Baba, who is said to have planted and conserved over...

Air pollution drops after a month

Gurugram, Nov 17 | The people of Gurugram got a huge relief from air pollution as the PM 2.5 level on Tuesday was recorded...

Weather condition, stubble burning lead higher pollution on Diwali: CPCB

New Delhi, Nov 16 | The levels of air pollution during Diwali this year were found much higher as compared to the last year...

Kejriwal to discuss Covid, pollution with Amit Shah on Sunday

New Delhi, Nov 14 | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday to discuss issues related to...

All India RWA suggests 9-step solution to curb air pollution

New Delhi, Nov 13 | The Confederation of Resident Welfare Association, a pan-India apex body of RWAs, on Friday shot a letter to Union...

Air pollution may up chronic lung disease in young adulthood

London, Nov 12 | Amid the spike in air pollution in Delhi-NCR, a new study has found that early-life events, such as the exposure...

Pollution woes: Giant air purifiers to be installed in East Delhi...

New Delhi, Nov 12 | In view of the deadly pollution and smog that have encompassed the national capital, East Delhi lawmaker Gautam Gambhir...

Kejriwal should focus on Delhi pollution, not Goa: CM

Panaji, Nov 11 | Instead of interfering in Goa politics and commenting on the Covid-19 scenario in the coastal state, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind...

Air pollution, Covid top list of concerns this Diwali: Survey

New Delhi, Nov 11 | In the top 10 pandemic hit states, air pollution, Covid-19 and economy have topped the list of concerns this...

Respiratory issues and pollution: Here’s what homeopathy suggests

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANSlife) With thick smog blankets engulfing the air across most of the country, times can be especially hard for people...

Firecrackers banned in Agra amid alarming air pollution

Agra, Nov 9 | Agra District Magistrate P.N. Singh on Monday banned firecrackers in Agra. Licences for the sale of firecrackers given for...

How to protect oneself from air pollution

By Dr Manoj GoelNew Delhi, Nov 8 (IANSlife) Air pollution is a mixture of different solid particles and gases that are released in the...

Mayawati flays UP govt on farmers’ ‘harassment’ over pollution

Lucknow, Nov 7 | Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday flayed the Uttar Pradesh government over what she called "harassment and state-sponsored...

Celebrating a safe Diwali amidst COVID-19 and pollution

New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANSlife) How does air pollution affect our health? There are many organs and bodily functions that can be harmed, consequences...

At 42%, stubble burning’s share in Delhi pollution soars to season’s...

New Delhi, Nov 5 | The share of stubble burning in Delhi's air pollution rose to 42 per cent on Thursday, the maximum...

Increasing Covid cases, Delhi pollution may impact DDCA elections

By Qaiser Mohammad AliNew Delhi, Nov 4 | Even though Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh have put their weight behind a candidate of...

Penalty of Rs 29.7L slapped in one day for flouting pollution...

Gurugram, Nov 2 | Total penalty of over Rs 29.70 lakh was imposed on 129 violators on Monday by the teams deployed to monitor...

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SpiceXpress airlifs 1,100 oxygen concentrators from Nanjing to Delhi

New Delhi, May 6 | SpiceJet's air cargo arm SpiceXpress on Thursday airlifted 1,100 oxygen concentrators and other Covid-related medical equipment from Nanjing, China,...