New Delhi/IBNS: The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi slipped to 386 in the 'very poor' category on Saturday morning, stated the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
New Delhi/UNI: The air quality in Delhi improved marginally but remained in the ‘very poor’ category on Monday morning, with the city’s overall Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 318 against the figure of 386 the Sunday morning.
New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi and neighbouring areas were blanketed by toxic air for the third straight day after the ban on crackers was widely violated on the occasion of Diwali.
New Delhi: As the winter season nears its end and summer trends start setting in across most regions of the country, understanding the changes in winter pollution trends across regions becomes necessary to know the challenge and depth of action needed to meet the clean air benchmark.
During pregnancy, a woman has to take care of several factors so that she doesn’t end up hurting her or the child’s health. One such crucial aspect is air pollution, which can negatively impact their pregnancy. Everyone knows that the air quality in Kolkata has significantly deteriorated in the last few years. This has made it an unsafe city for pregnant women.
London: Reducing air pollution to WHO recommended levels would prevent more than 50,000 deaths a year across European cities, according to a study published today in The Lancet Planetary Health journal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Leading doctors and doctors' forum across Bengal have written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee highlighting the health emergency situation due to air pollution and asking for urgent measures to be taken to fight against air pollution.
Lucknow/UNI: CSIR-IIT-R survey on pollution proved that air quality in Lucknow became worse after the Diwali festival because of fireworks.
New Delhi/IBNS: A day after people across the country celebrated Diwali, pollution levels in Delhi and nearby areas soared high with revellers defying the ban on firecrackers.
New Delhi/UNI: Delhi's air quality improved slightly on Wednesday but continued to remain under the 'poor' category with the Air Quality Index measuring at 279 at 1000 hrs, the Central Pollution Control Board said here.
Delhi/IBNS: Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) worsened to “severe” category on Thursday, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said.
New Delhi/UNI: The air quality in Delhi-NCR remained "very poor" on Saturday morning according to real time air monitoring agency SAFAR.
Chandigarh/IBNS: The Punjab government will check the possibilities to shift coal-fired brick kilns, about 2,200 of them, to compressed natural gas (CNG) to curb air pollution, said a media report.
Birmingham/IBNS: Drivers and passengers can inhale significantly lower levels of air pollution by setting their vehicle’s ventilation systems more effectively and taking a ‘cleaner’ route to their destination, a new study reveals.
Strengthening U.S. air quality standards for fine particulate pollution to be in compliance with current World Health Association (WHO) guidelines could save more than 140,000 lives over the course of a decade, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.