January 22, 2022 14:52 (IST)
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Delhi's Air Quality Index further slips into 'very poor' category today

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).

Air quality marginally improves in Delhi, remains in "very poor" category

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.

Delhi, nearby cities blanketed with toxic air for straight third day after Diwali

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.

North India most polluted region this winter, says CSE analysis of winter air pollution levels and trends

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.

9 Pro Tips That Pregnant Women Must Follow To Cope-Up with Kolkata's Pollution

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.

Reducing air pollution to WHO recommended levels could prevent more than 50,000 deaths a year in 1,000 European cities: Study

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.

Doctors' forum writes to Mamata Banerjee expressing concern over air pollution in Bengal

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.

Air quality was worse on Diwali in Lucknow: CSIR-IIT-R survey

Lucknow/UNI: CSIR-IIT-R survey on pollution proved that air quality in Lucknow became worse after the Diwali festival because of fireworks.

Air pollution soars high in Delhi after cracker ban defied on Diwali

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.

No relief from 'poor' air in Delhi-NCR

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's air quality slumps to 'severe' category on Thursday, to improve between Friday and Sunday

Delhi/IBNS: Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) worsened to “severe” category on Thursday,  Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said.

Delhi people continue to breathe very poor air

New Delhi/UNI: The air quality in Delhi-NCR remained "very poor" on Saturday morning according to real time air monitoring agency SAFAR.

Punjab govt to adopt new technology that replaces coal with CNG in brick kilns

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.

Car passengers can reduce pollution risk by closing windows and changing route, says study

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.

More evidence of causal link between air pollution and early death

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.