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Risk of miscarriage may go up by 16 per cent from exposure to polluted air for a week

Living in polluted areas may caused women to lose their pregnancies altogether.

09 Dec 2018 6:48 PM

‘Every one in 8 died of air pollution in India in 2017’

The report further highlighted that over half of the deaths due to air pollution were seen in those younger than 70 years of age.

07 Dec 2018 1:53 AM

Study: Control pollution and increase lifespan

This was revealed in the latest study by The Lancet based on PM2.5 levels during the year 2017, which was published on Thursday.

07 Dec 2018 1:51 AM

Severe pollution in six areas, air quality worsens

Ghaziabad recorded severe pollution level at 404 while Faridabad and Noida recorded very poor air quality, according to the CPCB data.

05 Dec 2018 2:10 AM

Delhi: Air pollution at 'very poor' category, situation likely to worsen

SAFAR has predicted that air quality is likely to remain in the same category with a slight decline by tomorrow due to enhanced wind speed.

01 Dec 2018 4:50 PM


Thick layer of smog engulfs Delhi, air quality falls to 'very poor' category

SAFAR has predicted that the air quality of the region is likely to show slight improvement due to the change in wind speed.

29 Nov 2018 4:05 PM

CPCB claims action by agencies ‘inadequate’

Thick haze engulfs city, air quality turns very poor.

28 Nov 2018 6:22 AM

Air pollution affects life expectancy worse than smoking, terrorism: Study

People are breathing air that represents a serious risk to their health.

26 Nov 2018 7:23 PM

A performance metric to fight smog

Dealing with pollution requires an empowered institution whose performance is tied solely to controlling pollution.

25 Nov 2018 12:40 AM

Air pollution may up risk of intellectual disability in children, says study

Study found children with intellectual disabilities were more likely than their peers to live in areas with high outdoor air pollution.

23 Nov 2018 4:52 PM


Capital air quality gets better due to wind speed

The Central Pollution Control Board data showed overall air quality index at 282 which falls in poor category.

23 Nov 2018 12:55 AM

New pollution filter that sits in the nostrils can block 90 per cent of large particles

Such inventions are important when air pollution is having a devastating effect largely in cities of India and China.

22 Nov 2018 7:27 PM

Pollution: Authorities plan ‘artificial rain’

Delhi’s air quality has deteriorated to alarming levels in the past three weeks.

21 Nov 2018 6:32 AM

Must religion & health be on collision course?

In the city, the corresponding figure was 302. Health experts consider an AQI (air quality index) above 100 as unhealthy.

15 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Declining quality of air causing sickness and discomfort to 89 per cent people in Delhi

A majority of the respondents (33.4 per cent) said they accessed air quality information "sometimes" and 12 per cent said "never".

13 Nov 2018 8:55 PM


Research shows how air pollution might be linked to obesity

Pollutants irritate air sacs in the lungs causing stress response that leads to release of hormones.

12 Nov 2018 3:23 PM

Arvind Kejriwal under fire over reported Dubai trip amid pollution crisis

For a second year the chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, has likened Delhi to a 'gas chamber' because of the pollution.

10 Nov 2018 7:07 PM

Small-particle air pollution may raise risk of glaucoma in some people

Long-term exposure to black carbon, and other products of combustion, was associated with higher pressures in eye.

09 Nov 2018 10:16 AM

Delhi wakes up to hazy Diwali morning, air quality remains 'poor'

Delhi's air quality is expected to deteriorate to 'severe plus emergency' category after Diwali, SAFAR said.

07 Nov 2018 12:45 PM

Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

Smog kills more than one million Indians every year and Delhi has worst air of any major city on planet, World Health Organization says.

05 Nov 2018 10:10 AM