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Air pollution from oil, gas production sites visible from space

Air pollution from oil, gas production sites visible from space

🕔20:21, 16.Jan 2020

New York, Jan 16 Oil and gas production has doubled in some parts of the United States in the last two years, as researchers have seen a significant increase in the release of the lung-irritating air pollutant nitrogen dioxide and

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Delhi air ‘very poor’ for 3rd day, AQI crosses 350 mark

Delhi air ‘very poor’ for 3rd day, AQI crosses 350 mark

🕔11:54, 6.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 6  The air quality of the national capital remains ‘very poor’ for the third consecutive day on Friday and was likely to further deteriorate to the ‘severe’ category in some parts of the city on Saturday. According

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Delhi urges Centre to share SAFAR’s data to check pollution

Delhi urges Centre to share SAFAR’s data to check pollution

🕔19:22, 15.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 15  As the air quality in the national capital started deteriorating, Delhi Environment Minister Kailash Gehlot on Tuesday wrote to Union Minister of Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan requesting for sharing data and technology of the ministry’s System

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Air pollution as bad as smoking a cigarette pack per day

Air pollution as bad as smoking a cigarette pack per day

🕔18:43, 14.Aug 2019

New York, Aug 14  Researchers have found that ozone air pollution which is increasing with climate change can accelerate lung disease as much as that by smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. “We were surprised to see how strong

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GAIL’s CMD flags off ‘Hawa Badle Hum’ campaign for creating awareness against Air Pollution

GAIL’s CMD flags off ‘Hawa Badle Hum’ campaign for creating awareness against Air Pollution

🕔20:13, 3.Jul 2019

New Delhi, 3rd July, 2019: ‘Hawa Badle Hum’ campaign was launched today by Shri B. C. Tripathi, CMD, GAIL (India) Ltd. from Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi. A squad of specially designed auto rickshaws fitted with live pollution meters will ply on

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Foggy Monday morning in Delhi, air quality remains ‘very poor’

Foggy Monday morning in Delhi, air quality remains ‘very poor’

🕔10:46, 10.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 10  It was a foggy morning in the national capital on Monday with the air quality continuing to remain “very poor” and the minimum temperature recorded at 7.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average. The

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Mist, ‘very poor’ air continue in Delhi

Mist, ‘very poor’ air continue in Delhi

🕔10:23, 5.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 5  It was a misty morning in the national capital on Wednesday that again witnessed ‘very poor’ air quality with minimum temperature recorded at 8.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, the Met said. The

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Shallow fog, ‘very poor’ air covers Delhi

Shallow fog, ‘very poor’ air covers Delhi

🕔13:11, 30.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 30 The national capital on Friday witnessed shallow fog with ‘very poor’ air quality, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 10.7 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average. According to the System of Air Quality and

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Mist, poor air envelopes Delhi

Mist, poor air envelopes Delhi

🕔10:34, 28.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 28  It was a misty morning in the national capital on Wednesday with ‘very poor’ air quality, the Met said, cautioning against morning walks. The minimum temperature was recorded at 13.5 degrees Celsius, three notches above the

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Haze, ‘poor’ air envelope Delhi

Haze, ‘poor’ air envelope Delhi

🕔12:27, 22.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 22  Although air quality in the national capital improved to poor on Thursday, it was a hazy morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 11.4 degrees Celsius, season’s average. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB),

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Fog in Delhi; air quality ‘severe’

Fog in Delhi; air quality ‘severe’

🕔09:04, 8.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 8  It was a foggy morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 10.5 degrees Celsius and air quality deteriorating to “severe” level a day after Diwali. The air-quality across the National

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Air quality further deteriorates in Delhi-NCR

Air quality further deteriorates in Delhi-NCR

🕔13:54, 30.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 30  The air quality in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Tuesday deteriorated further after an overnight spike in Particulate Matter (PM) with experts cautioning people to abstain from any form of brisk physical activity

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Delhi’s air very-poor, may turn severe

Delhi’s air very-poor, may turn severe

🕔06:53, 20.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 20  The national Capital and the regions around it continue to suffer a “very-poor” air quality on Friday, which according to experts, may worsen due to combined effects of Dussehera and meteorological reasons such as low winds

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NTPC conference towards curbing air pollution and clean cities

NTPC conference towards curbing air pollution and clean cities

🕔19:34, 7.May 2018

India has some of the highest levels of outdoor air pollution in the world. Multiple air pollution sources present a significant health burden. Open burning of biomass has been identified as one of the major cause of poor air quality

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‘Government has Made Serious Efforts to Deal with Air Pollution’: Environment Ministry

‘Government has Made Serious Efforts to Deal with Air Pollution’: Environment Ministry

🕔19:15, 2.May 2018

A section of the media has carried reports today, quoting a World Health Organisation study that has highlighted the problem of air pollution till 2016 and has inferred that 14 most polluted cities in the world are located in India. 

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General Budget 20018-19 : Air pollution ‘a cause of concern’, Budget announces special schemes to tackle stubble burning

General Budget 20018-19 : Air pollution ‘a cause of concern’, Budget announces special schemes to tackle stubble burning

🕔14:06, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Rising air pollution found mention in the 2018-19 Union Budget speech and was termed a “cause of concern”, as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced support to tackle the menace in the National Capital Region

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Air pollution: 1,700 Delhi schools to remain shut on Saturday

Air pollution: 1,700 Delhi schools to remain shut on Saturday

🕔10:04, 5.Nov 2016

New Delhi, Nov 5  Nearly 1,700 primary schools under the three municipal corporations in Delhi have been ordered to shut down on Saturday due to high air pollution levels in Delhi, an official said on Friday. About 10 lakh students

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Delhi’s Air Has Become a Lethal  Health Hazard Any respite from Death by Breath – Dr.A.K.Gupta

Delhi’s Air Has Become a Lethal Health Hazard Any respite from Death by Breath – Dr.A.K.Gupta

🕔13:44, 4.Nov 2016

Delhi, the Indian capital is starting to make polluted nightmares like Beijing and Shanghai look like havens of clean air and vitality Delhi is the most polluted city in the world, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), and doctors and scientists say

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Air Pollution: CLAIMS LIVES, HARMS ECONOMY…

Air Pollution: CLAIMS LIVES, HARMS ECONOMY…

🕔11:17, 20.Oct 2016

Air Pollution CLAIMS LIVES, HARMS ECONOMY By Dhurjati Mukherjee   A recently released report of the World Bank and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation has come out with some startling facts, the most important being that India lost

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Air pollution drops by 50 percent in Delhi: Government

Air pollution drops by 50 percent in Delhi: Government

🕔10:51, 11.Jan 2016

New Delhi, Jan 11  Air pollution caused by vehicular traffic has declined by 50 percent in the national capital, the Delhi government said on Sunday.“More than 50 percent drop in air pollution primarily caused by vehicular traffic has been recorded

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