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Manali
February 19, 2021
The contamination levels in the national capital remained almost six times above the specified WHO (World Health Organization) limits, according to a Greenpeace Southeast Asia analysis of IQAir data


BusinessToday.In
December 22, 2020
Air pollution killed 16.7 lakh Indians in 2019, which translates to an economic loss of Rs 2.7 lakh crore, according to a new study. Rs 2.7 lakh crore is 1.36% of the country's GDP


BusinessToday.In
December 22, 2020
The Lancet report claimed that the indoor or household air pollution led to 64% fewer deaths in the last two decades (1990-2019) in the country, but outdoor or ambient air pollution, is not only increasing but also killing more people


Prasanna Mohanty
November 11, 2020
Multiple factors are responsible for this; some are well-known, like data fudging and man-made disasters of demonetisation, GST, and stringent lockdown; others are lost sight of, like lack of institutional support and intellectual rigour and frivolous approach to serious crisis


PTI
October 27, 2020
A study by researchers at Harvard University in the US in September showed that an increase of only one microgram per cubic metre in PM 2.5 is associated with an 8 per cent increase in the COVID-19 death rate


Prasanna Mohanty
October 26, 2020
Multiple factors led to it: First they were asked to grow paddy to overcome food scarcity; mechanised harvesting left massive residue that takes longer to decompose and then paddy sowing was delayed to conserve water, overshooting residue burning into Delhi's bad winter air days


PTI
July 17, 2020
Scientists, including those from the University of Surrey in the UK, assessed the levels of harmful fine particulate matter (PM2.5) from vehicles and other sources in five Indian cities -- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, February 6, 2020
One of the reasons for such half-baked measures by the government is that while the impact of pollution doesn't take very long to develop, its effect is dispersed over large population, says Alex Tabarrok, Professor of Economics at the George Mason University and Research Fellow with the Mercatus Centre


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Noida/Ghaziabad, November 3, 2019
At 10.35 a.m. on Sunday, the air quality index (AQI) of Noida was 487, while that of Greater Noida was 470, both in the \"severe\" category


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