Air Pollution

Air pollution killed 54,000 in Delhi despite COVID-19 lockdown in 2020: Report

Air pollution killed 54,000 in Delhi despite COVID-19 lockdown in 2020: Report

Despite COVID-19 lockdowns that led to improved air quality, pollution was behind approximately 160,000 deaths in the world’s five most p...Read More

From nasal wash to guarding against pollutants: Here are some effective hacks to healthy breathing

From nasal wash to guarding against pollutants: Here are some effective hacks to healthy breathing

Air impurities such as allergens, pollutants, bacteria or viruses may enter the nose and get trapped, leading to complications. So, it is...Read More

TRY NASAL WASH and other effective hacks to healthy breathing

TRY NASAL WASH and other effective hacks to healthy breathing

Saline sprays rinses out impurities and debris stuck in your nasal passage and helps in preventing allergies and symptoms like sinus infe...Read More

Maharashtra government encourages use of electric vehicles for private and public transport

Maharashtra government encourages use of electric vehicles for private and public transport

To encourage the use of electric vehicles (EVs) to reduce air pollution, the Maharashtra government has formed a seven-member committee t...Read More

5 best indoor plants that can keep the air inside your home clean, toxic-free

5 best indoor plants that can keep the air inside your home clean, toxic-free

Worried about how to detoxify and improve the air quality of the home? Here are some easily accessible indoor plants which can do the nee...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: Nasal spray sale jumps by 50% in major cities due to winter, pollution and fog

Madhya Pradesh: Nasal spray sale jumps by 50% in major cities due to winter, pollution and fog

Winter season is invariably accompanied by a worsening of air quality particularly in northern India where smog is a regular phenomenon. ...Read More

Tips to keep your kids safe from smog and air pollution

Tips to keep your kids safe from smog and air pollution

Here is the list of some simple yet, effective tips which every parent should take note of and follow in order to shield their children f...Read More

Thane records less air and noise pollution this Diwali

Thane records less air and noise pollution this Diwali

Citizens in Thane gave a good response to the call of celebrating a cracker-free Diwali. The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) recorded l...Read More

Delhi: North MCD sprinkles water in Sadar Bazaar area to control air pollution

Delhi: North MCD sprinkles water in Sadar Bazaar area to control air pollution

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation sprinkled water in Sadar Bazaar area of Delhi on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday as a ...Read More

Arvind Kejriwal and Goa CM Pramod Sawant engage in war of words over air pollution on Twitter

Arvind Kejriwal and Goa CM Pramod Sawant engage in war of words over air pollution on Twitter

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday exchanged barbs over the issue of the pollution o...Read More

After Delhi, air pollution grips Uttar Pradesh

After Delhi, air pollution grips Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Noida, Ghaziabad among the most polluted cities in India with AQI above 420

Climate change will give rise to more cancers: Study

Climate change will give rise to more cancers: Study

Cancer is widely predicted to be the leading cause of death in the 21st century. The authors said the biggest cancer threats are likely t...Read More

COVID-19: Complete list of states which have banned firecrackers ahead of Diwali

COVID-19: Complete list of states which have banned firecrackers ahead of Diwali

As the COVID-19 cases are increasing day by day in India, the air pollution has become an issue of concerns for the states. Thus, to curb...Read More

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Housing societies pray for crackerless Diwali

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Housing societies pray for crackerless Diwali

With Diwali around the corner, several housing societies and gated communities in the city have decided to keep a check on bursting firec...Read More

India lacks enough monitoring stations to quantify air pollution crisis: Experts

India lacks enough monitoring stations to quantify air pollution crisis: Experts

With Delhi facing another tryst with the air pollution, several environmental experts believe that the problem goes beyond the national c...Read More

Wheat-paddy cycle will make it
a hard row to hoe in the long run

Wheat-paddy cycle will make it a hard row to hoe in the long run

A single kilo of rice demands 3,000 to 7,000 litres of water, depending on the variety. Close to 30 lakh hectares of paddy are cultivated...Read More

Panvel: MPCB orders shutting down three industrial units over air pollution

Panvel: MPCB orders shutting down three industrial units over air pollution

A team of the MPCB made a surprise visit last week and found the units not following the norms.

Delhi air pollution: Health experts witness 15 percent rise in Asthma cases as air quality degrades

Delhi air pollution: Health experts witness 15 percent rise in Asthma cases as air quality degrades

Health experts have been witnessing an almost 15 per cent rise in the number of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Asthma pa...Read More

Photos: Smoky haze shrouds Delhi-NCR, as air quality enters 'very poor' zone

Photos: Smoky haze shrouds Delhi-NCR, as air quality enters 'very poor' zone

A layer of smoky haze lingered over Delhi-NCR on Thursday with air quality in the region hitting 'very poor' levels, even as stricter ant...Read More

Lockdown had positive impact on environment even as biomedical waste rose: MPCB report

Lockdown had positive impact on environment even as biomedical waste rose: MPCB report

A study carried out by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board on the impact of the lockdown says the slowdown has had a direct positive ...Read More

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