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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

Air pollutant

Nov 10, 2019 09:53
Plants and trees may be better and cheaper options than technology to mitigate air pollution, says a new study. read more
Oct 29, 2019 01:06
By midnight on Sunday, the noxious fumes pushed the level of PM2.5 ultra-fine particles, which take the heaviest toll on human health among all air pollutants, to almost 18 times of what is considered safe to breathe. read more
Oct 23, 2019 17:17
Happy Diwali 2019: This festive season, protect your home from air pollution causing numerous health issues and be safe this Diwali. Essential ideas to follow. read more
Aug 11, 2019 22:47
The DSGMC has launched a mega drive to plant 1lakh saplings at all gurdwaras and Sikh educational institutions, president of the committee Manjinder Singh Sirsa said. read more
Jun 04, 2019 18:48
India has been coming forward with pilot steps to tackle this problem. Sharp results will not come unless we implement specific focused projects read more
Mar 07, 2019 18:37
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed a Rs 500 crore penalty on German automaker Volkswagen for using a “cheat device” in its diesel cars to deceive emission tests. read more
Dec 28, 2018 09:39
An all-encompassing strategy that addresses health though the sustainable development agenda will go a long way in setting the trajectory for impactful changes to address health impacts of climate change read more
Dec 23, 2018 11:41
Allergic cough is more common in the winter months when drop in temperature prevents air pollutants and allergens from dissipating, trapping them close to the ground in toxic concentrations to trigger asthma, allergic rhinitis, and other allergic di... read more
Nov 13, 2018 08:48
Chinese govt introduced a four-month ban on construction, reduced emissions from cargo corridors, resulting in a 54% drop in PM2.5 levels. read more
Oct 28, 2018 11:47
In India, pollution kills 1.1 million people, according to the State of Global Air 2018 report, which links air pollutants to 10.6% of all deaths in the country. read more
Oct 28, 2018 11:18
The study ‘Emissions of air pollutants from primary crop residue burning in India and their mitigation strategies for cleaner emissions’ has been published in the Journal of Cleaner Production this month. read more
Oct 05, 2018 15:40
University of Utah engineers from both the School of Computing and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering built a series of portable air quality monitors with Wi-Fi and connected them to a university server. read more
Aug 14, 2018 11:34
Government of India launched the ‘Ease of Living’ Index in January 2018 to help cities systematically assess themselves against global and national benchmarks and encourage them to shift towards an ‘outcome-based’ approach to urban planning and mana... read more
Aug 10, 2018 16:28
Women who had smoked more than the equivalent of a pack of cigarettes a day for five years, were much more likely to develop ACOS than those who smoked fewer cigarettes or never smoked. But the condition can affect the non-smokers too. read more
May 31, 2018 14:28
The dust and other air pollutants had accumulated on the Mughal-era monument over an estimated period of over 100 years and had formed a layer that was almost two meters thick. read more