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Ultra fine emission inventory reveals top polluted hotspots in Mumbai

A recent study unveils a detailed emission inventory for Mumbai, pinpointing critically polluted hotspots in the city.

Mumbai, India - Sept. 19, 2020:High level of air pollution coming out from industries in Mahul, Chembur in Mumbai, India, on Monday, September 19, 2020. (Photo by Vijayanand Gupta/Hindustan Times) (Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
Updated on May 01, 2024 09:36 AM IST

MPCB instructs PMC to act against pollution norm violations

During the meeting, the board instructed the civic body to coordinate within their department and start taking stern action against violators to curb the rising menace of air and water pollution in the city

The meeting was held at the MPCB office and was attended by PMC officials from the solid waste management department, drainage department, and environment department amongst other officials. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Updated on Apr 25, 2024 06:20 AM IST
ByVicky Pathare

47 km of unpaved roads in Delhi fixed to cut dust pollution

The agency said that it has directed the land and road-owning bodies of Delhi to expedite the work on the pending roads

The directions came as part of the summer action plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi, being prepared by the department. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 25, 2024 05:58 AM IST

The invisible killer lurking in the air of our cities

With climate change making smog and bushfires common, it's likely more people will die from air pollution in coming years especially in densely populated cities

Air pollution can affect everyone, but it is especially risky for kids, pregnant women, and old folks. This is true especially when cities get hit with short, intense bursts of dirty air. (Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Published on Apr 22, 2024 12:47 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Melbourne

Cancer-causing daily items: 7 things in your house that are carcinogenic

From plastic containers to non-stick cookware, there are certain household items that are silently putting you at risk of cancer. All you want to know.

Carcinogenic household items: Benzene, asbestos, vinyl chloride, radon, arsenic, and trichloroethylene are examples of toxic substances that can increase the risk of cancer when people are exposed to them.(Freepik)
Published on Apr 19, 2024 11:09 AM IST
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