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Punjab farmers set to stick with pollution-causing variety of rice

PUSA 44 is an unrecommended non-basmati variety of rice, clearly tagged as an environmental hazard that takes a month longer to mature than other varieties

With paddy sowing in Punjab set to start from June 10, the government is facing a stiff challenge in dealing with the highest stubble-producing variety of PUSA 44. (File)
Updated on Jun 08, 2023 04:08 AM IST
ByVishal Joshi, Bathinda

Vehicles, fuel consumption rise, air quality down in Lucknow: IITR report

The number of registered vehicles in Lucknow city has gone up from around 26.5 lakh vehicles last year to a little over 28 lakh vehicles this year

For representation only (Ht File Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 06:35 PM IST
BySreya Deb, Lucknow

Into the Haze: Thick smoke envelopes US cities, from New York to Massachusetts

Authorities have issued alerts about potential health hazards caused from Canadian wildfires has enveloped the Northern U.S., casting an orange-gray smoky haze.

Hazardous smoke from Canadian wildfires has enveloped the Northern U.S.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 05:52 PM IST
ByHarshita Bhati

New York City grapples with wildfire smoke from Quebec as health concerns rise

The concerning surge in air pollution in New York City as smoke from over a hundred wildfires in Quebec blankets the region.

New York City ranks as the global leader in severe air pollution due to the southward drift of harmful smoke from over a hundred wildfires raging in Quebec.
Published on Jun 07, 2023 05:30 PM IST

14 of top 20 most polluted cities in the world from India

India was ranked eighth on the list, with Chad, Iraq, Pakistan, Bahrain, and Bangladesh being the five most polluted countries in 2022.

According to the annual world air quality report published by Swiss air quality technology company IQAir, 15 out of top 20 most polluted cities in the world are Indian. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 08:18 PM IST
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