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Krrish Chawla with CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant.(Twitter/@amitabhk87)

19-year-old from Delhi develops eco-friendly, affordable air purifier

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 09:55 AM IST
Krrish Chawla informed that the CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant appreciated him and tweeted regarding his creation.
The demand for air purifiers has seen a surge this year with an increasing awareness among people to breathe clean air, which is free from allergens and disease-causing pathogens.
The demand for air purifiers has seen a surge this year with an increasing awareness among people to breathe clean air, which is free from allergens and disease-causing pathogens.

An air purifier is a necessity, not a luxury. Here’s why

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 06:19 PM IST
As air pollution levels hit alarming levels in North India, air purifiers have become a must-have gadget in every home.
The Apple Watch SE is apt for Indian markets and is a bang for the buck
The Apple Watch SE is apt for Indian markets and is a bang for the buck

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: Festive tech gifting with a twist

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 08:13 AM IST
Ignore those phones and TVs. Meet four presents that will really stand out
Indoor yoga classes are becoming a preferred choice among Delhi-NCR residents as air pollution rises.(PHOTO: Arun Sharma/HT (For representational purposes only))
Indoor yoga classes are becoming a preferred choice among Delhi-NCR residents as air pollution rises.(PHOTO: Arun Sharma/HT (For representational purposes only))

AQI poor: Health conscious Delhi-NCR residents take to yoga, indoors

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 12:37 PM IST
Health conscious denizens are taking to yoga more in numbers, since they can practise it indoors, and stay away from smog hazards.
Vasudha Rai announced that she would invest in beauty products with her own money to be able to review them more seriously
Vasudha Rai announced that she would invest in beauty products with her own money to be able to review them more seriously

Social Media Star: Vasudha Rai

Hindustan Times | By Aishwarya Subramanyam
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2020 07:15 AM IST
The award goes to this beauty influencer, who announced she wouldn’t accept “freebies” to be able to review products impartially
Smog often shrouds Rajpath making India Gate look hazy during this time of the year.(PHOTO: Biplov Bhuyan/HT (For representational purpose only))
Smog often shrouds Rajpath making India Gate look hazy during this time of the year.(PHOTO: Biplov Bhuyan/HT (For representational purpose only))

Delhi-NCR residents prep for bad AQI days ahead with air purifiers, indoor plants

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 01:29 PM IST
Denizens do it all from insulating the house to stopping outdoor runs, to set themselves for this time of the year when the smog blankets their sky.

Sunday drive with Hormazd Sorabjee: A look at the Hyundai Creta

Hindustan Times | By Hormazd Sorabjee
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2020 12:22 AM IST
The next-generation Hyundai Creta is here to snatch back the crown of the best-selling SUV
Restaurants and shopping malls have been shut since the nationwide lockdown was imposed on March 25 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Restaurants and shopping malls have been shut since the nationwide lockdown was imposed on March 25 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Malls, restaurants draw up plans to restart businesses but with restrictions

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 04:05 AM IST
Restaurant owners said they are working on a set of plans such as opening with just 30% to 50% seating capacity, putting a cap on parking facility to ensure less crowding, and presenting patrons with e-copies of drinks and food menus to minimise contact with staff and ensure social distancing.
Invest in these indoor plants and bring health home.
Invest in these indoor plants and bring health home.

Home Decor Trends 2020: Invest in these indoor plants and bring health home

Hindustan Times | By Sneha Mahale
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 05:57 PM IST
Indoor plants do a lot more than just add a dash of green to your decor. They can boost your overall wellness by being in your home.
A student helps another with an anti pollution facemask on their way to school, in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT File)
A student helps another with an anti pollution facemask on their way to school, in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT File)

Six central ministries bought more air purifiers as Delhi battled toxic air: Reuters

New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 11:29 AM IST
The purchases come as the central and city governments faced criticism for failing to address the problem of worsening air pollution, especially in the winter, and drew criticism from one activist.
Representative image(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representative image(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Student researchers in Punjab develop algae- based air purifier

Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2020 03:08 PM IST
The researchers at Lovely Professional University and Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, have also filed for the patent and are now in discussion with industry experts for its commercialisation.
Through its #BreatheFree campaign, Volvo India is actively promoting and providing innovations to bring down air pollution in the country.(Volvo)
Through its #BreatheFree campaign, Volvo India is actively promoting and providing innovations to bring down air pollution in the country.(Volvo)

Coming up: On-the-go air purifiers for school buses in your city

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 02:47 PM IST
Air pollution has damaging effects on the brains of infants and children, leading to loss of IQ and, in turn, poor grades at school.
The newly installed air purifier at Lajpat Nagar central market, in New Delhi, Thursday, January 2, 2020. The smog tower will purify the air within a circumference area of almost 500 meters to 750 meters.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
The newly installed air purifier at Lajpat Nagar central market, in New Delhi, Thursday, January 2, 2020. The smog tower will purify the air within a circumference area of almost 500 meters to 750 meters.(Amal KS/HT Photo)

Delhi gets first smog tower today: 5 things about the air purifier at Lajpat Nagar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 07:17 AM IST
The smog tower has been installed by the Traders Association Lajpat Nagar . It will aim at treating 2,50,000 to 6,00000 cubic meter air per day and release fresh air in return.
From noise cancellation headphones to Wi-Fi mesh routers, these gadgets will make for best tech gifts
From noise cancellation headphones to Wi-Fi mesh routers, these gadgets will make for best tech gifts

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: Best tech gifts for this Christmas

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 10:57 PM IST
How to make your nearest and dearest really, really happy!
Air purifiers can be tested on their build and quality, AQI information built in, air filter quality, amount of suction and blowing out power, sound level and convenience
Air purifiers can be tested on their build and quality, AQI information built in, air filter quality, amount of suction and blowing out power, sound level and convenience

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: The air purifier buying guide - Part 2

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 08:52 PM IST
Tests on 20 brands and 32 units later, here are the best machines for your budget
Two years later, in 2018, the evidence of its effectiveness was questioned by a research institute.(Reuters Photo)
Two years later, in 2018, the evidence of its effectiveness was questioned by a research institute.(Reuters Photo)

In China, questions raised over efficacy of smog towers

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 07:30 PM IST
Within months, China’s state-controlled media had trashed the tower, calling it an “eyewash” and ineffective in a megacity with more than 20 million people like Beijing.
(From left) Xiaomi, Sharp, Amway Atmosphere-Mini and Dyson air purifers
(From left) Xiaomi, Sharp, Amway Atmosphere-Mini and Dyson air purifers

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: The no BS air purifier buying guide - Part 1

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 01:30 AM IST
Air pollution is real and it’s in our lungs. Know the facts before you tackle it.
Natural remedies to cure skin related problems.(Unsplash)
Natural remedies to cure skin related problems.(Unsplash)

Here’s how you can shield yourself from air pollution with these natural remedies

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Prerna Gauba Sibbal
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2019 06:51 AM IST
While sales of air purifiers and face masks have soared, a slight change in eating habits and skin care routine can also help reduce the effects of the smog.
Priyanka Chopra finds it difficult to shoot in Delhi.
Priyanka Chopra finds it difficult to shoot in Delhi.

Priyanka Chopra claims it’s hard to shoot in Delhi smog, says ‘We are blessed with air purifiers and masks, pray for the homeless’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 09:23 AM IST
Priyanka Chopra is in Delhi for the shoot of her Netflix film, The White Tiger, but has expressed how difficult it is to shoot in such conditions.
The vans were brought to Agra on October 24 and looking at the fast deteriorating air quality in the city, one of them has now been deployed near the Taj Mahal to protect it from air pollution.(Photo: PTI)
The vans were brought to Agra on October 24 and looking at the fast deteriorating air quality in the city, one of them has now been deployed near the Taj Mahal to protect it from air pollution.(Photo: PTI)

Air purifier van deployed at Taj Mahal to tackle pollution

Agra | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 06:09 AM IST
Pollution around the white marble mausoleum has been a cause of concern for a long time as it has been damaging the monument, one of the seven wonders of the world.
Now the arrival of winter just heralds a spike in rates of respiratory illnesses(iStock)
Now the arrival of winter just heralds a spike in rates of respiratory illnesses(iStock)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Every Breath You Take...

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2019 09:54 PM IST
...is reducing your life as the pollution season descends upon us. So, what’s the best way to cope?
Nothing brings a bigger smile on someone’s face than a techie-gadgety gift
Nothing brings a bigger smile on someone’s face than a techie-gadgety gift

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: 5 cool techie things you can gift this season!

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 03:23 PM IST
Your festive buying guide... beyond the usual suspects.
The air quality inside offices and other indoor environments can be equally harmful.(Unsplash)
The air quality inside offices and other indoor environments can be equally harmful.(Unsplash)

Here’s how to shield your home from Diwali smoke. Key tips to follow

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 06:27 PM IST
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.
According to a report by Greenpeace, a non-government environmental organisation, published in March, Gurugram was the most polluted city in the world in 2018.(parveen kumar/ht photo)
According to a report by Greenpeace, a non-government environmental organisation, published in March, Gurugram was the most polluted city in the world in 2018.(parveen kumar/ht photo)

Firms fear losing talent due to pollution

Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 09:00 AM IST
As a result, companies operating in areas removed from the environment are feeling the need to create a conversation around the issue which, they say, has been largely ignored by the authorities.
A woman covers her face to protect herself from air pollution near Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.(HT file/Biplov Bhuyan)
A woman covers her face to protect herself from air pollution near Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.(HT file/Biplov Bhuyan)

A tale of two Delhis: Deadly air exposes rich poor divide

Agence France-Presse, New Delhi | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2019 09:49 AM IST
Air pollution kills more than one million Indians every year, according to a study by Lancet Planetary Health, and Delhi is ranked one of the most toxic urban centres to live, regularly exceeding World Health Organisation (WHO) limits.
Fill your lungs with sweet mountain air and exhale with relief(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Fill your lungs with sweet mountain air and exhale with relief(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

Breathe easy

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 10:49 PM IST
This winter, treat yourself to some clean air – even if it is just over a short break
Getting beautiful inside and out.(Shutterstock)
Getting beautiful inside and out.(Shutterstock)

Excerpt: Glow; Indian Foods, Recipes and Rituals for Beauty, Inside and Out by Vasudha Rai

Hindustan Times | By Vasudha Rai
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 08:51 PM IST
In this excerpt from her book that presents ideas on using sixty Indian ingredients to achieve natural beauty, the author talks about beauty being more than skin deep and presents the goodness of traditional Indian herbs like tulsi and saffron
The purifiers have Wi-Fi and touch interface and the functioning of the purifier, in terms of the quantum of pollutants in the air, can be ascertained in real-time.(AP File Photo)
The purifiers have Wi-Fi and touch interface and the functioning of the purifier, in terms of the quantum of pollutants in the air, can be ascertained in real-time.(AP File Photo)

IIT Madras-incubated startup develops smart air purifier; to be priced at almost half of those in market now

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 01:04 PM IST
Indian Institute of Technology Madras-incubated startup AirOK launched India’s first indigenously developed Smart Air purifier ‘Vistar’ at Chennai last month.
Say yes to greenery and try to surround your house with plants.(Shutterstock)
Say yes to greenery and try to surround your house with plants.(Shutterstock)

7 practical tips to avoid indoor air pollution and breathe better

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 10:53 AM IST
Air pollution can be deadly. And it’s not just the toxic air you inhale outdoors that can harm your health. Your favourite scented candles and those stylish rugs in your house too can contribute to indoor air pollution.
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