[

air quality guideline

]
Ragpickers collect usable material as smoke rises from a garbage dump at the Bhalswa landfill site in New Delhi.(AFP Photo)

Air pollution kills 600,000 children each year: WHO

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 12:41 PM IST
Not only health problems, air pollution can also affect your math scores.(Shutterstock)
Not only health problems, air pollution can also affect your math scores.(Shutterstock)

Air pollution lowers brain function, can lead to lower verbal and maths scores

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 11:22 AM IST
The world’s top 20 most polluted cities, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) database, are in developing countries. Almost all the cities in low- and middle-income countries with more than 1,00,000 residents fail to meet WHO air quality guidelines.
Dust from construction waste on NH-24 in New Delhi.(Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo)
Dust from construction waste on NH-24 in New Delhi.(Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo)

Indians lose over 1.5 years of their lives due to air pollution: Study

Houstan | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 12:35 PM IST
Researchers said that if PM2.5 concentrations worldwide were limited to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) air quality guidelines, the global life expectancy would be on average 0.59 year longer.
SHARE
Story Saved