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Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi, but how effective is it?

Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi, but how effective is it?

Ahead of Delhi’s dreaded winter smog, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal plans to bring back the…

India: SC admits govt’s plea against ban on diesel vehicles

India: SC admits govt’s plea against ban on diesel vehicles

In a major setback in the fight against vehicular emissions, India’s top court has admitted…

Maha lagging on NCAP targets finds report, Mum air quality plan imminent

Maha lagging on NCAP targets finds report, Mum air quality plan imminent

Maharashtra, which is the second-most populous sub-national state on earth and in India, needs a…

India largest SO2 emitter in the world, show satellite images

India largest SO2 emitter in the world, show satellite images

India’s toxic air flashed on NASA’s radar recently, highlighting the country as the world’s largest…

COPD second most common cause of death in India; is govt in denial?

COPD second most common cause of death in India; is govt in denial?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the second most common cause of death in India…

69 polluting industrial areas face closure, asked to pay compensation for the past 5 years

69 polluting industrial areas face closure, asked to pay compensation for the past 5 years

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), India’s green court, has given three months to central and…

Budget 2019 ignores “Blue sky” policy vision? Air pollution buried in budget

Budget 2019 ignores “Blue sky” policy vision? Air pollution buried in budget

The National Clean Air Plan (NCAP), bundled along with other pollution control programmes such as…

Toxic particles last longer in Mumbai’s air; pollution in 2018 was at 20-year high

Toxic particles last longer in Mumbai’s air; pollution in 2018 was at 20-year high

Is Mumbai’s air deadlier than Delhi’s? Latest data released by System of Air Quality Weather…

84 Indian cities submit air quality improvement plans

84 Indian cities submit air quality improvement plans

India’s central government has said 84 out of the 102 cities that have been tasked…

Head to toe, air pollution damages every organ in the body

Head to toe, air pollution damages every organ in the body

Polluted air damages every cell and organ in the human body, says a new review…