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No Mechanism In Place To Rank Cities On Pollution: Govt In Lok Sabha

On July 18, the government had told the Lok Sabha that there is no linear relationship between air pollution and life expectancy as assumed in the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) published by The Energy Policy Institute, University of Chicago (EPIC)

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Over 500 Mn North Indians To Lose 7.6 Yrs If Pollution Levels Persist: Study

The analysis said Delhi stands to gain life expectancy by 10 years on average if annual average pollution levels do not exceed five micrograms per cubic metres

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Over 23.5 Lakh Pollution Led Premature Deaths In India In 2019, Highest In World: Study

The majority of air pollution related deaths -- 9.8 lakh -- in India were caused by ambient PM2.5 pollution -- tiny pollution particles in the air that are two and one half microns or less in width, the researchers said

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No Country Met WHO Air Quality Standards In 2021: Data

Only 3.4% of the surveyed cities met the standard in 2021, according to data complied by IQAir, a Swiss pollution technology company that monitors air quality

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Road Projects Worth Rs 62,000 Cr Being Implemented In Delhi: Nitin Gadkari

In 2019, Gadkari had inaugurated a three-lane underpass at Parade Road junction near Dhaula Kuan in Delhi to ease the traffic moving from Delhi to the airport and Gurugram

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Enough Is Enough: Supreme Court Slams Bureaucracy Over Pollution

A Bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana, which heard the case for over two hours, said, “Enough is enough. We cannot get into all the nitty gritty of the issue.

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SC Directs Centre To Hold Emergency Meeting To Control Air Pollution

"The affidavit filed by respondents and after hearing we come to the conclusion the major culprits of pollution are construction activity, industry, transport, power and vehicular traffic apart from stubble burning in some parts.

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Delhi's AQI Improves Marginally As Higher Wind Speed Clears Pollution

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'.

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Party's Over: Diwali Leaves Delhi Wheezing In Dangerously Unhealthy Air

Parts of India recorded dangerously high levels of air pollution on Friday, a day after the Diwali festival as people celebrated with late night fireworks despite a ban in multiple states.

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Delhi''s ''Winter Action Plan'' To Fight Pollution To Be Ready By Sep 30: Gopal Rai

A review meeting will be held with all departments concerned, including the municipal corporations, Delhi Development Authority, Delhi Jal Board, Delhi Traffic Police, National Highways Authority of India, and Central Public Works Department on September 14 for their suggestions to prepare the plan

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Reducing Tax, Doling Subsidies To Regulated Recycling Sector Can Help Reduce Lead Pollution: Study

The study suggested that policy guidelines such as reducing tax on the regulated recycling sector and providing subsidies to regulated recycling and re-manufacturing sectors reduce lead pollution from lead-acid battery recycling.

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Top Asian Countries With Sharpest Decline Of Market Share Of Refillables In The Beverage Industry

The market share for refillables has consistently shrunk over time, Of the 93 countries cited in the report, the 10 countries with the highest usage of refillables in 2019 have experienced a sharp decline in refillable market share down from 60% to 29% over the last 20 years.

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Delhi govt to make comprehensive action plan to tackle dust pollution

Delhi govt to make comprehensive action plan to tackle dust pollution

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Visibility drops as fog shrouds in Delhi

Visibility drops as fog shrouds in Delhi

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Delhi's AQI in 'poor category', vehicles move through dense fog

Delhi's AQI in 'poor category', vehicles move through dense fog

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