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CAQM sets target of 4.5 crore plantation to improve green cover in Delhi-NCR

Aiming for a larger green area in Delhi and the NCR, Air Quality Management Commission (CAQM) has s…

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Delhi world's most polluted capital, Begusarai top polluted metro says IQAir

Bihar's Begusarai emerged as the world's most polluted metropolitan area while Delhi was identified…

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IAF chief inaugurates first-ever emergency medical response system in Bengaluru

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari has inaugurated the first-ever Emergency Medical Response System of …

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The 15 cities in the US with the worst air quality, ranked

In a statement sent to Business Insider, the organization said it used publicly available data, inc…

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Delhi records minimum temp of 5.7 as cold wave conditions continue

As the city continued to grapple with cold wave conditions, the minimum temperature on Wednesday mo…

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Planting trees and bushes along highways can significantly cut local motor pollution levels, study finds

It is common to see plants at Indian traffic medians wilting away for lack of care, or even destroy…

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Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata saw PM 2.5 levels higher in October 2023, compared to a year ago

Air pollution measured in PM 2.5 increased in four major cities compared to a year ago, an analysis…

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Delhi-NCR air quality further dips into 'very poor' category

With hazy weather conditions and slow wind movement, the air quality in Delhi-NCR continued to rema…

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Widespread adoption of electric vehicles is already making some neighbourhoods cleaner, study finds

Studies have shown that electric vehicle sales in India have risen more than sixfold since pre-pand…

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Air pollution kills thousands in Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata every year: Lancet study

New research reveals a terrifying truth: over 7% of daily deaths in 10 major Indian cities are attr…

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Delhi's air quality very poor, vehicular emissions largest contributor

Delhi's air quality fluctuated between the very poor and severe categories on Thursday as unfavour…

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Delhi air quality in 'severe' category again — early winter break announced

The air quality in Delhi on Tuesday morning again dipped to 'severe' category after improving very …

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Delhi air quality remains 'very poor' — Over 50 flights affected, 18 trains delayed

Delhi on Thursday recorded a minimum temperature at 6.6 degrees Celsius, one notch below the seaso…

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Delhi's air quality dips to 'severe' yet again

Air quality across Delhi yet again dipped to 'severe' category with the AQI hitting alarming levels…

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Delhi chokes under blanket of smog, air quality plummets to 'severe' at several stations

A dense and noxious haze, commonly known as smog, enveloped Delhi on Monday, with the air quality p…

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Expanding citywide green cover could also lead to an increase in zoonotic diseases: study

The concept of urban greening has gained momentum as a means to mitigate the adverse effects of urb…

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Delhi wakes up to dense haze as air quality turns 'severe' at multiple locations

The air quality in several parts of Delhi reeled under the 'severe' category on Friday morning with…

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Post-Diwali smog chokes Delhi-NCR, air quality plummets severe levels

The incident exacerbated the already critical air quality in the National Capital Region, intensify…

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Punjab stubble burning: Smoke blankets Bathinda, AQI in 'very poor' category

With continuous stubble burning, the city of Bathinda remained veiled under a blanket of smoke on F…

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Delhi's air quality sinks further into very poor category

A layer of haze hung over Delhi and its surrounding areas on Wednesday, with the capital's air qual…

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