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More people have died in Delhi between 1991 and 1995 by inhaling small suspended particles laden with toxic chemicals. The levels of spm spiralled dramatically from 367.9 micro gram per cubic metre

Air quality in Indian cities has never been worse. More and more people are dying in urban India due to high levels of pollutants in the air. The Centre for Science and Environment fed a model

There is poison in the air. With every breath we take we shorten our lives or ruin our health. And it is getting worse every year

Nearly 12 persons were killed and 30 injured when an earthquake with a magnitude of six on the Richter scale hit the Indo

The smog had spread to Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, The Philippines and Thailand covering a population of 70 million. On September 26, all the 234 people on aboard a jetliner died

The government has planned to step up operations during 1998 to cut greenhouse gas emissions. For this purpose, the country is trying to develop greener technologies, conduct more experiments and

the government has announced mass emission standards for motor vehicles manufactured on and after April 1, 2000. For passenger cars, 2.72 grams per km of carbon dioxide and 0.97 gm per km of

On an average, disasters killed more than 1.2 lakh people and affected more than 135.5 million people every year between 1971-1995. Floods killed the maximum number of people in Asia, particularly in

The forest fires and the

As of 1997, the world consumes five million tonnes of grain daily. To feed the world's human population of almost 5.8 billion - growing by 80 million people a year - production of foodgrains,