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NEW DELHI: As many as 10 Indian cities have figured in the 20 most polluted cities across the world leaving over eight million children in the country exposed to toxic air and potentially putting t

After being pulled up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government finally submitted in court on Wednesday, an action plan to curb pollution in the city.

One of the points in the action plan to combat pollution, submitted by the Delhi government to the NGT, was the implementation of the Odd-Even restriction if air quality is in the emergency range.

NEW DELHI: The air quality in Delhi-NCR improved markedly on Wednesday from "severe" to "very poor" towards the evening, with the wind speed catching up.

A linked editorial advocated not just policy change to tackle polluting vehicles, given the evidence of its effect on unborn babies and young children, but also personal protection, including, but

Pollution can permanently damage children’s lungs, along with affecting the brain and lowering intelligence, said this report released by UNICEF. This report which states that children’s IQ and memory is affected by pollution, sampled 17 million babies worldwide. The report further stated that globally 17 million babies live in highly polluted areas and South Asia is home to 12.2 million of them.

The link between air pollution and respiratory diseases is well-established, but the United Nations Children's Fund, in a report on Tuesday, said there is a growing body of scientific research whic

London and Bengaluru will jointly lead a global partnership of 20 other cities from across the globe on tackling air pollution in urban centres.

On January 18 this year, an RTI applicant Deepak Juneja had sought from the transport department information about the number of PUC certificates issued for different class of vehicles in Delhi.

NEW DELHI: Delhi had seen one of the worst years in terms of air pollution last year but the city did not file a single case against anyone for violating the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollutio

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