GUWAHATI: Eminent doctors of Assam and other North-Eastern States have come forward to fight against air pollution and to create awareness regarding the rising air pollution and its ill effects.

Hyderabad has 171th dirtiest air in the world.

Hyderabad: According to a report published by IQAir AirVisual, 13 of the top 15 polluted cities across the world are from India.

Ozone pollution has increased in Delhi-NCR this summer compared to last year, an analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment, Delhi, has found.

Air quality in Delhi-NCR has improved with the number of “poor” air quality days coming down from 300 in 2014 to 206 in 2018, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday.

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has established Ambient Air Quality Network in Maharashtra covering major cities to comply with the mandate of Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and to disseminate of air quality prevailing in the state of Maharashtra.

Air Quality Index also expected to slowly deteriorate in the next two days

A total of 10,114 fire incidents were recorded in Punjab during this season till May 22, including 4,092 (40%) in just the past five days.

Last year, the maximum cases of stubble burning recorded in a single day was 1,500 on May 9, 2018, across the state. This year, the maximum number of cases were recorded on May 12 at 1,291.

Stubble burning to affect city: CPCB

The air quality in Delhi and most NCR towns was ‘very poor’ as the concentration of particulate matter in the air increased.

Pages