President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre has taken several steps for promoting a cleaner environment, adding that environmental cleara

SHANGHAI’S air reached severely polluted last night, its worst this year, as the city air quality index passed 300.

REDUCING pollution caused by heavy trucks and ships will be a priority for Shanghai this year, an environment official said yesterday.

SHANGHAI’S overall air quality improved in 2014 from 2013 thanks to the absence of extreme weather and the city’s anti-air pollution measures that include promoting the use of cleaner energy source

The easiest way to clear air pollution is to not know how bad it is

AIR pollution in the city yesterday reached eight times the World Health Organization safe level.

American scientist Joshua Apte travels in an autorickshaw to present alarming findings for anyone who spends time on or near the roads in this city of 25 million.

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Scientists Say Pollution To Reach Dangerous Levels Despite Warm Weather

This new air quality index for India launched by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India Mission' is expected to provide an understanding of complex pollution data and its implications for their health. See this index, latest ambient air quality data of major cities of the country and more...