U.P. capital was ‘perpetually under dangerous levels’ of air pollution: NGO report

Amid the debate raging over the use of loudspeakers and sound system in public, data collected by the police department shows more than 21,000 people had sought police help to check noise pollution

LUCKNOW: Dengue cases have resurfaced in the city in the last 10 days, with Gomtinagar area accounting for half the number of positive cases.

We describe the diversified National Ambient Noise Monitoring Network (NANMN) set up across 7 major cities of India and covering 70 stations for continuous noise monitoring throughout the year. The annual average Lday (06–22 h) and Lnight (22–06 h) values observed in 2015 for these 70 locations are described. Of these, 25 locations are in commercial zones, 12 in industrial, 16 in residential and 17 in silence zones. Each city has 10 noise monitoring stations installed for analysing environmental noise pollution levels round the clock (24  365 h).

LUCKNOW: Leaving health officials baffled on Sunday, Lucknow recorded its highest surge in fresh swine flu cases since January, with 23 new cases recorded on the day, by the health department.

The annual average PM2.5 concentration in Delhi is typically more than 10 times the US National Ambient Air Quality Standard of 12 micrograms per cubic metres.

LUCKNOW: Different medical facilities in the city have sanitary conditions most conducive to breeding of dengue causing mosquitoes, their larvae and eggs.

Lucknow: A 63-year-old woman was tested positive with swine flu in the city on Tuesday.

This air purification system is based on the FDA approved technology called PCO (photo-catalytic oxidation) along with high grade HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) and carbon filter.

LUCKNOW: It is turning difficult for Lucknow to breathe easy with an increase in the concentration of air pollutants over the past two years.

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