The monthly average PM 2.5 concentration was recorded to be the highest in November at all monitoring stations, except ITO and Dilshad Garden.

Mumbai, touted to have considerably cleaner air than most north Indian cities, has been recording far higher air pollution levels than Delhi for over two weeks now.

Beijing and its neighbors have pledged to intensify efforts in cutting air pollution to meet the target of lowering the average annual PM2.5 density in the region to about 60 micrograms per cubic m

India's air quality deteriorated faster than ever over the five years to 2015, compared to the period before 2010, according to the State of Global Air 2017 report, recently released by the US-base

Residential combustion (RC) and electricity generating unit (EGU) emissions adversely impact air quality and human health by increasing ambient concentrations of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and ozone (O3). Studies to date have not isolated contributing emissions by state of origin (source-state), which is necessary for policy makers to determine efficient strategies to decrease health impacts.

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Why deny the reality that air pollution is killing millions in India, especially the poor? (Editorial)

Environmentalist Sunita Narain today criticised Environment Minister Anil Dave for trashing a report which said that air pollution causes more premature deaths in India than in China.

According to 2017 Global Burden of Disease report, India has the second highest number of early deaths due to PM 2.5 in the world.

Garbage set on fire as heavy smoke billows causing air pollution in New Delhi.

The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study.

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