KOLKATA: The city's air quality index became 'severe' on the New Year's Day on morning, 10 hours after the state pollution control board's computerised monitors showed it to be 'very poor' at midni

In 2019, India declared a “war against pollution” and launched its National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), signaling its desire to reduce particulate air pollution—the greatest threat to human health on the planet. The Programme, which aims to reduce particulate pollution by 20-30 percent nationally, will be implemented over the next five years.

NEW DELHI: While the capital recorded a minimum of 3 degrees Celsius on Sunday, Gurugram shivered at 0.4 degrees.

Surat: The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) will begin the ambient air quality monitoring project to closely watch air pollution levels in the city.

Delhi's air quality has improved marginally to 'very poor' with an air quality index of 399. For the last four days, air pollution in Delhi was at 'severe' level.

Almost 80% of Indians polled across 17 cities believe that air pollution affects their quality of life, and 32% reported an effect on lifestyles, according to a new study.

Air pollution is a major planetary health risk, with India estimated to have some of the worst levels globally. To inform action at subnational levels in India, we estimated the exposure to air pollution and its impact on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy in every state of India in 2017.

The convenor of the new six-member committee is to be headed with the Principal Secretary of Ecology and Environment.

Getting a device that measures pollution turns nameless fears into numbers. Doubt turns into a quantitative fact. Air turns certifiably into poison. Some illusions die quickly.

On the occasion of World Pollution Prevention Day, which is observed on December 2, a start-up incubated by Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi — Nasofilter — launched a product that promises to p

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