Citizens, environmentalists call for action after report lists Gurugram as most polluted city in the world

Instant reading shows the level at 47 ug per cubic metre, which is also on the higher side.

Bangladesh, Pakistan, India most polluted

NEW DELHI: Five out of the top 10 most-polluted cities in the world are in Delhi-NCR with Gurgaon being at the number 1 spot clocking an annual average PM2.5 reading of 135.8 micrograms per cubic m

NEW DELHI: Delhi's air improved to 'moderate' on Tuesday as the AQI clocked 140, an improvement from Monday's reading of 'poor' at 234.

NEW DELHI: The chemical formulation of 'green crackers' has now been finalised and its bulk manufacturing could start from May after getting approval from government agency.

A farmer burns paddy stubble at a village in Ludhiana

outweighs factors like cracker burning in Diwali or high motor vehicle congestion

The index measures the presence of fine particulate matter known as PM2.5, a pollutant that can fester deep in the lungs and bloodstream of human beings

NEW DELHI: Delhi is the most polluted capital in the world, while Gurgaon is the most polluted city, revealed a Greenpeace report.

The analysis clearly indicates that even the most stringent emission control measures, if restricted to the Ha Noi area, will not be sufficient to effectively approach Vietnam’s national ambient air quality standards.

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