Dangerous levels of air pollution are having a devastating impact on the health of people living in Greater Manchester and costing the regional economy £1bn every year, according to a new study.

NEW DELHI: Delhi's air quality plunged into the "severe" category on Wednesday as dusty conditions continued for a second straight day, trapping the city under a blanket of heat and particulate mat

The air quality levels in the national Capital remained in the 'severe' category for the second consecutive day on Wednesday.

NEW DELHI: Strong anti-cyclonic winds blowing from Rajasthan caused ‘hazy’ conditions in Delhi on Tuesday.

In compliance to the direction of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi Dated: November 17, 2017 (in the matter of Vardhman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others vide OA No. 44/2018 (Earlier OA No.

The ministry said that the respective thermal power plants may approach the appropriate commission (power regulator) for approval of additional cost on account of this change in law.

The Tamil Nadu government has been punching the air since ordering the “permanent closure” of Sterlite Copper smelter in Tuticorin on Monday, but legal experts say the grounds of the order are so w

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a £1m fund to help tackle air pollution in schools. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Images

The study said particles deposited on or in the vicinity of the road may be re-entrained or resuspended into air through vehicle-induced turbulence, shearing stress of tyres and high windspeed.

Calcutta: The city had the highest rate of rise in the level of PM 2.5, an ultra-fine toxic pollutant, among the metros between 2014 and 2016, according to a World Health Organisation report.

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