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Cloth masks poor at protecting you against air pollution

 Wearing inexpensive cloth masks in the hope of reducing exposure to air pollution may be of only a little benefit and give you a false sense of security, especially in highly polluted areas, new research suggests.

Want a healthy brain? Avoid these things!

We need to take special care of our brain as it is one of the most delicate organs of your body. 

Air pollution may shorten survival chances in lung cancer patients

Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of non-small cell lung cancer, which accounts for 80 per cent of lung cancer cases.

Air pollution interacts with bees' ability to forage: Study

Air pollution interacts with bees' ability to forage: Study

A new study revealed that air pollution hampers with bees' ability to forage.

Air pollution kills six million people every year: Study

Air pollution kills six million people every year: Study

Due to such high death tolls, air pollution is now world's fourth-largest threat to human health, behind high blood pressure, dietary risks and smoking.

Chhatisgarh to ban commercial vehicles over 10-12 years old

Raman Singh govt to take stern steps to control pollution

Is our love for Pizza putting the environment at stake?

Is our love for Pizza putting the environment at stake?

Despite a push for greener fuel policy, the Latin megacity is still struggling to lower its pollutants.

China, India can join hands to tackle urban pollution: Official

In 2015, Shanghai government managed to convert almost 25 square miles of the city into green areas.

Patna air quality is now worse than Delhi: WHO

Patna air quality is now worse than Delhi: WHO

Shockingly, including Bihar's capital Gwalior, Allahabad and Raipur are among the top 10 polluted cities in the world.

To curb air pollution, 15-year-old diesel vehicles banned in Patna

In a bid to check the increasing air pollution in the Bihar capital, the government has banned 15-year-old diesel vehicles from the roads from Wednesday.

Air pollution key risk factor for stroke worldwide: Study

The findings showed that about a third (29.2 per cent) of global disability associated with stroke such as loss of vision and/or speech, paralysis and confusion, is linked to air pollution (including environmental air pollution and household air pollution). 

How air pollution affects your child's mental health!

A new study reveals that increased exposure to air pollution can negatively affect the brain as well as mental development of children and adolescents.

If you live in Delhi and are worried about pollution, watch this video

If you live in Delhi and are worried about pollution, watch this video

A study by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology has revealed that life expectancy in Delhi has dropped by 6.4 years due to exposure to pollution.

Air pollutants may increase stillbirth risk during pregnancy

According to the researchers, nearly 2.6 million children worldwide were stillborn at 28 weeks or more in 2015, with the wide geographical variation in prevalence suggesting that most of these deaths were preventable.

M Venkaiah Naidu, Arvind Kejriwal flag off driverless Metro train on trial run

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday flagged off the trial run of a driverless Metro train here.

Air pollution cuts life expectancy by 3.4 years in India; Delhiites worst hit: Study

Air pollution cuts life expectancy by 3.4 years in India; Delhiites worst hit: Study

The study shows that Delhiites are witnessing a decrease in their lifespan by 6.3 years.

Wealth from waste: A novel Indian biotech solution

Wealth from waste: A novel Indian biotech solution

Making alcohol from biological material is not new, but till date most of the ethanol is made using sugar cane, corn or some such food material and is called first generation ethanol.

Diesel emissions cause huge damage to human physiology, say experts

As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), diesel emission is considered as a Class One carcinogenic and diesel emission coated with dust creates huge damage to human physiology.

Beware! 7 am - Peak pollution levels for four Indian cities, including Delhi

Beware! 7 am - Peak pollution levels for four Indian cities, including Delhi

Mornings were the worst time, with PM 2.5 levels reaching as high as 108.16 µg/m3 at 7 am in Delhi.